What is an in-operable vehicle and where can they be stored?

An in-operable vehicle is defined in Section 9.04.020 of the City of Woodland Municipal Code: An "Inoperable vehicle" includes all motorized and nonmotorized vehicles, including, but not limited to, cars, trucks, trailers, recreational vehicles, farm equipment, motorcycles, boats, dirt bikes, ATVs, snowmobiles, and dune buggies, which the engine, wheels, tires or other parts have been removed or on which the engine, wheels, tires, or other parts have been altered, damaged or otherwise so treated that the vehicle is incapable of being driven under its own motor power or incapable of being operated on public streets or highways legally. 

A vehicle that is not registered or does not display a current valid license plate and validating sticker shall be deemed inoperable. A vehicle shall be deemed inoperable when it has one or more flat tires or has one or more missing windshield or windows, or has one or more windshield or windows broken to the extent that visibility is limited so as to make driving such vehicle unsafe.

Please see Section 9.04.030 (B)(4) of the Woodland Municipal Code for further details.

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