§ 2. Definitions  


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  • (a) "Public danger or emergency" shall mean:

    (1) A riot, as defined in any degree by the Ohio Revised Code, any civil disturbance, disorder, or other occurrence that constitutes a clear and present danger to the health, safety and property of the citizens of the city of Cincinnati, or substantially impairs the functioning of the city government and its ability to protect the lives and property of the people; or

    (2) Any natural disaster or man-made calamity, or clear and present danger thereof, including but not limited to flood, conflagration, cyclone, tornado, earthquake, or explosion within the corporate limits of the city of Cincinnati resulting in the death or injury of persons or the destruction of property to such an extent that extraordinary measures must be taken to protect the public peace, health, safety, or welfare.

    (b) "Absence" shall include incapacity of the mayor, vice-mayor, or city manager or inability to make immediate contact with the mayor, vice-mayor, or city manager.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 172-1968, eff. Apr. 17, 1968)