Township of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Boonton 7-1-1952 by Ord. No. 73. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Land use — See Ch. 102.

§ 135-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
TRAILER orCAMP CAR
Any vehicle used or intended for the use as a conveyance upon the public streets or highways and duly licensed as such, and shall include self-propelled and non-self-propelled vehicles so designed, constructed and reconstructed or added to by means of accessories in such a manner as to permit the occupancy thereof as a temporary dwelling or sleeping place for one or more persons, and having a foundation or on wheels, jacks or skirtings so arranged as to be integral with or portable by said "trailer" or "camp car."

§ 135-2 Parking restricted.

A. 
It shall be unlawful, within the limits of the Township of Boonton, for any person to park any trailer or camp car on any street, road, avenue or highway or other public place or tract of land owned by any person, occupied or unoccupied, except as provided in this chapter.
B. 
Emergency or temporary stopping or parking is permitted on any street, road, avenue or highway for not longer than two hours. No trailer or camp car, while so parked within the limits of the Township of Boonton, shall be used by any person as a dwelling house, place of abode or sleeping place.
C. 
It shall be unlawful, within the limits of the Township of Boonton, for any person to park or occupy any trailer on the premises of any occupied dwelling or on any lot which is not a part of the premises of any occupied dwelling, except that the parking of only one unoccupied trailer in an accessory private garage building or in any rear yard is permitted, provided that no living quarters shall be maintained or any business practiced in said trailer while such trailer is so parked or stored.

§ 135-3 Trailer parks and trailer camps.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm or corporation to conduct or operate any trailer park or trailer camp within the limits of the Township of Boonton.
B. 
Trailer parks and trailer camps are hereby prohibited within the limits of the Township of Boonton.

§ 135-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 5-8-1989 by Ord. No. 405; 4-9-2007 by Ord. No. 739]
Any person who shall violate this chapter or any of its provisions shall be subject, upon conviction, to the penalties provided in § 1-15 of this Code.

§ 135-5 Exceptions.

Persons who enter the Township of Boonton in trailers or camp cars for the purpose of visiting friends or members of their family who are residents thereof shall be excepted from the provisions of this chapter, provided that:
A. 
No such exception shall be permitted for a period exceeding 30 days; and
B. 
Upon entering the Township for the purposes aforesaid, such persons shall secure a permit from the Chief of Police, which permit shall specify the date and time of expiration thereof. No permit shall be issued unless it appears that the standards of sanitation and health maintained by the Township will not be impaired thereby.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former Section 7, regarding compliance, was deleted 5-8-1989 by Ord. No. 405.