Section 18-26 Care of Residential Premises

(a) It shall be unlawful for the owner or occupant of a residential building, structure or property to utilize the premises of such residential property for the open storage of any abandoned motor vehicle, ice box, refrigerator, stove, glass, building material, building rubbish or similar items. It shall be the duty and responsibility of every owner or occupant to keep the premises of the residential property clean and to remove from the premises all abandoned items as listed above, including but not limited to weeds, dead trees, trash and garbage, upon notice from the building inspector.

(b) For the purpose of this section, an abandoned motor vehicle is defined as one that is in a state of disrepair and incapable of being moved under its own power.
(Code 1981, § 8-5004)