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(A) For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
(a) A vehicle located on public property illegally or a vehicle left on public property continuously without being moved, for more than five days;
(b) A vehicle mechanically inoperable located on public property in a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to the movement of pedestrian or vehicle traffic on a public right-of-way;
(c) A vehicle that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner, or person in control, of that property, for more than 15 days;
(d) A vehicle from which there has been removed the engine, transmission or differential or that is otherwise partially dismantled or inoperable and left on public property;
(e) A vehicle that has been removed by a towing service or a public agency upon request of an officer enforcing a statute or ordinance other than in I.C. 9-22-1-1 et seq., if the vehicle once impounded is not claimed or redeemed by the owner or his or her agent within 15 days of its removal; and/or
(f) A vehicle that is six or more model years old and mechanically inoperable, and is left on private property continuously in a location visible from public property for more than 30 days.
JUNK. Any articles in any form composed of or consisting of any of the following enumerated secondhand, discarded, abandoned or cast-off metals or materials, namely, iron, brass, bronze, copper, tin, zinc, lead or any other metals or compounds thereof, broken glass, rags, clothing, rubber, plastics and synthetic substances and fabrics, bottles, papers, feathers or any other waste material or any compound or by-product of the foregoing enumerated materials; junk shall also include and mean, wrecked, abandoned or dismantled automobile or parts thereof, for the purpose of this division, a JUNK CAR shall mean any motor vehicle which does not bear a currently valid license plate, and is not kept in a garage or building.
(B) All other terms defined in I.C. 9-22-1-1 et seq., as amended, are incorporated herein by reference thereto.
(Ord. 7-11-05-1, passed 8-8-2005)