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(A) No person shall park, store, leave or permit the parking, storing or leaving of any motor vehicle of any kind which is in an abandoned condition whether attended or not, upon any public or private property within the city for a period of time in excess of 72 hours.
(B) The presence of an abandoned motor 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 chapter.
(C) This section shall not apply to any motor vehicle on private property which is enclosed within a building held in connection with a business enterprise lawfully licensed by the city and properly operated in the appropriate zone, pursuant to the zoning laws of the city, nor shall this section apply to any motor vehicle which is in operable condition specifically adapted or designed for operation on drag strips or raceways, or retained by the owner for antique collection purposes subject to the following criteria:
(1) Only one such motor vehicle shall be permitted at any one time on the property in question;
(2) Automobile parts used in the restoration must be stored in the motor vehicle or in a structure;
(3) One motor vehicle in addition of the motor vehicle being restored may be maintained on the property for no more than 30 days if it is used for parts; and
(4) Such motor vehicles are to be covered with a tarpaulin whenever work is not being done upon them.
(1967 Code, § 11A-3) (Ord. passed 2-11-1985) Penalty, see § 90.99