Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21688 on 05/20/2013, Section 14-314 read as follows.

    (a)    Purpose.  The purpose of this section is to establish hotel registration zones for the use of guests and visitors when loading, unloading or registering for a stay in a hotel located within the Central Business District.

    (b)    Central Business District hotel registration zone. The following hotel registration zone is hereby established:

    (1)    Tiger Hotel registration zone.   The Tiger Hotel registration zone shall consist of three (3) parking spaces which shall be located along the west side of Eighth Street from Cherry Street to one hundred sixty-five (165) feet north of Cherry Street.

    (c)    Payment.

(1)    For each parking space established within the Central Business District hotel registration zone, hotel shall pay city One Thousand Six Hundred Dollars ($1,600.00) per year payable in advance.   

(2)    All sums collected from hotels for parking spaces in an established hotel registration zone within the Central Business District shall be deposited in the parking facilities revenue account as set forth in section 14-425 of this chapter.  

(3)    Failure to pay.  If a hotel in an established hotel registration zone within the Central Business District fails to pay city all sums due for each parking space in hotel’s registration zone by January 31st in any given year, the director of public works is authorized to install parking meters in those designated parking spaces.  In order for a hotel to have parking meters removed after failure to pay for parking spaces within its established zone, hotel shall pay all sums due for its parking spaces and all costs associated with city’s installation and removal of the parking meters.

    (d)    Posting of signs.  In each hotel registration zone established within the Central Business District, appropriate signs giving notice of the designation of the hotel registration zone shall be posted restricting all parking and use of the zone except as provided in this section.

    (e)    No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in an established hotel registration zone within the Central Business District except for the purpose of registering at the hotel or while engaged in loading or unloading passengers or luggage while staying at the hotel.