Sec. 4-1 As used in this chapter, the following terms and words shall have the following meanings:

(a) The word bicycle shall mean and include any device upon which a person may ride, which is propelled by human power through a system of belts, chains, or gears, and which has wheels at least twenty (20) inches in diameter and a frame size of at least fourteen (14) inches.

(b) The term bicycle license receipt shall mean and include that ownership card issued by the licensing agency or agent of this city upon receipt of the designated license fee.

(c) The term bicycle plate shall mean and include the license tag or decal designated by the State of California in accordance with section 39001 of the California Vehicle Code, to be permanently affixed to the bicycle and which bears a unique number permanently assigned to that bicycle by the state.

(d) The term licensing agency or agent shall mean and include that party or parties designated by the city council as the official licensing agency or agent for bicycles in this city. For purposes of this chapter, the chief of police and his representatives shall be deemed as the licensing agency. The chief of police shall be given the authority to recommend for appointment by the city council any person or persons to assist this city in the capacity of bicycle licensing agent. Each licensing agency or agent shall license bicycles for persons residing in this city only; all other bicycle license applicants shall be referred to their respective city or jurisdiction of residency.

(Ord. No. 545, § 1, 3-10-75.)