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(a) Vehicle. “Vehicle” means a device, whether or not operable, designed for the purpose of propelling, moving or drawing upon a highway any person or property, except a device designed to be moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.

(b) Highway. “Highway” means a way or place of whatever nature publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. Highway includes street.

(c) Landowner. “Landowner” means the owner of the land shown by the last equalized assessment roll upon which a junk vehicle is located.

(d) Vehicle Owner. “Vehicle owner” means the last registered and legal owner of record of a junk vehicle.

(e) Junk Vehicle. “Junk vehicle” means any vehicle or part thereof which is either:

(1) Substantially wrecked, dismantled, or inoperative and its salvage value and cost of repair together exceed its market value if repaired; or

(2) Inoperative for a period of thirty (30) consecutive days or more. (Ord. 746, § 2, 1/12/1971)

(f) Enforcement Official. “Enforcement Official” means the Sheriff or his/her designee who shall be a regularly salaried, full-time County employee, and/or the Code Enforcement Unit. (Ord. 2093, § 1, 10/17/1995; Ord. 2270, 4/23/2002)