As used in this Arti­cle, “inop­er­a­ble motor vehi­cle” means any motor vehi­cle from which, for a peri­od of at least sev­en (7) days the engine, wheels or oth­er parts have been removed, or on which the engine, wheels or oth­er parts have been altered, dam­aged, or oth­er­wise so treat­ed that the vehi­cle is inca­pable of being dri­ven under its own motor pow­er.  “Inop­er­a­ble motor vehi­cle” shall not include:

(A) a motor vehi­cle which has been ren­dered tem­porar­i­ly inca­pable of being dri­ven under its own motor pow­er in order to per­form ordi­nary ser­vice or repair operations;

(B) any motor vehi­cle that is kept with­in a build­ing when not in use;

(C) his­toric vehi­cles over twen­­ty-five (25) years of age; or

(D) a motor vehi­cle on the premis­es of a place of busi­ness engaged in the wreck­ing or junk­ing of motor vehicles.