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(a) As used in this section:
(1) “Parking lot” means any outdoor space, plot, place, lot, parcel, yard or enclosure or any portion thereof, where more than two motor vehicles may be parked, stored, serviced, housed or kept. Parking lot includes but is not limited to the driving and parking areas of drive-in restaurants, drive-in banks, shopping centers, gasoline service stations, grocery parking lots, factory parking lots and all other parking lots used in connection with the operation of a business. Parking lot also includes off-street parking lots owned or operated by the City.
(2) “Public portions of a parking lot” means the parking areas and ingress and egress to the parking lot areas designated by the parking lot owners or agent of the owner for off-street parking of automotive or other vehicles, driveways, sidewalks, malls, arcades, service areas and entranceways into stores and buildings.
(3) “Shopping center” means any combination of retail stores and services contained within one or more buildings located on one or more parcels of land united to form a general shopping site and upon which there are located public areas for the nonexclusive use of members of the general public and occupants, visitors and customers of the retail stores and services.
(b) No person shall enter, stand, walk upon or drive, or leave a motor vehicle parked, whether attended or unattended, upon the public portions of a parking lot without the consent of the owner or operator or the agent of either, when the place of business on or adjacent to the parking lot is closed to the public.
(c) No person shall use the public portions of a parking lot to race the motor of any motor vehicle, needlessly bring to a sudden start or stop any motor vehicle, blow any horn of any motor vehicle needlessly, engage in any race with another vehicle in such a manner as to create a nuisance or a disturbance, or to annoy or endanger any person or persons or other vehicle or vehicles lawfully on the public portions of the parking lot.
(d) No person shall consume alcoholic beverages upon any parking lot, nor shall one person alone or in combination with others assemble or congregate on the public portion of the parking lot for the purpose of lingering or loitering in any manner.
(Ord. C43-69. Passed 9-8-69.)