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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 8 Health and Sanita Chapter 8.24 Hospitals and Institutional Homes
8.24.010 Definitions.

For the purposes of this Chapter, the terms “hospital” and “institutional homes” are hereby defined as follows:

 
A.  “Hospital” means any institution devoted primarily to the rendering of healing, curing and nursing care, or healing, curing or nursing care, which maintains and operates facilities for the diagnosis, treatment and care of two or more nonrelated individuals suffering from illness, injury or deformity, or where obstetrical or other healing, curing or nursing care is rendered over a period exceeding 24 hours.
 
B.  “Institutional homes” mean any institution within the definitions of “maternity home,” “nursing home,” “home for the aged,” “day nursery,” “kindergarten,” “child caring institution,” and “group care home for physically handicapped or mentally handicapped children” as stated in this Code.