Section 2 - Definitions
Artificial Container means any bucket, barrel, tire, bottle, tub, tank, gutter, bird bath, swimming pool, ornamental pond, flower pot, jar, or any other such manmade items capable of collecting water.
Breeding Source means any area capable of sustaining the reproduction of mosquitoes.
Board of Health
Board of Health means the Scotland County Board of Health.
Director means the Health Director for Scotland County. The term also means the authorized representative of the Director.
Evidence of Mosquito Breeding means the natural presence of mosquito larva, pupa, or their remains.
Insecticide means a chemical agent which kills or prevents the reproduction of insects.
Larva means the immature, fully aquatic stage of mosquito development in which the insect appears as a small wingless worm-like form.
Larvacide means a chemical agent which kills or prevents the reproduction of mosquito larvae.
Mosquito means a small long legged, two winged insect of the family Culicidae, in which the female of the species is distinguished by a long proboscis for sucking blood.
Occupant means the person who has the use of or occupies any building or any part thereof or who has the use or possession, actual or constructive, of the premises where the owner or the tenant. In the case of vacant buildings or vacant portions of a building, or in the case of occupancy in whole or part by the owner, the owner of the building shall be deemed to be, and shall have the responsibility of an occupant of such building.
Owner means the person owning the building or premises.
Person means an individual, firm, partnership, association, public or private institution, municipality, political subdivision of the State of North Carolina, governmental agency or public or private corporation.
Premises means a parcel of real property, including all buildings and structures located thereon.
Pupa means the immature, fully aquatic stage of mosquito development immediately following the larval stage and preceding the adult form in which the insect appears as a small, wingless, worm-like shape with a greatly enlarged head.
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