Citizen Issue Reported: Abandoned Vehicle on Private Property

Wake Forest Issue Reported on Sun, 19 Sep 2021 15:35:29 -0400: Abandoned Vehicle on Private Property at Address: 2812 Carriage Meadows Dr Wake Forest, NC, 27587, USA
Rating: 1

“nuisance vehicles” covered in mold/mildew and unregistered in driveway. see definition and ordinance belowJunked motor vehicle means a motor vehicle that does not display a current license plate and that:

(1)Is partially dismantled or wrecked;(2)Cannot be self-propelled or moved in the manner in which it originally was intended to move;(3)Is more than five years old and appears to be worth less than $100.00; or(4)Does not display a current license plate.
Motor vehicle or vehicle means a machine designed or intended to travel over land or water by self-propulsion or while attached to any self-propelled vehicle.

Nuisance vehicle means a junked motor vehicle on public or private property that is determined and declared to be a health or safety hazard, a public nuisance and unlawful, including a vehicle found to be:

(1)A breeding ground or harbor for mosquitoes or other insects or for rats or other pests;(2)A point of heavy growth of weeds or other noxious vegetation over eight inches in height;(3)A point of collection of pools or ponds of water;(4)A point of concentration of quantities of gasoline, oil and other flammable or explosive materials as evidenced by odor;(5)One which has areas of confinement which cannot be operated from the inside such as trunks, hoods, etc.;(6)Situated or located so that there is a danger of its falling or turning over;(7)Any other vehicle specifically declared a health and safety hazard and a public nuisance by the board of commissioners;(8)So offensive to the sight as to damage the community, neighborhood or area appearance, upon the finding by the authorizing official that such aesthetic regulation is necessary and desirable for the protection of property values, promotion of tourism, indirect protection of health and safety, preservation of the character and integrity of the community or promotion of the comfort, happiness and emotional stability of area residents; or(9)Used by children in play activities.

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