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For the purpose of this Article, the following words and phrases shall mean and include:
(1) Tow Car Firm or Towing Firm. Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, or any other group or combination acting as a unit, excepting the United States, the State of California, and any political subdivision of either thereof, engaged in the business of transporting, removing, or storage of motor vehicles, including the owner/operator of any tow car as herein defined.
(2) Tow Car. A motor vehicle which has been altered or designed and equipped for, and exclusively used in, the business of towing vehicles by means of a crane, hoist, tow bar, tow lines, or dolly, or is otherwise exclusively used to render assistance to other vehicles, and as defined in Section 615 of the California Vehicle Code.
(3) Applicant. If a sole proprietorship, any person. If a partnership, at least two of the partners. If a corporation, at least two corporate officers.
(Added by Ord. 21-97, App. 1/24/97)