Borough of Clifton Heights, PA
Delaware County
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As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ADULTERATION OF FOOD
The condition of a food if it:
A. 
Bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance in a quantity which may render it injurious to health;
B. 
Bears or contains any added poisonous or deleterious substance of which no safe tolerance has been established;
C. 
Consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance, or if it is otherwise unfit for human consumption;
D. 
Has been processed, prepared, packed, or held under unsanitary conditions, whereby it may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health;
E. 
Is in whole or in part the product of a diseased animal, or an animal which has died otherwise than by slaughter;
F. 
Is contained in any vessel composed in whole or in part of any poisonous or deleterious substance, which may render the contents injurious to health; or
G. 
Bears or contains eggs processed by or egg products derived from a manufacturing, processing or preparing method wherein whole eggs are broken using a centrifuge-type egg-breaking machine that separates the egg's liquid interior from the shell.
BOARD OF HEALTH
The Health Officer and assistants appointed by the Clifton Heights Borough Council for the purpose of enforcement of the provisions set forth herein.
BOROUGH
The Borough of Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
BOROUGH COUNCIL
The governing body of the Borough of Clifton Heights having been duly elected to serve.
CORROSION-RESISTANT MATERIAL
A material that maintains its original surface characteristics under prolonged influence of the food, cleaning compounds and sanitizing solutions which may contact it.
DEPARTMENT
The Pennsylvania Department of Health.
EASILY CLEANABLE
Readily accessible and of such material and finish and so fabricated that residue may be completely removed by normal cleansing methods.
EQUIPMENT
All stoves, ranges, hoods, meat blocks, tables, counters, refrigerators, sinks, dishwashing machines, steam tables and similar items, other than utensils, used in the operation of a food-service establishment.
FOOD
Any raw, cooked or processed edible substance, beverage or ingredient intended in whole or in part for human consumption.
FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES
Those surfaces of equipment and utensils with which food normally comes in contact, and those surfaces with which food may come in contact, or which drain back onto surfaces normally in contact with food.
FOOD ESTABLISHMENT
Any place, permanent or temporary, within the Borough of Clifton Heights where food or drink is prepared, handled, served or provided for the public, with or without charge. Food establishments shall include but not be limited to eating and drinking establishments, mobile food establishments and retail food establishments.
GARBAGE
Putrid wastes, except sewage and body waste, including animal and vegetable offal.
LICENSE
A grant to the licensee to conduct a food establishment.
LICENSOR or BOARD
The Health Officer of Clifton Heights Borough as appointed by Borough Council.
POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD
Any perishable food which consists in whole or in part of milk or milk products, eggs, meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, or other ingredients capable of supporting rapid and progressive growth of infectious or toxigenic microorganisms.
PUBLIC EATING AND DRINKING PLACES
A public establishment which serves food or drink to customers or patrons and which is regulated by this chapter.
REFUSE
Nonputrescible wastes generally regarded and classified as rubbish, trash, junk and similar designations which have been rejected by the owner or possessor thereof as useless or worthless.
SAFE TEMPERATURE
As applied to potentially hazardous food, shall mean an internal temperature of 45° F. or below, and 140° F. or above.
SANITIZE
Effective bactericidal treatment of clean surfaces of equipment and utensils by a process that has been approved by the Department as being effective in destroying microorganisms, including pathogens.
SEWAGE
A substance which contains waste products or excrements or other discharge from the bodies of human beings or animals and any noxious or deleterious substance being harmful or inimical to the public health, or to animal or aquatic life, or to the use of water for domestic water supply or for recreation.
SEWERAGE SYSTEM
A system, whether community or individual, publicly or privately owned, for the collection and disposal of sewage or industrial waste of a liquid nature, or both, including various devices for the treatment of such sewage or industrial wastes.
SINGLE-SERVICE ARTICLES
Cups, containers, lids or closures, plates, knives, forks, spoons, stirrers, paddles, straws, place mats, napkins, doilies, wrapping materials, and all similar articles which are constructed wholly or in part from paper, paperboard, molded pulp, foil, wood or plastic.
TEMPORARY PUBLIC EATING OR DRINKING PLACE
A public eating or drinking place which operates at any location for a temporary period of time not to exceed more than 14 consecutive calendar days, regardless of whether the establishment operates continuously during this time, in connection with a fair, carnival, circus, public exhibition or similar transitory gathering.
UTENSILS
Tableware and kitchenware used in the storage, preparation, conveying or serving of food.
WATERS OF THIS COMMONWEALTH
Rivers, streams, creeks, rivulets, lakes, dammed water, ponds, springs and other bodies of surface and underground water, or parts thereof, whether natural or artificial, writhing or on the boundaries of this commonwealth.
WATER SUPPLY
A source of water, as well as water treatment, storage or transmission and distribution facilities.