§ 93.003  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ABANDONED VEHICLE.  Vehicles located on public or private property which are allowed to remain on public property, or on private property without the consent of the owner, for a period of more than 24 hours.
   DEBRIS.  Includes but is not limited to broken bits and pieces of stone, rocks, wood, glass and other materials, rubbish and litter.
   INOPERABLE MOTOR VEHICLE.  Any motor vehicle from which, for a period of at least seven days, the engine, wheels or other parts have been removed, or on which the engine, wheels or other parts have been altered, damaged or otherwise so treated that the vehicle is incapable of being driven under its own motor power. It shall not include a motor vehicle which has been rendered temporarily incapable of being driven under its own motor power in order to perform ordinary service or repair operations.
   JUNK.  Includes, but is not limited to, discarded paper, appliances, cartons, boxes, barrels, wood, plastics, metals, machinery, pieces of glass, crockery and other discarded manufactured items.
   VEHICLE.  Automobiles, trucks, buses and similar vehicles designed for operation on public highways.
(1980 Code, § 93.003)  (Res. 80-129, passed 7-23-1980; Res. 99-210, passed 5-20-1999)