[Adopted 7-10-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-5]
For the purpose of this article, the following definitions shall apply:
- YARD, FRONT
- That part of a lot between the front lot line and front(s) of the principal building on the lot and extended to both side lot lines.
- YARD, REAR
- That part of a lot between the rear lot line and back(s) of the principal building on the lot and extended to both side lot lines.
- YARD, SIDE
- That part of a lot not surrounded by a building and not in the front or rear yard.
No recreational vehicle (RV) shall be placed or parked on any property within the Village limits for dwelling or occupancy purposes for overnight sleeping beyond a maximum of three fourteen-day periods within any one calendar year.
In all residential and commercial districts provided for in Chapter 300, Zoning, it is permissible to park or store a recreational vehicle on private property by the owner of the property only in the following manner:
Parking is permitted inside any enclosed structure, which structure otherwise conforms to the zoning requirements of the particular zoning district where located.
Parking is permitted outside in the side yard or rear yard, provided the unit is not nearer than five feet to the lot line.
Parking is permitted outside on a hard-surfaced or well-drained driveway, provided:
The body unit must be at least 15 feet from the face of any curb.
No part of the unit may extend over the public sidewalk or public right-of way.
Parking is permitted only for storage purposes. Recreational vehicles shall not be:
Permanently connected to sewer lines, water lines or electricity. The recreational vehicle may be connected to electricity temporarily for charging batteries and other purposes.
Used for storage of goods, materials or equipment other than those items considered to be part of the unit or essential for its immediate use.
The unit and the area surrounding shall be kept clean and neat, including grass cutting and trimming. No storage under the unit shall be allowed.
Notwithstanding the above, a unit may be parked anywhere on the premises during active loading or unloading, and the use of electricity, water or propane fuel is permitted when necessary to prepare a recreational vehicle for use.
The Village may approve a conditional use permit for a recreational vehicle to be parked and used as a temporary semi-permanent dwelling on an empty lot during the new construction of a primary residence until such residence can be occupied, provided such time does not exceed six months from the start of construction. After the six-month period said recreational vehicle shall fall under § 247-6 and/or 247-7.