What is a 'junk vehicle'?

A junk vehicle means any motor vehicle that is:

  1. Inoperable and has an expired license plate or an expired inspection sticker and which is wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled, or discarded; or
  2. Has remained inoperable for a continuous period of more than:
    1. 72 consecutive hours if the vehicle is on public property; or
    2. 30 consecutive days, if the vehicle is on private property.

A violation for having an unauthorized junk vehicle on your property visible from any city street is punishable by a fine.

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