For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ABANDONED VEHICLE.  As defined in 625 ILCS 5/1-101.5 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, an ABANDONED VEHICLE is any vehicle in a state of disrepair rendering the vehicle incapable of being driven in its condition or any motor vehicle that has not been moved or used for seven consecutive days or more and is apparently deserted.
   INOPERABLE MOTOR VEHICLE.  As defined in 65 ILCS 5/11-40-3 of the Illinois Municipal Code, an INOPERABLE MOTOR VEHICLE is any motor vehicle from which, for a period of at least seven days, the engine, wheels, tires, or other parts have been removed, or on which the engine, wheels, or other parts have been altered, damaged, or otherwise so treated that the vehicle is incapable of being driven under its own motor power.  INOPERABLE MOTOR VEHICLE shall not include a motor vehicle which has been rendered temporarily incapable of being driven under its own motor power in order to perform ordinary service or repair operations nor to any motor vehicle that is kept within a building when not in use, nor to any operable historic vehicles over 25  years of age, nor to a motor vehicle on a premises lawfully engaged in the wrecking and junking of motor vehicles.
   MOTOR VEHICLE.  As defined in 625 ILCS 5/1-146 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, a MOTOR VEHICLE means every vehicle which is self-propelled, except for vehicles moved solely by human power and motorized wheelchairs.
   PERSON.  Any human being, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, or organization of any kind.
   PROPERTY.  Any real property, public or private, within the corporate limits of the village that is not a street or highway.
   STREET OR HIGHWAY.  The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
(Ord. 01-69, passed 11-13-01; Am. Ord. 03-08, passed 1-28-03)