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For the purposes of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:

“Apparently inoperable” means a vehicle that meets any of the following criteria:

The vehicle is:

1. Covered or partially covered by moss, leaves, needles or other vegetation; or has grass or other vegetation growing up around the vehicle; or other circumstances exist that support a reasonable belief that the vehicle has not been moved for 30 days or more;

2. Has any visibly damaged, missing, or broken major components, including but not limited to any of the following: windows, windshields, headlights, taillights, mirrors, body panels, hoods, doors, bumpers, trunk lids, driver’s seats, steering wheels, grill covers, radiators, or any major mechanical or electrical equipment; or

3. For any other reason appears in such a condition as to not be legally operable on a public road.

“Junk vehicle” means a vehicle meeting at least three of the following requirements:

1. Is three years old or older; or

2. Is extensively damaged, such damage including but not limited to any of the following: broken window or windshield; or missing wheels, tires, motor, transmission or other parts; or

3. Is apparently inoperable; or

4. Has an approximate fair market value equal only to the approximate value of the scrap in it.

“Landowner” means an owner of private property, or a person in possession or control of private property.

“Vehicle” means any device capable or designed to be capable of moving upon a roadway, off-road, or on or across the water, whether motorized or not, and in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported, and shall include but not be limited to motor vehicles, trailers, recreational, utility, and sporting vehicles, boats, and campers designed or intended to be mounted on trucks or vehicle chassis, or parts or components thereof. [Ord. 545 § 2, 2012.]