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(a) The presence of an abandoned, discarded, wrecked, burned, dismantled, inoperable, junked or partially dismantled vehicle or parts thereof on private or public property is hereby declared a public nuisance, which may be abated as such in accordance with the provisions of this subchapter.
(b) It is unlawful to keep or place any of the vehicles or vehicle parts:
(1) Upon public streets or property except on an emergency basis; or
(2) Upon the private property of any person owning, in charge of, or in control of any real property within the city, whether as an owner, tenant, occupant, lessee or otherwise, for longer than 14 days unless it is within a carport, fully enclosed building or structure. A tarpaulin, tent or other similar temporary structure shall not be deemed to satisfy the requirements of this section.
(c) In no event shall an inoperable vehicle that constitutes an imminent health, safety or fire hazard be kept or located on any premises.
(1992 Code, § 25-41) (Ord. 88-73, passed 10-8-1973; Ord. 14-87, passed 3-9-1987)
Removal of vehicles illegally parked, § 71.026