Town of East Hampton, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 240.
Zoning — Ch. 255.
[Adopted 11-19-1982]

§ 229-1 Definitions.

As used in this ordinance, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
TRAILER
Any structure designed for mounting upon wheels and incapable of moving or traveling under its own power. Such "trailers" are normally connected to a cab or motorized unit for traveling or hauling, but do not include those covered by Chapter 174 of this Code.

§ 229-2 Storage in residence districts prohibited.

A. 
It shall be unlawful to store any trailer, whether attached or unattached to a cab or motorized unit, upon any lands within the Town of East Hampton which are located in a residence district as established by Chapter 255 of this Code.
B. 
For the purposes of this ordinance, it shall be presumed that any trailer remaining in a stationary position for more than 72 hours in a residential district shall be in violation of this ordinance.

§ 229-3 Exceptions.

The following are exempt from the provisions of this ordinance:
A. 
Any trailer being used in connection with any temporary function which is sanctioned by the town.
B. 
All municipal, fire company, first-aid or other emergency equipment.
C. 
Any temporary construction trailers and equipment when used in conjunction with a construction project.
D. 
All dumpsters used in conjunction with a duly licensed business operation.
E. 
Any boat trailer, house trailer, motorcycle trailer, camping trailer or other recreational trailer.
F. 
Any utility trailer, which for the purpose of this ordinance shall be defined as an open, single-axled trailer weighing less than 1,000 pounds.

§ 229-4 Penalties for offenses.

Any person or occupant of property who shall violate any provision of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both. Each and every day that such violation continues or exists shall be considered a separate and distinct violation and not as a continuing offense.