For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AIRCRAFT.  Any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used or designed for navigation or for flight in the air. AIRCRAFT shall include helicopters and lighter-than-air powered craft and balloons.
   AUTHORIZED PRIVATE RECEPTACLE.  A container of watertight construction with a tight fitting lid or cover capable of preventing the escape of contents within. Such receptacles shall have handles or other means for safe and convenient handling and be of such size or sufficient capacity to hold all litter generated between collection periods and shall be in compliance with the regulations promulgated.
   CONSTRUCTION SITES.  Any private or public property upon which repairs to existing buildings, construction of new buildings, or demolition of existing structures is taking place.
   HANDBILL.  Any printed or written matter, any sample or device, dodger, circular, leaflet, pamphlet, paper, booklet, or any other printed matter of literature which is not delivered by United States mail, including but not limited to those which:
      (1)   Advertise for sale any merchandise, product, commodity, or thing;
      (2)   Direct attention to any business or mercantile or commercial establishment, or other activity, for the purpose of either directly or indirectly promoting the interest thereof by sales; or
      (3)   Direct attention to or advertise any meeting, theatrical performance, exhibition, or event of any kind for which an admission fee is charged for the purpose of private gain or profit.
   LITTER.  Garbage, refuse, and rubbish and all other waste material which, if thrown or deposited as herein prohibited, tends to create a danger to public health, safety and welfare.
   LOADING AND UNLOADING DOCK.  Any dock space or area used by any moving vehicle for the purpose of receiving, shipping and transporting goods, wares, commodities and persons located on or adjacent to any stream, river or land.
   PRIVATE PREMISES.  All property including, but not limited to, vacant land or any land, building or other structure designed or used for residential, commercial, business, industrial, institutional or religious purposes, together with any yard, grounds, walk, driveway, fence, porch, steps, vestibule, mailbox and other structure appurtenant thereto.
   PUBLIC PLACE.  Any and all streets, sidewalks, boulevards, alleys or other public ways, lakes, rivers, watercourses or fountains and any and all public parks, squares, spaces, grounds and buildings.
   PUBLIC RECEPTACLES.  Any receptacles provided by or authorized by the city.
   VEHICLE.  Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon land or water, including devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(`91 Code, § 94.01) (Ord. 1000.1-1985, passed 11-11-85)