For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   MOTOR VEHICLE.  Any self-propelled motor vehicle or other vehicle on wheels which would ordinarily travel on public streets.
   OWNER.  Includes any person, firm, association or corporation owning, renting or having charge of a motor vehicle.
   SNOW-REMOVAL PERIOD.  A period of time of no more than 48 hours after each snowfall, except that said SNOW-REMOVAL PERIOD shall be deemed to have terminated on those streets on which snow has been removed if the removal has been completed in a period of time less than 48 hours.
   STREET.  Any street, avenue or other public way in the city.
(1990 Code, § 1004.010)