46A-10B-1Definition of terms.

Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1)    "Board," the Board of Water and Natural Resources;

(2)    "Department," the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources;

(3)    "Developer" or "subdivider," any person, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, association, or corporation who participates as owner, promoter, developer, or sales agent in the planning, platting, development, promotion, sale, or lease of a subdivision;

(4)    "District," a drainage basin utility district established pursuant to this chapter;

(5)    "Drainage basin" or "basin," a natural or artificial land surface depression with or without perceptibly defined beds and banks to which surface runoff gravitates and collectively forms a flow of water continuously or intermittently in a definite direction;

(6)    "Facility," any dam, wall, wharf, embankment, levy, dike, pile, abutment, projection, excavation, channel rectification, bridge, conduit, culvert, building, wire, fence, rock, gravel, refuse, fill, structure, or matter planned, constructed, acquired, owned, operated, or renovated by a drainage basin utility district established pursuant to this chapter;

(7)    "Flood" or "flooding," a general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas caused by the overflow of inland waters or the unusual and rapid accumulation or runoff of surface waters from any source;

(8)    "Governing body," the entity that has been designated to administer the affairs of a drainage basin utility district pursuant to §§ 46A-10B-4 and 46A-10B-9;

(9)    "Subdivision," the platting of a lot or the division of a lot, tract, or parcel of land into two or more lots, plots, or sites.

Source: SL 1989, ch 388, § 1; SL 1991, ch 17 (Ex. Ord. 91-4), § 17; SL 1994, ch 351, § 115; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 53, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.