A.   The unenclosed or unsheltered storage or standing of any one or more items of tangible personal property that is abandoned, discarded, unused, stripped, junked, wrecked, dismantled, scrapped, salvaged, not in running condition, or not in good and safe operating condition for a period of ten (10) days or more is hereby declared to be a nuisance and dangerous to public health, safety and welfare. Such tangible personal property is hereinafter referred to as "said personalty" and includes, but is not limited to, automobiles, trucks, trailers, buses, tractors, farm implements, farm machinery, motorcycles, wagons, construction equipment, and any other type of vehicle, or any part or parts thereof, lumber, wood, junk, trash, debris, paper, tires, furniture, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, plumbing fixtures, cans, containers, industrial and other waste, copper, brass, iron, steel, tin, aluminum, lead, any other metal or alloy, rags, batteries, any other machinery, and any other ferrous or nonferrous material, goods or articles.
   B.   The owner, owners, tenants, lessees and/or occupants of any real estate upon which such storage or standing is made, and also the owner, owners and/or lessees of said personalty involved (all of whom are hereinafter referred to collectively as "owners"), shall jointly and severally abate said nuisance by the prompt removal of said personalty. (Ord. 814, 4-1-1969)
   C.   If said owners allow said nuisance to exist or fail to abate said nuisance, they, and each of them, shall be guilty of a separate offense for each day during or on which such nuisance exists. (Ord. 814, 4-1-1969; amd. 1986 Code)
   D.   It shall be an affirmative defense to any charge brought against said owners for violation of this section that such storage or standing is on real estate that is lawfully zoned, under the City zoning ordinance, as amended, as an "auto wrecking yard". (Ord. 814, 4-1-1969)