As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Automobile" means and includes any vehicle which is self-propelled, including, but not limited to, passenger cars, trucks, vans, and buses; and
(2) "Public off-street automobile parking facilities" means accommodations provided, with or without charge, by public authority for the parking of automobiles off the street or highway and open to public use and may:
(A) Consist of lots, garages, or other structures and accessories; and
(B) Be surface facilities or facilities above or below the ground.