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For the purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply.
(A) AGGRESSIVE PANHANDLING - To ask, gesture, or otherwise solicit alms in a manner that intimidates another person into giving money or goods.
(B) AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINE - Any electronic information processing device which dispenses or accepts cash in connection with a credit deposit or convenience account.
(C) BANK - Any bank, banking association, trust company, savings bank, check-cashing business, credit union, or other banking institution.
(D) HARASS or HOUND - To closely follow the person solicited, touch the person solicited, or direct profane or abusive language toward the person solicited after the person solicited either expressly or impliedly makes it known that he or she does not want to give money or anything of value to the solicitor.
(E) INTIMIDATE - To engage in conduct which would make a reasonable person fearful or feel compelled to comply.
(F) OUTDOOR DINING AREA - An area used to serve food for immediate consumption located adjacent to a restaurant or other food service establishment.
(G) PANHANDLE - To ask for money or goods as a charity or gift, whether by words, bodily gestures, signs, or other means.
(H) PUBLIC PLACE - Includes, but is not limited to, city owned alleys, bridges, buildings, driveways, parking lots, parks, plazas, sidewalks, and streets.
(I) PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES or FACILITIES - Any vehicle including a trailer bus designed for carrying more than ten persons and the designated or posted stop for the public transportation vehicle.
(J) SOLICITATION - Any request made in person seeking an immediate donation of money or other items of value. This shall include passively displaying a sign or any other indication that the person is seeking donations. Solicitation includes panhandling.
(Ord. No. 2966)