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14A.30.070 Unlawful Transfer of a Recreational Vehicle.

(Added by Ordinance No. 188632, effective October 4, 2017.)

A.  It is unlawful to sell, lease, rent, loan, donate or otherwise transfer physical possession of a recreational vehicle that:

1.  Contains a waste water system or fuel system that leaks waste water or fuel; or

2.  Contains a waste water system or fuel system that is damaged in a manner that would cause a reasonable person to conclude that the damaged waste water system or fuel system could not operate normally without leaking waste water or fuel.

B.  The provisions of Section 14A.30.070 do not apply to:

1.  Transfers of recreational vehicles to repair facilities that are registered to do business in the State of Oregon or vehicle dismantlers certified in accordance with ORS 822.110;

2.  Transfers of recreational vehicles to tow vehicle operators for the purpose of transferring recreational vehicles to repair facilities that are registered to do business in the State of Oregon or vehicle dismantlers certified in accordance with ORS 822.110;

3.  Transfers of recreational vehicles to repair facilities or dismantlers located outside of the City of Portland;

4.  Transfers of recreation vehicles to a federal agency or a public body as defined by ORS 174.109; or

5.  Transfers of recreational vehicles by lawful repossession, court order, administrative order, operation of law, governmental action.

C.  Definitions

1.  As used in this Section, “fuel” means any gas or liquid used to assist in propulsion, cooling, lubrication, environmental control, refrigeration, or cooking.

2.  As used in this Section, “fuel system” means any system designed to contain or convey fuel.

3.  As used in this Section, “leak” and “leaking” mean a release of any fuel or waste water from a waste water system or fuel system in a manner inconsistent with the original recreational vehicle manufacturer’s design.

4.  As used in this Section, “recreational vehicle” means a recreational vehicle as defined by PCC Section 16.90.290.

5.  As used in this Section, “transfer” means any conveyance of a recreational vehicle from the transferor to the transferee with the consent of the transferee.

6.  As used in this Section, “waste water” means any sewage or liquid wastes, including kitchen, bath, toilet, and laundry wastes.

7.  As used in this Section, “waste water system” means any system designed to contain or convey waste water.