(a)   Inoperable Vehicle Defined. As used in this section, "inoperable vehicle" means a vehicle to which any of the following applies:
      (1)   Parts of which are missing or in such disrepair or damage that it is incapable of propulsion as a vehicle;
      (2)   It is in such condition that operation thereof on public streets or highways would constitute a violation of law; or
      (3)   It does not bear current license plates for operation thereof on the public streets and highways within 30 days of either the date of expiration of such plates or the date of acquisition of such vehicle.
(Adopting Ordinance)
   (b)   Prohibited Acts.
      (1)   No person shall abandon any vehicle within the City and no person shall leave any vehicle at any place within the City for such time and under such circumstances as to cause such vehicle reasonably to appear to have been abandoned.
      (2)   No person shall leave any partially dismantled, inoperable, wrecked or junked vehicle on any street or highway within the City.
      (3)   No person in charge or control of any property within the City, whether as owner, tenant, occupant, lessee or otherwise, shall allow any partially dismantled, inoperable, wrecked, junked or discarded vehicle to remain on such property longer than 24 hours. No person shall leave any such vehicle on any property within the City for a longer time than 24 hours, except that this chapter shall not apply with regard to a vehicle in an enclosed building, a vehicle on the premises of a business enterprise operated in a lawful place and manner when necessary to the operation of such business enterprise, or a vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained in a lawful place and manner by the City.
(Ord. 66-21. Passed 6-28-66.)
   (c)   Penalty. Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense; on a second offense such person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; on each subsequent offense such person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.