Whenever used in this Chapter, the following terms mean and include:
(1) "Parking lot" means any outdoor space, plot, place, lot, parcel, yard, or enclosure, or any portion thereof, where more than two (2) motor vehicles may be parked, stored, serviced, housed, or kept. "Parking lot" includes, but is not limited to, the driving and parking areas of drive-in restaurants, drive-in banks, shopping centers, gasoline service stations, grocery parking lots, factory parking lots, and all other parking lots used in connection with the operation of a business. "Parking lot" also includes those parking areas owned, operated, or maintained by the City in parks, recreation areas, or administrative facilities;
(2) "Shopping center" means any combination of retail stores and services contained within one (1) or more buildings which are located on one (1) or more parcels of land united to form a general shopping center site, and upon which site there are located public areas for the nonexclusive use of members of the general public and occupants, visitors, and customers of retail stores and services;
(3) "Public portions of a parking lot" means the parking areas and the ingress and egress to the parking lot areas designated by the parking lot owners or agent of the owner for off-street parking of automotive or other vehicles, driveways, sidewalks, malls, arcades, service areas, and entrance-ways into stores and buildings.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 04-11, Amended, 1/15/2004