§ 18-57. Definitions.  

Effective on Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  • The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

    Block means one side of a street between two consecutive intersecting streets.

    Commercial handbill means any pamphlet, circular, brochure, handbill or other document used solely to express the economic interests of the speaker or publisher or of the audience to whom the material is directed.

    Supervisor of code enforcement refers to the supervisor of code enforcement or his or her designee.

    Distributor means the person responsible for placing and maintaining publications within the newsrack provided by the City.

    Newsrack means any type of unmanned device, whether a self-service or coin- operated box, container, storage unit or other dispenser, installed, used or maintained for the display, sale, or vending of or free distribution of newspapers or news periodicals or commercial handbills.

    Newsrack receptacle or receptacle means a cabinet or portion of a cabinet within the newsrack structure provided by the City and placed within the Park and Stuart Avenue corridor by the City.

    Park and Stuart Avenue corridor means that area bounded by and including the public rights-of-way of Park and Stuart Avenues lying between Scenic Highway on the east and Wetmore Avenue on the west.

    Person means any person or persons, or entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or joint venture.

    Roadway means that portion of a street improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.

    Sidewalk means any surface provided for the use of pedestrians.

    Street means all the area dedicated to public use for public street purposes and shall include but not be limited to roadways, alleys and sidewalks.


    Owner. The particular individual who was responsible for installing and/or maintaining a newsrack.


    Parkway. That area between the sidewalk and the curb of any street in a    residential area. "Parkway" also includes all the area located between Lakeshore Boulevard and Lake Wailes.      


    Public property. Any property owned by the city.


    Right-of-way. Land which, by deed, conveyance, agreement, usage or process of law, is reserved for and dedicated to the general public for street, highway, alley, pedestrian walkway, storm drainage, bicycle path or other purposes.

(Ord. No. 2017-01, § 3, 02-07-2017)