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For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BLOCK PARTY. A public assembly sponsored solely by and for the residents of a certain street.
CHIEF OF POLICE. The Chief of Police of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
CITY. The City of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION. An organization recognized by the Office of the Mayor as representing city residents from a distinct area of the city within defined physical boundaries.
PARADE. Any march, demonstration, procession or motorcade consisting of persons, animals, or vehicles or a combination thereof upon the streets, parks or other public grounds within the City with an intent of attracting public attention that interferes with or has a tendency to interfere with the normal flow or regulation of traffic upon the streets, parks or other public grounds.
PUBLIC ASSEMBLY, PARADE, NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PARADE OR BLOCK PARTY PERMIT. A permit as required by this chapter.
PERSON. Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
PUBLIC ASSEMBLY. Any meeting, demonstration, picket line, rally or gathering of more than 25 persons for a common purpose as a result of prior planning that interferes with or has a tendency to interfere with the normal flow or regulation of pedestrian or vehicular traffic or occupies any public area in a place open to the general public.
SIDEWALK. Any area or way set aside or open to the general public for purposes of pedestrian traffic, whether or not it is paved.
STREET. Any place or way set aside or open to the general public for purpose of vehicular traffic, including any berm or shoulder parkway, right-of-way, or median strip thereof.
(Ord. G-32-96, passed 12-3-96)