Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
Environmental Public Health
- Hazardous Vehicle.
- According to the Lincoln Municipal Code 8.02.010, the term
"hazardous vehicle" shall mean any vehicle declared a health and
safety hazard because the vehicle has been found to be: a potential
breeding ground or harborage for mosquitoes, other insects or pests;
a point of heavy growth of weeds over 12 inches; a collection for
stagnant water; a point of concentration of gas or other flammable
materials; a danger of falling over; a place in which garbage or
refuse may collect within the vehicle: a source of danger for
children; a potential source of contamination of the soil from
petroleum products; or any similar conditions or circumstances
which exposes the general public to a safety or health hazard.
- Inoperable Vehicle.
- The Lincoln Municipal Code 10.42.110 states that it shall be
unlawful to allow any non-operating, wrecked, junked, or partially
dismantled vehicle to remain on such property longer than 30 days.
- Abandoned Vehicle.
- According to the Lincoln Municipal Code 10.42.020 a motor
vehicle shall be deemed to be an abandoned vehicle if left unattended
with no number plates affixed for more than 6 hours on any public
property or for more than 7 days on private property.
- Definition of Vehicle.
- The term "vehicle" shall mean any motor vehicle, trailer, cabin
trailer, semi trailer, truck, motorcycle, passenger car, or mobile
home. (Lincoln Municipal Code 8.02.010).
- Remove or tow away
- Store inside secure garage or similar enclosure
- Make nonhazardous (see above)
- Complete waiver form and return form to the Health Department.
THANK YOU for Your Cooperation
Also see, Urban Pride Program on Junk Cars.
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