(A)   The Board of Aldermen of the town is authorized by G.S. §§ 160AA-193, 160A-303 and 160A-303.2 to regulate, restrain or prohibit abandoned, nuisance and junked motor vehicles on public and private property within the town’s ordinance-making jurisdiction.
   (B)   The Board of Aldermen finds it necessary and desirable to promote or enhance:
      (1)   The quality of urban attractiveness and aesthetic appearance of the town;
      (2)   The protection of property values throughout the town;
      (3)   The preservation of the livability and attractiveness of neighborhoods;
      (4)   The promotion of tourism and other opportunities for economic development for the town;
      (5)   The attractiveness of the town’s thoroughfares and commercial roads which present the primary, public visibility to visitors and to passers-by of the town; and
      (6)   The promotion of the comfort, happiness and emotional stability of occupants of property in the vicinity of junked motor vehicles.
(Prior Code, § L-I)