[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Warwick 6-23-1988 by Ord. No. 3-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, either as owner, occupant, lessee, agent, tenant or otherwise, to store or deposit or cause or permit to be stored or deposited more than one abandoned, junked, discarded or unlicensed motor vehicle or motor vehicles or parts thereof upon any private land, unless such vehicles or parts thereof are completely enclosed within a building thereon or stored or deposited upon premises duly licensed as a junkyard or junk shop within the Town of Warwick. "Unlicensed motor vehicles," for the purpose of this chapter, shall not include farm trucks, farm tractors, garden tractors or other motor vehicles normally operated without a license.
Storage or deposit of aforesaid unlicensed motor vehicles or parts thereof as aforesaid for a period of seven days or more shall constitute prima facie evidence that said vehicles or parts thereof have been abandoned, junked or discarded.
If the provisions of the foregoing section are violated, the Town of Warwick Building Inspector shall serve written notice, either personally or by mail, upon the owner, occupant or person having charge of any such land to comply with the provision of this chapter. The notice shall be in substantially the following form:
Any owner, occupant, lessee, agent or tenant who shall neglect and refuse to remove said abandoned, junked, discarded or unlicensed motor vehicles as directed by this chapter or who shall fail or refuse to comply with the provisions of any notice herein provided for or who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter, or who shall resist or obstruct the duly authorized agents, servants, officers and employees of the Town of Warwick in the removal and destruction thereof shall be, upon conviction thereof, fined a sum not exceeding $250 and/or 15 days in jail for each violation thereof. The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of the prohibited condition.