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(A) For purposes of this section and its enforcement, the term RESTRICTED PARKING AREA FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONS shall refer to those spaces designated by a sign stating “Reserved Parking” and bearing the internationally accepted symbol of access in accordance with A.R.S. § 28-882(C). Additionally, such a restricted parking area shall include any loading/unloading zone directly adjacent to the parking space designated by painted stripes.
(B) Those persons or business required by law or otherwise electing to provide restricted parking areas for physically disabled persons shall maintain such parking so that its designation as parking restricted to such persons is readily obvious. Maintenance shall include the repainting of the lines delineating the area needed to ensure adequate visibility and the upkeep of the sign designating the space as restricted in accordance with A.R.S. § 28-882(C).
(C) No person shall park in a restricted parking area for physically disabled persons unless the vehicle has displayed thereon a distinguishing insignia complying with A.R.S. § 28-884(A)(1) or numbered plates bearing the international symbol of access complying with A.R.S. § 28-884(A)(2).
(D) No person shall park in the loading/unloading zone area designated by stripes adjacent to a restricted parking are for physically disabled persons.
(E) Any person or business which causes a parking space to be set aside as a restricted parking area for physically disabled persons shall be deemed to have given consent to the Police Chief to enforce a violation of this section when such violation occurs on the private property of such person or business.
(Ord. 922, passed 7-14-2011) Penalty, see § 72.99