For the purpose of this title, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. Whenever any words or phrases used in this chapter are not defined herein, but are now defined in the California Vehicle Code, such definitions are incorporated herein and shall be deemed to apply to such words and phrases used herein and as though set forth herein in full.
ALLEY. Any unnamed street less than twenty-five (25) feet in width between property lines.
BUSINESS DISTRICT. The territory contiguous to a public street, when fifty percent (50%) or more of the property fronting on one (1) side of such street for a distance of six hundred (600) feet, or where fifty percent (50%) or more of the property fronting on both sides collectively of such street for a distance of three hundred (300) feet, is occupied by buildings in use for business.
CENTRAL TRAFFIC DISTRICT. All streets and portions of streets within the city.
LOADING ZONE. The space adjacent to a curb reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the loading or unloading of passengers or materials.
OFFICIAL TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES. All signs, signals, markings and devices not inconsistent with this chapter placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic.
OFFICIAL TRAFFIC SIGNALS. Any device, whether manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and proceed and which is erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction.
PARK. To stand or leave standing any vehicle, whether occupied or not, other than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading of passengers or materials.
PARKWAY. That portion of a street other than a roadway or a sidewalk.
PASSENGER LOADING ZONE. The space adjacent to a curb reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the loading or unloading of passengers.
PEDESTRIAN. Any person afoot.
POLICE OFFICER. Every officer of the Police Department of this city.
STOP. When required means complete cessation of movement.
TRAFFIC. Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles and other conveyances either singly or together while using any street for purposes of travel.
('61 Code, § 14.1) (Ord. 223, passed - - )