P. Abandoned Vehicles and Trailers

DEFINITIONS:

TRAILERS: Any travel trailer, camper, 5th wheel or mobile home is considered a ‘trailer’ for purposes of this regulation.

VEHICLE: A machine propelled by power other than human power designed to travel along the ground or snow by use of wheels, treads, runners or slides and transport persons or property or pull machinery and shall include, without limitation, automobile, truck, trailer, motorcycle, ATV, UTV, snowmobile, tractor, buggy and wagon.

If a vehicle or trailer has been left to deteriorate it shall be considered abandoned. If said trailer has broken windows, broken doors or is in a dilapidated condition it will be determined to be a health, environmental or safety hazard.

Rule 1. Manor Lands Property Owner’s Association does not allow abandoned trailers to be left on any lot within the boundaries of the Association. It will be the responsibility of the property owner of that lot where the abandoned trailer sits to take corrective action to either make the trailer habitable or remove it from Manor Lands Property Owner’s Association. All costs associated with this will be the responsibility of the property owner.

Rule 2. After a violation has been identified to the Manor Lands Property Owner’s Association Board of Director’s as being possibly abandoned, a determination from the board members will be made by a review committee of no less than 3 members. This committee will visit the site and inspect the trailer. If the committee feels the report is valid, pictures will be taken to document their decision.

Rule 3. The pictures will be presented at the next regularly scheduled monthly Board of Director’s meeting and a determination will be made by the Board as to whether this trailer has been abandoned. If they agree, a letter will be sent to the current owner on record advising them they have 90 days to either make the trailer habitable or have it removed from Manor Lands property Owner’s Association.

Rule 4. If after 90 days neither of these recommendations has been accomplished, the Board of Directors will contact the appropriate Summit County Department and request their involvement to have the trailer removed.

Rule 5. Removal of the trailer or making it habitable is the sole responsibility of the owner of the lot where the trailer is residing. Furthermore, if the matter is turned over to Summit County Health Department, the owner of the lot where the trailer resides shall be responsible for all fines or penalties assessed by Summit County.

Rule 6. Abandoned Vehicles

  1. Abandonment: No person shall abandon any vehicle within Manor Lands and no person shall leave any vehicle at any place within Manor Lands for such time and under such circumstances as to cause such vehicle reasonably to appear to have been abandoned. A vehicle shall be considered abandoned if it is non-operational and its registration is more than six (6) months past due.
  2. Leaving Wrecked, Non-operating Vehicle on roads: No person shall leave any partially dismantled, non-operating, wrecked or junked vehicle on any Manor Lands maintained road within Manor Lands.
  3. Time Limit on Private Property: Partially dismantled, non-operating, wrecked, junked or discarded vehicles cannot remain on private property longer than thirty (30) days; except that this subsection shall not apply with regard to a vehicle in an enclosed building; or to a vehicle in an appropriate storage place or depository maintained in the lawful place and manner by Manor Lands.
  4. Responsibility: Removal of a vehicle is the sole responsibility of the property owner of the lot where the vehicle is located.  If the vehicle is not removed within the time limit stated above the matter will be turned over to the Summit County Sheriff’s Department.  The owner of the lot where the vehicle is located shall be responsible for all towing charges, fines or penalties assessed by Summit County.
  5. Authorization: The Summit County Sheriff or any member of the Summit County Sheriff Department is hereby authorized to remove or have removed any vehicle left on any Manor Lands maintained road or on a lot within Manor Lands which reasonably appears to be in violation of this rule or be lost, stolen or unclaimed be disposed of in accordance with the laws of the State of Utah and Summit County. The owner of the vehicle shall be responsible for all towing charges, fines or penalties assessed by Summit County.

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