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As used in this division, the following terms have the following meanings:

“Coal” means a solid, brittle, carbonaceous rock classified as anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, or lignite by the American Society for Testing and Materials (“ASTM”) designation D388-77.

“Petroleum coke” means a solid carbonaceous residue produced from a coker after cracking and distillation from petroleum refining operations, including such residues produced by petroleum upgraders in addition to petroleum refining.

“Property owned by the County of Humboldt” means property in which the County of Humboldt holds a proprietary interest to include fee, trust, or leasehold interests in land non-State or Federally owned. To the extent the County possesses a leasehold interest in lands affected by this division, this division shall apply solely to County agents, invitees, and licensees.

“Store or handle,” or “storing or handling,” or “storage or handling” means to allow or maintain any pile, including without limitation covered and uncovered piles, piles located above ground, underground, or within containers, or to load, unload, stockpile, or otherwise handle and/or manage, temporarily or permanently, coal and/or petroleum coke.

“Small amounts of coal or petroleum coke” means twenty-five (25) pounds or less stored or handled in a twenty-four (24) hour period. (Ord. 2689, Att. 1 § 1, 2/8/2022)