[R.O. 2009 §12-261; Code 1969 §7-3]
A "parking lot" is any area which is designed for the use of parking automobiles or other motor vehicles, but specifically excludes parking areas for single-family dwelling units.
[R.O. 2009 §12-262; Code 1969 §7-14]
No person shall construct or maintain a parking lot within the City, nor shall any such person allow any property to be used for a parking lot without first having obtained a permit for such construction, maintenance or use from the Building Official in full compliance with the terms of this Article.
[R.O. 2009 §12-263; Code 1969 §7-9]
Each owner of a parking lot making a charge for the use of the lot shall be required to obtain from the City Clerk/Administrator a license for the use of the lot.
[R.O. 2009 §12-264; Code 1969 §7-10]
Each operator of a parking lot, prior to being issued a license under this Article shall file a bond or certificate of insurance in the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) with the City Clerk/Administrator. Such bond or certificate of insurance shall be subject to the approval of the City Attorney and shall run to the City for the benefit of any person who may receive injury or damage resulting from the negligent maintenance or operation of such lot.
[R.O. 2009 §12-265; Code 1969 §7-12]
Upon application in writing to it, the Board of Aldermen may issue to a person a permit to operate a temporary parking lot for a period not to exceed one hundred eighty (180) days. Such application shall set forth the reasons for which a temporary permit is sought and before any such permit shall be issued and the operation of such temporary lot shall be commenced, the owner or operator of such temporary lot shall agree and shall conform to all conditions prescribed by the Board of Aldermen relating to the construction and use of the temporary parking lot.