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Operating unit shall be defined as: All of the contiguous lands lying within any portion of the City in which drilling is permitted, and which lands are included in the terms of the lease, permit or other agreement pursuant to which the well in question is drilled or authorized to be drilled, whether such lands are in one ownership or in different ownerships, and whether such lands are described in said lease, permit or agreement as one parcel or as several parcels. If there are separate units of noncontiguous lands containing at least 1 net acre included in the terms of such lease, permit or agreement, each such unit shall be deemed a separate operating unit.
5706.3.1.6.1 Operating Unit
Every operating unit shall consist of at least 1 acre of contiguous land. Parcels of land interrupted by a street shall not be deemed to be contiguous. Where a parcel of land consists of less than 1 net acre and is completely surrounded by streets, and where all other provisions of this article with reference to location of oil wells can be complied with, such parcel of land may be deemed an operating unit and one oil well permitted thereon. Only one oil well shall be drilled for each net acre in the operating unit.
Note: For the purposes of this section, an alley shall not be included in the definition of "Street."

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