Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–2421.03. Unlawful acts.

It shall be a violation of Chapter 23 of this title for any person to park, leave unattended, or store:

(1) An abandoned or dangerous vehicle on public space; except, that it shall be a defense to a violation under this paragraph if the vehicle owner filed a report, including the time and date of the event, with the Metropolitan Police Department or the vehicle owner's insurer about the damage to the vehicle, prior to receiving the Notice of Infraction;

(2) Any motor vehicle on private property without the consent of the property owner; or

(3) An abandoned or dangerous vehicle on private property, even with the consent of the property owner, unless the vehicle is:

(A) Kept in a lawful enclosed structure or building completely shielded from the view of individuals on the adjoining properties; or

(B) Lawfully stored or kept on the property of a business engaged in the lawful repair, storage, salvage, or disposal of vehicles.