Town of South Bristol, NY
Ontario County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of South Bristol 12-17-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 170.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PARKING PLACE
Any geographical location within the limits of the Town of South Bristol used, or capable of being used, for the purpose of maintaining, occupying or using a trailer or travel trailer for a period of time in excess of forty-eight (48) hours.
PERMIT
An instrument in writing issued and signed by the Town Clerk under the provisions of this chapter.
PERSON
An individual, individuals, partnership, firm, association or corporation.
TRAILER
Any vehicle used, designed for use or capable of being used as sleeping or living quarters, whether propelled by its own power or by the power of another vehicle to which it may be attached.
TRAILER PARK
A parcel of land upon which two (2) or more trailers or travel trailers shall at any one (1) time be located.
TRAVEL TRAILER
Any such vehicle twenty-two (22) feet or less in length, and shall include vehicles equipped with self-contained fabric covers, and which said vehicles may be expanded into living or sleeping quarters, and shall also include any such vehicle with sleeping quarters mounted on a truck or automobile chassis.
It shall hereafter be unlawful for any person to park, cause to be parked, use, occupy or maintain for use or occupancy in a parking place situate on any lot or tract of land located in the Town of South Bristol or to maintain or operate a trailer park within said town without first having obtained a permit therefor as hereinabove set forth.
A. 
A permit hereunder may be granted by the Town Board upon written application duly made to the Town Clerk. All such applications shall be in writing, signed by the applicant, and shall be in the form prescribed by the Town Clerk.
B. 
Each such application shall be accompanied by a fee therefor in an amount as set forth from time to time by resolution of the Town Board. Current fees are on file in the office of the Town Clerk. No such fees shall be refunded in the event a permit is granted hereunder.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
C. 
Any such permit shall either be granted or denied by the Town Board no later than its regular monthly meeting next succeeding the date on which application therefor shall have been filed with the Town Clerk.
D. 
No permit issued hereunder shall be assignable or transferable.
E. 
Each such permit shall be valid only for the parking place and for the trailer or travel trailer described in the application upon which such permit shall have been issued. No removal to a parking place other than that described or the location thereon of a trailer or travel trailer other than that described in the application shall be authorized except by written permission of the Town Board. Request for any such removal or trailer replacement or substitution as hereinabove described shall be filed with the Town Clerk in the same manner and upon payment of the same fee as is hereinabove set forth.
A. 
No permit shall be granted for a trailer or travel trailer unless the same shall contain suitable toilet facilities built therein.
B. 
No permit shall be granted for a trailer or a travel trailer which is used, occupied or intended to be used or occupied by more than six (6) persons as a temporary or permanent place of abode.
C. 
Any permit issued hereunder may be revoked by the Town Board if the trailer for which the permit shall have been issued is not connected with a sanitary water supply within ten (10) days after the issuance of such permit and the location of such trailer in its parking place or if within thirty (30) days after the issuance of such permit or the location of such trailer in its parking place said trailer shall not have been connected to a properly installed septic system approved by the Town Health Officer or an authorized agent of the New York State Department of Health.
D. 
No garbage, refuse, trash or other waste material shall be allowed to accumulate on the premises on which any trailer for which a permit has been granted is located.
E. 
No permit hereunder shall be granted for premises containing less than two thousand four hundred (2,400) square feet of area.
F. 
No permit shall be granted hereunder for a trailer whose leach bed forming a part of its septic system is located less than one hundred (100) feet from the shoreline of Canandaigua Lake, or a tributary stream thereof, unless the same shall have been approved by an authorized agent of the New York State Department of Health.
G. 
In the event that no trailer shall have been located on premises for which a permit shall have been issued hereunder or if no trailer park facilities shall have been constructed pursuant to a permit issued hereunder within six (6) months of the issuance date of such permit, said permit shall thereupon be void.
A. 
All lands used as a trailer park shall be properly drained so as to be free from stagnant pools of water and shall be free from heavy or dense growth of brush or weeds.
B. 
Each such park shall be subdivided into trailer lots or units, each of which shall contain at least one thousand one hundred twenty-five (1,125) square feet of area. No more than one (1) trailer shall be permitted on any such unit. Each such park shall be kept in a clean sanitary condition at all times, and no trailers located thereon shall be within fifteen (15) feet of another similar trailer.
C. 
Each such trailer park shall be provided with proper water connections for each unit thereof.
D. 
A sufficient supply of pure drinking water shall be provided for each such unit.
E. 
No trailer shall be located on any such unit unless the same shall have its own toilet, lavatory and bath facilities built therein or unless satisfactory toilet, lavatory and bath facilities are provided by the owner or operator of such trailer park and shall have been approved by the Town Health Officer.
A. 
The penalty, in addition to any others herein specifically provided for, for each and every violation of any of the provisions hereof shall be and is hereby fixed at the sum of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) and the cost of the proceedings or fifteen (15) days' imprisonment, or both such fine and imprisonment, and each day such violation exists shall constitute a separate and distinct violation of this chapter.
B. 
In addition any of the foregoing penalties, the Town Board may revoke any permit granted hereunder in the manner hereinabove provided.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
This chapter shall not apply to any trailer or trailer park located within the Town of South Bristol upon the effective date of this chapter; however, any trailer occupying any parking place in the Town of South Bristol, whether or not located within a trailer park, may be required to comply with the provisions of this chapter when circumstances surrounding the occupancy of any such trailer or maintenance of any such trailer park shall be declared in writing by the Town Board of Health to constitute a nuisance dangerous to or injurious of the public health, except that no permit or fee therefor shall be required.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section VIII, which immediately followed this section, regarding existing travel trailers, was deletedat time of adoption of Code; see Chapter 1, General Provisions, Art. I.