For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AUTOMOBILE PARTS. Any portion or parts of any motor driven vehicle as detached from the vehicle as a whole.
   DWELLING. Any part of any building or its premises used as a place of residence or habitation or for sleeping by any person.
   INOPERATIVE CONDITION. Unable to move under its own power due to defective or missing parts, and which has remained in such condition for a period of not less than ten consecutive days.
   MOTOR VEHICLE. Any style or type of motor driven vehicle used for the conveyance of persons or property.
   NUISANCE. Public nuisance.
   SCRAP METAL. Pieces or parts of steel, iron, tin, zinc, copper, aluminum, or any alloy thereof, whether covered with porcelain or any other material, whether intact or in parts, which has served its usefulness in its original form and can no longer be used for its originally intended purpose.
   UNFIT FOR FURTHER USE. In a dangerous condition; having defective or missing parts; or in such a condition generally as to be unfit for further use as a conveyance.
   UNFIT FOR HUMAN HABITATION. Dangerous or detrimental to life or health because of: want of repair defects in the drainage, plumbing, lighting, ventilation, or construction; infection with contagious disease; or the existence on the premises of an unsanitary condition likely to cause sickness among occupants of the dwelling.
(Prior Code, § 92.01) (Ord. passed 8-3-1998)