8.12.010 Definitions.
   A.   Unless otherwise specified, the following words shall have the meanings provided below. The definitions contained in Title 17 of the City Code shall apply unless otherwise defined herein.
   "Abandoned or junk vehicle" means any motor vehicle or major portion thereof, the condition of which is wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled, inoperative, incapable of movement under its own power, or from which the wheels, engine, transmission or other substantial part thereof has been removed.
   "Enterprise" includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity.
   "Garbage" means putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food.
   "Graffiti" means a drawing or an inscribed message, slogan, sign, symbol or mark of any type that is made on any public or private building, structure or surface, without permission of the owner.
   "Improved parking area" has the same definition of "Paved Parking Space or Surface" as defined in Title 17, section 17.12.1140 (an area covered by an impervious dust free surface of asphalt or concrete designed to specifications of the city engineer). If the improved parking area existed without substantial modification prior to the initial enactment of Casa Grande Ordinance 1178, the surface may consist of asphalt, concrete, crushed rock, gravel, masonry, or wood maintained free of all vegetation and contained within a permanent curb or border as defined herein.
   "Litter" means garbage, refuse, and rubbish and all other waste material which, if thrown or deposited in such a manner prohibited by this chapter, tends to create a danger to public health, safety and welfare.
   "Major repair" means the removal from any vehicle of a major portion thereof including, but not limited to, the differential, transmission, head, engine block or oil pan.
   "Motor vehicle" means any vehicle which is self-propelled and designed to travel along the ground and includes, but is not limited to, automobiles, motor homes, buses, motor bikes, motorcycles, motor scooters and trucks, which are required to be registered and licensed with the Arizona State Department of Motor Vehicles.
   "Permanent curb or border" means a delineation of the improved parking area from the remainder of the yard area constructed of asphalt, concrete, masonry, metal, wood or other approved permanent material secured in or embedded in the ground.
   "Private premises" means any dwelling, house, building, place of business or other structure, designed or used either wholly or in part for private residential purposes or business purposes, whether inhabited or temporarily or continuously uninhabited or vacant; and shall include any yard, grounds, walk, driveway, porch, steps or vestibules belonging to or appurtenant to the dwelling, house, building, place of business or other structure.
   "Public place" means any and all streets, sidewalks, boulevards, alleys, or other public ways and all public parks, squares, spaces, grounds and buildings.
   "Recreational vehicle" means a vehicular type portable structure without permanent foundation, which can be towed, hauled or driven primarily designed as a temporary living accommodation for recreational, camping and travel use and including but not limited to travel trailers, truck campers, camping trailers and self-propelled motor homes.
   "Refuse" means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes except body wastes, including garbage, rubbish, ashes, street cleanings, dead animals, abandoned, wrecked or junked vehicles or parts thereof and solid market and industrial wastes.
   "Rubbish" means nonputrescible solid wastes consisting of both combustible and noncombustible wastes, such as paper, wrappings, weeds, cigarettes, cardboard, tin cans, yard clippings, leaves, metal, wood, glass, bedding, crockery, construction materials, and similar materials.
   "Utility Trailer" means a vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle.
   "Watercraft" means any craft or vehicle specifically designed for use on water such as, but not limited to, a boat, canoe, jet ski, Pontoon or similar type craft.
(Ord. 1397.08.15 § 1, 2004; Ord. 1397.08.10 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1397.08.07 § 3 (part), 1998)