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(a) "Director" means the Director of the Department of Public Works, or his or her designee.
(b) "Empty shopping cart" means a shopping cart that does not contain personal property or merchandise purchased from a retail establishment. A shopping cart containing only litter or trash shall be considered an empty shopping cart for purposes of this definition.
(c) "Parking area" means a parking lot or other property provided by a retailer for use by a customer for parking an automobile or other vehicle.
(d) "Personal property" shall mean property that consists of readily identifiable personal effects in usable condition or that appear to be temporarily stored for later retrieval including, but not limited to, blankets, clothing, radios, TVs, sleeping bags, ground covers, toiletries, eye glasses, jewelry, medications, personal papers, recyclables, shoes, tarpaulins, bags, backpacks, tents or luggage and other items of significant value.
(f) "Property owner" means the owner of real property or his or her designated agent.
(g) "Shopping Cart" means a basket that is mounted on wheels or a similar device generally used in a retail establishment by a customer for the purpose of transporting goods of any kind.
(Added by Ord. 32-02, File No. 012234, App. 3/22/2002)