§ 153.001  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AFFIDAVIT.  An oath in writing, sworn before and attested by an individual who has authority to administer an oath.
   APPLICANT.  Any person making application for a license or permit.
      (1)   A mobile home served by individual utilities, resting on a permanent perimeter foundation which extends below the established frost depth with the wheels, tongue and hitch removed and the home secured in compliance with the Mobile Home Tiedown Act, being 210 ILCS 120/1 et seq.
      (2)   The foundation shall extend into the ground below the frost line so as to attach and become a part of the real estate. Materials such as concrete, mortared concrete block, or mortared brick extending into the ground below the frost line shall satisfy the requirements for a permanent foundation.
   LICENSE.  A license certificate issued by the village allowing a person to operate and maintain a mobile home park under the provisions of this code and the rules and regulations issued hereunder.
   LICENSEE.  Any person having a license or permit under this chapter.
   MOBILE HOME.  A structure designed for permanent habitation and so constructed as to permit its transport on wheels, temporarily or permanently attached to its frame, from the place of its construction to the location or subsequent location at which it is intended to be a permanent habitation and designed to permit the occupancy thereof as a dwelling place for one or more persons. The term MOBILE HOME shall only include manufactured homes constructed after June 30, 1976, in accordance with the federal National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974. Provided that any such structure resting on a permanent foundation with wheels, tongue and hitch permanently removed shall not be construed as a MOBILE HOME, but shall be an IMMOBILIZED MOBILE HOME. A MOBILE HOME should not be confused with a camping trailer or recreational vehicle.
   MOBILE HOME, DEPENDENT.  A mobile home which does not have a toilet and bath or shower facilities.
   MOBILE HOME, DOUBLE-WIDE.  Consists of two mobile units joined at the side into a single home, but kept on their separate chassis for repeated transportation to a site.
   MOBILE HOME, INDEPENDENT.  A mobile home which has self-contained toilet and bath or shower facilities.
   MOBILE HOME LOT.  A parcel of land for the placement of a mobile home and the exclusive use of its occupants.
   MOBILE HOME MODULE.  A factory-fabricated building unit transported to a building site, mounted on a permanent foundation supporting the outside perimeter walls, and is designed for residential use.
   MOBILE HOME PAD.  That part of an individual mobile home space or lot beneath the mobile home, including the concrete portion of the pad.
   MOBILE HOME PARK.  A tract of land or two or more contiguous tracts of land upon which contain sites with the necessary utilities for two or more independent mobile homes for permanent habitation either free of charge or for revenue purposes, and shall include any building, structure, vehicle, or enclosure used or intended for use as a part of the equipment of such mobile home park. Separate ownership of contiguous tracts of land shall not preclude the tracts of land from common licensure as a mobile home park if they are maintained and operated jointly. Neither an immobilized mobile home nor a motorized recreational vehicle shall be construed as being a part of a mobile home park.
   MOBILE HOME SALES AREA.  A parcel of land used for the display, sale and repair of new or used mobile homes.
   MOBILE HOME SPACE.  A portion of a mobile home park designed for the use or occupancy of one mobile home.
   MOBILE HOUSING UNIT.  Includes all forms of housing units listed in this section and as regulated in this code.
   OWNER or OPERATOR.  The licensee.
   PERMANENT HABITATION.  A period of two or more months.
   PERMIT. A certificate issued by the village, permitting the construction, alteration or reduction in number of spaces of a mobile home park under the provisions in this chapter.
   PERSON. Any individual, group of individuals, association, trust, partnership, corporation, person doing business under an assumed name, county, municipality, the state or any political subdivision or department thereof or any other entity.
   REVOCATION. To declare invalid a permit or license issued to the applicant or licensee by this village for an indefinite period of time.
   SITE. The lot on which the mobile home is located for permanent habitation.
   SPACE. Synonymous with MOBILE HOME SPACE.
   SUSPENSION. To declare invalid a permit or license issued to the applicant or licensee by this village for a temporary period of time with an expectation of resumption.
(1999 Code, § 23-1-1)
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see 210 ILCS 115/2.1, 210 ILCS 115/2.2, 210 ILCS 115/2.3, 210 ILCS 115/2.4, 210 ILCS 115/2.5, 210 ILCS 115/2.7, 20 ILCS 115/2.10