[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 336 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- JUNK AUTOMOBILES OR MOTOR VEHICLES
- Any motor vehicle not licensed for use upon the highways of the State of Michigan for a period in excess of 30 days or which has been inoperative for any reason for a period in excess of 30 days.
All junk automobiles or motor vehicles, or parts thereof, or any other materials, refuse or debris lying upon any property, either public or private, relating to such automobiles, are hereby declared to be public nuisances.
It shall be the duty of every owner, possessor or occupier of land, or of every person or persons, firm or corporation in charge of lands in the City of Roseville, upon which any of the said junk automobiles or motor vehicles or parts thereof are permitted to remain, to cause the same to be removed within 10 days after notice to the owner, possessor or occupier of the land. Said notice shall be mailed by the City Manager or designee to the last known address of the parties, providing 10 days' notice for removal, and shall be mailed by ordinary United States Mail.
Should the owner or occupant of any premises fail to remove said nuisance after proper notification, then the city shall cause to have the said nuisance removed, and any costs incurred in connection therewith shall be a lien upon the premises, and if not paid by October 1 of each year shall be added to the next city tax statement.
The owner, possessor or occupier of land within the City of Roseville, or any person or persons, firm or corporation having charge of such land, who shall fall to conform to this chapter, shall, upon conviction before any court of competent jurisdiction, be punished as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I.