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The accumulation and storage of abandoned, wrecked, dismantled or inoperative vehicles or parts thereof on private or public property are hereby determined to be a public nuisance.
A. Vehicles: "Vehicles" are defined as any device designed to move or propel persons or property or to be drawn upon a highway not including a device designed to be propelled or moved by human power, such as wagons, tricycles, bicycles, or to be used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
B. Exceptions: Vehicles which are exceptions to this chapter are vehicles or parts thereof which are completely enclosed within a building; vehicles or parts thereof which are stored or parked in a lawful manner on private property and are in the process of being repaired or restored within a reasonable time not to exceed three (3) months.
C. Abandoned Vehicles: Abandoned vehicles include, but are not limited to, vehicles or parts thereof which are not currently licensed for use upon the highways of the state; vehicles which are unusable or inoperable; vehicles which lack parts or have defective component parts; vehicles which are unusable or inoperable because of damage from collision, deterioration, or having been cannibalized; vehicles which are not intended for future use as a motor vehicle; and/or vehicles or parts thereof being restrained on the property for possible use as salvageable parts. (Ord. 178, 2-19-2002)