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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CLOSURE STATEMENT. A statement prepared by the park owner clearly stating the park is closing, addressing the availability, location and potential costs of adequate replacement housing within a 25-mile radius of the park that is closing and the probable relocation costs of the manufactured homes located in the park.
DISPLACED RESIDENT. A resident of an owner-occupied manufactured home who rents a lot in a manufactured home park, including the members of the resident’s household, as of the date the park owner submits a closure statement to the city’s Planning Commission.
LOT. An area within a manufactured home park, designed or used for the accommodation of a manufactured home.
MANUFACTURED HOME. A structure, not affixed to or part of real estate, transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical system contained in it.
MANUFACTURED HOME PARK. Any site, lot, field or tract of land upon which two or more occupied manufactured homes are located, either free of charge or from compensation, and includes any building, structure, tent, vehicle or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the equipment of the manufactured home park. This definition does not include facilities which are open only during three or fewer seasons of the year.
PARK OWNER. The owner of a manufactured home park and any person acting on behalf of the owner in the operation or management of a park.
PERSON. Any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, incorporated and unincorporated association or any other legal or commercial entity.
(Ord. 97-2, passed 2-25-1996)