Borough of Morris Plains, NJ
Morris County
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[Editor's Note: Vickers v. Township Committee of Gloucester Township, 37 N.J. 232 (1962) upheld the power of a municipality to prohibit trailer camps or trailer parks.]
[Ord. No. 4-48, Preamble]
It is deemed advisable for the protection of the public health, welfare and safety to regulate the parking placement of trailers or camp cars within the Borough limits and to prohibit trailer parks, tourist camps, camp parks and trailer camps within the Borough.
[Ord. No. 4-48, § 1]
As used in this chapter:
TRAILER or CAMP CAR
Any vehicle, including self-propelled, which is used or intended for use as a conveyance upon the public streets and duly licensed as such, which is so designed, constructed, 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 which are so arranged as to be integral with, or portable by, said trailer or camp car.
[Ord. No. 4-48, § 2(a)]
No person shall park any trailer or camp car on any street or other public place or on any tract of land owned by any person, whether occupied or unoccupied, except as provided in this chapter.
[Ord. No. 4-48, § 2(b)]
Trailers may make emergency or temporary stops or may park on any street, for not longer than two hours. No trailer while so parked shall be used, by any person, as a dwelling house, place of abode, or sleeping place.
[Ord. No. 4-48, § 2(c)]
No person shall 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. However, the parking of one unoccupied trailer in an accessory private garage building, or in any rear yard, is permitted, provided no living quarters shall be maintained or any business practiced in said trailer while such trailer is so parked or stored.
[Ord. No. 4-48, §§ 3, 4]
(a) 
No person shall conduct or operate any trailer park, tourist camp, camp park or trailer camp within the limits of the Borough.
(b) 
Trailer parks, tourist camps, camp parks and trailer camps are prohibited in the Borough.
[Ord. No. 4-48, § 5; No. 19-69, § 1]
The provisions of section 1-9 of these Revised Ordinances shall be applicable to this chapter.