Town of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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The area of the mobile home stand shall be improved to provide an adequate foundation for the placement and tie-down of the mobile home, thereby securing the superstructure against uplift, sliding, rotation and overturning. The stand should provide for practical placement on and removal from the lot of the mobile home and retention of the home on the lot in satisfactory relationship to its surroundings. The following specific requirements shall be met:
There shall be a longitudinal gradient of 0%, 5% and an adequate crown or cross-gradient for surface drainage.
The location of each mobile home stand shall be at such elevation, distance and angle in relation to the park roadways and the accessway to the mobile home that placement and removal of the mobile home is practical.
The mobile home stand shall not heave, shift or settle unevenly under the weight of the mobile home due to frost action, inadequate drainage, vibration or other forces acting on the superstructure.
The mobile home stand shall be provided with anchors and tie-downs such as cast-in-place concrete deadmen, eyelets embedded in concrete foundations or runways, screw augers, arrowhead anchors or other devices securing the stability of the mobile home.