[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Evesham 3-20-1973 by Ord. No. 9-3-73. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter. the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- INOPERABLE MOTOR VEHICLE
- Any motor vehicle, as defined in Subtitle 1 of Title 39 of
the Revised Statutes of New Jersey, which is not currently registered
or licensed or which is not capable of being used or operated upon
any public street or highway, whether by reason of improper or inadequate
equipment or otherwise.[Added 11-1-1977 by Ord. No. 40-11-77]
- PERSON or OWNER
- Any individual person, group of persons, partnership, group of persons, partnership, corporation, firm or association or any other entity.
No person shall park, leave or store any inoperable motor vehicle on any public lands or premises except in case of emergency and then for a period of not more than 72 hours.
No person shall park, leave, store or maintain any inoperable motor vehicle for a period of more than 30 days upon any private lands or premises.
No owner or occupier of any private lands or premises shall permit or suffer any inoperable motor vehicle to be parked, left, stored or maintained on his or her lands or premises for more than 30 days.
This chapter shall not apply to lawfully operated junkyards or to motor vehicles located or stored in garages or other buildings or enclosures which adequately protect against injury and vermin infestation and which substantially hide said vehicles from public view.
The imposition of a penalty or penalties for any violation of this chapter shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations within a reasonable time. If said violations are not corrected or remedied within a reasonable time, then each 10 days thereafter that the prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense hereunder. Such reasonable time shall be defined by the Municipal Judge.