For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   DIRECTOR. Director of Community Development.
   PERMITTEE. A person, organization, sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, company or other similar entity which has been issued a sidewalk dining permit.
   PUBLIC SIDEWALK. Land which by deed, conveyance, agreement, easement, dedication, usage or process of law is reserved for, dedicated to and approved for, the general public for pedestrian walkway purposes which is directly adjacent to a business establishment of a permittee.
   RESTAURANT. As defined in § 158.016 of this code of ordinances under “restaurant, fast-food,” “restaurant, general” or “restaurant, limited.”
   SIDEWALK DINING. The extension of the service of an existing restaurant preparing and serving foods for consumption within an existing building, to the extent that food and drink are permitted to be served and consumed at the tables placed on the public sidewalk adjacent to and within the confines of the frontage of that portion of the building in which the restaurant is situated.
   SIDEWALK DINING AREA. The area of the public sidewalk defined by a site plan, approved by the city, which shows the number and type of tables, chairs, sidewalk furnishings and decorative items and their location.
   SIDEWALK DINING PERMIT. A permit issued by the city, through the Director of Community Development, or his or her designee, which authorizes a restaurant to place tables, chairs and sidewalk furnishings on a public sidewalk for the purpose of serving food and drink to customers.
(Ord. 3897, passed 8-17-2015)