[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Lancaster 8-15-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-06 as §§ 11.07 and 11.20 of the 2005 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall permit any junked or abandoned vehicles to be stored or parked upon any public street, alley, highway or other public property or parked on any premises occupied by or owned by him unless the junked vehicle is parked in an enclosed building. A vehicle shall be considered junked or abandoned if it is not licensed for the current license year or if it is not in operable condition such that the vehicle will not start and move.
No person shall perform a major overhaul of any vehicle or permit any other person to perform a major overhaul of any vehicle on premises located in a residential zone unless the person performing the overhaul is the occupant of the premises and the owner of the vehicle and the work is done inside an enclosed building. For purposes of this section, a major overhaul shall be seen as the repair, alteration or restoration of a motor vehicle which involves the removal of the paint or major parts of the disassembly of major parts of a motor vehicle, including, without limitation, to the engine, body, interior seats, drive train and equipment necessary for the operation of the vehicle. No person shall perform a major overhaul of any vehicle or permit any other person to perform a major overhaul of any vehicle on any premises in a business, commercial or industrial zone, unless the overhaul is performed at an approved automobile repair establishment.
No person shall park or permit any other person to park any unlicensed, unregistered, inoperable, or junked vehicles which are used for recreational purposes, including, without limitation because of enumeration, boats, snowmobiles, travel trailers, cargo trailers, campers, all-terrain vehicles, and motor homes, on premises in a residential zoning area, unless they are stored within an enclosed building. No person may park or permit any other person to park any other vehicle used for recreational purposes in any required front yard, corner yard, any public street, alley, highway or other public property in a residential zone unless stored on an approved hard surface driveway.
[Added 10-19-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-06]
Any automobile left in violation of this chapter may be impounded and disposed of pursuant to and under the provision of § 342.40(2) to (4), Wis. Stats. The provisions of § 342.40(2) to (4), Wis. Stats., are hereby incorporated herein, including any amendments thereto.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction of such violation, be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-4 of this Municipal Code.