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(A) In addition to and in accordance with the determination made and the authority granted by the state of California under Cal. Veh. Code § 22660 to remove abandoned, wrecked, dismantled or inopera-tive vehicles or parts thereof as public nuisances, the City Council hereby makes the following findings and declarations:
(B) The accumulation and storage of abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, or inoperative vehicles or parts thereof on private or public property not including highways is hereby found to create a condition tending to reduce the value of private property, to promote blight and deterioration, to invite plundering, to create fire hazards, to constitute an attractive nuisance creating a hazard to the health and 1safety of minors, to create a harborage for rodents and insects and to be injurious to the health, safety and general welfare. Therefore, the presence of an abandoned, wrecked, dismantled or inoperative vehicle or part thereof, on private or public property not including highways, except as expressly herein-after permitted, is hereby declared to constitute a public nuisance which may be abated as such in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
('86 Code, § 11.31.010) (Ord. 3390, passed - - )