For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CURB. The construction parallel to and adjoining the edge of the paving or roadway surface of the street, definitely marking the limits of that portion of the street to be used by vehicular traffic.
   DRIVEWAY. The portion of the street lying between the curbline of the street and the property line of the street used for ingress and egress to property adjoining a street by vehicles.
   GUTTER. The construction adjoining the curb and forming a part of the street surface used by vehicles and whose primary function is to provide surface drainage along the street.
   SIDEWALK. The portion of the street generally reserved for pedestrian use. Unless otherwise permitted, it shall be laid so that the property side of the walk shall be parallel to and identical with the property line of the street.
   STREET. All public thoroughfares within the corporate limits of the city, such as alleys, avenues, highways, boulevards, streets and the like, and shall include all that portion of the public way from property line to property line dedicated to the public use, and includes sidewalks, driveways, grass plots, curbs and that portion of the street used by vehicles.
(1998 Code, § 106-41)