§ 152.20  GENERAL APPEARANCE AND COMPATIBILITY STANDARDS.
   (A)   Definitions: see Etowah Zoning Ordinance, as amended.
   (B)   Permitted locations: modular manufactured homes, as defined, shall be permitted in all residential districts subject to the requirements and limitations set forth herein and which apply generally to residential use in such zoning classifications, including minimum lot size, setbacks, percentage of lot coverage and off-street parking requirements.
   (C)   The manufactured or modular home must be connected to a public water and sewage system; provided that where public water or sewer is not available, private well and septic tank installations approved by the State Department of Environment and Conservation may be utilized.
   (D)   Manufactured homes qualifying as single-family dwellings shall have the same appearance as required for site built homes and shall be built in two or more sections.
   (E)   All towing devices, wheels, axles and hitches must be removed.
   (F)   Within 30 days of siting a manufactured home, a brick or cinder block skirting compatible with the home’s exterior siding shall be securely placed around the structure from the bottom of the home to the ground. Also, steps of a type approved by the Building Inspector shall be installed within said time limit, as necessary.
   (G)   The manufactured home shall be installed in accordance with the requirements of the Manufactured Home Anchoring Act (Tenn. Code Ann. § 68-36-401).
   (H)   Where installation of the electric meter on a separate pole, not on the structure, is approved by the Deputy State Fire Marshal/Electrical Inspector, said pole shall be at the rear of the manufactured home; provided, where the City Utilities Board cannot place the meter pole at the rear of the structure, said pole shall be at the side of the structure and shall have an opaque panel fence on the front and open side of the pole eight feet high. The space to the rear of the pole shall be left open for emergency access and for meter readings.
   (I)   Where applicable, all site-built additions to the manufactured home shall meet the requirements of the Etowah Building Code, as amended.
(Ord. 562, passed 2-9-1998)