Sec. 14A-4-1. Purpose of provisions.

(a) The provisions of this article are intended to provide a procedure for the abatement of abandoned, wrecked, dismantled or inoperative vehicles, and these provisions are enacted under the authority granted by the state under Section 22660 et seq. of the Vehicle Code.
(b) It is the intent of the council to provide that the abatement of public nuisances consisting of abandoned, wrecked, dismantled and inoperative vehicles or parts thereof on private or public property, except highways, may be carried on either concurrently with or separate from the abatement of other conditions, if any, constituting a public nuisance on any premises within the city, as deemed appropriate under the circumstances. (Ord. No. 1215, § 4 (part).)