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(A) It shall be a parking violation for anyone to park in any one place any vehicle on any of the public ways of Metro Government for a period of 24 hours or longer.
(B) A vehicle parked in one place upon a public way for three consecutive days, after being marked with a warning, shall be deemed abandoned and shall be subject to all existing regulations of Metro Government pertaining to motor vehicles. The warning shall be affixed to the vehicle window closest to the roadway, and shall include a notation of the length of time the vehicle has been in that location, which shall serve as notice to the owner/operator of the vehicle that the vehicle is subject to impound.
(C) (1) Junked vehicle means any vehicle which is inoperative or reasonably appears to be inoperative; wrecked; dismantled; partially dismantled; or discarded. Conditions which may indicate that a motor vehicle is “junked” include, but not limited to extensively rusted, or without all properly inflated tires, windshields, window glass, major chassis components, brake lights, or without any other vehicle component required by law, without a license plate or registration tag, or with a license plate or registration tag that has been expired for three or more months.
(2) A junked vehicle located on a public way shall be deemed a public nuisance.
(3) It shall be a parking violation for any person or persons to cause or allow a junked vehicle to be placed, located, maintained, or to exist upon the public way.
(4) Any junked vehicle located on the public way is subject to being removed pursuant to § 72.128; provided, however, that a vehicle with a license plate or registration tag that has been expired for three or more months, and not considered a junked vehicle for any other reason, shall not be subject to removal unless it has first been marked with a warning as provided in subsection (B) above and 72 hours have passed from time specified in the marking.
(D) It shall be a parking violation to park or store upon a public way any device, which is not capable of being driven under its own power (self-propelled), or which cannot legally be operated on public ways. Such devices include but are not limited to trailers and boats. Any such device parked on the public way is subject to being removed pursuant to § 72.128.
(E) It shall be a parking violation to park or store upon a public way any vehicle with an expired license plate or registration tag or without a license plate or registration tag.
(1999 Lou. Code, § 75.11) (Lou. Ord. No. 51-1980, approved 4-11-1980; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 161-1985, approved 7-12-1985; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 207-1988, approved 7-29-1988; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 88-1994, approved 6-29-1994; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 163-1998, approved 8-4-1998; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 0126-2001, approved 10-12-2001; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 64-2005, approved 5-17-2005; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 94-2021, approved 7-8-2021) Penalty, see § 72.999