Borough of Park Ridge, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Park Ridge 12-9-1963; amended 10-10-1966 by Ord. No. 66-11. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 97.
Zoning — See Ch. 101.
[Amended 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25]
In order to protect the health, welfare and safety of the residents of the Borough, it is deemed advisable to prohibit the parking or placing of trailers or camp cars within the Borough, except trailers or camp cars 18 feet or less in overall length, which may be parked or placed as hereinafter set forth. The use of semitrailers for storage, further, is found to be contrary to the best interests of the Borough of Park Ridge.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CAMP CAR
Any vehicle used or intended for use as a conveyance upon the public streets or highways and duly licensed as such, and includes self-propelled and non-self-propelled vehicles so designed, constructed and reconstructed or added to by means of accessories in such a manner as to permit the occupancy thereof as a temporary dwelling or sleeping place for one or more persons, and having no foundation other than wheels, jacks or skirtings so arranged as to be integral with or portable by said "camp car."
[Amended 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25]
SEMITRAILER
As defined in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1.
[Added 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25]
TRAILERS
As defined in N.J.S.A. 39:1-1.
[Amended 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park, place or store any trailer or camp car on any street or on any private or public lands in the Borough were such parking, placing or storing is for the purpose of dwelling or sleeping in said trailer or camp car within the Borough.
B. 
Trailers or camp cars having an overall length of 18 feet or less may be parked temporarily on streets pursuant to applicable ordinances governing the parking of other motor vehicles within the Borough[1] and may be parked or stored on private property, provided that said parking or storing is at least 15 feet from the side property line and is to the rear of the building setback line of said property.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 97, Vehicles and Traffic.
C. 
The use of semitrailers or trailers for the storage of goods, merchandise, household furnishings or any other items within the Borough is prohibited.
[Added 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25]
D. 
Temporary variances from the strict requirements of this chapter may be granted by the Mayor and Council for emergency hardships, including but not limited to displacement by fire. Written application therefor shall be made to the Borough Clerk.
[Added 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25]
[Amended 7-8-1974 by Ord. No. 74-16]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter, shall upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days.