parking meter definition

parking meter. ’ means a device commissioned in terms of this By-law, registering and visibly recording the parking time either by means of a meter affixed to the device, or on a parking meter ticket issued by the device, or any other device by which parking time can be recorded whether operated by an authorized official or a service provider approved by the Municipality;
parking meter means a device that shall indicate thereon the length of time during which a vehicle may be parked which shall have as a part thereof a receptacle for receiving and storing coins, a slot or place in which such coins may be deposited, a timing mechanism to indicate the passage of the interval of time during which the parking is permissible and which shall also display a signal when said interval of time shall have elapsed.
parking meter means a device for registering and visibly recording of a parking period in accordance with the insertion of a coin or other prescribed object therein and includes a post or fixture to which it is attached;

Examples of parking meter in a sentence

A Vehicle shall not be Parked on a Highway in any space governed by a Parking Meter unless there is unexpired time remaining on the Meter.

This section is only in effect on the days and during the times a Parking Meter is identified as being in effect.


More Definitions of parking meter

parking meter means any mechanical device or meter not inconsistent with this Chapter placed or erected for the regulation of parking by authority of this Chapter. Each parking meter installed shall indicate by proper legend the legal parking time established by the Council and, when operated, shall at all times indicate the balance of legal parking time, and at the expiration of such period shall indicate illegal or overtime parking.
parking meter means a device, sometimes referred to as an "individual parking meter", which indicates thereon the length of time during which a vehicle may be parked, which device has as a part thereof a receptacle for the receiving payment and a slot or place in which payment may be deposited to activate a timing mechanism to indicate the passage of the interval of time following the deposit payment, the measurement of which interval is determined by the payment so deposited, and which device also displays a signal when the said interval of time has elapsed; and a device, sometimes referred to as a "pay and display parking meter", which dispenses a piece of paper intended to be removed from the device and displayed by the operator of a vehicle on the interior right-hand side of the front windshield of the vehicle when parked, the paper being imprinted with a time and date beyond which the vehicle may not be parked, and which device has as a part thereof a receptacle for the receiving of payment and a slot or place in which payment may be deposited to activate a mechanism to imprint a time and date on the piece of paper following the deposit of payment, the specific time and date being determined by the payment deposited;
parking meter means any mechanical device placed or erected adjacent to a parking space, which, after deposit of specified coinage and activation of the timer where required measures the period of time that occupancy of such parking space is allowed.
parking meter means a device mechanically capable, when properly operated, of recording the length of time a vehicle remains legally parked in an adjacent parking meter space, and displaying a signal when such vehicle remains parked beyond the legal limit.
parking meter means an automatic or other mechanical device used for the purpose of controlling and regulating the parking any vehicle in a parking space, and measuring and recording the duration of such parking, and includes a "Pay and Display Machine" in which a ticket is issued allowing a period for parking and which ticket must be displayed on the right-hand side of the front windshield of the parked vehicle;
parking meter means a device intended to assist public authorities in enforcing ordinances limiting the time during which vehicles may be parked on any highways within a parking meter zone. (1944 Code Ch. 18 §54.)
parking meter means an apparatus for use on or in the vicinity of a parking place for indicating, as respects a space provided at that parking place for the leaving of vehicles, whether the initial charge has been paid and whether the period for which payment was made by the initial charge has expired;