Village of Monticello, NY
Sullivan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Monticello 1-5-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976 as Ch. 171 of the 1976 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Moving of buildings — See Ch. 116.

Zoning - See Ch. 280.

§ 240-1
License required. 

§ 240-2
Definitions. 

§ 240-3
Conversion of trailers into permanent structures. 

§ 240-4
Standing in streets prohibited. 

§ 240-5
Trailer license: conditions for issuance. 

§ 240-6
Tourist camp, cabin or tent license: conditions for issuance. 

§ 240-7
Application information. 

§ 240-8
Fees. 

§ 240-9
Penalties for offenses. 

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to use an automobile trailer or house car as a habitation or to establish, maintain, operate or conduct within the Village of Monticello any tourist park or camp or any automobile trailer park or camp, or any combination of same, without having first secured a license therefor from the Village Manager.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

AUTOMOBILE TRAILER or HOUSE CAR
Any vehicle used or arranged to be used for living or sleeping, mounted on wheels or arranged to be mounted on wheels or arranged to be movable, and either propelled by its own power or drawn by another power-driven source or vehicle.
AUTOMOBILE TRAILER PARK OR CAMP
Any plot of ground where space is provided or used for one or more automobile trailers or house cars used or arranged to be used for living or sleeping.
CAMP COTTAGE, CABIN or TENT
Any building or structure or enclosure not conforming to the provisions of the Building Code of the Village of Monticello, New York, now in effect or hereafter adopted.
TOURIST PARK OR CAMP
Any plot of ground upon which one or more camp cottages, cabins or tents are used or arranged to be used for living or sleeping.
[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

Removal of the wheels of an automobile trailer or house car, except temporarily for repairs, or the permanent blocking-up of an automobile trailer or house car or the enclosure of the space beneath an automobile trailer or house car, whether situated in a camp or elsewhere, shall be construed as automatically converting the automobile trailer or house car into a permanent structure subject to the requirements of the Building Code of Monticello and all other laws and ordinances applicable to dwellings now in effect or hereafter adopted. Notice of such removal of wheels, blocking-up or enclosure shall be given forthwith to the Code Enforcement Official.

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, no person shall detach any automobile trailer or house car or other trailer from its towing vehicle and permit the same to remain standing in any public street or place.

No license for such use of a trailer or house car shall be issued unless the automobile trailer or house car for which such license is sought shall be provided with adequate water closets, properly lighted and ventilated and connected to the public water system and the village's sanitary sewer, and unless such trailer is a minimum of 30 feet distant from a curbline and 20 feet distant from any existing permanent structure or property line.

No license for the location, installation, erection or use of tourist camps, cabins or tents shall be issued by the Village Manager unless said camps, cabins or tents shall be located on land specifically designated and approved by the Village Board of Trustees upon application from the owner of the land on which such camp, cabins or tents are contemplated to be located. The Board of Trustees shall also specify the period of time for which the license shall be valid. Such license for the location of tourist camps, cabins or tents can only be renewed upon application to the Village Manager. Such license shall provide that it may be suspended or revoked by the Board of Trustees after a hearing held upon not less than three days' notice to the licensee and shall be subject to such other or further regulations as the Village Manager may impose.

Applications for such licenses shall be made to the Village Manager upon such forms as prescribed by him and shall include the following information:

A. 

The name and present address of the applicant.

B. 

The last previous address of the applicant by street and number, if any.

C. 

The name, age and sex of each occupant of the trailer and the relationship of each such person to the applicant.

D. 

The date of arrival of the house trailer in the Village of Monticello.

E. 

Name of owner of house trailer.

F. 

Make of house trailer.

G. 

State in which house trailer is registered.

H. 

Registration number of house trailer.

I. 

Year of issuance of registration.

J. 

Such other information as may reasonably be required.

The license fee for licenses provided herein shall be as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.

Editor's Note: For current fee schedule, see Ch. A290, Fees.

[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation, punishable as provided in Article III, General Penalty, of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Village of Monticello.