§ 212-19  Parking in Space Reserved for Handicapped Persons.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful to stop, stand, or park any motor vehicle in a parking space reserved for use by physically disabled persons, whether on public property or private property available for public use, when such space is designated as described in division (C) of this section, unless:
      (1)   The motor vehicle displays one of the following:
         (a)   A distinguishing insignia placard issued under state law for this purpose; or
         (b)   License plates bearing the international wheelchair symbol; or
         (c)   Any other distinguishing insignia for physically disabled persons recognized under the laws of the State of Arizona; and
      (2)   The motor vehicle is transporting a person eligible for the placard, license plates, or permit.
   (B)   Any person who is chauffeuring a physically disabled person shall be allowed, without a distinguishing placard, license plate, or permit, to park momentarily in any such parking space for the purpose of loading or unloading such disabled person.  Such momentary parking shall not constitute a violation of division (A) of this section.
   (C)   (1)   All parking spaces reserved for use by physically disabled persons pursuant to the Yuma City Code, A.R.S. § 34-409(A), or A.R.S. § 28-883(A) or (B), or any successor of the foregoing, shall be designated as reserved for the disabled by a sign showing the symbol of accessibility.  Signing which meets the requirements of this section includes:
         (a)   Raised blue reflective markers in the design of the standard symbolic disabled parking sign; or
         (b)   Signing which complies with A.R.S. § 28-883(C) or any successor thereto.
      (2)   The posting of such sign or signs shall authorize police and volunteers in policing (V.I.P.s) to enforce the provisions of this section and shall thereby constitute a waiver of any objection by the owner of the property to enforcement by the Police Department.
   (D)    PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSON shall be as defined by A.R.S. § 28-881(I), or any successor thereto.
('80 Code, § 30-65)  (Ord. 2500, passed 9-5-90)  Penalty, see § 212-99