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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PARK or PARKED or PARKING. The standing of a vehicle, whether or not occupied.
PARKING LOT or PARKING GARAGE. A large area, either open or enclosed, maintained by the city, for the specific purpose of off-street parking, within which parking meters are authorized to be installed.
PARKING METER. A mechanical and/or electronic device which, on deposit of a proper coin or coins, or other form of payment, displays a signal showing or otherwise confirms the correct amount of parking time purchased thereby and correctly thereafter indicates the lapse of time and displays a signal or otherwise provides a method to indicate that the correct amount of parking time purchased has expired.
PARKING METER ZONE. The area or areas within which parking meters may be installed, the boundaries of which are defined in this subchapter or any amendment thereto, or any superseding ordinance or regulation of the city.
PARKING SPACE. A section of the street adjacent to the curb or a section of the surface of any public parking area which is indicated by paint or other definitely defined outlines of sufficient size and for the purpose of parking an average or larger size personal automobile.
VEHICLE. Any device in, on or by which, any person or property is, or may be, transported on a street or highway, except those operated on rails or tracks.
(1984 Code, § 75.50) (Ord. O-08-16, passed 5-3-2016)