§ 154.173  MOBILE HOME PARKS.
   (A)   Standards and requirements.  The use of any parcel for a mobile home park and any modifications to an existing mobile home park shall comply with the following standards and requirements:
      (1)   The minimum parcel area for a mobile home park shall be 3 acres;
      (2)   The maximum density of mobile home park spaces shall not exceed 4 mobile homes per acre of gross land area;
      (3)   No mobile home shall be located anywhere but in an approved mobile home park space and only 1 mobile home shall be located within any mobile home park space; and
      (4)   All contiguous lots of record proposed for the development of a mobile home park under 1 ownership or management shall be consolidated into a single lot of record upon development of the park and an appropriate document to memorialize this condition shall be recorded in the deed and mortgage records for Valencia County prior to the issuance of any building permit.
   (B)   Layout and design specifications.  The following layout and design specifications shall apply to any mobile home park:
      (1)   A buffer area shall be provided immediately within all boundaries, all of which shall be landscaped in accordance with § 154.167 of this chapter.  The required buffer area shall be a minimum of 20 feet in depth within all boundaries common to a residential zoning district or public street, other than an alley; and the required buffer area shall be a minimum of 10 feet in depth within all other boundaries;
      (2)   No recreation or service area may be located within a buffer area;
      (3)   No mobile home may be located within a buffer area;
      (4)   No building or structure may be erected or placed within a buffer area, except a sign, fence or wall;
      (5)   No refuse-disposal area shall be located within a buffer area;
      (6)   No plant materials or land may be deposited or removed within a buffer area except as a part of a recognized landscaping scheme or except for emergency access;
      (7)   At least 1 off-street parking space shall be provided for each mobile home space plus 1 additional space for each 4 mobile home spaces to provide for guest parking;
      (8)   All recreation areas shall be well-drained;
      (9)   The boundaries of each mobile home park space shall be delineated by suitable permanent markers in a way that the boundaries of any space can be readily ascertained;
      (10)   Each mobile home park space shall have at least 30 feet wide unobstructed access to, or frontage on, a mobile home park road or other road;
      (11)   Each mobile home park space shall have a minimum floor area of 840 square feet and shall have 1 conveniently located automobile parking space;
      (12)   No structural addition to any mobile home or manufactured home shall be permitted;
      (13)   All refuse containers shall have an animal-proof lid and shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.  Garbage and refuse shall be disposed of in a manner to control flies, rodents and odors;
      (14)   All utilities, including electrical power and telephone lines, shall be installed underground;
      (15)   All roads, walkways, grouped-bay parking and service areas shall be provided with lighting adequate to ensure the safety of vehicular and pedestrian traffic;
      (16)   All lighting shall be arranged so far as possible to reflect away from mobile home park spaces;
      (17)   No mobile home shall be located within 30 feet of any other mobile home;
      (18)   Any mobile homes or mobile home spaces shall be placed at least 30 feet  from any public right-of-way or public road; and
      (19)   Recreational vehicles shall be prohibited uses in any lawfully created mobile home park.
   (C)   Applications.  All applications for review of plans and specifications for any mobile home park shall be made pursuant to the Type B application procedure set forth in § 154.076, and shall contain documentation for site-design review as set forth in §§ 154.035et seq. of this chapter.
(Ord. 2004-05, passed 9-15-2004)  Penalty, see § 154.999