For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words, and derivations shall have the meanings given herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future tense, words in the plural number include the singular number, and words in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory. Words used throughout this chapter, but not defined herein or in chapter 1 of title 3, shall have their plain, ordinary and common meaning. Words in any gender shall apply to the feminine, masculine and neuter genders.
BOX: A single unit within a modular news rack for the distribution of publications either for free or at a fee.
CCCR OFFICER: The City's Code Compliance and Community Resource Officer(s) who are authorized by the City, through the City Clerk's Office, to enforce City code.
CITY-OWNED NEWS RACK: A news rack owned by the City which is affixed to the ground within a designated fixed pedestal zone for the distribution of publications to the public.
FIXED PEDESTAL NEWS RACK: A news rack that is affixed to the ground in a permanent, but reversible, fashion. City-owned fixed pedestal news racks shall be composed of an apparatus unit which shall contain four (4) or more individual boxes for the distribution of publications to the public.
FIXED PEDESTAL ZONE: An area of the City that has been specifically described and designated as benefitting from the uniformity of City-owned fixed pedestal news racks.
NEWS RACK: Any self-service (free or pay), box, container, storage unit, or other dispensing apparatus installed, used, or maintained for the display and sale or distribution of newspapers, magazines, periodicals, or other publications.
NOTICE: For purposes of this chapter, notice shall mean any of the following: (1) a communication sent by regular US mail to an address on file with the City Clerk's office; (2) a communication sent by electronic mail ("e-mail") to an e-mail address on file with the City Clerk's office; or (3) a sticker firmly and conspicuously affixed to the news rack, which shall include the date the sticker was placed, instructions to the owner of the news rack, including a date upon which remedy must be made if requested by the City, and contact information for the City Clerk's office.
SIDEWALK: That portion of the public right-of-way which is between the curb line and adjacent property line which is improved and designed for and is ordinarily used for pedestrian travel. (Ord. 10-20, 5-12-2020)