- DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLE
- A vehicle which is self-propelled by a compression-ignition-type of internal combustion engine and which is designed primarily for transporting persons or property on a public street or highway.
- GASOLINE-FUELED MOTOR VEHICLE
- Any motor vehicle equipped to be powered by a hydrocarbon fuel other than diesel fuel, but including alcohol fuels and hydrocarbon-alcohol fuel blends.
- The motor vehicle operating mode consisting of a nonleaded, throttled engine speed at the revolutions per minute specified by the manufacturer or at any other engine speed.
A. No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit the engine of a diesel-powered or gasoline-fueled motor vehicle to idle for more than five consecutive minutes if the vehicle is not in motion.
(1) Autobuses while discharging or picking up passengers;
(2) Motor vehicles stopped in a line of traffic;
(3) Motor vehicles whose primary and/or secondary power source is utilized in whole or in part for necessary and definitively prescribed mechanical operation other than propulsion, passenger compartment heating or air conditioning;
(4) Motor vehicles being or waiting to be examined by state or federal motor vehicle inspectors;
(5) Emergency motor vehicles in an emergency situation;
(6) Motor vehicles while being repaired;
(7) Motor vehicles while engaged in the process of connection, detachment or exchange of trailers; or
(8) School buses.
[Amended 2-28-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-09]Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to such penalties as are provided for in Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty.