City of Hudson, NY
Columbia County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Hudson 6-27-1963 by Ord. No. 4-1963 (Ch. 110 of the 1973 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 90.
Housing standards — See Ch. 176.
Plumbing — See Ch. 221.
Sewers — See Ch. 240.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 300.
Zoning — See Ch. 325.
Water regulations and rates — See Ch. A333.
This chapter shall be known as the "House Trailer Ordinance."
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated.
TRAILER COACH, HOUSE CAR or AUTOMOBILE TRAILER
Any vehicle or structure so designed and constructed in such manner as will permit occupancy thereof as living or sleeping quarters for one or more persons or for the conduct of any business or profession, occupation or trade, and so designed that it is or may be mounted on wheels and used as a conveyance on the City streets or highways, propelled or drawn by its own or other motive power, or so designed that the wheels may be removed and the same placed upon permanent blocking or mounting.
A. 
No person shall use any trailer coach, house car or automobile trailer for living or sleeping quarters or for the conduct of any business or profession, occupation or trade within the corporate limits of the City of Hudson unless such trailer coach, house car or automobile trailer is located in a coach park.
B. 
No person shall park any trailer coach, house car or automobile trailer within the corporate limits of the City of Hudson unless such trailer coach, house car or automobile trailer is located in a coach park, except that not more than one trailer coach, house car or automobile trailer may be parked on the property of a resident of the City of Hudson, provided that it is not used for living or sleeping quarters or for business purposes and is set back at least 25 feet from the sidewalk and 10 feet from any building or structure.
C. 
A "coach park" shall mean any site, lot, field or tract of ground upon which three or more trailer coaches, house cars or automobile trailers may be placed and which is approved by the Commissioners of Police and Public Works for that purpose pursuant to such regulations as they may establish.
Any trailer coach, house car or automobile trailer now located within the City of Hudson and being used for business, residence or sleeping quarters must have its wheels removed and be placed on a permanent foundation and connected to the City sewer and water systems, and comply in all respects with the requirements of the Building and Plumbing Codes of the City of Hudson,[1] within 90 days from the effective date of this chapter, or be removed from the premises where it is now located.
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 90, Building Construction, and Ch. 221, Plumbing.
[Amended 12-13-1973 by Ord. No. 33-1973]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable as follows: by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or by a fine not exceeding $250, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.