26-1411 Defined.

As used in this article, “used motor vehicle dealer” means a dealer in used motor vehicles when purchased or sold as a unit.

(Code 1985, § 8-177)

Cross referenceDefinitions generally, § 1-2.

26-1412 License required.

No person shall engage in business as a used motor vehicle dealer in the city without first having obtained a license from the city.

(Code 1985, § 8-178)

26-1413 Maintenance of premises; spacing of vehicles.

(a)    All places of business and sites for which a license has been issued under this article shall be kept in a neat and orderly condition at all times.

(b)    In the case of open lots, in order to provide access for fire safety purposes, an open space of at least 2 1/2 feet shall be maintained around each parked vehicle. Vehicles shall be parked in rows, and an open aisleway at least 14 feet in width shall be maintained at all times between each double row of vehicles.

(c)    A minimum of seven feet of clearance shall be maintained at all times around any building or structure on a used car lot.

(Code 1985, § 8-179)

26-1414 Repossession report.

All used motor vehicle dealers who seize or repossess any motor vehicle for any reason whatsoever, with or without legal process, unless the motor vehicle is voluntarily delivered by the possessor to the repossessor, shall immediately make a report of such action to the city police department.

(Code 1985, § 8-180)

26-1415—26-1430 Reserved.