18.37.060   Mobile home subdivision option.
   A.   Scope:
      1.   Single residential lots may be individually owned if so indicated upon a recorded subdivision plat setting forth the area of individual ownership;
      2.   Dwelling units permitted in a mobile home subdivision may be of one, or a combination of any one of the three generally defined types:
         a.   Mobile,
         b.   Manufactured, or
         c.   Site-built;
      3.   Where common areas, private roads, or common open spaces are provided, a mandatory homeowners' association shall accept the responsibilities of maintenance, liability and control of private streets and common areas.
   B.   Development standards:
      1.   Minimum area: Eighteen thousand square feet, exclusive of adjacent rights-of-way;
      2.   Maximum density: One dwelling unit per three thousand five hundred square feet;
      3.   Minimum individual lot area: None;
      4.   Minimum individual lot width: None;
      5.   Minimum yard requirements: None. Zero lot-line siting of units on individual lots is permissible, subject to applicable county building codes (Title 15) and Section 18.09.060(D) (General Residential and Rural Zoning Provisions);
      6.   Maximum building height: Thirty-four feet;
      7.   Minimum distance between detached dwelling units: Fourteen feet;
      8.   Off-street parking: Two off-street parking spaces per unit shall be provided;
      9.   Required buffers:
         a.   In lieu of yard setbacks, a permanent buffer of ten feet shall be required along all subdivision boundaries wherein no structures exceeding six feet in height shall be placed,
         b.   A six-foot masonry wall, fence, opaque landscape screen or any combination thereof shall be provided on all subdivision boundaries except at vehicle or pedestrian access locations;
            1)   At vehicle access locations, such screening shall be no more than thirty-six inches high for a distance of twenty feet on either side of the opening,
            2)   Appropriate covenants shall be placed in effect to insure the continued maintenance of such walls, fences and screens;
      10.   Streets and utilities:
         a.   Streets shall be designed and constructed in accordance with Section 18.69.040 (Subdivision Standards),
         b.   Curbs shall be installed on both sides of all streets and sidewalks shall be placed on at least one side of all streets,
         c.   Underground utilities shall be provided;
      11.   Siting:
         a.   All mobile home units shall be secured to permanent masonry or concrete foundations,
         b.   The wheels and axles shall be removed;
      12.   The lots so created shall be subject to all other subdivision regulations of this code.
   C.   Accessory buildings:
      1.   Accessory buildings shall conform to the requirements of Section 18.37.050;
      2.   Carports and patio covers, open on two sides, shall be considered accessory buildings, except that:
         a.   They may be attached to the dwelling unit,
         b.   The front yard setback shall be four feet, and
         c.   The side and rear yard setbacks shall be three feet;
      3.   Any side of a carport or patio cover located within fourteen feet of the main dwelling unit on the adjacent lot shall not be enclosed.
   D.   Landscaping:
      1.   A landscape plan shall be developed for the subdivision to insure unity of design;
      2.   Covenants shall be recorded, providing for the continuation and maintenance of the landscaping;
      3.   Approval of the landscape plan by the county subdivision review staff shall be a prerequisite for approval of a development plan or final plat;
      4.   Each subdivision lot shall have at least one functionally placed shade tree, indigenous to, or in harmony with the area, of fifteen gallons or larger size at the time of planning;
      5.   Tree species shall be desert hardy, low pollen producing and low in water requirement.
   E.   Common areas and private areas:
      1.   A minimum of five percent of the gross subdivision area shall be devoted to recreational facilities or common, functionally usable, open space;
      2.   Private outdoor living and service space shall be provided as necessary to assure reasonable privacy and shall be partially paved or hard surfaced for garden furniture;
         a.   It shall be located for privacy, convenience and optimum use,
         b.   The minimum area shall be not less than four hundred square feet,
         c.   The paved or hard surfaced area, included in the outdoor living area, shall not be less than one hundred square feet.
(Ord. 1985-82 (part), 1985)