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(A) A manufactured home may be used as a residential structure in any zone in which residential uses are permitted if such manufactured home bears an appropriate seal which indicates that it was constructed in accordance with the standards of the Uniform Standard Code for Manufactured Homes and Recreational Vehicles, the State Uniform Standards for Modular Housing Units Act, or the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
(B) Manufactured homes permitted pursuant to this section shall be located and installed according to the following standards which are applicable to site-built, single-family dwellings:
(1) The home shall be located and installed on a permanent perimeter foundation;
(2) The home shall be installed with permanent utility connections;
(3) The home shall comply with all setback and lot requirements of the residential zone in which it is located; and
(4) The home shall comply with the minimum square footage requirements of the residential zone in which it is located.
(C) Manufactured homes shall also meet the following standards:
(1) The home shall have no less than 900 square feet of floor area;
(2) The home shall have no less than an 18-foot exterior width;
(3) The roof shall be pitched with a minimum vertical rise of two and one-half inches for each 12 inches of horizontal run;
(4) The exterior material shall be of a color, material and scale comparable with those existing in residential site-built, single-family construction;
(5) The home shall have a nonreflective roof material which is or simulates asphalt or wood shingles, tile or rock; and
(6) The home shall have wheels, axles, transporting lights and removable towing apparatus removed.
(D) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to supersede any valid restrictive covenants of record.
(E) For purposes of this section, MANUFACTURED HOME shall mean:
(1) A factory-built structure which is to be used as a place for human habitation, which is not constructed or equipped with a permanent hitch or other device allowing it to be moved other than to a permanent site, which does not have permanently attached to its body or frame any wheels or axles, and which bears a label certifying that it was built in compliance with National Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, 24 C.F.R. parts 3280 et seq. promulgated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; or
(2) A modular housing unit as defined in Neb. RS 71-1557, bearing a seal in accordance with the State Uniform Standards for Modular Housing Units Act.
(1997 Code, § 9-501) (Ord. 95-12, passed 3-14-1995; Ord. 99-05, passed 6-8-1999) Penalty, see § 150.99
Related provisions, see Neb. RS 19-902