For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE. Any motor vehicle (other than a motorcycle or passenger car) designed or used primarily for the transportation of property, including any passenger car which has been reconstructed so as to be used, and which is being used, primarily for delivery purposes, with the exception of passenger cars used in the delivery of the United States mails.
   DESIGNATED CITY OFFICIAL. Any city employee designated as such by the City Manager or his designee.
   HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. Any materials designated as hazardous under the hazardous materials regulations contained within the Code of Federal Regulations, as amended.
   MOBILE HOME. A living quarters unit equipped and used for sleeping and eating which may be moved from one location to another over a public street by being pulled behind a motor vehicle.
   MOTOR VEHICLE. Every vehicle, as herein defined, that is self-propelled.
   POLE TRAILER. A vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by another vehicle and attached to the towing vehicle by means of a reach, or pole, or by being boomed, or otherwise secured to the towing vehicle, and ordinarily used for transporting long or irregularly shaped loads such as poles, pipes or structural members capable, generally, of sustaining themselves as beams between the supporting connections.
   SEMITRAILER. A vehicle of the trailer type so designed or used in conjunction with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests upon or is carried by such motor vehicle.
   TRAILER. Every vehicle designed or used to carry its load wholly or on its own structure and to be drawn by a motor vehicle.
   TRUCK-TRACTOR. A motor vehicle designed or used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.
   VEHICLE. Every device in or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, except devices moved only by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(‘78 Code, § 16-20) (Ord. 182, passed 10-12-65; Ord. 498, passed 7-11-83; Ord. 896, passed 4-22-91; Am. Ord. 1600, passed 11-27-06; Am. Ord. OR-1918-14, passed 9-8-14)