10.02.010    Definitions

10.02.010 DEFINITIONS.

The following words and phrases when used in this chapter and Chapters 10.04 through 10.32 shall for the purpose of this chapter and Chapters 10.04 through 10.32 have the meanings respectively ascribed to them below:

CERTIFIED DISPOSAL FACILITY. A facility that accepts liquid waste from mobile vending units that includes an oils/fats/grease separator and is connected to the City’s waste water treatment facility.

COACH. Any motor bus, motor coach, trackless trolley or passenger stage used as a common carrier of passengers.

CURB. The lateral boundary of the roadway whether such curb be marked by curbing construction, or not so marked. The word CURB as used herein shall not include the line dividing the roadway of a street from parking strips in the center of a street, nor from tracks or rights-of-way of public utility companies.

DESIGNATED MOBILE VENDING LOCATION. Designated mobile vending locations will be established by City Council resolution.

DISPLAY FOR SALE or DISPLAY A VEHICLE FOR SALE. To place a vehicle containing a sign, window-writing, or other sale advertising upon the public streets for the primary purpose of offering the vehicle for sale or for soliciting offers to purchase the vehicle.

DIVISIONAL ISLAND. A raised island located in the roadway and separating opposing or conflicting streams of traffic.

LARGE MOTOR VEHICLE. Any house car, pick-up truck with camper, recreational vehicle, or any other vehicle, or combination of vehicles, that either measures more than twenty (20) feet in length, or is both more than eighty-four (84) inches in width and eighty-four (84) inches in height.

LOADING ZONE. The space adjacent to a curb reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the loading or unloading of passengers or materials.

MOBILE VENDING. The sale of food, fruits, drinks for immediate consumption from a mobile vending unit or the sale of flowers from a mobile vending unit.

MOBILE VENDING UNIT (MVU). Any lunch wagon, eating cart, vehicle or pushcart from which food, drinks and/or flowers are sold or offered for sale.

MOTOR VEHICLE CODE. Whenever any words or phrases used herein are not defined, but are defined in the Vehicle Code of the state and amendments thereto, such definitions shall apply.

NON-MOTORIZED VEHICLE. Any trailer, boat, or any other device, excepting a device moved exclusively by human power, that can be used for transporting person or property, and is not self-propelled.

REGISTERED OWNER. Any person, firm, partnership, corporation, or association whose name appears on the registration document as the registered owner for the automobile on file with the California State Department of Motor Vehicles.

PARK or PARKING. The standing or placement of a vehicle upon the public streets with the ignition off, whether occupied or not, but shall not include a temporary stop while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers.

PARKING METER. A mechanical device installed within or upon the curb or sidewalk area, immediately adjacent to a parking space, for the purpose of controlling the period of time occupancy of such parking meter space by any vehicle.

PARKWAY. That portion of a street other than a roadway or a sidewalk.

PASSENGER LOADING ZONE. The space adjacent to a curb reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the loading or unloading of passengers.

PEDESTRIAN. Any person afoot.

STOP. Complete cessation of movement.

VEHICLE. Any device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a street or highway, except a device moved exclusively by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. (California Vehicle Code Section 670.)

VEHICLE OWNER. The registered owner or person who has possession, custody or control of any large motor vehicle or non-motorized vehicle.

(Ord. 870, § 17, passed 8-25-2008; Am. Ord. 877, § 2, passed 11-10-2008; Am. Ord. 920, § 2, passed 10-13-2015)