The city's Ordinance and Rules Committee approved new language regarding junk vehicles - for the third time.
The City Council has been kicking around new changes to the junk dealers and waste collectors ordinance in December. The mayor and fire inspector had asked for more clarification in the law for what constitutes a junk vehicle.
Better keep up with vehicle inspection stickers or you could be soon be breaking city code.
Mayor Linda Tyer has put forth a petition which adds language to the junk vehicle code saying any vehicle without a valid state inspection sticker would be illegal to store on property after 48 hours. The petition went before the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee on Monday and with no discussion, the petition was approved to go back to the full council.
The junkyard don't like it but the Licensing Board says Pearlman's Recycling doesn't need any additional licenses to buy scrap vehicles, transfer the title to another company, and then resell the parts.
The board decided Monday that the company is in full compliance with state laws regarding automobile graveyards and entered that finding in a complaint brought before the board.