[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fayetteville 4-24-1972 as Ch. 10 of the Code of Ordinances (1972). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "House Trailers, House Trailer Camps, Tourist Cabins and Tourist Camps Ordinance."
It is the purpose of this chapter to promote the health, safety, morals and general welfare of the inhabitants of the Village by the more efficient regulation of house trailers, house trailer camps, tourist cabins and tourist camps.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
- HOUSE TRAILER
- Any vehicle used or capable of being used as sleeping or living quarters, mounted on wheels, and includes an automobile trailer equipped with living quarters or sleeping facilities and a house car.
- HOUSE TRAILER CAMP
- Any lot, piece or parcel of ground whereon two or more house trailers, house cars or automobile trailers equipped with sleeping or living quarters are located or parked otherwise than for the purpose of loading, unloading or discharging or entrance of occupants or passengers or for display or sales purposes.
- TOURIST CAMP
- Any lot, piece or parcel of ground whereon are located or placed two or more camp cottages, tents, tent houses, cabins or other buildings designed or used for living quarters or sleeping facilities, other than houses and buildings regulated under Chapter 187, Zoning, of the Code of the Village of Fayetteville.
Any dwelling, cabin, trailer or abode of any name or nature, if not included under this chapter, shall be subject to the rules and regulations of Chapter 187, Zoning, of the Code of the Village of Fayetteville.
[Amended 9-8-1980 by L.L. No. 7-1980; 1-10-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
No house trailer, motor home, trailer, camper, boat, watercraft or other recreation vehicles shall be stored out of doors in a residential district except in the rear yard and no closer than five feet to the side or rear property lines. For purposes of this section, continuous parking beyond 14 days shall constitute storage.
For purposes of this section, the front of a principal structure is deemed to face that street which bears the mailing address of the property for real property tax purposes.
For purposes of this section, a rear yard is deemed to be that part of a lot located behind the principal structure. The rear yard covers the full width of the lot but excludes any side yard adjoining a public roadway.
No house trailer camps, tourist cabins or tourist camps shall be erected, maintained, used or occupied, and the same are hereby prohibited within the limits of the Village.
None of the provisions of this chapter shall be construed as precluding any resident or property owner of this Village from storing or parking one house trailer on his premises for the temporary living accommodation of visitors or members of his family for a period not to exceed three months, provided that a permit has been issued to him by the Village Clerk. For reasons satisfactory to the Village Board of Trustees, a permit may be extended for a further period of not to exceed three months. Such permits will be issued by the Village Clerk without charge and shall be subject to the rules and regulations established by the Village Board of Trustees. The use of such house trailer shall comply with the regulations of the State Department of Health.
[Added 1-14-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991; amended 1-23-2012 by L.L. No. 4-2012]
See Ch. 113, Penalties for Offenses.