CHAPTER 14A. NUISANCES.
Article V. Regulation of Shopping Carts.
Sec. 14A-5-1. Definitions.
As used in this article the following words and phrases shall have the
meanings given in this section.
“Abandoned shopping cart” means
any cart that is located outside the premises or parking lot of a retail
establishment which provides the cart, except a cart that is in the physical
possession of a person who has the written consent of the cart
“Cart owner” means every person who, in connection with
the conduct of a retail establishment owns, rightfully possesses or makes any
cart available to patrons and/or the public. This shall include the
owner’s agent or authorized representative.
the city of Woodland or its designated representatives.
manager” means the city manager of the city or his/her
“Contractor” means an authorized independent
contractor approved by the city council for the purpose of effecting the removal
of abandoned shopping carts.
“Identified cart” means a shopping
cart that has a permanently affixed sign that identifies, in accordance with
Section 14A-5-5 of this article.
“Parking area” means a parking
lot or other property provided by a retail establishment for use by a customer
for parking an automobile or other vehicle. In a multi-store complex or shopping
center, “parking area” includes the entire parking area used by or
controlled by the complex or center.
“Person” means a natural
person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business, trust,
corporation, limited liability company or other entity.
establishment” means any trade establishment selling articles,
commodities, services or any line of merchandise where shopping carts are made
available for and used by its customers.
“Shopping cart” or
“cart” means a basket that is mounted on wheels or a similar device
generally used in retail establishments by a customer for the purpose of
transporting goods of any kind. “Shopping cart” also includes a cart
used in a coin-operated laundry or dry-cleaning retail establishment for
purposes of transporting clothes and necessary cleaning
“Unidentified cart” means a shopping cart that is not
an identified cart. (Ord. No. 1435, § 3 (part).)