Village of Port Jefferson, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Port Jefferson as Ch. 72 of the 1970 Code; amended in its entirety 12-19-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 151.
Sewers — See Ch. 211.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 245.
Zoning — See Ch. 250.

§ 235-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
TRAILER, MOBILE HOME and/or RECREATION VEHICLE
Any vehicle used or constructed or intended for use for conveyance upon public streets so designed, constructed or reconstructed that it can be used as or as to permit its occupancy as a dwelling, living or sleeping place for one or more persons or for the conduct of any business or profession or occupation or trade, whether self-propelled or not self-propelled, standing on wheels only, with no foundations, jacks or skirting.

§ 235-2 Parking and storage.

A. 
It shall be unlawful within the limits of the Village of Port Jefferson for any person to park or store any mobile home, recreational vehicle, trailer, boat or boat trailer on any street or front yard, whether publicly or privately owned, temporarily or otherwise, except as provided in this chapter.
(1) 
Parking or storage of one boat on a boat trailer is permitted in residential districts only in a rear or side yard. Said boat and trailer shall be owned and registered to the property owner.
(2) 
Parking or storage of a trailer, mobile home or recreational vehicle is permitted in residential districts only in the rear or side yard.
B. 
Emergency or temporary stopping or parking is permitted on any street for not longer than 24 hours in any thirty-day period. No mobile home, recreational vehicle, boat or boat trailer, while so parked within the limits of the Village of Port Jefferson, shall be used by any person as dwelling, place of abode, sleeping place or place of business, whether temporary or otherwise.
C. 
No mobile home, recreational vehicle, trailer, boat or boat trailer shall be used by any persons as a dwelling place or abode, sleeping place or place of business.

§ 235-3 Permitted temporary uses.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, a trailer for temporary living quarters, mobile home and/or recreational vehicle can remain upon a residential parcel in the case of disaster only for a maximum duration of six months, subject to obtaining a permit from the Village Clerk upon the payment of appropriate fees. The Village Board of Trustees may approve an extension of this time frame after a public hearing.

§ 235-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 1-5-2015 by L.L. No. 1-2015]
Any person who violates this chapter or fails to comply with any of its requirements shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties provided in § 1-2 of the Code of the Village of Port Jefferson.