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11.29.040 Prohibition of Vehicular Traffic

All motorized vehicular traffic is prohibited on a pedestrian mall subject to the following exceptions:

(a) Emergency vehicles and equipment of all types;

(b) Public utility vehicles and equipment;

(c) Garbage/recycling trucks operating on their established routes;

(d) Sweepers, trucks or other vehicles or equipment operated by or at the direction of the Public Works Director, or designee, for the purpose of performing City services on a pedestrian mall;

(e) Commercial vehicles and equipment entering a pedestrian mall during hours to be established by the Public Works Director, or designee, where such entry is reasonably necessary for the purpose of making deliveries of mail, merchandise, or goods or equipment to the business establishments occupying property abutting on the pedestrian mall and where such deliveries cannot be made to said business establishments through entrances other than those on the pedestrian mall; and

(f) Commercial vehicles and equipment entering a pedestrian mall where such entry is reasonably necessary for the purpose of performing work or services on the pedestrian mall or on private property or properties abutting thereon and where the owner or operator of any such vehicle or equipment holds a permit issued by or at the direction of the Public Works Director, or designee.