Abandoned Vehicles

A "Junk motor vehicle" is defined to be any motor vehicle or part, or parts thereof, which meets any one of the following qualifications.

  • Does not display a current valid state license plate;
  • Cannot be operated safely under its own power;
  • Is qualified but is not carried on the most recent tax assessment records of the county;
  • Does not have equipment upon it which is in good working order and adjustment, as required by the laws of the state;
  • As to a part or parts of any motor vehicle only, is not kept inside a garage or other building. 

To report "junk motor vehicles" contact the Community Service Officer at 836-6659. The Community Service Officer may issue a warning and/or a fine. The police may order a "junk motor vehicle" removed.  Towing and storage costs for vehicles removed are the responsibility of the vehicle owner.

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