Chapter 6.05


6.05.010    Abandoned vehicle.

6.05.020    Abate.

6.05.030    Building.

6.05.040    City planner.

6.05.050    Code enforcement officer.

6.05.060    Graffiti.

6.05.070    Inoperable vehicle.

6.05.080    Highway.

6.05.090    Junk.

6.05.100    Major vehicle repairs.

6.05.110    Minor vehicle repairs.

6.05.120    Offensive graffiti.

6.05.130    Owner of land.

6.05.140    Owner of vehicle.

6.05.150    Owner.

6.05.160    Property.

6.05.170    Registered/registration.

6.05.180    Street.

6.05.190    Vehicle.

6.05.200    Cultivation.

6.05.210    Repealed.

6.05.220    Marijuana plant.

6.05.225    Primary caregiver.

6.05.230    Qualified patient.

6.05.235    Marijuana.

6.05.240    Medical marijuana.

6.05.010 Abandoned vehicle.

“Abandoned vehicle” shall mean a vehicle conforms with any of the following:

(1) Has been placed upon private property without the consent of the property owner; or

(2) Has remained unmoved on a public street for more than seven consecutive days. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.020 Abate.

“Abate” shall mean to repair, replace, remove, destroy or otherwise remedy the condition in question by such means and in such manner and to such an extent as the enforcement officer in his judgment determines is necessary in the interest of the general health, safety and welfare of the community. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.030 Building.

“Building” shall mean any structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or occupancy. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.040 City planner.

“City planner” shall mean the city planner and his/her designees. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.050 Code enforcement officer.

“Code enforcement officer” shall mean that individual or individuals, in possession of required certifications, designated by the city council to enforce the provisions of the city of Biggs Municipal Code. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.060 Graffiti.

“Graffiti” shall mean any combination of letters and/or symbols inscribed with paint, ink or other medium upon a building, wall or similar surface that is visible to the public. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.070 Inoperable vehicle.

“Inoperable vehicle” shall mean a vehicle, as defined by BMC 6.05.190, that is not capable of traveling at posted speeds upon public roads under its own power. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.080 Highway.

“Highway” means a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. “Highway” includes “street.” [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.090 Junk.

“Junk” shall mean any cast-off, damaged, discarded, junked, obsolete, salvaged, scrapped, unusable, worn-out or wrecked object, thing or material. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.100 Major vehicle repairs.

“Major vehicle repairs” include pulling an engine block, repair or replacement of transmissions and front and rear axles, major body repair, dismantling, and similar work associated with automobiles, boats or other motorized or nonmotorized vehicle repair. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.110 Minor vehicle repairs.

“Minor vehicle repairs” include routine maintenance such as changing oil and tires; replacement of water pump, alternator, brakes, shocks, oil and air filters, and spark plugs; and similar work associated with automobiles, boats or other motorized or nonmotorized vehicle repair. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.120 Offensive graffiti.

“Offensive graffiti” shall mean any graffiti, as defined by BMC 6.05.060, that conveys vulgar language or images, racially derogatory statements, or gang-related language or symbols. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.130 Owner of land.

“Owner of the land” shall mean the owner of the land on which the vehicle, or parts thereof, is located, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.140 Owner of vehicle.

“Owner of the vehicle” shall mean the last registered owner and legal owner of record. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.150 Owner.

“Owner” shall mean any person owning property, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll for county taxes or the lessee, tenant or other person having control or possession of the property. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.160 Property.

“Property” shall mean all real property, including, but not limited to, the entire premises, parking lots, sidewalks, gutter, driveways, walkways and shall include any building and structure located on such property. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.170 Registered/registration.

A current, valid California registration for a vehicle conforming to California Vehicle Code Sections 4000 or 9840 for boats. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.180 Street.

“Street” shall mean the full width of the right-of-way of any street, as defined in the California Vehicle Code, used by the general public, whether or not such street has been accepted as and declared to be part of the city system of streets, including streets forming a part of the state highway system. “Street” also includes alleys and easements where the city is the grantee of the easement. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.190 Vehicle.

“Vehicle” means a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, except a device moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. [Ord. 323 § 1, 2001]

6.05.200 Cultivation.

“Cultivation” shall mean the planting, growing, harvesting, drying, or processing of marijuana plants or any part thereof. [Ord. 379, 2008]

6.05.210 Fully enclosed and secure structure.

Repealed by Ord. 395. [Ord. 379, 2008]

6.05.220 Marijuana plant.

“Marijuana plant” shall mean, and includes, both of the following:

(1) “Immature marijuana plant” shall mean a marijuana plant, whether male or female, that has not yet flowered and which does not yet have buds that are readily observed by unaided visual examination.

(2) “Mature marijuana plant” shall mean a marijuana plant, whether male or female, that has flowered and which has buds that are readily observed by unaided visual examination. [Ord. 379, 2008]

6.05.225 Primary caregiver.

“Primary caregiver” means a primary caregiver as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 11362.7. [Ord. 379, 2008]

6.05.230 Qualified patient.

“Qualified patient” means a qualified patient as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 11362.7(f). [Ord. 379, 2008]

6.05.235 Marijuana.

“Marijuana” shall have the same meaning as that set forth in California Health and Safety Code Section 11018. [Ord. 395 § 4, 2012]

6.05.240 Medical marijuana.

“Medical marijuana” means medical marijuana that has been recommended by a licensed physician in strict accordance with California Health and Safety Code Sections 11362.5 through 11362.83, inclusive, commonly referred to as the Compassionate Use Act and the Medical Marijuana Program. [Ord. 395 § 4, 2012]