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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUTOMOBILE SALVAGE YARD. Any establishment which is maintained, used or operated for storing, keeping, buying, repairing or selling wrecked, scrapped, ruined or dismantled vehicles or motor vehicles parts, including filling or gasoline stations with five or more inoperative automobiles or vehicles upon the premises of such business.
JUNK YARD. Any establishment or place of business which is maintained, operated or used for storing, keeping, buying or selling junk or for the maintenance or operation of an automobile salvage yard. A junkyard includes, but is not limited to, an open area where junk, waste, scrap, discarded or salvaged materials are bought, sold, exchanged, stored, baled, packed, disassembled, or handled, including but not limited to scrap iron and other metals, papers, rags, rubber tires, bottles, and inoperable equipment or machines or motor vehicles. A junkyard includes, but is not limited to, automobile wrecking or salvage yards, house wrecking yards, used lumber yards and places or yards for storage of salvaged house-wrecking and structural steel materials and equipment, but does not include uses established entirely within enclosed buildings or composting operations. The presence of constitute evidence regarding the establishment of a junkyard. An automobile wrecking yard is considered as a junkyard.
('74 Code, § 7-18) (Ord. 71-8, passed - -71; Am. Ord. 2016-003, passed 5-2-16)