(a) The presence of any junked vehicle on any private lot, tract, or parcel of land, occupied or unoccupied, improved or unimproved, or on any public right-of-way or other public property, within the city, is a public nuisance.
(b) A person commits an offense if he causes or maintains such a public nuisance by wrecking, dismantling, partially dismantling, rendering inoperable, abandoning, or discarding a motor vehicle on a public right-of-way or other public property or on the real property of another or permits a junked vehicle to be parked, left, or maintained on personal real property.
(c) If the director reasonably believes that a vehicle is inoperable, the director may request the owner or person claiming control of the vehicle to demonstrate that it is operable. (Ord. Nos. 13900; 14494; 15720; 20599)