CHAPTER 14A. NUISANCES.
Article IV. Abandoned, Wrecked, Dismantled or Inoperative Motor Vehicles.
Sec. 14A-4-13. Removal--Transfer of title.
(a) In the event the community development director must cause to be
removed a vehicle or parts thereof ordered abated pursuant to this article, the
community development director may cause the vehicle, or parts thereof, to be
taken to a licensed scrap yard or automobile dismantler's yard. In furtherance
of this section, the community development director is expressly authorized to
enter upon the premises for the purpose of abating the nuisance, subject to the
limitations and requirements set forth in Section 14A-3-1.
the licensed dismantler or owner of the commercial enterprise who receives
possession of the vehicle from the city shall be deemed to be the sole owner of
the vehicle by reason of involuntary transfer made pursuant to law. After a
vehicle has been removed it shall not thereafter be reconstructed or made
operable, unless it is a vehicle which qualifies for either horseless carriage
license plates or historical vehicle license plates, pursuant to Vehicle Code
Section 5004. Licensed dismantlers or commercial enterprises acquiring vehicles
removed pursuant to this article shall be excused from the reporting
requirements of Section 11520 of the Vehicle Code, and any fees and penalties
which would otherwise be due the Department of Motor Vehicles are waived
pursuant to Section 22660 of the Vehicle Code; provided, that a copy of the
order made pursuant to this article is retained in the business records of the
dismantler or commercial enterprises. (Ord. No. 1215, § 4