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ORDINANCE NO. 5750 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM <br />ADDING CHAPTER 4.10 TO TITLE 4 OF THE ANAHEIM <br />MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO COMMERCIAL <br />SOLICITATION IN THE RESORT AREA <br />WHEREAS, a "Pedestrian Capacity Study for the Anaheim <br />Resort Area" dated July 13, 2000 (hereinafter "Study"), a copy <br />of which is on file and available for public inspection in the <br />Office of the City Clerk, was prepared on behalf of the City of <br />Anaheim and analyzes pedestrian volume and circulation <br />patterns, and physical conditions throughout the <br />Disneyland/Convention Center Area of the Anaheim Resort Area <br />(hereinafter "Resort Area"); and <br />WHEREAS, the area encompassed by such Study is generally <br />coterminous with the Resort Area and is bounded on the north by <br />Ball Road, on the south by Orangewood Avenue, on the east by <br />the Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) and on the west by Walnut <br />Street (hereinafter "Study Area"); and <br />WHEREAS, the Study Area is a tourist, business and <br />entertainment area, with many existing and proposed hotels, <br />currently receiving about 25 million visitors per year; and <br />WHEREAS, the Study analyzed pedestrian traffic volumes and <br />levels of service for all important walkways and crosswalks <br />throughout the Study Area for both the existing and future <br />uses; and <br />WHEREAS, the Study reviewed the physical characteristics <br />of certain streets and sidewalks within the Study Area that <br />currently experience high volumes of pedestrian and vehicular <br />traffic, which volumes are projected to increase; and <br />WHEREAS, the presence of vendors on streets and sidewalks <br />within the Study Area would obstruct such streets and <br />sidewalks, thereby jeopardizing the safe and convenient <br />circulation of the large number of pedestrians and motorists <br />who utilize the streets and sidewalks; and <br />WHEREAS, the presence of vendors on certain streets and <br />sidewalks within the Study Area would create unfair competition <br />with merchants within the Study Area; and <br />WHEREAS, the aesthetic quality of the Study Area would be <br />compromised by the presence of vendors on the streets and <br />sidewalks of the Study Area; and <br />