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A. After July 1, 1974, a person shall not establish a new junkyard or expand a junkyard lawfully existing on July 1, 1974, any portion of which is within one thousand feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way of the interstate or primary systems, without obtaining a screening license from the director.
B. The director shall establish and collect a fee for the issuance of the license. The department shall deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, the fees collected for the licenses in the state highway fund.
C. The director shall not issue a screening license under this section for the establishment of a new junkyard or for the expansion of an existing junkyard within one thousand feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way of the interstate or primary systems unless it conforms to at least one of the following requirements:
1. Is screened by natural objects, plantings, opaque fences or other appropriate means to the extent that it is not visible from the main traveled way of the interstate or primary systems or is otherwise removed from sight.
2. Is located within an area zoned for industrial use under the authority of law.
3. Is located within an unzoned industrial area as determined from actual land uses and defined by rules adopted by the director.