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A. Bulk crude oil storage and handling facilities shall not be located within the city limits of Aberdeen.

B. “Bulk crude oil storage and handling facility” means any structure, group of structures, equipment, or device that stores or transfers crude oil. The term does not include facilities that store and handle finished products derived from petroleum.

C. “Crude oil,” “crude,” and “crude petroleum” mean any naturally occurring liquid petroleum extracted from geological formations beneath the earth’s surface which require further refinement before consumer use, including conventional crude oil, heavy oil, extra heavy oil, tight oil, light tight oil, and oil sands/bitumen. The terms include material with USDOT placard numbers 1267 and 1288. The terms do not include biofuel.

(Ord. 6594 § 2, Added, 07/13/2016)