§ 71.13  PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.
    (A)   No vehicle, including recreational vehicles, travel trailers, boats or boat trailers, in excess of 36 feet in length shall be stored or parked in any district zoned for residential uses.
   (B)   No recreational vehicle, travel trailer, boat or boat trailer shall park on a public thoroughfare in any district zoned for residential uses.
   (C)   No automobile, truck, camper, camper top, recreational vehicle, travel trailer, boat trailer or boat, utility trailer or other towable trailer or vehicle shall be parked or stored on an unimproved surface in the front, side, or rear of any residence. An UNIMPROVED SURFACE is defined as a ground surface that is unconcealed and open to the sky that is not paved with concrete, brick or stone paving units, cellular grass paving, or other similar dust-free paving material resistant to surface degradation.
   (D)   No recreational vehicle, boat or boat trailer, utility trailer, or other towable trailer shall be parked or stored in the rear or side of any residence unless the recreational vehicle, boat or boat trailer, utility trailer, or other towable trailer is set back from any property line adjacent to another residential lot by a minimum of eight feet or alternatively screened with a compliant fence or evergreen landscaping where the height of said fence, or the mature height of said landscaping, is equal or greater than the item being screened.
   (E)   No recreational vehicle, camper, camper top, travel trailer, boat trailer or boat, utility trailer or other towable trailer shall be parked or stored in front of a residence unless:
      (1)   The residence is constructed on a lot or parcel containing no less than one acre of land area;
      (2)   The area is part of a front driveway or parking area constructed of concrete, brick or stone paving units, cellular grass paving, or other similar dust-free paving material resistant to surface degradation; and
      (3)   The vehicle is parked for no more than the amount of time specified in division (H) below.
   (F)   No utility trailer or stock trailer shall be parked or stored in front of any residence, on any undeveloped lot or on any parcel of land except as provided for in division (G) below.
   (G)   The City Manager shall have the authority to grant the temporary parking of utility trailers when the trailers are being utilized in conjunction with active construction projects or when exigent circumstances exist. In no case shall temporary parking be granted for periods longer than 30 consecutive days.
   (H)   A recreational vehicle, camper, camper top, travel trailer, boat trailer or boat, utility trailer, or other towable trailer may be parked on a residential lot for no more than 72 hours at any one time for the purpose of loading, unloading, cleaning, preparing for a trip, winterizing, or preparing the vehicle for off-premise storage.
   (I)   Provisions of this section shall not apply to unplatted tracts of land.
(2005 Code, § 8-3-13)  (Ord. 920406A, passed - -; Ord. 941006B, passed - -; Ord. 190212B, passed 2-12-2019; Ord. 200728A, passed 7-28-2020)   Penalty, see § 10.99