[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Corbin City; amended in its entirety 9-9-2019 by Ord. No. 7-2019. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PERSON or OWNER
- Any individual person, group of persons, partnership, corporation, firm, association or any other entity in ownership or possession of a vehicle as defined herein.
- Any mode of transportation, trailer or vessel, including, but not limited to, motorcycles, motorbikes, automobiles of any type, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), recreational vehicles of any size whether self-propelled or trailered, trucks of any size, tractors, farm equipment, construction equipment, campers including pop-up campers, trailers of any type including house, construction, utility and boat trailers, boats, jet skis and two- or three-wheeled vehicles of any type.
No person shall park, leave, or store any vehicle or trailer of any kind on any public lands or premises for more than 48 hours, except in the case of active construction on public property or in the event of an emergency.
No person shall park, leave, store or maintain any inoperable or unregistered vehicle or trailer of any kind for a period of more than 30 days within any one calendar year upon any private lands or premises.
No more than two registered and operable boats per property shall be allowed on a regular basis unless City Council shall approve otherwise.
Except as may have been previously approved by the City prior to the adoption of this chapter, registered tractor trailer bodies, shipping containers, storage containers and pods may be utilized for storage on private properties for a period of no more than 60 days within a calendar year without a permit, and any extension beyond such period shall be subject to the discretion of the City Council after an application and hearing before the governing body.
No vehicle of any kind in a state of major disassembly, disrepair, removed from its chassis or wheels, or in the process of being stripped or dismantled, shall be left outside (i.e., not within a fully enclosed structure) on any private lands or premises for any period of time.
Outdoor painting of a vehicle is prohibited unless conducted inside a previously approved spray booth temporarily placed upon a property for a single use.
Any applications to City Council under the provisions of this chapter for approval of vehicles on private lands and premises as provided herein shall be accompanied by a $25 fee. Any approvals granted by City Council shall be submitted to the Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer for monitoring and enforcement.
Farm tractors and farming equipment in good operating condition shall be permitted at all times on any property where there is an active farming operation or where such equipment is a reasonable use associated with the maintenance and landscaping of a property. Construction equipment reasonably necessary for a fully approved construction project with all lawful required permits in full force and effect shall also be permitted upon any property while active construction is taking place.
This chapter shall not apply to vehicles located or stored in garages or other fully enclosed buildings, nor to commercial operations where vehicles are permitted under zoning as defined in this Code. Under special circumstances, City Council shall have the discretion to allow the storage of vehicles otherwise prohibited herein provided that they are completely screened from view of adjacent properties and public roads.
The imposition of a penalty for any violation of this chapter shall not excuse the violation or permit the violation to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations within a reasonable time as determined in the sole discretion of the Municipal Court Judge. If such penalties are not corrected or remedied within such reasonable time, then every 10 days or any part thereof that such prohibited conditions shall continue will constitute an additional offense.