521.10  UNLICENSED MOTOR VEHICLE STORAGE.
   (a)   No owner, person, firm or corporation in possession of premises within the City shall store or permit to be stored any unlicensed motor vehicle upon any lot or land designated as within the boundaries of a residential district by the zoning ordinance, unless such unlicensed motor vehicle shall be in a completely enclosed building or garage.
 
   (b)   Upon written notice from the Building Inspector, or by any member of the Police Department such owner, person, firm or corporation in possession shall forthwith remove any unlicensed motor vehicle stored or permitted to be stored as provided in subsection (a) hereof.  Each day after such written notice, such unlicensed motor vehicle remaining in the open on any such lot or land shall constitute a separate offense.
 
   (c)   Upon failure of the owner, person, firm or corporation in possession of the premises on which an unlicensed motor vehicle is stored, or permitted to be stored, to remove or house the same after such written notice, the Chief of Police, or his designated representative, is authorized to go upon such premises and to remove such unlicensed motor vehicle.  The vehicle shall be taken to a place designated by the Mayor and stored, subject to claim by the owner.  If such motor vehicle is unclaimed after ninety days, the Chief of Police shall proceed to sell the same as provided in Ohio R.C. 737.32.  All costs and expenses in connection with the removal, storage and sale of such motor vehicle may be assessed against the premises on which it was found and certified to the County Auditor as other taxes.  The Chief of Police, his representatives, the Building Inspector and any member of the Police Department shall have free access to any property or premises at any time for the purposes of this section.
(Ord. 1963-41.  Passed 7-25-63.)
 
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.