A vehicle on private property is considered a junk vehicle if it is self-propelled, has remained inoperable for more than 20 consecutive days and
- does not have lawfully attached to it an unexpired registration sticker,
- is wrecked, dismantled or partially dismantled.
Junk vehicles may be towed away and destroyed after a hearing process. Owners may face fines as high as $500.
Abandoned vehicles parked on the street or on public property should be reported to non-emergency Police dispatch at 817-392-4222.