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(A) A manufactured home placement permit shall be required for the installation of any manufactured home within the city. No manufactured home built prior to January 1, 1985 shall be placed or relocated in the city. Application shall be made on the appropriate forms provided for this purpose by the Building Safety Division and shall include a site plan showing the location of the manufactured home, other structures or dwellings on the lot, setbacks between all improvements and distances to property lines. If a manufactured home is placed in a mobile home or manufactured home park, a map of the park showing all existing spaces and points of access shall be required.
(B) The Building Official, or his or her designee, shall issue placement permits only if the manufactured home complies with all applicable zoning and building code requirements including use, setbacks and noise attenuation. A fee to cover administration and inspection costs will be charged as determined by the Arizona State Office of Manufactured Housing.
(C) All manufactured homes shall be anchored to the ground in conformance with the manufacturer’s specifications, per the currently adopted Residential Code. All manufactured homes which are set above the ground level shall be skirted.
(D) Placement permits shall be valid for a period of six months from the date of issuance. Manufactured homes shall not be occupied until placement permits have been issued and a final inspection has been performed and approved.
(Ord. O2006-77, passed 12-6-2006; Ord. O2010-32, passed 7-7-2010)