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16.40.010 Definitions.
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The following definitions shall apply to this Chapter.

A. Hazardous Material Occupancy. Any occupancy within the City of Vancouver that: (1) is regulated and/or has a reporting requirement as a Tier Two Hazardous Material under the Emergency Planning & Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) (Pub. L. 94-99, Title III, 100 Stat. 1728), 42 USC §§ 11001-11005, 11021-11023, and 11041-11050) and regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at Title 40 Code Federal Regulations, parts 350 to 372 or any State law or regulation adopted to implement EPCRA pursuant to delegation from the EPA; or (2) an occupancy that contains materials in sufficient amount to be subject to the licensing requirements of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) under 42 USC §§ 2133 and 2134 as low-level radioactive materials or subject to licensing by the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 70.98 RCW; or (3) a commodity storage warehouse or grain dealer subject to recordkeeping requirements under Chapter 22.09 RCW and/or the regulations of the Washington State Department of Agriculture at Chapter 246-232 of Washington Administrative Code; or (4) a pipeline used for the on-site transfer of liquid or gas hazardous materials or petroleum or gas that is subject to reporting requirements of the Washington State Transportation and Utilities Commission (UTC) at RCW § 81.04.160, Chapter 480-73 WAC, or Chapter 480-75 or other provision of law; or (5) a hazardous material related confined-space that is subject to confined space entry regulations and/or reporting requirements of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries under Chapter 49.17 RCW; or (6) a hazardous material related marine terminal or marine fueling/bunkering station that is subject to regulation and reporting requirements by the Washington State Department of Ecology under Chapter 70.105 RCW.

B. Maximum Quantity Risk. The risk factor assigned to the maximum amount of each hazardous material stored at a hazardous material occupancy during a twelve month reporting period.

C. Chemical Hazards. The risk factor assigned to each chemical-related hazard that is associated with the hazardous material established by the EPA under EPCRA.

D. Risk Management Planning Hazard. The risk factor assigned to all hazardous material occupancies that must comply with Risk Management Planning (RMP) regulations established by the EPA under EPCA.

E. Radioactive Material Hazard. The risk factor assigned to all occupancies that are licensed by the Washington State Department of Health to store or use radioactive materials on site. Risk factors are based on each Radioactive Materials License (RML) category.

F. Combustible Dust Hazard. The risk factor assigned to all occupancies that process or store agricultural products on site that present a combustible dust hazard.

G. Confined Space Entry Hazard. The risk factor assigned to all occupancies that contain one or more permit required confined spaces on site as defined by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries under Chapter 49.17 RCW.

H. Pipeline Hazard. The risk factor assigned to all occupancies that operate one or more hazardous material pipelines on site.

I. Hazard. The risk factor assigned to all occupancies that operate one or more hazardous material marine terminals or fueling/bunkering stations on site. (Ord. M-3856 § 2, 2007) (Ord. M-3856 § 2, 2007.)

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