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(a) Prohibition against Abandonment of Junk Motor Vehicle.
(1) No person shall willfully leave an abandoned junk motor vehicle, as defined in Section 454.08 of this Traffic Code, on private property within this City for more than forty-eight (48) hours without the permission of the person having the right to the possession of the property;
(2) No person shall willfully leave an abandoned junk motor vehicle, as defined in Section 454.08 of this Traffic Code, on a public street or other property open to the public for purposes of vehicular travel or parking within this City, or upon or within the right-of-way of any road or highway, forty-eight (48) hours or longer without notification to the City's Chief of Police of the reasons for leaving the motor vehicle in such place.
(3) For purposes of this section, the fact that a motor vehicle has been so left without permission or notification is prima-facie evidence of abandonment.
(b) Penalties. Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor, and shall also be assessed any costs incurred by City in disposing of the abandoned junk motor vehicle that is the basis of the violation, less any money accruing to the City from the disposal of the vehicle.