Sec. 14-7-10. Preferential parking—Definitions.

“Commuter vehicle” means a motor vehicle parked in a preferential parking area by a person not a resident thereof.
“Customer vehicle” means a motor vehicle parked for a period of less than two consecutive hours in a preferential parking area by a customer of a commercial establishment located therein.
“Dwelling unit” means a house, apartment or other residence with an assigned address as used by the U.S. Postal Service or as listed in the city directory.
“Lease” means that a person pays rent or other remuneration for use of a parcel of real property at his residence or place of business.
“Nonresident permit” means a permit issued by the police chief for use on a commuter vehicle in those preferential parking areas where the city council has, by resolution, authorized the use of such permits.
“Owns” means that a person has at least one-quarter of the fee interest in parcel of real property within a preferential parking area.
“Permit-issuing agent” means the individual or entity approved by the police department to issue parking permits.
“Police chief” means the chief of police of the city, his authorized representative or authorized agent.
“Preferential parking area” means an area designated as herein provided wherein motor vehicles displaying a valid permit as described herein shall be exempt from the time limit parking regulations which would otherwise be applicable.
“Resident” means a person who dwells in the preferential parking area on a permanent basis.
“Resident permit” means a permit issued by the police chief for use on a resident vehicle while parked in a preferential parking area. (Ord. No. 1221, § 6 (part).)