Commercial Vehicles (Residential Zoning Districts)

Storage or parking of commercial trucks and/or trailers having a hauling capacity of one and one-fourth (1 1/4) ton or greater shall be prohibited within any R-1, R-2 and R-3 zoning district.  In addition, any vehicle, apparatus, trailer or machine designed for a specific commercial operation or purpose such as:

  • Well drilling
  • Moving dirt, stone or other materials
  • Removing lumber or stumps
  • Trenching
  • Planting tress or other vegetation
  • Installing poles
  • Lifting people or equipment
  • Transporting water or other substances
  • Vehicles intended to pull trailers
  • Storage of construction equipment inside or outside the vehicle or trailer
  • Generation of electrical power
  • Pumping of water or other substances
  • Demolition of materials or buildings and vehicles

Vehicles, apparatus, trailers or machines similar to any of those listed in this regulation shall be prohibited within any R-1, R-2 and R-3 district.

Exception:  The following vehicles, apparatus, trailers or machines may be parked or stored in a residential district meeting the following guidelines:

If a commercial vehicles is used for an indirect connection with a construction project taking place on the parcel where it is parked and the project is currently ongoing or if the commercial vehicle is owned by a governmental body or utility and is used in the installation and/or maintenance of utilities such as water, sewer, streets, highways, cable television wire, telephone or electrical wires.