Sec. 14A-1-2. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words, abbreviations and their derivations shall have the meaning given in this chapter:
“Blight” means the accumulation of any item, waste matter, or junk, including, but not limited to, inoperable vehicles, or the maintenance of a condition on any premises, visible to the public, for an unreasonable length of time, which may degrade the aesthetic appearance of the neighborhood.
“City” means the city of Woodland, a municipal corporation of the state of California.
“Inoperable vehicle” includes all motorized and nonmotorized vehicles, including, but not limited to, cars, trucks, trailers, recreational vehicles, farm equipment, motorcycles, boats, dirt bikes, ATVs, snowmobiles, and dune buggies, which the engine, wheels, tires or other parts have been removed or on which the engine, wheels, tires, or other parts have been altered, damaged or otherwise so treated that the vehicle is incapable of being driven under its own motor power or incapable of being operated on public streets or highways legally. A vehicle that is not registered or does not display a current valid license plate and validating sticker shall be deemed inoperable. A vehicle shall be deemed inoperable when it has one or more flat tires or has one or more missing windshield or windows, or has one or more windshield or windows broken to the extent that visibility is limited so as to make driving such vehicle unsafe. An inoperable vehicle does not include any motor vehicle that is kept within an enclosed structure when not in use, nor a vehicle on the premises of a business enterprise operated in a lawful place and manner when necessary to the operation of such business enterprise.
“Junk” means any castoff, damaged, discarded, obsolete, salvage, scrapped, unusable, worn-out or wrecked object, thing or material, composed in whole or in part of asphalt, brick, carbon, cement, plastic or other synthetic substance, fiber, glass, metal, paper, plaster, rubber, terra cotta, wood, wool, cotton, cloth, canvas, organic matter or other substance.
“Junkyard” means any premises from or on which any junk is abandoned, bailed, bartered, bought, brought, bundled, disassembled, disposed of, exchanged, handled, packed, processed, shipped, sold, stored or transported, regardless of whether or not such activity is done for profit.
“Owner” means the owner of record of any premises, the occupant, lessee, or interest holder therein.
“Premises” means any parcel of real property and/or the improvements thereon.
“Waste matter” means any broken bottles, discarded metal containers, trimmings from lawns, trees and flower gardens, ashes, cardboard boxes, rags, mattresses, sawdust, brick, piled dirt, wire, and other combustible and noncombustible and flammable waste material. (Ord. No. 1081 (part); Ord. No. 1306, § 2; Ord. No. 1459, § 3 (part).)