§ 44-1. Definitions.
The following terms are defined for purposes of this Chapter:
Abandoned Vehicle - A vehicle shall be determined to have been abandoned in the
It is left on public grounds or County-owned property in violation of a law or
ordinance prohibiting parking;
It is left for longer than 24 hours on property owned by the County;
It is left for longer than 2 hours on private property without the consent of the
owner, occupant or lessee of the property; or
It is left for longer than 7 days on public grounds.
Junked Vehicle - An abandoned vehicle that also:
Is partially dismantled or wrecked;
Cannot be self-propelled or moved in the manner in which it originally was
intended to move;
Is more than 5 years old and appears to be worth less than $100; or
Does not display a current license plate.
Motor Vehicle Or Vehicle - Includes any machine designed or intended to travel over
land or water by self-propulsion or while attached to a self-propelled vehicle.