§ 213-01  Definitions.
   The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this subchapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
   BICYCLE. Every device propelled by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels either of which is more than 16 inches in diameter or having three wheels in contact with the ground any of which is more than 16 inches in diameter.
   CHILD. A person who is under the age of 18 years.
   CUSTODIAN. A person who has lawful custody of a child.
   ELECTRIC BICYCLE. A bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts and that meets the requirements of one of the following classes:
      (1)   CLASS 1 ELECTRIC BICYCLE. A bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with an electric motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and that ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle or tricycle reaches the speed of 20 miles per hour.
      (2)   CLASS 2 ELECTRIC BICYCLE. A bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with an electric motor that may be used exclusively to propel the bicycle or tricycle and that is not capable of providing assistance when the bicycle or tricycle reaches the speed of 20 miles per hour.
      (3)   CLASS 3 ELECTRIC BICYCLE. A bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with an electric motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and that ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle or tricycle reaches the speed of 28 miles per hour.
   ELECTRIC MINIATURE SCOOTER. A device that weighs less than 30 pounds, has two or three wheels, has handlebars, has a floorboard on which a person may stand while riding, and is powered by an electric motor or human power, or both, has a maximum speed that does not exceed ten miles per hour, with or without human propulsion, on a paved level surface.
   ELECTRIC PERSONAL ASSISTIVE MOBILITY DEVICE. A self-balancing device with one wheel or two non-tandem wheels and an electric propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to 15 miles per hour or less and that is designed to transport only one person
   ELECTRIC SCOOTER. A device that weighs less than 75 pounds, has two or three wheels, has handlebars, has a floorboard on which a person may stand while riding, is powered by an electric motor or human power, or both, has a maximum speed that does not exceed 20 miles per hour, with or without human propulsion, on a paved level surface and does not include an electric miniature scooter.
   MOTORIZED BICYCLE. A motorized gas powered bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with a helper motor that has a maximum piston displacement of 48 cubic centimeters or less, that may also be self-propelled and that is operated at speeds of less than twenty miles per hour.
   MOTORIZED PLAY VEHICLE. A coaster, any other alternatively fueled device (excluding battery-operated toy carts designed for children under the age of eight years to ride in or on), or other motorized vehicle that is self-propelled by a motor or engine, and which is not otherwise defined in Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28, as amended, as a "motor vehicle," "motorcycle," "motor-driven cycle," "motorized wheelchair," or "electric personal assistive mobility device".
   MOTORIZED SKATEBOARD. A self-propelled device which has a motor, a deck on which a person may ride and at least two tandem wheels in contact with the ground and which is not otherwise defined in Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28, as amended, as a "motor vehicle," "motorcycle," "motor-driven cycle," "motorized wheelchair," or "electric personal assistive mobility device".
   MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIR. A self-propelled vehicle that is designed for and used by a physically challenged, injured or incapacitated person.
   MULTIUSE PATH. An off-road hard surfaced path which may be separated from motorized vehicle traffic by an open space or barrier. A multiuse path is used exclusively for pedestrians, and any human-powered vehicles or devices.
   OWNER. Any person holding the legal title of a bicycle, electric bicycle, motorized bicycle, motorized skateboard, motorized play vehicle, electric miniature scooter or electric scooter or any person who is a lessee, conditional vendee or mortgagor of a bicycle, electric bicycle, motorized bicycle, motorized skateboard, motorized play vehicle, electric miniature scooter or electric scooter or similar device with a right to immediate possession.
   SIDEWALK. The portion of a street or highway right-of-way designed for preferential or exclusive use by pedestrians.
   SKATEBOARD. Every device propelled by human power, which any person may ride, having a deck and at least two tandem wheels in contact with the ground.
   VEHICLE. A device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public roadway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(Ord. O2021-005, passed 2-17-21)