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City of Oswego, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oswego 5-12-1980 as Ch.109 of the 1980 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 257.
Zoning — See Ch. 280.
As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the meanings indicated:
Unless a different meaning appears from the context, any vehicle or structure so designed and constructed in such manner as will permit occupancy thereof as sleeping quarters for one (1) or more persons, or the conduct of any business or profession, occupation or trade, or use as a selling or advertising device and so designed that it is or may be mounted on wheels and used as a conveyance on highways or city streets propelled or drawn by its own or other motive power, excepting a device used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
It shall be unlawful, within the limits of the City of Oswego, for any person to park any trailer on any street, alley or highway or other public place or on any tract of land owned by any person, occupied or unoccupied, within the City of Oswego, except as provided in this chapter.
Emergency or temporary stopping or parking is permitted on any street, alley or highway for not longer than one (1) hour, subject to any other and further prohibition, regulations or limitations imposed by the traffic and parking regulations or ordinances for that street, alley or highway.
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, either of which is situated outside a trailer camp or trailer park approved by the City of Oswego; except the parking of only one (1) unoccupied trailer in an accessory private garage building or in a rear yard in any district is permitted, provided that no living quarters shall be maintained or any business practiced in said trailer while such trailer is so parked or stored.
Any person found guilty of violating any provision of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.), and every day such violation exists shall constitute a separate offense and be punishable as such hereunder. In the event that a person convicted of such violation is fined and does not immediately pay such fine or penalty, he may be committed to the Oswego County Jail for the term of one (1) day for each and every dollar of said fine or penalty not paid up to a total of one hundred eighty (180) days, but in no event shall such confinement for any one (1) offense exceed one hundred eighty (180) days.