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For the purposes of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meaning:

A. “Director” means the director of the department in charge of code enforcement or his or her designee or any designated alternate who is empowered by ordinance or by the mayor to enforce this chapter including assigned code enforcement official(s).

B. “Junk vehicle” means a vehicle meeting at least three of the following requirements (RCW 46.55.010(4)):

1. Is three years old or older;

2. Is extensively damaged, such damage including, but not limited to, any of the following: a broken window or windshield or missing wheels, tires, motor or transmission;

3. Is apparently inoperable;

4. Has an approximate fair market value equal only to the approximate value of the scrap in it.

C. “Landowner” means an owner of private property, or a person in possession or control of private property.

D. RCW 46.44.010 is hereby adopted by reference, as now or hereafter amended, and all other statues adopted by reference therein as if fully set forth herein. The definitions contained in RCW 46.55.010 shall apply to the interpretation and enforcement of this chapter.

(Ord. 1199, 2003)