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8.04 Solid Waste Disposal - General Provisions
8.08 Solid Waste Disposal - Storage and Collection
8.12 Solid Waste Receptacles
8.14 Deposits of Solid Waste in a City Creek, Channel or Other Watercourse
8.16 Leaves and Rubbish in Streets
8.20 Weed and Rubbish Abatement
8.28 Smoking Regulations
8.30 Self-Service Displays of Tobacco Products or Tobacco Paraphernalia
8.32 Wood Burning Regulations
8.36 Single-Use Carryout Bags
NOTE: Footnotes are numbered throughout the text and are located at the end of this title.
8.02.030 Violation - owner, lessee, or occupant
For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases have the meaning indicated, unless the context in which any word or phrase is used requires another meaning:
A. “Inoperative vehicle” means any vehicle which cannot be moved under its own power, or cannot be operated lawfully on a California public street or highway, due to removal of, damage to, or inoperative condition of any component part or the lack of an engine, transmission, wheels, tires, doors, windshield, or any other part necessary for such movement or lawful operation.
B. “Junk” means any used, cast-off, damaged, discarded, junked, obsolete, salvaged, scrapped, unusable, worn-out, or wrecked object, thing, material, or substance, regardless of whether the same is being held for sale or storage, and having no substantial market value. Examples of “junk” include, but are not limited to, any old iron, wire, brass, copper, tin, lead, or any other scrap metals or alloys, and any rags, papers, bags, lumber, bottles, bones, plastics, or dismantled, wrecked, or old parts of bicycles, tricycles, baby carriages, abandoned or inoperative vehicles, machinery, appliances, or parts or portions thereof, and used furniture or other personal property, or parts or portions thereof.
C. “Owner” means any person(s) shown as the property owner on the latest equalized property tax assessment rolls, or in the case of a vehicle, any person(s) shown on the last registration of the vehicle, or if that information is not ascertainable, the owner shall be deemed to be the owner of the property on which the vehicle is located.
D. “Vehicle” has the meaning as set forth in California Vehicle Code section 670. “Vehicle” does not include:
1. A vehicle or part thereof which is completely enclosed within a building in a lawful manner, where the same is not visible from the street or other public or private property; or
2. A vehicle or part thereof which is stored or parked in a lawful manner on private property in conjunction with the lawful business of a licensed dismantler or licensed vehicle dealer.
E. “Yard” has the meaning as set forth in section 19.04.020 of this code.
No junk shall be stored, accumulated, or placed on private property, in a yard, or portion thereof, except as may be allowed by the specific regulations applicable to the zoning district in which such property, yard, or portion thereof is located.
No owner, lessee, or occupant of real property shall store, accumulate, or place junk upon such property in violation of the provisions of this chapter. A violation of any provision of this chapter is an infraction.