(Added by Ordinance No. 184957; amended by Ordinance No. 185397, effective July 6, 2012.) “Planting Strip” and “Parking Strip” means the area between the curb, or in the case where there is no curb the edge of the roadway, and the abutting property line not improved by surfacing that is intended for the use of pedestrians. Any openings made in a surfaced area between the roadway and the abutting property line for the purpose of planting trees or other vegetation shall be considered part of the planting or parking strip. Grates or other coverings of said areas shall not be considered as surfacing intended for the use of pedestrians.