Section 14-441 Definitions.

    (a) For the purpose of this article, the following words and terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed:

     Physically disabled. Any natural person with disabilities which limit or impair the ability to walk, as determined by a licensed physician as follows:

    (1)    The person cannot walk fifty (50) feet without stopping to rest; or

    (2)    The person cannot walk without the use of, or assistance from, a brace, cane, crutch, another person, prosthetic device, wheelchair, or other assistive device; or

    (3)    Is restricted by lung disease to such an extent that the person's forced respiratory expiratory volume for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one (1) liter, or the arterial oxygen tension is less than sixty (60) mm/hg on room air at rest; or

    (4)    Uses portable oxygen; or

    (5)    Has a cardiac condition to the extent that the person's functional limitations are classified in severity as class III or class IV according to standards set by the American Heart Association; or

    (6)    Is severely limited in his ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic condition.

     Properly marked as reserved for disabled parking only. Any parking space or any area adjacent to a parking space which is indicated by a sign upon which shall be inscribed the international symbol of accessibility in white on a blue background and appropriate wording to indicate the space is reserved for the exclusive use of parking or accessing vehicles displaying a distinguishing license plate or card.

    (b) All signs provided for in this division shall conform to the size requirements and posting rules and guidelines established by the uniform Traffic Control Manual unless these standards are modified by the city traffic engineer.

(Code 1964, § 12.1610; Ord. No. 10121, § 1, 3-19-84; Ord. No. 11368, § 1, 2-2-87; Ord. No. 13878 § 1, 11-15-93; Ord. No. 14599, § 1, 8-21-95)

     Cross reference(s)--Definitions and rules of construction generally, § 1-2.