For the purpose of this chapter, the term "abandoned vehicle" shall mean any of the following:
   A.   A motor vehicle that has been left unattended on public property (streets and public grounds) for more than forty eight (48) hours and lacks current registration plates or two (2) or more wheels or other structural parts which render the vehicle totally inoperable; or
   B.   A motor vehicle that has remained illegally on public property for more than fifteen (15) days; or
   C.   A motor vehicle that has been unlawfully parked on private property or has been placed on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than twenty four (24) hours; or
   D.   A motor vehicle that has been legally impounded by order of the mayor or any other peace officer duly designated by the city council in the provisions of this chapter or any other city ordinance providing for impoundment of vehicles and has not been reclaimed for a period of fifteen (15) days. (Ord. 83-71, 2-10-1983)