(Added by Ordinance No. 170923; amended by 176394 and 179141, effective March
A. It is unlawful for any person to deface, injure, tamper
with, willfully break, destroy, or impair the usefulness of any parking meter
installed in public streets, public places, or elsewhere in the City, or to open
or remove the same without lawful authority.
B. It is unlawful for any person without lawful authority to
remove any coin box or the money content of such coin box or the contents of any
parking meter or part thereof.
C. It is unlawful for any person to knowingly manufacture,
duplicate, possess, or use any tool, key, implement or device designed to force,
break, unlock, or otherwise gain entry to any parking meter maintained by the
City unless authorized to do so by the City Traffic Engineer.
D. Injury to or theft from each meter as described in
Subsection A and possession of each item described in Subsections B and C is a
separate offense. For each such offense, in addition to the penalties otherwise
provided in this Code, a court may order restitution to the City of the damages
incurred for repair or re-keying parking meters as a result of injury to the
meters or the use or possession of the items described in Subsection C.
E. It is unlawful for any person to duplicate, copy, use or
otherwise falsify a parking payment receipt.
F. It is unlawful for any person to damage, deface, or
remove a space reservation device.