For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ANIMAL.  Any cat, dog, horse, fowl and living creature.
   CARELESS.  To operate a vehicle or bicycle heedlessly in disregard for the safety of the operator or others.
   FIREARM or WEAPON.  Any gun from which a shot or a projectile is discharged by means of any explosive, gas or compressed air, including revolvers, pistols, long guns, BB guns and C02 guns. Also included are bow and arrows, compound bows, cross bows, sling shots or other devices similarly designed or for a similar purpose.
   PARK.  A park, playground, beach, recreation area or any other area in the city, owned or used by the city, and devoted to active or passive recreation.
   VEHICLE.  Any wheeled conveyance, whether motor powered, animal drawn or self-propelled. The term shall include any trailer in tow of any size, kind or description. Exception is made for wheelchairs, baby carriages and vehicles in the service of the city parks.
(Ord. 420, passed 3-9-1992)