Junk Vehicles

Sec. 46-211. - Declaration of public nuisance.

A junked vehicle, including a part of a junked vehicle, that is visible from a public place or public right-of-way:

(1) Is detrimental to the safety and welfare of the public; (2) Tends to reduce the value of private property; (3) Invites vandalism; (4) Creates a fire hazard; (5) Constitutes an attractive nuisance creating a hazard to the health and safety of minors; (6) Produces urban blight adverse to the maintenance and continuing development of the city; and (7) Is a public nuisance.

(Code 1971, § 16-201(a))

State Law reference— Similar provisions, V.T.C.A., Transportation Code § 683.072.