Borough of Tuckerton, NJ
Ocean County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Tuckerton 7-7-1975 by Ord. No. 12-1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 93.
Building construction — See Ch. 107.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 163.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 210.
Solid waste — See Ch. 223.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 229.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 246.
Weed control — See Ch. 252.
Zoning — See Ch. 255.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BUILDING SEWER
That part of the drainage system of a mobile home lot beginning at the inlet of the sewer riser pipe which receives the discharge from the drain outlet of the mobile home and terminating at the sewer line serving the mobile home park, or that part of a horizontal drainage system, beginning five feet outside the inner face of the building wall, which receives the discharge from the building drain and conveys it to the sewer line serving the mobile home park.
DEPENDENT UNIT
A transportable dwelling which does not contain one or more of the following: a flush toilet, bath or shower, or kitchen sink.
MOBILE HOME
A manufactured, transportable year-round single-family dwelling built on one or more chassis and containing a flush toilet, bath or shower and a kitchen sink; designed to be connected to a piped water supply, sewerage facilities and electrical service, and mounted upon a permanent foundation.
[Amended 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
MOBILE HOME LOT
A parcel of land designed to accommodate a mobile home, and includes the mobile home stand and the mobile home yard.
MOBILE HOME PARK
A parcel of land which has been so designated and improved that it contains two or more mobile home lots available to the general public for the placement thereon of mobile homes for occupancy.
MOBILE HOME STAND
That part of a mobile home lot which has been reserved exclusively for the placement of a mobile home.
MOBILE HOME YARD
That part of the mobile home lot excluding the mobile home stand.
PARK MANAGEMENT
The owner or his designated agents being administrative officers of the mobile home park.
PERSON
Includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint-stock companies, as well as individuals.
PUBLIC POTABLE WATER SUPPLY
A municipally or privately owned water supply approved by the New Jersey State Department of Health, under the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 10 of Title 58 and Article 1, Chapter 11 of Title 58 of the Revised Statutes, which is distributed to consumers through a public water supply system.
PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM
A municipally or privately owned system comprising structures which, operating along or with other structures, result in the derivation, conveyance (or transmission) or distribution of water for potable or domestic purposes to consumers in 20 or more dwellings or properties. This definition does not include a public water treatment plant.
REFUSE
Garbage, combustible and/or noncombustible waste solids.
SANITARY SEWAGE
Any liquid waste containing animal or vegetable matter in suspension or solution or the water-carried wastes resulting from the discharge of water closets, laundry tubs, washing machines, sinks, dishwashers or any other source of water-carried waste of human origin or containing putrescible material.
SEMIPUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM
A water supply system from which water is supplied for potable or domestic purposes to consumers in more than one but less than 20 dwellings or properties, or from which water from other than a public potable water supply, as defined in these standards, is used or made available for potable or domestic purposes to employees, tenants, members, guests or the public at large in commercial offices, industrial, multiple dwellings or semipublic buildings, such as rooming and boarding houses, hotels, motels, tourist cabins, mobile home parks, restaurants, camps of all types, day and boarding schools, clubhouses, hospitals and other institutions, or is used in connection with the manufacture or handling of ice, dairy products, food or drinks.
SEWER CONNECTION
The connector consisting of all pipes, joints, fittings and appurtenances from the drain outlet of the mobile home to the inlet of the building sewer.
TENANT
Any person who rents or leases a mobile home lot from the park management.
WATER CONNECTION
The connection consisting of all pipes, fittings and appurtenances from the water riser to the water inlet of the distribution system of the mobile home.
WATER SERVICE PIPE
The pipe conveying water from a water main to the water riser on a mobile home lot or to the water distributing system of a building.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to maintain or operate, within the limits of the Borough of Tuckerton, any mobile home park unless such person shall first obtain a license therefor. All mobile home parks in existence upon the effective date of this chapter shall, within 90 days thereafter, or such additional time as may be allowed by the governing body of the Borough of Tuckerton, obtain such license.
B. 
Any preliminary approval of plans and applications for a license issued hereunder shall be subject to automatic revocation in the event that the applicant to whom said preliminary approval is granted shall fail to commence construction of the mobile home park for which a license is applied for within 90 days from the date of granting of required approval by the State of New Jersey.
A. 
The annual license fee for each mobile home park shall be $150, and said license fee shall cover the period from January 1 to December 31 of each year.
[Amended 9-22-2003 by Ord. No. 13-2003]
B. 
From the effective date of this chapter, the annual license fee shall be prorated.
C. 
The following shall apply to the annual and municipal service fee with the Borough pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:4-1.6:
[Amended 4-7-1986 by Ord. No. 12-1986; 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
(1) 
An annual service fee shall be imposed on all manufactured homes installed in a mobile home park within the boundaries of Tuckerton Borough. In setting this fee, the governing body shall take into account the extent to which the taxes are assessed and levied against the land improvements thereto, which together constitute the mobile home park on which the homes are installed, to defray the cost of services provided or paid for by the Borough or provided by any other appropriate taxing authority for lessees of sites in the park. The fee shall be prorated in order to account for vacancies in the park.
(2) 
The municipal service fee shall be collected from each owner of a manufactured home on a monthly basis by the owner of the mobile home park in which the home is installed. The park owner shall issue a receipt to the homeowner upon each collection.
(3) 
The amount of the annual service fee, based on consideration of the factors set forth in N.J.S.A. 54:4-1.6, shall be allocated among owners of mobile homes in all mobile home parks, and set at $12 per month per each mobile home, regardless of how long during each month a mobile home space has been occupied.
[Amended 9-22-2003 by Ord. No. 13-2003]
D. 
Payment of the application fee shall be made with each application for the annual license. The application and the application fee shall be due no later than January 15 of each year. Any application fee not paid by this time shall be subject to an interest charge at the lawful rate for the period of the delinquency. Payment of the monthly fee shall be made by the park owner to the Tax Collector of the Borough on a quarterly basis; in addition to the quarterly payment, the park owner shall transmit therewith a copy of each receipt issued upon collection of said monthly fee. Said monthly fee shall be payable to the Tax Collector of the Borough on February 1 for the first quarter, May 1 for the second quarter, August 1 for the third quarter and November 1 for the fourth quarter. A resolution may be adopted at the beginning of each calendar year by the governing body of the Borough allowing for a grace period of up to 10 days following the date upon which the same became payable and due. An official of the Borough, as designated by the Mayor, shall upon the request of the Borough Council furnish the Borough Council with the report of the number of trailer spaces occupied in said mobile home park.
[Amended 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
E. 
Any amounts due which are not paid within the time required shall bear interest thereon at a lawful rate covering the period of delinquency. The individual homeowner shall bear the burden of paying the late payment interest charge for failure to pay the municipal service fee when due and payable, and the park owner shall be charged for failure to transmit fees actually collected when so required.
[Added 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
A. 
Each application for a mobile home park license shall be filed with and issued by the Mayor and Council. Applications shall be in writing, signed by the applicant, and shall contain the following
(1) 
The name and address of the applicant and the name of the owner in fee of the tract, if the fee is vested in some person other than the applicant.
(2) 
In the event that title to the tract for which application for a mobile home park license is made is vested in some person other than the applicant, then a duly verified statement by that person that the applicant is authorized by him to construct or maintain the mobile home park and make the application is required.
(3) 
The location and legal description of the mobile home park and the Tax Map block and lot numbers.
(4) 
A complete plan of the park, prepared by a licensed engineer of New Jersey, showing compliance with § 196-5 of this chapter and showing the following, either existing or as proposed:
(a) 
The extent and area used for mobile home park purposes.
(b) 
Roadways, driveways and drainage.
(c) 
Location of mobile home spaces.
(d) 
Location and number of sanitary conveniences, including toilets, washrooms, laundries and utility rooms.
(e) 
Method and plan of sewage disposal.
(f) 
Method and plan of garbage removal.
(g) 
Plan of water supply.
(h) 
Plan for electrical lighting of mobile homes and the mobile home park, including the roadways and driveways.
(5) 
Plans and specifications of all buildings and other improvements constructed or to be constructed within the mobile home park.
(6) 
Such further information as may be requested by the Mayor and Council to enable it to determine if the proposed park will comply with all legal requirements.
B. 
The application and all accompanying plans and specifications shall be filed in triplicate. The Board of Health, Borough Engineer and the Mayor and Council shall investigate the applicant and inspect the proposed plans and specifications. If the proposed mobile home park will be in compliance with all provisions of this chapter and all other applicable ordinances or statutes, the Mayor and Council shall approve the application by resolution and issue the license upon approval of the New Jersey Department of Health and completion of the park according to the plans.
C. 
Licenses issued under the terms of this chapter convey no right to erect any building, to do any plumbing work or to do any electrical work or any other kind of work ordinarily requiring governmental, municipal or other permits.
D. 
No more than three licenses for mobile home parks shall be issued and outstanding at any one time, it being hereby determined by the Borough Council that an excess of three mobile home parks would be detrimental to the welfare of the citizens of the Borough of Tuckerton.
[Amended 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
E. 
Every mobile home park and every building located on any trailer park and every mobile home or trailer, whether located in a mobile home park or for which a temporary permit has been issued by the Borough, shall at all times be subject to examination and inspection within reasonable hours by any officer or agent of the Borough making the inspection in the regular course of his or her duties and responsibilities.
[Added 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
F. 
Every holder of a license to maintain or operate a mobile home park shall establish and maintain a park registry which shall list in numerical sequence each trailer occupying a trailer space and the name of the owner of the trailer, and if the owner of the trailer is not the occupant thereof, the name of the lessee of each trailer. The park registry shall be kept in an office located in the mobile home park, and it shall be kept current at all times and shall be available at all reasonable hours for inspection by the proper officials of the Borough of Tuckerton.
[Added 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
G. 
No existing mobile home park in the Borough of Tuckerton shall hereinafter in any way expand the perimeter of said mobile home park, nor shall it add any additional mobile home spaces, nor shall it permit the occupancy of any mobile home spaces beyond the number of mobile homes presently located in said mobile home park, except in strict compliance with this chapter. Any addition of mobile home spaces or of mobile homes to existing spaces in any existing mobile home park shall be construed as an alteration or expansion for which application must be made.
[Added 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
H. 
Upon the resale of any mobile home, prior to occupancy, a smoke detector certificate shall be required from the Borough of Tuckerton establishing that the mobile home contains properly operating smoke detectors.
[Added 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
The mobile home park shall conform to the following requirements:
A. 
The park shall be minimum of 40 acres and shall be located on a well-drained site, properly graded to ensure rapid drainage and freedom from stagnant pools of water.
B. 
Mobile home spaces shall be provided consisting of a minimum of 5,000 square feet for each space clearly defined and numbered. On cul-de-sac, the lot lines shall be placed on radial lines, the minimum included angle shall be 45°, the minimum depth shall be 75 feet; all other lots shall have a minimum frontage of 45 feet.
C. 
Mobile homes shall be so harbored on each space that there shall be at least fifteen-foot clearance between mobile homes placed end to end and not less than a twenty-five-foot clearance between the side of any mobile home and the next nearest mobile home. No mobile home shall be located closer than 15 feet from any property line bounding the park or located closer than 15 feet from the near side of any public road. No mobile home shall be located closer than 15 feet from the near side of any park roadway.
D. 
Under each mobile home there shall be provided six-inch Type II, Class B gravel, pursuant to the specifications of the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
E. 
All mobile home spaces shall abut upon a driveway of not less than 30 feet in width, shall have unobstructed access to a public street, road or highway and shall be well marked in the daytime and shall be lighted so as to permit safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians at night. The following minimum levels of illumination shall be provided:
(1) 
All parts of the park road system, 0.1 footcandle.
(2) 
Potentially hazardous locations, such as major street intersections and steps or stepped ramps, 0.3 footcandle.
(3) 
Any roads leading from any park roadway or public road to a central parking area shall be a minimum of 24 feet in width from face of curb to face of curb. There shall be no parking or stopping at any time on these entrance roads. These roads shall conform in cross section and construction with the standard roadway. Standard thirty-inch concrete walks shall be constructed on each side.
F. 
All driveways, roads, walks, curbing and drainage constructed and installed in any mobile home park shall in every respect comply with all the requirements and specifications for the construction, improvement, maintenance and repair of roads and streets as prepared by the Borough Engineer and approved by Mayor and Council and on file with the Borough Clerk.
G. 
Walkways not less than 30 inches wide shall be hard-surfaced, well-marked in the daytime and lighted at night, as required in Subsection E of this section. Walkways shall have raised rolled curbs to permit easy access of mobile homes from adjoining streets onto concrete runways in mobile home spaces.
H. 
Each park shall provide service buildings and other sanitary facilities as hereinafter more particularly described.
[Amended 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
I. 
No dog, cat or other animal shall be permitted by the owner thereof or the operator of the park to run at large or to commit any nuisance within the limits of any mobile home park.
J. 
A minimum of 8% of the total acreage of the mobile home park shall be reserved in one or more places within the mobile home park for playground areas, to be restricted to such use and protected from main highways, parking areas and access roads.
K. 
The number of mobile homes permitted in a mobile home court shall not exceed the number of mobile home spaces.
L. 
No mobile home shall be inhabited by a greater number of occupants than that for which it was designed to accommodate by the manufacturer.
M. 
Each mobile home space shall have a concrete patio of not less than 200 square feet, either open or enclosed.
N. 
No automobile or other vehicle shall be parked in any space other than that provided for such purposes on a mobile home space at any time. Two parking spaces shall be provided for each mobile home space.
O. 
A planted buffer strip shall be placed along abutting or adjacent property lines to the mobile home park where said adjacent or abutting property is inhabited and used for residential purposes. The buffer strip shall not be less than three feet from the abutting property line or not less than 150 feet measured from the center of the highway or road. Said buffer strip shall consist of appropriate evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees. Said trees or shrubs shall be not less than four feet in height at the time of planting. In lieu of said planted buffer strip, fencing may be used which in such case shall be installed at any point inside the property line and shall be six feet in height.
P. 
All electric, telephone and television service shall be so installed as to be beneath the surface of the ground.
Q. 
There shall not be more than 20% of trailers with more than two bedrooms in any stage, expansion or section.
R. 
Each mobile home space shall be provided with a mobile home stand of sufficient size to accommodate the mobile home to be placed thereon. Each mobile home stand shall be provided with approved devices for anchoring the mobile home to prevent overturning or uplift. Such devices shall be adequate to withstand winds of hurricane force.
[Added 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the repeal of the former section regarding laundry facilities, which section immediately followed this section.
A. 
General. Each mobile home park shall be supplied with water from an approved public potable water supply, if available. If an approved public potable water supply is not available, a water supply, approved by the local Board of Health, shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the Standards of Construction of Water Supply Systems for Realty Improvements promulgated by the State Commissioner of Health, in accordance with Chapter 199, P.L. 1954,[1] and if said developed water supply is not a public water supply system, as defined herein, it shall be considered a semipublic water supply. Water from semipublic water supplies shall meet the standards of quality fixed by the State Commissioner of Health.
[1]
Editor's Note: N.J.S.A. 58:11-23 et seq.
B. 
Water supply system. Water systems shall be designed to meet the fire protection requirements of § 196-12 and shall include services to all buildings and all mobile home spaces. The minimum capacity of the system shall be such as may be required by the authority responsible for fire protection and shall not be less than 125 gallons per mobile home space per day. Piping shall be so arranged as to provide six gallons per minute at each mobile home space outlet with a residual pressure of approximately 20 pounds per square inch with 20% of the outlets flowing at the prescribed rate of six gallons per minute. The water system of each mobile home park shall be piped to all buildings and all mobile home spaces.
C. 
Cross connection to water supplies. No physical connection may be made between an approved public potable water supply and an unapproved water supply. A semipublic water supply is considered as an unapproved water supply for the purpose of this section of this chapter even though it may meet the potable water standards adopted by the State Department of Health.
D. 
Water service connections. Individual water service connections provided for direct use by mobile homes shall be so constructed that they will not be damaged by the parking of such mobile homes. The connection shall consist of a riser terminating at least four inches above the ground level, with two three-quarter-inch valved outlets threaded so that a flexible metallic tubing with a screw connection may be attached between the riser and mobile home. The ground surface around the riser pipe shall be graded to divert surface drainage away from the connection.
E. 
Drinking fountains. Drinking fountains shall be installed in or near service buildings and in the playground area. The fountains shall be constructed of impervious material with the nozzle protected with a rustproof guard and shall conform to the American Standard Specifications for Drinking Fountains, ASA Z4.2-1942.
F. 
An adequate supply of hot water shall be provided at all times in the service buildings for washing and laundry facilities. No common drinking cups shall be permitted anywhere on the premises of the mobile home park.
All sewerage and storm drainage facilities shall comply with and meet the requirements of New Jersey State Sanitary Code, Chapter IX, Mobile Home Parks, that all piping for sanitary sewers shall be of cast iron.
A. 
General. The storage and collection of refuse shall be so managed as to prevent health hazards, rodent harborage, insect breeding, accident hazards or air pollution.
B. 
Refuse containers. All refuse shall be stored in durable flytight, watertight and rodentproof containers.
C. 
Container location. Containers shall be located either at each mobile home lot or at one or more centralized locations within the mobile home park.
D. 
Storage capacity. At least 1.5 gallons of refuse storage capacity per capita per day shall be provided.
E. 
Facilities for container location. Each mobile home lot or each centralized location for refuse containers shall be provided with one of the following at the option of the park management:
(1) 
A slab of impervious material large enough to accommodate the number of containers provided.
(2) 
A rack or holder of a type approved by the park management providing at least six inches of clear space beneath or a cart providing at least four inches of clear space beneath.
(3) 
A properly protected container in an underground storage installation.
F. 
Collection. Refuse shall be collected at least once weekly.
G. 
Refuse disposal. Refuse disposal shall be effected in accordance with the provisions of Chapter VIII of the State Sanitary Code.
A. 
Insects.
(1) 
Mobile home parks and mobile home lots shall be kept free from articles which may hold water and provide temporary breeding places for mosquitoes. Permanent mosquito control measures such as draining and filling depressions in which water may collect shall be taken by the park management, together with such supplemental larvicidal measures as need indicates.
(2) 
Fly breeding shall be controlled by eliminating the insanitary practices which provide breeding places. Refuse containers shall be repaired or replaced when so damaged that they leak or their lids do not fit in a flytight manner. The area surrounding the refuse container shall not be permitted to become littered with garbage nor saturated with waste liquid from garbage. All containers shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.
(3) 
Insecticidal measures shall be applied if necessary.
B. 
Rodents.
(1) 
All buildings within the mobile home park shall be ratproofed with special emphasis on those in which food is stored or served.
(2) 
Items in storage shall be maintained in such a manner as to eliminate the possibility of rodent harborage.
C. 
Weeds. The growth of brush, weeds and grass shall be controlled as a means toward elimination of ticks and chiggers.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch.252, Weed Control.
A. 
General. In the absence of applicable municipal ordinances, statutes or rules and regulations, the provisions of Subsections B and D hereinbelow stated shall prevail.
B. 
Power. Every mobile home park shall be equipped with electric power.
C. 
Approval. Electrical systems and equipment installed in mobile home parks shall be approved by the underwriters or other recognized agency having jurisdiction.
D. 
Protection. All metal parts of a mobile home shall be adequately grounded.
A. 
Storage and handling of fuel oil and flammable liquids. In the absence of applicable municipal ordinances, statutes or rules and regulations, the handling and storage of gasoline, fuel oil or other flammable liquids shall be in compliance with the pertinent standards of the National Board of Fire Underwriters (Pamphlet No. 30).
B. 
Storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases. The handling and storage of liquefied petroleum gases shall be in compliance with the applicable rules and regulations of the New Jersey State Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of State Police.
C. 
Racks. Fuel-oil racks shall be of noncombustible material.
A. 
The owner of every mobile home shall equip said mobile home at all times with one fire extinguisher with an underwriters' rating of BC10, in good working order. No open fires shall be permitted at any place which would endanger life or property. No fires shall be left unattended at any time. Mobile home areas shall be kept free of combustible refuse.
B. 
The water supply system of each mobile home park shall be equipped with two-inch frost-protected risers with one-and-one-half-inch capped hose connections spaced at intervals not more than 300 feet from any building or mobile home space.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 163, Fire Prevention.
A. 
In every mobile home park there shall be an office established which may be either in a mobile home or permanent building which shall be the office of the person in charge of said park. A copy of the park license and of this chapter shall be posted therein and the park register, as hereinafter referred to in this section, shall at all times be kept in said office.
B. 
It is hereby made the duty of the attendant or the person in charge of the office, together with the licensee, to:
(1) 
Keep at all times a register containing a record of all mobile home owners and occupants located within the park. Said register shall be kept available for inspection at all times by state, federal and Borough law enforcement officers, public health officials and other officials whose duties necessitate acquisition of the information contained in the register. The register records shall not be destroyed for a period of three years following the date of registration. The register shall contain the following information:
(a) 
Names and addresses of all mobile home owners and occupants.
(b) 
Dates of entrance and departure.
(c) 
License numbers and owners of all mobile homes and towing or other automobiles.
(d) 
States issuing such licenses.
(e) 
Make, model and year of all trailer coaches and automobiles.
(f) 
Place of last location and length of stay.
(2) 
Maintain the park in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition at all times.
(3) 
See that the provisions of this chapter are complied with and enforced and report promptly to the proper authorities any violation of this chapter or any other violation of law which may come to his attention.
(4) 
Report to the Health Officer all cases of persons or animals affected or suspected of being affected with any communicable disease.
(5) 
Prevent the running loose of dogs, cats or other animals or pets.
(6) 
Prohibit the use of any mobile home by a number of occupants greater than that for which it is designed to accommodate by the manufacturer.
The Mayor and Council may revoke any license to operate and maintain a mobile home park upon the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter. Such revocation can be made only after a hearing is given to the licensee, of which hearing the said licensee shall be given at least 10 days' notice, together with specifications of the said violation or violations, and the dates when the same occurred.
A. 
It shall be unlawful within the limits of the Borough of Tuckerton for any person to maintain, occupy or park any mobile home on any street, alley or highway or other public place within the Borough of Tuckerton except as provided in this chapter.
B. 
Emergency or temporary stopping or parking is permitted on any street, alley or highway for not longer than two hours subject to any other and further prohibitions, regulations or limitations, if any, imposed by the traffic and parking statutes, regulations or ordinances for that street, alley or highway.
C. 
No person shall occupy any mobile home, trailer or automobile trailer on the premises of any occupied dwelling or on any lot which is not part of the premises of any occupied dwelling, either of which is situated outside an approved mobile home park.
[Amended 9-9-1998 by Ord. No. 8-1998]
The lawful use of a mobile home park existing at the time of adoption of this chapter, although such mobile home park does not conform to the provisions hereof, may be continued; provided, however:
A. 
If the use as a mobile home park is discontinued for a period of three months, any future use of said lands thereafter shall be in full and complete conformity with the provisions of this chapter.
B. 
All such nonconforming mobile home parks shall pay a licensing fee as herein provided.
C. 
A nonconforming mobile home park which, prior to the date of adoption of this chapter, has been granted approval to increase its facilities to provide additional mobile home facilities and mobile home spaces by the Planning Board of the Borough of Tuckerton may so increase its facilities, pursuant to such approval granted, notwithstanding the terms and conditions of this chapter; however, any further increase in the facilities of such nonconforming mobile home park subsequent to the date of the adoption of this chapter shall be made and conducted pursuant to the terms and requirements of this chapter, as applied to such increased portion of said mobile home park.
D. 
Any mobile home park owner may apply for a variance in conformance with the provisions and procedures more particularly set forth in the Zoning Ordinance[1] of the Borough of Tuckerton.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 255, Zoning.
No mobile home shall be located anywhere in the Borough of Tuckerton unless located in a licensed mobile home park. Any mobile home legally located on a private parcel or lot prior to the adoption of this chapter shall be considered a nonconforming mobile home and shall not be removed or replaced without the consent of the Mayor and Council. Wherever any such mobile home remains uninhabited, or in the event the same shall be removed from its original location for a period of three months, said mobile home shall not be permitted to remain upon the premises nor shall the same be permitted to be relocated upon said premises.
A. 
The locating or maintaining of a single mobile home, as defined in § 196-1, is hereby prohibited on any property located within the Borough of Tuckerton, other than in a properly licensed mobile home park, from the date of the final passage of this chapter, with the exception of all single mobile homes which have already been licensed by the Borough of Tuckerton.
B. 
In the event that an owner of private property within the Borough of Tuckerton has already been issued a mobile home license for the location or maintenance of a single mobile home upon his, her or its land, a license for the continued use of such right and privilege can be obtained, provided that an annual license shall first be procured from the Borough Clerk by compliance with the following requirements:
(1) 
An application for such renewal license shall be made, in writing, to the Borough Clerk not later than January 1 of each year, which application shall set forth and name all such applicants and the exact location where said mobile home is to be located.
(2) 
Said license fee for renewal shall be the sum of $25. Said license shall expire on December 31 of each year.
(3) 
The holder of any such license as aforesaid shall abide by all rules and regulations of the Board of Health and any ordinances of said Board and shall maintain said mobile home in a sanitary condition at all times.
(4) 
In the event that the holder of a single mobile home license on private property should fail to renew said license, all future rights for the renewal of said license shall be forfeited.
[Amended 12-19-1994 by Ord. No. 21-1994]
During construction of the mobile home park, the Borough Engineer shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the conditions of this chapter. Upon the licensing of any mobile home park, the Code Enforcement Officer of the Borough of Tuckerton shall be responsible for ensuring complete compliance with the conditions of this chapter.
A. 
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.
B. 
The Municipal Court shall also have the power to suspend the license of any violator pending the elimination of the violation. The penalties set forth in this section are, in addition to any revocation proceedings, as set forth in any other sections of this chapter.