Town of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
All utility connections, including but not limited to electrical, telephone and gas connections, shall be located underground.
A. 
All direct burial conductors or cable shall be buried at least 18 inches below the ground surface and shall be insulated and specially designed for the purpose. Such conductors shall be located no less than one foot radial distance from water, sewer, gas or communication lines.
B. 
Each mobile home site shall be provided with electrical current of the standard voltage and frequency generally provided in the area.
C. 
Each mobile home lot shall be provided with an approved disconnecting device and overcurrent protective equipment. The minimum service per outlet shall be 120/240 volts AC, 60 amperes.
D. 
Outlet receptacles at each mobile home stand shall be located not more than 25 feet from the overcurrent protective devices in the mobile home, and a three-pole, four-wire grounding type shall be used unless other grounding types are approved by the Town Board. Receptacles shall be of weatherproof construction.
[Amended 9-23-2004 by L.L. No. 7-2004]
E. 
All exposed non-current-carrying metal parts of mobile homes and all other equipment shall be grounded by means of an approved grounding conductor with branch circuit conductors or other approved method of grounded metallic wiring. The neutral conductor shall not be used as an equipment ground for mobile homes or other equipment.
Mobile home parks shall be furnished with lighting units so spaced and at such heights to provide illumination for safe pedestrian and vehicular movement at night.
A. 
In all parts of the mobile home park road system, an average illumination level of at least 0.8 footcandle and a minimum illumination level of at least 0.3 footcandle shall be maintained.
B. 
Potentially hazardous locations shall be individually illuminated with a minimum level of at least 1.0 footcandle where deemed necessary by the Town Board.
[Amended 9-23-2004 by L.L. No. 7-2004]
Each mobile home site provided with piped gas shall have an approved manual shutoff valve installed upstream of the gas outlet. The outlet shall be equipped with an approved cap and locking device to prevent accidental discharge of gas when the outlet is not in use.
All service structures, if not conventionally heated, shall be provided with space heating equipment adequate to maintain a temperature of 70° F. inside the building at an outside design condition of -10° F., and such space heating equipment shall be subject to the approval of the Building Inspector.
A. 
No space heating equipment or portable fuel-burning equipment shall be used in any unvented, confined enclosure.
B. 
In all service buildings, heating facilities shall be capable of maintaining sufficient hot water for all lavatory and laundry fixtures.