(A)   Prohibited uses. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, park, store or maintain any mobile home within the town’s jurisdiction that does not comply with the requirements of this section. It shall be understood that this regulation does not pertain to vehicles classified as “campers” or “recreational vehicles”.
(2004 Code, § 8-900)
   (B)   Attachment or addition. Any action to attach a mobile home to the ground by means of posts, piers, foundations or otherwise, or to add thereto in any way shall be subject to the requirements of the Building Code of the town as well as this chapter and, if said Building Code does not permit the addition, said addition shall be prohibited.
(2004 Code, § 8-902)
   (C)   Damaged or dilapidated mobile homes. Wrecked, damaged or dilapidated mobile homes shall not be kept or stored either within or without a mobile home park at any time. The Zoning Administrator shall determine if a mobile home is damaged or dilapidated to a point which makes said mobile home unfit for human occupancy on either a temporary or permanent basis. Whenever such a determination is made, the mobile home shall be vacated and removed from the premises.
(2004 Code, § 8-903)
   (D)   Storage of equipment or materials. No person shall store lawn equipment, lawn chairs, bicycles, toys, utensils, lumber, debris or any other item outside of any enclosure fully screened from view. It is not the intent of this division (D) to prohibit furniture and recreational equipment designed for outdoor use. The intent is to encourage the use of a garage or storage shed for the storing of items such as those enumerated in this division (D).
(2004 Code, § 8-904)
   (E)   Prerequisites for moving mobile homes into parks. No mobile home shall be moved into any mobile home park until the terms and conditions of the improvement location permit have been fully satisfied and all construction therein completed throughout the entire park area; provided, however, that, a staged development plan for a mobile home park may be filed and, if approved by the Plan Commission, the mobile home park may be occupied in accordance with the terms and conditions of that part of the stage of development as set forth in the plan.
(2004 Code, § 8-905)
   (F)   Proper zoning required. All mobile home parks shall be located as provided in this chapter. All proposed mobile home parks must obtain proper zoning (MH District) through the normal procedures for re-zoning as set forth in this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 8-906)
   (G)   Storage buildings. A storage building shall be provided in each park for inside storage of all equipment and other items used to maintain the park.
(2004 Code, § 8-907)
   (H)   Water supply.
      (1)   An adequate supply of pure water for drinking and domestic purposes shall be supplied to all service buildings and to all mobile home spaces within the park to meet the occupancy requirements of the park.
      (2)   Each mobile home space shall be provided with a cold water tap at least four inches above the ground. Said tap shall have a shut-off valve that meets current Plumbing Code requirements.
(2004 Code, § 8-908)
   (I)   Electrical service. An electrical outlet supplying at least 110-115/220-225 volts, 100 amperes shall be provided for each mobile home space.
(2004 Code, § 8-909)
   (J)   Fire protection.
      (1)   Every mobile home park shall be equipped at all times with a sufficient number of fire hydrants spaced throughout the park. The total number of hydrants and location of hydrants shall be subject to the approval of the town’s Fire Chief, who shall submit his or her recommendations to the Plan Commission.
      (2)   No open fires shall be permitted at any place within any mobile home park.
(2004 Code, § 8-910)
   (K)   Garbage and trash. All garbage and trash in each park shall be deposited in metal cans or other suitable containers with tight-fitting covers, with a sufficient supply of said containers for adequate disposal of all such garbage and trash. All receptacles used for storage or collection of garbage shall be kept in a sanitary condition at all times. All garbage and trash in each park shall be collected and disposed of as frequently as is necessary to ensure that garbage and trash containers do not overflow or create an odor or otherwise cause a nuisance.
(2004 Code, § 8-911)
   (L)   Sewers and sewage disposal. Each mobile home space shall be provided with a sanitary sewer line at least four inches in diameter, which shall be connected to receive the waste from the showers, bath tubs, flush toilets, lavatory and kitchen sinks and washing machines of the mobile home harbored in such space and having any or all such facilities. The sewer line in each space shall be connected to discharge the mobile home waste into a public sanitary sewer system in compliance with applicable ordinances, or into a privately owned and operated wastewater treatment plant and disposal system; provided, said privately owned system is approved by the administrative agency having charge of approvals of such systems. The installation of sanitary sewer main lines and lateral service lines shall meet or exceed the requirements of applicable building codes.
(2004 Code, § 8-912)
   (M)   Compliance with the state’s Board of Health. Prior to the issuance of any improvement location permits, a manufactured or mobile home park licensee must file with the Plan Commission office a letter from the state’s Board of Health, evidencing approval by such Board and compliance with the requirements of such Board.
(2004 Code, § 8-913)
   (N)   Permits and inspections required. An improvement location permit shall be obtained by the licensee for each and every mobile home stand within a mobile home park. The Building Inspector shall issue such permits, and collect such fees as established by the Town Council. Said permits shall pertain to the proper installation of:
      (1)   The mobile home stand, including any slabs, piers, ribbons, patios, sidewalks or driveways;
      (2)   Utility service connections, including sewer lines, gas lines, fuel lines, water lines and electrical lines; and
      (3)   Presence of Building Code certification tag on mobile home.
(2004 Code, § 8-914)
   (O)   Occupancy permit required. It shall be unlawful for any person to occupy a mobile home within an approved mobile home park prior to the issuance of an occupancy permit by the Building Inspector. An occupancy permit will be issued only after a proper permit has been obtained and permit requirements have been met.
(2004 Code, § 8-915)
   (P)   Prerequisites for mobile home park operation. It shall be unlawful for any person to maintain or operate a mobile home park within the town’s jurisdiction unless such person shall first:
      (1)   Obtain a license therefor from the state’s Board of Health;
      (2)   Submit development plans to the Plan Commission and receive approval of same;
      (3)   Obtain proper zoning of the property; and
      (4)   Obtain required building permits and construct all improvements according to town specifications and appropriate building codes.
(2004 Code, § 8-916)
   (Q)   Notice of violation. If at any time a mobile home park is found to be violating any provisions of this chapter any duly constituted officer or agent of the town’s Plan Commission shall notify the licensee of such condition. Such conditions shall be corrected by the licensee to the satisfaction of the Commission within a reasonable time after notification.
(2004 Code, § 8-917)
   (R)   Emergency situations. Whenever the State or County Health Officer or the Building Inspector finds that an emergency exists which requires immediate action to protect the public health, safety or welfare, he or she may without notice or hearing, issue an order reciting the existence of such an emergency and requiring that such action be taken as he or she may deem necessary to meet the emergency, including the suspension of the license issued pursuant to state laws appertaining thereto. Such order shall be in writing, shall be notwithstanding any other provisions of the section, and shall be effective immediately. Any person to whom such an order is directed shall comply therewith immediately or be subject to suspension or revocation according to law, and shall be punished in accordance with § 156.999 of this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 8-918)
   (S)   Responsibility for violation. The manager or caretaker of a mobile home park shall, with the licensee, be responsible for the violation of any provisions of this section to which licensee is subject.
(2004 Code, § 8-919)
   (T)   Responsibility of occupants for violations. The occupants of a mobile home within a park shall, with the persons operating and maintaining said park, be liable for the violation of any provisions of this subchapter, except for such requirements that are only to be complied with expressly by the licensee.
(2004 Code, § 8-920)