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A. Definitions: "Junked motor vehicles" shall be defined to include any motor vehicle, motorcycle, farm equipment, construction equipment, or other instrument of transportation, including parts thereof, which have been discarded, substantially wrecked, or dismantled for salvage or demolition. A vehicle which has not been registered or licensed for a period in excess of ninety (90) days will be presumed to be discarded unless the owner makes satisfactory proof to the contrary. "Junked motor vehicles" shall also be considered to be "rubbish" as defined in this chapter.
B. Junked Motor Vehicles Prohibited: It shall be unlawful for any person, whether owner, tenant, occupant, lessee, or otherwise, who resides upon or is in control of property, to permit or allow any junked motor vehicle or parts thereof to remain on the property longer than thirty (30) days; provided, that this section shall not apply with regard to a vehicle or parts of 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 the business enterprise and a privacy fence has been installed as described below, or a vehicle, in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained for impounded vehicles by the town or its agent.
1. Any such property which is a business enterprise operated in a lawful place and manner which uses junked vehicles, discarded vehicles, substantial wrecked vehicles, or parts thereof, as a part of and necessary to the operation of the business enterprise, shall enclose the premises upon which the vehicles are located, at the owner's expense, with a wooden privacy fence or with other material that has prior approval of the board of trustees and which is aesthetically acceptable to the board. The enclosure must be at least six feet (6') in height. The fence shall completely surround the subject property, or portions thereof, upon which the vehicle or vehicles, or parts are located, which is visible from any other property. The fence shall be solid, or otherwise designed so as to hide the property from public view. The fence shall be approved and constructed prior to the operation of the business. (Ord. 246, 10-5-2004)