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As used in this chapter the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

ABANDON A VEHICLE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY: To leave a vehicle unattended on private property for a period of twenty four (24) hours or longer without the consent of the owner or lessee of such property, or the owner's or lessee's legally authorized agent.

ABANDON A VEHICLE ON PUBLIC PROPERTY: To leave a vehicle unattended on public property, including, but not limited to, a street or highway right-of-way, for a period of twenty four (24) hours or longer.

DISABLED MOTOR VEHICLE: Any motor vehicle that is stopped or parked, either attended or unattended, upon a public right-of-way and that is, due to any mechanical failure or any inoperability because of a collision, a fire, or any other such injury, temporarily inoperable under its own power.

OPERATOR: A person or firm licensed by the public utilities commission as a towing carrier.

PRIVATE PROPERTY: Any real property that is not public property.

PUBLIC PROPERTY: Any real property having its title, ownership, use or possession held by the federal government, the State of Colorado, or any county, municipality (as defined in section 31-1-101(6), Colorado Revised Statutes) or other governmental entity of this state.

VEHICLE: A motor vehicle as defined in section 42-1-102, Colorado Revised Statutes; or any other device which is capable of moving itself, or of being moved, from place to place upon wheels or endless tracks, including, but not limited to, a snowmobile or an off highway (all-terrain) vehicle. (Ord. 46, Series 2002)