Chapter 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC*
Section 14-441 Definitions.
(a) For the purpose of this article, the following words
and terms shall have the meanings
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;
(6) Is severely limited in his ability
to walk due to an arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic
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.