(Amended by Ord. No. 151,833, Eff. 2/10/79, Oper. 2/25/79.)
The Department of Transportation is hereby authorized to designate parking spaces for the exclusive use of those physically handicapped persons whose vehicles display the distinguishing license plates or placards issued to disabled persons pursuant to Section 22511.5 of the Vehicle Code or to disabled veterans, as specified in Section 9105 of the Vehicle Code. Such parking spaces may be designated whenever the Department of Transportation determines that access to property would be improved for physically handicapped persons or that hazards or impedance to traffic would be reduced, and shall be indicated by blue paint on the curb or the edge of the paved portion of the street adjacent to the space. In addition to the blue paint, this space may also be indicated by signs adjacent to the parking space or by other suitable means.