Borough of Spring Lake, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Spring Lake X by Ord. No. 7-1970 (Ch. XV of the Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
A. 
Not only a self-contained and self-propelled vehicle used or intended to be used as a conveyance upon the public streets and designed in such a manner as to permit the occupancy thereof by one or more persons as a place for sleeping, eating and general living, irrespective of whether or not the vehicle is used actually for the purposes, but also any structural body not having wheels but which may be slid onto the body of a truck, attached thereto and transported as an integral part of the truck and designed in such a manner as to permit the occupancy thereof by one or more persons as a place for sleeping, eating and general living, irrespective of whether or not the vehicle is used actually for the purposes.
B. 
In addition, a "camper" shall include a vehicle as heretofore described or a structural body as heretofore described and also used or intended to be used for the transportation or storage of goods, materials and other tangible personal property only and not designed for sleeping, eating and general living.
PERSON
An individual, a partnership, an association and a corporation.
A. 
Any vehicle used or intended to be used as a conveyance upon the public streets and designed in such a manner as to permit the occupancy thereof by one or more persons as a place for sleeping, eating and general living irrespective of whether or not be vehicle is used actually for the purposes. This definition is intended to include not only those vehicles having two or more wheels and hitched, hooked or attached in some other manner to a self-propelled vehicle such as an automobile or truck but also those vehicles from which the wheels have been removed and which are either permanently or semipermanently attached to the ground and hooked into one or more public utilities such as gas, electricity, water and sewer.
B. 
In addition, a "trailer" is also intended to include a vehicle designed in such a manner as to be hooked, hitched or attached in some other manner to a self-propelled vehicle such as an automobile or truck and used or intended to be used for the transportation or storage of goods, materials and other tangible personal property only and not designed for sleeping, eating and general living.
A. 
Trailers used or intended to be used in business and commerce for the transportation or storage of goods, materials and other tangible personal property and trailers used or intended to be used as a temporary office during the period of construction are not included in the above definition of trailer.
B. 
Further, trailers used or intended to be used temporarily for educational or convention use also are not included in the above definition of trailer.
C. 
The definition of camper is not intended to include a commercial truck, panel truck or other such vehicle.
D. 
Nothing herein, however, shall permit the parking or placing of a commercial trailer or truck in any zone in the Borough if either prohibited or regulated by Chapter 225, Land Development.
A. 
The use of a trailer or camper for living purposes as heretofore stated is prohibited within the limits of the Borough.
B. 
The parking of a trailer or camper overnight upon any street within the limits of the Borough is prohibited.
C. 
The parking or placing for more than 72 hours of a trailer or camper upon other public property or in the open and not garaged on any private property as hereinafter provided within with limits of the Borough is prohibited.
An unoccupied trailer or camper may be parked or placed on any private property within the limits of the Borough after the expiration of the period of 72 hours only if the trailer or camper is kept in a garage or other building completely closed and not readily visible to adjoining property owners or to the general public.
Every person, firm, association, organization or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.