Any applicant seeking to establish an auto salvage yard, scrap yard, junk shop or junk yard in a location not previously used for that purpose, or any licensee seeking to move or establish a junk shop or junk yard in a location not previously used for that purpose, shall first obtain the consent in writing of sixty-five percent of the owners of residential property within three hundred feet of any part of the area in which the proposed business is to be conducted. Such area shall include any portion to be used for the storage of any property in connection with such proposed business. A junkyard shall not be located as to seriously expose adjacent properties.
(Ord. 426, passed 5-26-1941; Ord. 1605, passed 10-17-1960; Ord. 2945, passed 3-11-1985)