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(a) No person shall leave any vehicle or an "abandoned junk motor vehicle," as defined in Ohio R.C. 4513.63, on private property without the permission of the person having the right to the possession of the property, or on a public street or other property open to the public for purpose of vehicular travel or parking, or upon or within the right-of-way of any road or highway, without notification to the Police Chief of the reason for leaving the vehicle in such place.
(b) No person shall leave any motor vehicle deemed a nuisance motor vehicle as provided in Section 521.10 on private property for more than three days without being stored within an enclosed garage or obscured from public view.
(c) For purposes of this section, the fact that a vehicle has been left without permission or notification is prima facie evidence of abandonment. For purposes of this section, the fact that a vehicle is deemed a nuisance motor vehicle as provided in Section 521.10 is prima facie evidence of abandonment. Nothing contained in this section shall invalidate the provisions of other ordinances regulating to prohibiting the abandonment of motor vehicles on streets, highways, public property or private property within the Municipality.
(d) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall also be assessed any cost incurred by the Municipality in disposing of such abandoned junk motor vehicle or nuisance motor vehicle, less any money accruing to the Municipality from disposal.
(Ord. 2004-153. Passed 10-13-04.)