231. A municipal corporation may impose upon the owner or the occupant of a trailer situated in its territory a permit costing not more than $10
(1) for each period of thirty days beyond ninety consecutive days that it remains there, if it does not exceed 9 metres in length;
(2) for each period of thirty days if it exceeds 9 metres in length.
The permit is payable in advance to the municipal corporation for each period of thirty days.
In addition, the owner or occupant of a trailer contemplated in the first paragraph may be subject to payment of compensation for the municipal services he receives; this compensation is established by the municipal corporation and is payable in advance for each period of thirty days.
However, with the consent of the owner or occupant of a trailer, a municipal corporation may collect the amount of the permit and compensation for a period of twelve months.