What is a junk vehicle?

A vehicle that is self-propelled or a non-motored vehicle including but not limited to trailers and:

             (a) Does not have lawfully attached to it:

        1. An unexpired license plate; or

        2. Does not display a license plate, or

        3. A valid motor vehicle inspection certificate, or 

             (b) Is:

        1. Wrecked, dismantled or partially dismantled, or discarded; or

                  2. Inoperable and has remained inoperable for more than:

                          a. Seventy-two consecutive hours, if the vehicle is on public property; or

                       b. Thirty consecutive days, if the vehicle is on private property, or

    (c)     An aircraft that does not has lawfully printed on the aircraft an unexpired federal aircraft identification number registered under FAA aircraft registration regulations, or 

    (d)     A watercraft that:

        1. Does not have lawfully on board an unexpired certificate of number, and

        2.Is not a watercraft described by Section 31.055, Parks and Wildlife Code.

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1. How do I file a Complaint?
2. What’s the easiest way to contact Neighborhood Improvement Services?
3. I have entered my name, email and phone number. How will I receive notification on progress?
4. How long may it take to resolve my complaint?
5. What is a junk vehicle?
6. What is considered a high grass violation?
7. What happens if I don’t enter the correct address?
8. I want to file a complaint, but I don’t want to identify myself. Is that permissible?
9. I want to file a complaint but am not very good with computers, How can I file a complaint?
10. Does if help to submit photos with my complaint?
11. What are the pool regulations in Texas City?
12. Every time the complaint gets corrected the occupant does the same thing all over again. The City corrected a junk and debris case on private property and the owner started collecting junk again. How