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(A) All inoperable motor vehicles located anywhere in the village whether public or private property are hereby declared to constitute and be a public nuisance.
(B) For the purpose of this section, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
INOPERABLE VEHICLE. Any motor vehicle on which the engine, wheels, steering apparatus or other essential parts have been removed or altered or do not function properly so that the motor vehicle is incapable of operating properly and safely or on which no current license has been issued for its operation on the public highways by the Secretary of State; providing that:
(a) Vehicles which have been duly licensed and rendered temporarily incapable of being driven under their own motor power because of wreck or damage and are awaiting repair;
(b) Vehicles temporarily stored in duly licensed commercial garages and storage yards; and
(c) Vehicles kept inside a fully enclosed garage or storage building shall not be deemed INOPERABLE MOTOR VEHICLES within the meaning of this section.
(1981 Code, § 12.10)