Township of Cherry Hill, NJ
Camden County
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[Ord. #287, § 1, 6-12-61]
A Code as hereinafter set forth defining and regulating trailer courts; establishing minimum standards governing the construction, alteration and maintenance, as per the State Uniform Construction Code, and the operation and sanitation of trailer courts; establishing minimum standards governing the utilities and sanitary facilities to be provided at trailer courts; fixing the responsibilities and duties of the owners and operators of trailer courts; declaring and defining certain trailer courts as nuisances and authorizing inspections of trailer courts; declaring and fixing penalties for violation thereof is adopted.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
As used in this chapter:
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY
Shall mean the Township Council.
ALTER
Shall mean and include major changes, replacements, or repairs to the trailer court layout and service facilities.
AUTHORIZED AGENT
Shall mean any properly qualified and licensed person who is delegated to function within specified limits as the agent of the Administrative Authority.
CONSTRUCT
Shall mean and include building, constructing, or installing a new trailer court or enlarging an existing trailer court or its facilities.
DEPENDENT TRAILER COACH
Shall mean a trailer coach which does not have a toilet and a bathtub or shower.
GARBAGE
Shall mean animal and vegetable matter originating in houses, kitchens, restaurants and hotels, produce markets, etc.
INDEPENDENT TRAILER COACH
Shall mean a trailer coach that has a toilet and bathtub or shower.
NUISANCE
Shall mean a trailer court constructed, altered or operated in violation of the provisions of this Code declared to be a nuisance and detrimental to public health.
POTABLE WATER SUPPLIES
Shall mean:
a. 
Individual water supply which is a water supply used for the potable, culinary, or other domestic purposes of a single family.
b. 
Public water supply which is a municipally or privately owned water supply, approved by the New Jersey State Department of Health under the provisions of Article I, Chapter 10 of Title 58 and Article I, Chapter 11 of Title 58 of the Revised Statutes, which is distributed to consumers through a public water supply system.
c. 
Semi-public water supply which is a water supply, intended for potable, culinary or other domestic purposes, other than a public potable water supply or an individual water supply.
PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM
Shall mean a municipally or privately owned system comprising of structures which operating alone or with other structures result in the derivation, conveyance, (or transmission) or distribution of water for potable or domestic purposes to consumers in twenty (20) or more dwellings or properties; this definition does not include a public water treatment plant.
PUBLIC WATER TREATMENT PLANT
Shall mean a municipally or privately owned structure by means of which water prior to discharge into a public water supply system is subjected to the addition of a substance in order to enhance the safeness of the water used for drinking or domestic purposes.
REFUSE
Shall mean garbage, rubbish and trade waste.
SERVICE BUILDING
Shall mean a building providing a separate toilet and bathing facilities for men and women, laundry facilities and at least one (1) slop water closet.
TRAILER OR TRAILER COACH
Shall mean a vehicle used, or so constructed as to permit its being used, as a licensed conveyance upon the public streets or highways and constructed in such a manner as will permit its occupancy as a dwelling or sleeping place for one (1) or more persons.
TRAILER COACH SPACE
Shall mean a plot of ground within a trailer court, designated for the accommodation of one (1) trailer coach.
TRAILER COURT
Shall mean land and premises upon which any trailer coach, occupied for dwelling or sleeping purposes, is located.
[Ord. #287, § 2, 6-12-61; Ord. #2017-21 re: Building Construction Official]
a. 
No person owning or operating any trailer shall remove, or cause to be removed, the wheels or any similar transporting devices from the trailer, or otherwise permanently affix it to the ground in such a manner as would prevent the ready removal of the trailer, without first obtaining a permit from the Building Construction Official.
b. 
Any alteration to any trailer as set forth above, or the building of any addition affixed to the ground to any trailer, shall be construed as removing it from the provisions of this chapter and converting it into a dwelling, and it shall thereupon be subject to the requirements of the Township's Zoning Regulations.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Required. No person shall construct, alter, maintain or operate a trailer court within the boundaries of this municipality until a valid license or permit shall have been issued by the Township Council.
b. 
Approval to Construct or Alter. Trailer courts shall not be constructed or altered by any person until the Administrative Authority has given formal approval by issuance of a license or permit.
c. 
Procedure for Obtaining Approval to Construct. Licenses or permits to construct shall not be issued until the Administrative Authority has inspected and approved the proposed trailer court site and has received and approved final plans, specifications and reports prepared by a licensed professional engineer or registered architect fully describing and setting forth all data as hereinafter required or as may otherwise be required by the Administrative Authority or its authorized agent:
1. 
Preliminary plans and reports may be submitted for review.
2. 
An applicant shall submit for approval the final plans, specifications and reports prepared by a licensed professional engineer or registered architect which shall include the following data:
(a) 
Plot plan showing:
(1) 
Area and dimensions of tract.
(2) 
Streams, water courses and any proposed diversions.
(3) 
Contours of original grades and proposed grade changes.
(4) 
Service buildings or other proposed structures.
(5) 
Roads and walkways.
(6) 
Water and sewer lines.
(7) 
Fire hydrants and drinking fountains.
(8) 
Size and arrangement of trailer coach spaces.
(9) 
Playground areas.
(10) 
Refuse storage stations.
(b) 
Detailed plans and specifications of service buildings, roads, walks and other proposed construction.
(c) 
Detailed plans and specifications for water supply, sewerage and electrical facilities.
3. 
The applicant shall also submit:
(a) 
A statement from the municipal agency responsible for administration of planning and zoning ordinances that construction of the trailer court as proposed is not in violation of such ordinances.
(b) 
A statement from the municipal official responsible for administration of the building, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, planning and zoning ordinances that construction as proposed is not in violation of such ordinances.
d. 
Procedure for Obtaining a License or Permit to Alter.
1. 
A license or permit to alter a trailer court shall not be issued until the Administrative Authority has received a letter of application, together with such plans, specifications or reports as may be requested by the Administrative Authority to fully describe the proposed alteration.
2. 
Upon compliance with all applicable provisions of this chapter and Code and approval of the requested alteration or proposal, a license or permit shall be issued for the alteration.
e. 
Existing Trailer Courts. Provisions of this Code relating to construction shall not apply to trailer courts in existence at the time of its adoption, except that any alteration of any portion of such trailer courts shall be made in accordance with the applicable provision of this Code.
f. 
Approval to Operate. Trailer courts shall not be operated by any person until the Administrative Authority has given formal approval by issuance of an appropriate license or permit. This license or permit shall be displayed in a conspicuous place on the premises where it may be readily observed by all patrons. No person shall operate a trailer court whose license is suspended.
g. 
Procedure for Obtaining License or Permit to Operate. Licenses or permits to operate a trailer court shall not be issued until a properly executed application containing information as requested has been submitted to and approved by the Administrative Authority.
[Ord. #287, § 8, 6-12-61; Ord. #90-6, §§ 1, 2, 2-12-90; Ord. #92-25, §§ 1, 2; Ord. #99-26, § 1, 2-22-99]
The following fees and charges are established for the issuance of a license or permit to construct, alter, or maintain and operate a trailer court:
a. 
An annual fee of one hundred twenty-five ($125.00) dollars for each trailer court providing facilities for not more than one (1) trailer;
b. 
Two hundred fifty ($250.00) dollars for each trailer court providing facilities for not less than two (2), nor more than three (3) trailers; and
c. 
One thousand two hundred fifty ($1,250.00) dollars for each trailer court providing facilities for an excess of three (3) trailers.
d. 
The sum of two ($2.00) dollars per week or part thereof for each trailer. License or permit shall expire on the anniversary date of issuance each year. The fee is hereby expressly declared to be imposed for revenue and as to the annual fee established by paragraph a., this shall be payable in advance for each year. Each licensee or permittee shall maintain a court registry and each week prepare three (3) copies of the same, so far as it pertains to the preceding week setting forth the license number of the trailer, the serial number, type and license number of each automobile, the date of arrival, whether the trailer is still at the court and, if not, the date of departure, and the age, name and last permanent address of the owner of each trailer and automobile and of each occupant thereof. A copy shall be delivered to the Township Clerk, the Chief of Police of the Township and the Township Tax Collector, together with payment to the Tax Collector of any and all sums which may be due to the Township. No such license or permit shall be transferable without the permission of the Township Council.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
General. Licenses or permits required by this chapter and Code may be denied or suspended by the Township Council for failure to comply with this chapter and Code.
The Township Council shall afford the person whose license or permit to construct, alter or operate a trailer court has been denied or suspended an opportunity to be heard in a public hearing; and following this to be informed of the Board's decision as provided by paragraphs b and c of the subsection.
b. 
Denial of License or Permit. Persons denied a license or permit shall be so notified in writing by the Administrative Authority. The notice shall specify the reason for such action and the remedial action necessary to obtain approval for issuance of a license or permit.
c. 
Suspension of License or Permit to Operate. The license or permit of any person to operate a trailer court may be suspended at any time when in the opinion of the Administrative Authority such action is necessary to abate a present or threatened menace to public health.
d. 
Suspension Notification. The person whose license or permit has been suspended or his/her representative in charge of the trailer court shall, at the time such license is suspended, be informed that the license or permit to operate the trailer court is suspended, the reason for the action and the remedial action to be taken before the suspension may be lifted. Thereafter and within twenty-four (24) hours, written notice of suspension containing the same information given at the time the license was suspended shall be forwarded registered mail to the last known address of the person whose license was suspended.
e. 
Hearings.
1. 
Persons whose licenses or permits have been suspended shall be afforded a hearing before the Administrative Authority within three (3) days after the suspension, or thereafter at such person's option, to show cause why the suspension should be lifted. The Administrative Authority shall, within seven (7) days after the hearing, render a writ-ten decision confirming or rescinding the suspension. The person whose license or permit has been suspended shall be notified in writing of the decision and reasons therefor.
2. 
Persons whose licenses or permits have been denied shall be afforded a hearing before the Administrative Authority within seven (7) days after the denial, or thereafter at such person's option, to show cause why a license or permit should be granted. The Administrative Authority shall, within seven (7) days after such hearing, render a written decision confirming or rescinding the denial of a license or permit and shall notify the person whose license or permit has been denied in writing of its action and reasons therefor.
[Ord. #99-26, § 1, 2-22-99]
For any license issued pursuant to the terms of this section whose renewal application has not been received on or before December 31st, a late fee shall be charged of fifty ($50.00) dollars for each license.
[Ord. #99-26, § 1, 2-22-99]
A condition for approval for the license is that all municipal taxes, liens, and fees have been paid.
[Ord. #287, §§ 3, 4, 7, 6-12-61]
a. 
No person owning, leasing, or having custody and control of any trailer shall locate, park, keep, or maintain the trailer upon any lot or tract of land within the Township, except upon a trailer court conducted, maintained, and licensed in full and complete compliance with all of the provisions of this chapter and Code.
b. 
No person owning, leasing, or having control of the use of any lot or tract of land within the Township shall permit any trailer to be located, parked, kept, or maintained thereon, unless the lot or tract of land be a part or portion of a trailer court conducted, maintained and licensed in full and complete compliance with all of the provisions of this chapter and Code.
c. 
Every trailer court shall be established and located in compliance with the Township's Zoning Regulations and any revision or amendment thereof, insofar as the same is or may be applicable.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The site of a trailer court shall be well drained, and not adjacent to a swamp or marsh.
[Ord. #287, 6-12-61]
Each trailer coach space shall contain a minimum area of one thousand two hundred fifty (1,250) square feet, shall be at least twenty-five (25') feet wide, and its boundaries clearly marked.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
All roads in the trailer court shall be continuous, at least twenty (20') feet in bed width, and shall have an unobstructed access to a public street or highway.
b. 
Where roadside parking of motor vehicles is proposed in place of off-road parking, the following road bed widths are required:
Parallel parking, one (1) side - twenty-six (26') feet
Parallel parking, both sides - thirty-two (32') feet
Diagonal parking, sixty (60°) degrees, one (1) side - thirty-six (36') feet
Diagonal parking, sixty (60°) degrees, both sides - fifty-two (52') feet
Perpendicular parking, one (1) side - forty (40') feet
Perpendicular parking, both sides - sixty (60') feet
c. 
Areas required for roadside swales or gutters and public walks shall not be included in determining road widths and minimum trailer coach space.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Roads and parking areas shall be constructed of concrete or macadam, or of gravel, crushed stone, sand, clay, slag, or other suitable materials, with a light bituminous surface treatment, oil coating or other dust preventive material. Roads shall be properly drained.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
A system of public walks at least three (3') feet in width shall be provided from all trailer coach spaces to all service and playground facilities.
b. 
Walks shall be constructed of concrete, macadam, gravel, fine stone, cinders or other materials, providing a safe, stable footing. Stepping stones may be used from main walks to trailers.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Trailer coaches shall be parked on each space as defined in subsection 24-4.2 above so that there will be at least fifteen (15') feet side-to-side spacing between coaches, ten (10') feet end-to-end spacing between coaches and any adjoining property line, twenty-five (25') feet from the sideline of any public street or highway, and fifteen (15') feet from any building or structure. Additionally, trailer coaches shall be parked in accordance with the regulations of the planning and zoning regulations of this municipality.
b. 
Parking shall not be permitted between trailer coaches. Sufficient parking area for at least one (1) motor vehicle per trailer coach shall be provided.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Permanent additions shall not be built onto or made part of any trailer coach. Skirting is permitted but not to attach the coach permanently to the ground, provide a harborage for rodents or create a fire hazard.
b. 
Wheels of the trailer coach shall not be removed, except for repairs. Jacks or stabilizers may be used for stabilization purposes.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
A minimum of one hundred (100) square feet per coach space shall be provided in one (1) or more places for playground areas, be restricted to such use, and protected from main highways, parking areas and access roads.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Space shall be provided for one (1) or more outside drying areas where adequate inside drying facilities are not provided. A minimum of fifty (50) square feet per coach space is required for the outside clothes drying areas.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The number of trailer coaches permitted in a trailer court shall not exceed the number of trailer coach spaces.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Public areas of the trailer court shall be completely lighted at night with a minimum illumination of at least three tenths (0.3) foot candles.
[Ord. #337]
The provisions of subsections 24-5.2 to 24-5.16 inclusive, relating to service and auxiliary buildings shall apply only to trailer courts permitting the parking, keeping or maintaining of one (1) or more dependent trailers.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
One (1) or more service buildings having at least one (1) laundry tray and slop water closet shall be provided for each trailer court. All such buildings shall be of permanent construction.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Additional facilities for dependent trailers shall be provided in accordance with the following:
a. 
For twenty (20) or less dependent trailers:
Facilities
Male
Female
Toilets
1
2
Urinals
1
-
Lavatories
2
2
Showers
1
1
b. 
For more than twenty (20) dependent trailers:
Facilities
Male
Female
Toilets
One (1) for every ten (10) or less dependent coaches.
One (1) for every ten (10) or less dependent coaches.
Urinals
May be partially substituted for total toilet requirements above, but not for more than one-third (1/3) of the total toilet requirements.
Lavatories
One (1) for every ten (10) or less dependent coaches.
One (1) for every ten (10) or less dependent coaches.
Showers
One (1) for every twenty (20) or less dependent coaches.
One (1) for every twenty (20) or less dependent coaches.
Laundry trays
One (1) for every twenty (20) or less dependent coaches.
One (1) for every twenty (20) or less dependent coaches.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Dependent trailer coaches shall not be located more than two hundred (200') feet from any service building.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The interior finish of the service building shall be moisture resistant. The floors shall be constructed of material impervious to water and easily cleanable. Material impervious to water shall be extended upward from the floor along all walls and dividing partitions to a height of at least six (6") inches. The floor shall be sloped to floor drains connected to the sewerage system.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Men's and women's toilet rooms shall be distinctly marked, separated by a sound proof wall, and screened by means of a vestibule or wall to prevent a direct view into such rooms when the exterior doors are open. Toilet and laundry rooms shall not be connected by a common door.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Water closets shall be located in separate compartments equipped with self closing doors.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Shower facilities shall be required for both men and women. Individual shower stalls, at least three (3') feet by three (3') feet in size, shall be installed for women and shall be provided with a dressing compartment of at least the same dimensions, which are screened from view and equipped with a stool or bench. Gang-type shower compartments with an adjacent dressing room may be constructed for men in place of individual shower stalls.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Laundry rooms and toilet rooms shall not be connected by a common doorway.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
A water closet with seat removed shall be installed in each service building. Rooms having slop water closets shall be separated from the laundry and toilet rooms, and shall have a single direct opening to the outside. Hot and cold water faucets, located over the bowl, shall be provided in addition to the flush mechanism used for cleaning of the bowl.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Window areas in service buildings shall be equal to at least twelve (12%) percent of the floor area. Windows shall be located as high as practicable and along more than one (1) wall wherever possible.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Toilet and laundry rooms shall be well lighted at all times in accordance with the following requirements:
a. 
General seeing tasks - five (5) foot candles.
b. 
Laundry room work area - forty (40) foot candles.
c. 
Toilet room - in front of mirrors - forty (40) foot candles.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Service buildings shall be maintained at a temperature of at least seventy (70°F) degrees Fahrenheit during use.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
A continuous supply of hot water shall be available in each service building.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Trailer court buildings, including restaurants and dining rooms used for the preparation and serving of food and drink, shall be constructed and operated in accordance with the laws and regulations of this State and municipality applicable to public places where food and drink are offered for sale to the public.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Office buildings, filling stations and any other auxiliary building not specifically covered in this Code shall be constructed in accordance with the laws and regulations of this municipality governing such installations.
b. 
Toilet facilities provided in these buildings shall not be included in the computation of the total toilet fixtures required under this section.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The plumbing of all buildings shall be installed in accordance with the provisions of the Plumbing Code of this municipality.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Each trailer court 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 for Construction of Water Supply Systems for Realty Improvements Promulgated by the State Commissioner of Health in accordance with Chapter 199, P.L. 1954 and if not, a public water supply system as defined herein 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.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Water systems shall be designed to meet fire protection requirements of Section 24-13 of this chapter and shall include services to all buildings and all trailer 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 one hundred twenty-five (125) gallons per trailer space per day. Piping shall be so arranged as to provide six (6) g.p.m. at each trailer space outlet with a residual pressure of approximately twenty (20) p.s.i. with twenty (20%) percent of the outlets flowing at the prescribed rate of six (6) g.p.m. The water system of each trailer court shall be piped to all buildings and all trailer spaces.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
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 the Code even though it may meet the potable water standards adopted by the State Department of Health.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Individual water service connections provided for direct use by trailer coaches shall be so constructed that they will not be damaged by the parking of the coaches. The connection shall consist of a riser terminating at least four (4") inches above the ground level, with two (2) three-fourths (3/4") inch valved outlets threaded so that a flexible metallic tubing with a screw connection may be attached between the riser and coach. The ground surface around the riser pipe shall be graded to divert surface drainage away from the connection.
(Note: Fig. 1, attached to this chapter, shows details of a typical year round water connection for trailer courts. A shut-off valve with a stop-and-waste cock is prohibited. A service curb protecting the services supplied from damage by trailers and towing vehicles, is shown on Fig. 3.)
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Each coach space shall be provided with at least a three (3") inch building sewer, trapped below the front line and extending at least four (4") inches above the surface of the ground. It shall be further protected by a concrete collar at least three (3") inches in depth and extending twelve (12") inches from the connection in all directions. The sewer outlet shall consist of a three (3") inch or larger quarter-bend or Y, capped with standard ferrules with eight (8") inch screw plugs provided with keeper chains fastened to the concrete collar. The hose connecting the trailer coach to the sewer outlet shall be watertight, equipped with a threaded connection to connect to the sewer outlet and with either a threaded, fitted or clamped connection for the coach drain. The trailer court owner shall maintain in good repair several spare connecting hoses to be used when privately owned hoses do not meet the requirements of this provision.
(Note: Fig. 2, attached to this chapter, shows details of a typical sewer connection for trailer courts. A service curb protecting the services supplied from damage by trailers and towing vehicles, is shown on Fig. 3.)
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Sewer lines shall be laid in trenches separated horizontally from any potable water line by at least five (5') feet of undisturbed or well compacted earth or laid in a common trench with the potable water line placed on a firm foundation at the side of the trench at least twelve (12") inches above the top of the sewer line.
b. 
The minimum size of sewer lines shall be six (6") inches and shall be laid at the following minimum grades:
Pipe Size
Vitrified Tile, Concrete
Asbestos Cement
6"
0.65%
0.40%
8"
0.40%
0.24%
10"
0.29%
0.18%
12"
0.22%
0.14%
c. 
All sewer line joints shall be made as watertight as possible to minimize ground-water infiltration.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Manholes shall be located at every change in direction, at every junction of two (2) or more branch sewers and at intervals of not more than four hundred (400') feet. Cleanouts extending to grade and provided with cleanout plugs may be used in place of manholes on six (6") inch lines, and be at intervals of not more than one hundred (100') feet.
b. 
Where tight manhole covers and cleanouts are employed, each sewer lateral serving a row of coach spaces shall be properly vented at its upper end. Where septic tanks are used the line(s) entering the tanks shall be vented between the tank and the first trailer coach connection.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Where the sewer lines of a trailer court are not to be connected to the public sewer system, a disposal system shall be installed in accordance with the Standards for Construction of Sewerage Facilities for Realty Improvements promulgated by the State Commissioner of Health in accordance with Chapter 199 P.L. 1954.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Drainage for storm water shall be provided at all trailer courts.
b. 
Storm water sewers shall be separate and apart from the sanitary sewerage system of a trailer court.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The storage, collection and disposal of refuse in a trailer court shall be so managed as to prevent health hazards, rodent harborage, insect breeding, accident hazards, or air pollution.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
All refuse shall be stored in metal containers having tight fitting metal covers and as may be required by ordinance. Where separation of refuse is required separate marked containers shall be provided.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
At least six (6) gallons of refuse storage capacity per day shall be provided for each trailer coach space.
b. 
Refuse containers necessary to comply with the provisions of paragraph a above shall be permanently located no farther than one hundred fifty (150') feet from any trailer coach space.
c. 
Racks or holders shall be provided at all container locations to minimize spillage and container deterioration and prevent rodent harborage.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Where suitable collection service is not available the trailer court operator shall provide this service at least twice a week for garbage and as often as necessary for other refuse but not less than once a week. Such refuse shall be collected and transported in covered vehicles or covered containers.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Where disposal services are not provided by municipal or private agencies the trailer court operator shall provide such services by incineration or sanitary landfill methods approved by the Board of Health.
b. 
Trash or rubbish burners shall not be used.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Trailer courts shall be kept free of receptacles and other articles which may hold water and provide temporary breeding places for mosquitoes. Permanent mosquito control measures such as drainage or filling depressions in which water may collect shall be taken by the person licensed to operate a trailer court and supplemental larvicidal measures shall be provided by him/her when necessary.
b. 
Fly breeding shall be controlled by eliminating the insanitary practices which provide breeding places. Garbage cans shall be repaired or replaced when so damaged that they will leak or their lids do not fit in a fly tight manner. The area surrounding the garbage can racks or holders shall not be permitted to become littered with garbage nor saturated with waste liquids from garbage. All garbage cans shall be washed frequently and fastened to racks or holders to prevent overturning.
c. 
The growth of brush, weeds and grass in trailer court areas shall be controlled. Insecticidal measures shall be applied if necessary of if requested for this reason by the Administrative Authority.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
All food handling establishments and service buildings shall be ratproofed.
b. 
Storage areas shall be maintained in such a manner as to eliminate the possibility of rodent harborage. The space beneath trailer coaches shall not be used to store supplies. Lumber, pipe and other building material shall be stored at least eighteen (18") inches above the ground.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Trailer courts shall be maintained in such manner as to prevent the growth of ragweed, poison ivy and poison sumac.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Electrical systems and equipment installed in trailer courts shall be of an approved type and installed in accordance with the provisions of the National Electrical Code.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The system and exposed noncurrent-carrying metal parts of equipment and conductors shall be grounded in accordance with the provisions of the National Electrical Code. The grounded conductor of the trailer supply system shall be effectively grounded at each trailer supply center.
(Note: The trailer supply center contains one (1) or more attachment plug receptacles with appropriate over-current protection.)
*No. 70, published by the National Fire Protection Association and by the National Board of Fire Underwriters.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Each trailer unit shall be provided with a twenty-five (25) ampere minimum, multiwire receptacle with appropriate over-current protection, conveniently located for the trailer supplies. The grounding terminal of the receptacle shall be connected to the grounding conductor required in subsection 24-11.2 above.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
At each supply center there shall be provision for preventing strain on or undue wearing of the supply cord. Similar provisions shall be made for connections between the plug of the supply cord and the receptacle. Supply cords shall be maintained in a good and safe working condition.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
The service conductors, service equipment, feeders, and feeder equipment shall have adequate current capacity to conduct safely the current for the loads supplied. In determining the capacity required for this equipment and conductors, the authorities having jurisdiction and the utility company should be consulted.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
All handling and storage of gasoline, fuel oil or other flammable liquids or gases shall be consistent with nationally recognized standard good practice for the safeguarding of life and property. Compliance with the standards of the National Board of Fire Underwriters or other nationally recognized safety standards shall be deemed to be prima facie evidence of compliance with this requirement. The applicable standards of the National Board of Fire Underwriters are set forth in Pamphlets Nos. 30 and 58 respectively, titled "Standards of the National Board of Fire Underwriters for the Storage and Handling of Flammable Liquids" and "Standards of the National Board of Fire Underwriters for the Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases".
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
a. 
Container Filling. Liquefied petroleum gas containers shall be filled at a properly equipped container filling plant located in accordance with paragraph b below, or from a tank truck subject to the restrictions set forth in paragraph c below, provided that in either case the operations are in compliance with the applicable requirements of the standards prescribed in pamphlet No. 58 for the storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases. During these operations no vapor or liquid shall be vented to the atmosphere, and container filling in either instance shall be performed only by qualified personnel during daylight hours.
b. 
Location of Filling Plant. Filling plants may be located in the trailer court provided that the entire operation including the storage container, is located not less than fifty (50') feet from the nearest trailer, important buildings, or group of buildings, or line of adjoining property which may be built upon, and not less than twenty-five (25') feet from any public street or highway. The filling plant and storage containers shall be enclosed by manproof fencing or otherwise protected from tampering or physical damage. The access to the enclosed area shall be kept locked when unattended.
c. 
Filling from Tank Truck. Containers installed at any trailer may be filled at that location by tank truck, except that such filling shall be limited to three (3) containers or one hundred (100) pounds at any one (1) trailer location, provided that such filling operation is conducted not closer than five (5') feet to the trailer exit. Filling operations in excess of this limitation shall be conducted at a filling plant conforming to subsection 24-13.2b of this chapter.
d. 
Empty Containers. Empty liquefied petroleum gas containers for trailer coaches shall be replaced with filled containers or removed.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Trailer coach areas shall be kept free of combustible refuse.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
When an approved public potable water supply system providing public fire protection is available, all buildings and trailer court spaces shall be located within six hundred (600') feet of standard fire hydrants with at least one (1) two and one half (2 1/2") inch outlet and one (1) two and a half (2 1/2") inch outlet with a one and one half (1 1/2") inch hose adapter. Hydrants shall be installed in such a manner so as to be accessible from a road and shall be supplied in such a manner as to provide a free flow of not less than two hundred (200) g.p.m. at a residual pressure of twenty (20) p.s.i. at any hydrant.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Where an approved public potable water supply system providing public fire protection is not available the water supply system shall be equipped with two (2") inch frost protected risers with one and one half (1 1/2") inch capped hose connections spaced at intervals not more than three hundred (300') feet from any building or trailer space.
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At least one (1) hose reel or other supply of one and one half (1 1/2") inch hose in sufficient length to reach any point of the court from a hydrant or hose connection shall be provided at suitable weather protected locations.
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First aid fire equipment as prescribed below shall be provided, maintained, and always readily available at each trailer court. The word approved as used in this subsection shall mean as approved by the National Board of Fire Underwriters.
a. 
Class "A" Fires. At least one (1) unit of approved first aid fire equipment for each ten (10) trailers. Such equipment includes approved pump tanks, extinguishers and water barrels with fire buckets.
b. 
Class "B" Fires. (Involving Flammable Liquids and Grease). Approved carbon dioxide, vaporizing liquid, foam or dry chemical extinguishers. At least one (1) unit for each ten (10) trailers and one (1) unit for each restaurant kitchen.
c. 
Class "C" Fires. (Involving Electricity). Approved vaporizing liquid, carbon dioxide or dry chemical extinguishers. At least one (1) unit for each trailer court and one (1) for each switchboard and maintenance shop.
d. 
Grass and Woods Fires. Approved "back pack" extinguishers shall be provided for courts subject to exposure to grass or woods fires. It is recommended that a fire break be provided around the perimeter of the camp where the court may be exposed to grass or woods fires.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Watchman services shall be provided as prescribed by law and the official responsible for fire protection in this municipality. Approved watchman's clocks and station equipment shall be provided where watchman service is required. Watchman service shall be required if in the opinion of the Township Council such service is reasonable and essential.
[Ord. #287, § 12, 6-12-61]
Trailer court buildings and premises shall be subject to inspection by the Administrative Authority.
[Ord. #287, § 19, 6-12-61]
Any person who shall violate any terms or provisions of this chapter and Code shall, upon conviction be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Section 1-5. Each day that a violation of any of the terms or provisions of this chapter and Code shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.