§ 14.148  DEFINITIONS.
   The following words and terms, when used in this Division B, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
   APPLICANT. Any applying to place, use or maintain a or which or abuts any within the .
   CITY. City of Bloomington.
   CITY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR. The appointed by the City Manager as Director of Community Development for the or the Director’s designee.
   CITY TRAFFIC ENGINEER. The appointed by the City Manager as Traffic Engineer for the or the Engineer’s designee.
   COURTESY BENCH. Any bench or similar structure placed in the on or adjacent to the public rights-of-way or near mass-transit stops for the use of the general public.
   ISSUING AUTHORITY. The City of Bloomington License Section.
   NEWSPAPER RACK. Any type of unattended device placed upon or abutting any for the vending, display or free distribution of, newspapers, news periodicals or other written materials.
   OBSTRUCT. To place any tangible object in a so as to hinder free and open passage over that or any part of the right-of-way for an aggregate period of eight hours or more.
   PERSON. An individual or entity subject to the laws and rules of this state, however organized, whether public or private, whether domestic or foreign, whether for profit or nonprofit, and whether natural, corporate or political. Examples include:
      (1)   A business or commercial enterprise organized as any type or combination of corporation, limited liability company, partnership, limited liability partnership, proprietorship, association, cooperative, joint venture, carrier or utility, and any successor or assignee of any of them;
      (2)   A social or charitable organization; and
      (3)   Any type or combination of political subdivision, which includes the executive, judicial or legislative branch of the state, a local government unit, or a combination of any of them.
   PUBLIC GROUND. Land owned by the for park, open space or similar purpose, which is held for use in common by the public.
   PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY. The area on, below or above a public roadway, highway, street, cartway, bicycle lane and public sidewalk in which the has an interest, including other dedicated rights-of-way for travel purposes and utility or sidewalk easements of the .
   RESTORE or RESTORATION. The process by which the right-of-way and surrounding area, including pavement and foundation, is returned to the same condition and life expectancy that existed before the obstruction was placed upon it or removed therefrom.
(1958 Code, § 132.03)  (Ord. 66-46, passed 8-1-1966; repealed by Ord. 90-2, passed 1-22-1990; Ord. 94-47, passed 8-15-1994; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; Ord. 2004-12, passed 4-5-2004)