§ 11.38.020  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL.  The Department of California Highway Patrol of the State of California.
   CHIEF OF POLICE.  The Chief of Police of the city of Alhambra or his or her designee.
   CITATION.  The notice of violation.
   CITY.  The city of Alhambra.
   CITY MANAGER.  The City Manager of the city of Alhambra or his or her designee.
   CODE.  The Alhambra Municipal Code.
   CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE.  The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of California.
   CONTROLLER.  The Controller of the State of California.
   COUNTY AUDITOR.  The Los Angeles County Auditor-Controller.
   COURT.  The Municipal Court of the Alhambra Judicial District, County of Los Angeles, state of California.
   DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.  The Department of Motor Vehicles of the state of California.
   DIRECTOR OF FINANCE.  The Director of Finance of the city of Alhambra or his or her designee.
   EXAMINER.  The person designated by the City Manager, with the consent and approval of the City Council, to conduct the administrative review as provided in this chapter.
   FINANCE DEPARTMENT.  The Finance Department of the city of Alhambra and/or any agency or company with which the city contracts for the providing of those services, or any portion thereof, deemed necessary by the Director of Finance and/or Chief of Police to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
   GOVERNMENT CODE.  The Government Code of the state of California.
   GRAND JURY.  The Grand Jury in and for the County of Los Angeles.
   ISSUING OFFICER. The peace officer or person authorized by the city or the California Highway Patrol to enforce parking laws and regula-tions within the jurisdictional limits of the city.
   OFF-STREET PARKING FACILITY.  Any off-street facility held open for use by the public for parking vehicles and includes any publicly owned facilities for off-street parking, and privately owned facilities for off-street parking where no fee is charged for the privilege to park and which are held open for the common public use of retail customers.
   OPERATOR. Includes every individual who shall operate a vehicle as the registered owner thereof, or as the agent, employee, permittee, lessee or rentee of the owner, or is in actual physical control of a vehicle.
   PARK or PARKING.  The standing of a vehicle whether occupied or not upon a street or an off-street parking facility otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of, and while actually engaged in, receiving or discharging passengers or loading or unloading merchandise or in obedience to traffic regulations, signs or signals or an involuntary stopping of the vehicle by reason of causes beyond the control of the operator of the vehicle.
   POLICE DEPARTMENT.  The Police Depart-ment of the city of Alhambra.
   VEHICLE.  Any device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported upon a highway, except a device which is operated upon rails or tracks.
   VEHICLE CODE.  The Vehicle Code of the state of California.
('86 Code, § 11.38.020) (Ord. 4236, passed  - - )