351.15   RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT.
   (a)   Definition.  As used in this section “recreational equipment” means and includes the following:
      (1)   “Travel trailer” which means a vehicular, portable structure built on a chassis, designed to be used as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational and vacation uses, permanently identified “travel trailer” by the manufacturer;
      (2)   “Pickup camper” which means a structure designed primarily to be mounted on a pickup or truck chassis and with sufficient equipment to render it suitable for use as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational and vacation uses;
      (3)   “Motorized home” which means a portable dwelling designed and constructed as an integral part of a self-propelled vehicle;
      (4)   “Folding tent trailer” which means a canvas folding structure, mounted on wheels and designed for travel and vacation uses; and
      (5)   “Boats” and “boat trailers” which mean and include boats, floats and rafts, plus the normal equipment to transport the same on the streets and highways.
(Ord. 1970-20. Passed 2-9-70.)
   (b)   Regulations.  No person shall park or store recreational equipment on any street or highway or public or private property within the City except as hereinafter provided. Any owner of recreational equipment may park or store such equipment on property owned by him or her in accordance with the following conditions:
      (1)   Recreational equipment parked or stored shall not have fixed connections to electricity, water, gas or sanitary sewer facilitates except to provide heat for the protection of the recreational equipment, and at no time shall such recreational equipment be used for living or housekeeping purposes.
      (2)   If camping and recreational equipment is parked or stored outside of a garage, it shall be parked or stored to the rear of the front building line of the main residence. For purposes of this section, attached garages extending forward of the main residence shall not be considered as part of the main residence. The setback requirement of the side or rear yard shall be a minimum of three feet.
      (3)   Notwithstanding the provisions of division (b)(2) of this section, camping and recreational equipment may be parked anywhere on the premises for loading or unloading purposes for a period of not more than 48 hours.
      (4)   All recreational equipment must be kept in good repair and carry a current year's license and/or registration.
(Ord. 1999-30. Passed 11-8-99.)