3.54.020 – Definitions

For the purposes of this chapter whenever any of the following words, terms or phrases are used,
they shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section.

  1. MOTOR FUEL: All volatile liquids compounded or used for fueling motor vehicles, including gasoline, gasohol, compressed natural gas, propane and diesel fuel.
  2. MOTOR FUEL RETAILER: Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of selling Motor Fuel at retail, and not for resale. 
  3. Owner means any person having a sufficient proprietary interest in conducting theoperation of a Motor Fuel Retailer so as to entitle such a person to all or a portion of the net receipts thereof.
  4. Person means any natural person, receiver, administrator, executor, conservator, assignee, trust in perpetuity, trust, estate, firm, copartnership, joint venture, club, company, business trust, domestic or foreign corporation, association, syndicate, society or any group of individuals acting as a unit, whether mutual, cooperative, fraternal, nonprofit or otherwise; whenever the term " person" is used in any clause prescribing and imposing a penalty, the term as applied to associations means theowners or part-owners thereof, and as applied to corporations, the officers thereof.
(2018-M-30: § 1)