DEBRIS: Junk, rubbish and refuse.
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES: Examples, but not limited to: washers, dryers, freezers, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers, saws and other hazardous tools, toasters, or other devices dependent upon electricity as a power source.
JUNK: Any discarded material or items including, but not limited to, glass, rags, paper, metal, furniture, household items and tools.
JUNK VEHICLE: Any vehicle capable of being registered with the appropriate department of the state, which is not registered or roadworthy.
PUBLIC NUISANCE: Junk vehicles; nonlicensed, nonroadworthy trailers; all types of machinery and equipment; electrical appliances or parts thereof; and/or debris that are visible from a public place or public right of way and are detrimental to the safety and welfare of the general public. They tend to reduce the value of private property, invite vandalism, create fire hazards, create a hazard to the health and safety of minors and are detrimental to the economic welfare of the city by contributing to urban blight, which is adverse to the maintenance and continued development of the city. As such, these items and conditions are, therefore, declared to be a public nuisance.
REFUSE: Solid wastes, including garbage and rubbish, that may cause a public nuisance.
RUBBISH: Refuse other than garbage, such as tin cans, bottles, ashes, paper, pasteboard, cardboard or wooden boxes, brush, leaves, weeds, and cuttings from trees, lawns, shrubs and gardens, or other waste materials produced in the normal course of doing business or in everyday living that may cause a public nuisance. (Ord. 468, 6-8-2010; amd. 2015 Code)