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Del City Ordinances
Recreational Vehicle Parking


CHAPTER 11 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

ARTICLE VI. RECREATION VEHICLES (See note at the end of article)

Sec. 11-231. Definition.

A "recreation vehicle" or "travel trailer" is a portable or mobile living unit used for temporary human occupancy away from the principal place of residence of the occupants, and not constituting the principal place of residence of the occupants.
(Code 1973, § 15-150(a))


Sec. 11-232. Parking, use.

(a) Recreation vehicles and/or travel trailers shall be parked only upon private property and shall not be parked, or stored upon any street or within any street right-of-way. There are two exceptions to this subsection:


(1) Campers on vehicles and NOT oversized campers (extending beyond the original manufactured size), or vans, may park upon any street or within any street right-of-way provided that the parking of the vehicle does not compromise the public's safety, health, or welfare, and that parking of the vehicle does not create a situation that impedes vehicular or pedestrian traffic.

(2) Recreation vehicles may park upon any street or within any street right-of-way provided that the parking of the vehicle is needed to load or unload the vehicle; the parking of the vehicle does not exceed seventy-two (72) consecutive hours; the parking of the vehicle does not compromise the public safety, health, or welfare, and that the parking of the vehicle does not create a situation that impedes vehicular or pedestrian traffic.

(b) No recreation vehicle shall be used for sleeping purposes, preparation or serving meals, or permitting any person to sleep, prepare or serve meals in any location in the city, other than in public parks, not to exceed one (1) day.


(c) No recreation vehicle shall be connected to any electricity, gas, water, or sanitary sewer facilities when the facilities are taken from or in any manner connected with the utility systems supplying or serving the city.


(d) It shall be unlawful for any person to park a recreational vehicle on or within any City park overnight.
(Code 1973, § 15-150(b); Ord. No. 1032, § 1, 8-19-96; Ord. No. 1042, § 1, 5-5-97)


Sec. 11-233. Penalty.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this article or who fails to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, shall be deemed guilty of an offense punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) and costs, or by imprisonment of up to sixty (60) days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
(Code 1973, § 15-151; Ord. No. 1129, § 1, 11-15-99)



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