§ 00055-5. Requirements  


Latest version.
  • (A) Driveways and Walkways:

    (1) No individual lot in a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, or combined park-camp shall have a direct accessway for vehicles to the public thoroughfare.

    (2) Each driveway in a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, or combined park-camp shall have unobstructed access to a public thoroughfare; and all driveways shall be maintained in a passable and reasonably dustproof condition at all times.

    (3) One parking space alongside and parallel in each space in a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, or combined park-camp shall be provided for the occupants of the trailer.

    (4) All entrance and exit two-way streets shall have a minimum width of 35 feet exclusive of any median strip. One-way entrance or exit streets shall have a minimum width of 20 feet.

    (5) The operator may permit parking on both sides streets having a minimum width of 35 feet.

    (6) The operator may permit parking on both sides of streets having a minimum width of 28 feet which have been designated as "one way."

    (7) The operator may permit parking on one side of a "two-way" street having a minimum width of 28 feet.

    (8) The operator may permit parking on one side of streets having a minimum width of 20 feet which have been designated as "one way."

    (B) Sites:

    (1) The body of a recreational vehicle or portable camping unit must be more than 10 feet from any public roadway, street, or alley and not less than eight feet from the recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, or combined park-camp property line. A trailer hitch is not considered a part of a trailer; however, it should not extend out onto the driveway or walkway within the park.

    (2) Each individual space shall abut on a driveway within the park and shall have an obstructed frontage width of not less than 25 feet.

    (C) Service Buildings:

    (1) A separate laundry room provided with hot and cold running water at all times and not less than one double laundry tray or one automatic washing machine shall be provided for each recreational park where laundering is permitted. Toilet, lavatory, and path fixtures shall not be located in the laundry room.

    (2) All windows and doors shall be screened during that period of the year when insects are present.

    (3) All buildings shall be rodent proof.

    (D) Domestic Animals:

    (1) No domestic animals or house pets may be allowed to run at large.

    (2) All such animals must be vaccinated against rabies and must otherwise conform to Cincinnati Board of Health requirements.

    (E) Records:

    (1) The operator shall keep records and make reports as required by the Board of Health.

    (F) Waste Water Disposal Facilities:

    (1) When waste water disposal facilities are required at a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, or combined park/camp, as specified in rule 3701-25-60 of the Administrative Code, the licensee shall ensure that the waste water facilities meet the following requirements:

    (a) The waste water facility shall be located so that no park or camp site is farther than two hundred (200) feet walking distance from a waste water facility;

    (b) The waste water facility shall be easily accessible and provided with a sign indicating that the facility is for liquid waste only;

    (c) The waste water facilities shall be designed and constructed to accept liquid waste and maintained to keep the facility and the area around the facility free from any liquid waste nuisances;

    (d) Except as provided in paragraphs (e) and (f) of rule, the waste water facility installed in a park or camp after August 17, 1992, shall consist of one of the following:

    (1) A plastic or concrete holding tank which is of a water-tight design and is capable of holding at least two hundred fifty (250) gallons. The train opening through which waste water is deposited into the holding tank shall be installed in a plastic or concrete riser which shall extend a minimum of twelve (12) inches above the ground surface. The drain opening shall be surrounded by a surface which extends from the opening to the sides of the riser and which slopes to the opening. The drain opening shall be covered by a drain gate and shall be located at least four (4) inches below the top edge of the riser; or

    (2) Individual site connections; or

    (3) An alternative waste water disposal system approved by the Health Commissioner when it can be demonstrated that the soil conditions are conducive for filtration of liquid waste water.

    (e) A park or camp that is in existence and license by August 17, 1992, is not required to comply with paragraph (d) of this rule unless either of the following is the case:

    (1) The park or camp is substantially altered or expanded in such a manner that plan approval is required under Rule 3701-25-52 of the Administrative Code; or

    (2) The licensor determines that any existing waste water disposal facility is causing a nuisance because its location, installation, or design is not in compliance with paragraph (c) of this rule.

    (f) Temporary park/camps shall comply with the requirements of paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of this rule and shall provide adequate methods for disposal of waste water from camping units which may include but are not limited to:

    (1) On-site waste water disposal facilities which comply with the requirements of paragraph (d) of this rule; or

    (2) The services of a sewage or septage hauler that is registered by a local health district.

(Amended, Mar. 27, 1979; a. Oct. 23, 1990; a. Nov. 24-92; a. Feb. 24, 1998; a. Res. No. 2004-29, §§ 1, 2, eff. Dec. 28, 2004)