§ 8.44.020  DEFINITIONS.
   Unless the particular provisions or the context otherwise requires, the definitions contained in this section shall govern the construction, meaning and application of words and phrases used in this chapter.
   ABANDONED PERSONAL PROPERTY. Personal property as to which it reasonably appears that the owner surrenders, relinquishes or disclaims all right, title, claim and possession, with intention of not reclaiming it or resuming its ownership, possession or enjoyment.
   ALLEY.  Shall have the meaning set forth in § 110 of the California Vehicle Code.
   CAMP. To pitch or occupy camp facilities; to use camp paraphernalia.
   CAMP FACILITIES. Shall include, but not be limited to, tents, huts or temporary shelters.
   CAMPING PARAPHERNALIA. Shall include, but not be limited to, tarpaulins, cots, beds, sleeping bags, hammocks or non-city provided cooking facilities and similar equipment.
   CHIEF OF POLICE.  The Chief of Police of the City of Brea, or his or her designee.
   CITY CLERK.  The City Clerk of the City of Brea, or his or her designee.
   CITY MANAGER.  The City Manager of the City of Brea, and shall include his or her designee.
   COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR. The Community Services Director of the City of Brea, or his or her designee.
   PARK. Shall have the same meaning as defined in § 12.00.020 of this Code.
   PERSONAL PROPERTY. Tangible personal belongings or possessions, which shall include any movable or tangible thing that is subject to ownership; property or chattels that can be seen, weighed, measured, felt, or touched, including, but not limited to, furniture, appliances, camping equipment or paraphernalia, money, books, and “shopping carts” or “carts” as defined in this section.
   POLICE DEPARTMENT.  The Brea Police Department.
   PUBLIC AREA.  A publicly owned or controlled place, including, but not limited to, any public street, alley, public parking lot, public park, public rights-of-way, public parkway, public sidewalk, public recreational area, public recreational facility, the Brea Civic and Cultural Center and all public areas adjacent thereto, the Brea Library and all public areas adjacent thereto, the Curtis Theater and all public areas adjacent thereto, the Brea Community Center and all public areas adjacent thereto, the Brea Senior Center and all public areas adjacent thereto, and/or any and all other publicly-owned or controlled property in the city. “Public Area” shall not include any area designated as a public campground pursuant to federal, state or local statute, ordinance or resolution.
   SHOPPING CARTS or CARTS.  Shall have the meaning set forth in Business and Professions Code § 22435.
   STORE, STORED or STORAGE.  To place or put aside personal property in a public area or accumulate it for use when needed; to place personal
property in a public area for safekeeping; and/or to leave personal property unattended in a public area.
   STREET.  Shall have the meaning set forth in § 590 of the California Vehicle Code.
   UNCLAIMED PERSONAL PROPERTY. Personal property that has been turned in to the Chief of Police pursuant to § 8.44.040 and/or impounded pursuant to § 8.44.050, and that has not been claimed within a period of ninety (90) days by its owner.
(Ord. 1185, passed 10-4-16; Am. Ord. 1217, passed 10-6-20)