Chapter 10.04


10.04.010    Generally.

10.04.020    Motor Vehicle Code definitions to be used.

10.04.030    Bicycle.

10.04.040    Central traffic district.

10.04.050    Coach.

10.04.060    Council.

10.04.070    Curb.

10.04.080    Divisional island.

10.04.090    Holidays.

10.04.100    Loading zone.

10.04.110    Official time standard.

10.04.120    Park.

10.04.130    Parking meter.

10.04.140    Parkway.

10.04.150    Passenger loading zone.

10.04.160    Police officer.

10.04.170    Vehicle Code.

*    For the statutory definitions of words in the Vehicle Code, see Vehicle Code §100 et seq.

10.04.010 Generally.

The following words and phrases, when used in this title, shall for the purpose of this title have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this chapter.  (Ord. 6-61 §1, 1961).

10.04.020 Motor Vehicle Code definitions to be used.

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.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.1, 1961).

10.04.030 Bicycle.

“Bicycle” means a light vehicle without a motor, having two wheels, handlebars and a seat or seats, and propelled by the operator.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.2, 1961).

10.04.040 Central traffic district.

“Central traffic district” means all streets and portions of streets within the area described as follows:  All that area bounded on the north by the southern bank of Pilarcitos Creek, on the south by the northern line of Correas Street, on the east by the western line of Johnston Street, and on the west by the easterly line of Purrisima Street.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.3, 1961).

10.04.050 Coach.

“Coach” means any motor bus, motor coach, trackless trolley or passenger stage used as a common carrier of passengers.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.4, 1961).

10.04.060 Council.

“Council” means the council of the city of Half Moon Bay.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.5, 1961).

10.04.070 Curb.

“Curb” means the lateral boundary of the roadway, whether such curb is marked by curbing construction, or not so marked; the word “curb” as herein used, does not include the line dividing the roadway of a street from parking strips in the center of a street, or from tracks or rights-of-way of public utility companies.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.6, 1961).

10.04.080 Divisional island.

“Divisional island” means a raised island located in the roadway and separating opposing or conflicting streams of traffic.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.7, 1961).

10.04.090 Holidays.

Within the meaning of this title, holidays are the first day of January, the twelfth day of February, the third Monday in February, the last Monday in May, the fourth day of July, the first Monday in September, the ninth day of September, the eleventh day of November, the fourth Thursday in November, the Friday following the fourth Thursday in November and the twenty-fifth day of December.  If any of these mentioned holidays falls upon a Sunday, the Monday following is a holiday.  If any of the above holidays falls on Saturday, the Friday preceding is a holiday.  (Ord. 5-76 §1, 1976:  Ord. 16-75 §6, 1975:  Ord. 6-61 §1.8, 1961).

10.04.100 Loading zone.

“Loading zone” means the space adjacent to a curb reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the loading or unloading of passengers or materials.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.9, 1961).

10.04.110 Official time standard.

Whenever certain hours are named herein, they mean standard time or daylight saving time as may be in current use in this city.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.10, 1961).

10.04.120 Park.

“Park” means to stand or leave standing any vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading of passengers or materials.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.11, 1961).

10.04.130 Parking meter.

“Parking meter” means 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.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.13, 1961).

10.04.140 Parkway.

“Parkway” means that portion of a street other than a roadway or a sidewalk.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.12, 1961).

10.04.150 Passenger loading zone.

“Passenger loading zone” means the space adjacent to a curb reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the loading or unloading of passengers.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.14, 1961).

10.04.160 Police officer.

“Police officer” means every officer of the police department of this city or any officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.16, 1961).

10.04.170 Vehicle Code.

“Vehicle Code” means the Vehicle Code of the state of California.  (Ord. 6-61 §1.19, 1961).