GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-4000
The following definitions apply throughout Title 14 in its entirety, except as otherwise provided:
A. Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverage, and/or Alcoholic Liquor: any liquid or solid containing more than one-half of one percent alcohol by volume and capable of being consumed by a human being.
B. Bicycle: any type of vehicle that is designed:
1. To be operated on the ground or surface on one or more wheels;
2. To have a seat or saddle for use of the rider; and
3. To be propelled exclusively by human power.
This definition does not include wheelchairs or similar types of conveyances.
C. Chief of Police: the Commanding Officer of the police force empowered to direct the police work of the City, or lawfully appointed subordinate of the Chief of Police acting under the Chief of Police’s orders.
D. City Engineer: the duly appointed City Engineer or lawfully appointed subordinate of the City Engineer acting under the City Engineer’s orders.
E. City Traffic Engineer: the duly appointed City Traffic Engineer or lawfully appointed subordinate of the City Traffic Engineer acting under the City Traffic Engineer's orders.
F. City Property: any property including but not limited to parks, rights of way, easements, buildings, or other land or physical structures owned or managed by the City.
G. Conducting business: the act of selling services or edible or non-edible items for immediate delivery.
H. Crosswalk: whether marked or unmarked, any portion of a roadway at an intersection or elsewhere, expressly for pedestrian crossing, as defined in ORS 801.220.
I. Firearm: a pistol, revolver, gun, rifle, or other mechanism, including a miniature weapon, which projects a missile or shot by force of gunpowder or any other explosive, by spring or by compressed air.
J. Minor: a person under 18 years of age.
K. Motor Vehicle or Vehicle: a means of conveyance that is self-propelled or designed for self-propulsion.
L. Park: any publicly or privately owned real property, and the buildings, structures and facilities thereon, placed under the jurisdiction of Portland Parks and Recreation for park or recreational purposes, and includes all land granted to the City for such purposes.
M. Police Officer: a member of the Oregon State Police, sheriff, constable, marshal, and officer of the Bureau of Police.
N. Possess: to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property.
O. Public Place: a publicly or privately owned place to which the general public has access and may include but is not limited to public property and areas of private property open to the public, such as spaces within apartment houses and hotels not constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence, schools, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds, and premises used in connection with public passenger transportation.
P. Public Property: any property including but not limited to parks, rights of way, easements, buildings, or other land or physical structures owned or managed by the City or other governmental agency.
Q. Public Right of Way: any thoroughfare or area intended, designed, or used for vehicular or pedestrian traffic.