SIDNEY, Neb. Effective April 15th through October 15th, the City of Sidney will allow recreational vehicle parking only on streets that are 37’ or wider.

If the street on the city map above is not highlighted red, recreational vehicle parking is NOT allowed at any time.

The Code Ordinance is listed below along with definitions of exactly what type of recreational vehicles are permitted on the allowed streets during this time frame.

If you have additional questions, comments or concerns regarding this ordinance, please reach out to code enforcement by calling (308) 254-5515.

No person shall park or leave standing any recreational vehicle upon any street or alley of the City for more than 24 hours where parking is otherwise permitted or allowed, except that commencing April 15th and continuing through October 15th of each year, unrestricted parking shall be allowed on any street or alley of the City which street or alley is 37 feet or more in width measured at a 90-degree angle from back of curb to back of curb and where parking is not otherwise prohibited.

However, this exception shall not apply to that portion of Illinois Street from Eighth Avenue to Twenty-Third Street, and on that portion of Tenth Avenue from Hickory Street to the intersection of Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, and on Eleventh Avenue from the intersection of Tenth and Eleventh Avenues to the south corporate limits of the City, and on Thirteenth Avenue.

"Recreational vehicle" means:
(a) "Boat trailer." A vehicular structure without its own motive power designed to transport a recreational vessel, which is eligible to be licensed or registered and insured for highway use;
(b) "Camper trailer." A folding or collapsible vehicle structure without its own motive power, designed as temporary living quarters for travel, camping, recreation and vacation use, and eligible to be licensed or registered and insured for highway use;
(c) "Horse trailer." A vehicular structure without its own motive power not exceeding 20 feet in length, 8 feet in width, and 10-1/2 feet in height, designed primarily for the transportation of horses, and which, in combination with the carrying vehicle, is eligible to be licensed or registered and insured for highway use;
(d) "Motor home." A vehicular unit primarily designed to provide temporary living quarters which are built into an integral part of or permanently attached to, a self-propelled motor vehicle chassis or van, containing permanently installed independent life-support systems that meet the State standard for recreational vehicles and providing at least four of the following facilities: cooking; refrigeration or ice box; self-contained toilet; heating, air conditioning, or both; a potable water supply system including a faucet and sink; separate 120-nominal-volt electrical power supply; or LP gas supply;
(e) "Recreational vessel." A term applying to all manner of water craft, other than a seaplane on water, whether impelled by wind, oars, or mechanical devices, and which is designed primarily for recreational or vacation uses. A "recreational vessel," when mounted upon a boat trailer, and its towing recreational vehicle, when parked or stored in the side or rear yard or behind the required front yard, shall be considered one unit, exclusive of its towing recreational vehicle.
(f) "Travel trailer." A rigid vehicular structure, without its own motive power, designed as a temporary dwelling for travel, camping, recreation or vacation use, and eligible to be licensed or registered and insured for highway use, and which when equipped for the road, has a body width of not more than eight feet;
(g) "Truck camper." A portable structure, without its own motive power, designed to be transported on a powered vehicle as a temporary dwelling for travel, camping, recreation or vacation use, and which, in combination with the carrying vehicle, is eligible to be licensed or registered and insured for highway use;
(h) "Utility trailer." A vehicular structure without its own motive power not exceeding 20 feet in length, 8 feet in width, and 10-1/2 feet in height, designed and/or used primarily for the transportation of all manner of motor vehicles, goods or materials, and eligible to be licensed or registered and insured for highway use.