Town of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Amended 9-23-2004 by L.L. No. 7-2004]
All service and/or storage facilities as described in this article shall be appropriately and attractively screened in accordance with a plan approved by the Town Board and shall be so maintained.
[Amended 9-23-2004 by L.L. No. 7-2004]
A laundry facility with suitable automatic washers and dryers, plumbing, electricity and ventilation shall be provided in a central location unless it is clearly shown to the satisfaction of the Town Board that such a facility is not necessary for the needs, reasonable convenience or emergency usage by the residents of the mobile home park.
A. 
The internal finish material of any common laundry facility shall be capable of withstanding frequent washing and cleaning.
B. 
Any common laundry facility shall be provided with a suitably screened outdoor drying yard.
A. 
Unless sufficient storage space is clearly provided inside of each mobile home as deemed necessary by the Town Board, storage facilities for each mobile home site shall be provided. Such facilities shall provide a minimum of 90 cubic feet of space per mobile home and shall be located on each mobile home site or in common facilities not more than 175 feet from each mobile home site.
[Amended 9-23-2004 by L.L. No. 7-2004]
B. 
Storage areas shall be maintained to prevent rodent harborage; lumber, pipe and other building material shall be stored at least one foot aboveground; storage shall not be permitted under mobile homes unless it is clearly shown that such storage is necessary and will not provide rodent or insect harborage.
C. 
Storage space shall be provided by the mobile home park management for park maintenance materials and equipment.
A. 
Liquid petroleum gas (LPG) systems, if used, shall be provided with safety devices to relieve excessive pressures and shall be arranged so that the discharge terminates at a safe location. Such systems shall have at least one accessible means for shutting off gas. Such means shall be located outside the mobile home and shall be maintained in effective operating condition.
B. 
All LPG piping outside of the mobile home shall be well supported and protected against mechanical injury. Undiluted liquefied petroleum gas in liquid form shall not be conveyed through piping equipment and systems in mobile homes.
C. 
Liquefied petroleum gas containers installed on a mobile home site shall be securely but not permanently fastened to prevent accidental overturning. Such containers shall not be less than 12 nor more than 60 gallons' gross capacity.
D. 
No liquefied petroleum gas vessel shall be stored or located inside or beneath any storage cabinet, carport, mobile home or any other structure unless such installations are approved by the Dutchess County Department of Health.
A. 
All piping from outside fuel oil storage tanks or cylinders to mobile homes shall be permanently installed and securely fastened in place.
B. 
All fuel oil storage tanks or cylinders shall be securely fastened in place and shall not be located inside or beneath any mobile home or less than five feet from any mobile home exit.
C. 
Storage tanks located in areas subject to traffic shall be protected against physical damage.
D. 
Where safety and economics permit, fuel oil storage tanks shall be placed underground. A storage facility of a capacity of approximately 275 gallons shall be provided for each mobile home lot where oil heating is used.
The storage, collection and disposal of refuse in the mobile home park shall be so conducted as to create no health hazards, rodent harborage, insect breeding areas, accident or fire hazards or air pollution.
A. 
All refuse shall be stored in flytight, watertight, rodentproof containers, which shall be located not more than 175 feet from any mobile home site. Containers shall be provided in sufficient number and capacity to properly store all refuse. Each mobile home shall have at least one refuse can of at least 20 gallons' capacity.
B. 
Refuse collection stands shall be provided for all refuse containers. Such container stands shall be so designed as to prevent containers from being tipped, to minimize spillage and container deterioration and to facilitate cleaning around them.
C. 
All refuse containing garbage shall be collected at least weekly and as required. Where suitable collection service is not available from municipal or private agencies, the mobile home park management shall provide this service. All refuse shall be collected and transported in covered vehicles or covered containers.
D. 
Where municipal or private disposal service is not available, the mobile home park management shall dispose of the refuse by incineration or transporting to a disposal site approved by the Dutchess County Department of Health.
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If an incinerator is utilized, it shall be capable of maintaining a minimum temperature of 1,250° F. and shall be capable of reducing combustible materials to odorless gas and inorganic ash under any weather conditions.
Every mobile home park shall be provided with emergency sanitary facilities.
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For each 100 mobile home sites or fractional part thereof, there shall be one toilet and one lavatory for each sex.
B. 
The building containing such emergency sanitary facilities shall be accessible to all mobile homes.
C. 
Community toilets shall be located in separate compartments equipped with self-closing doors. Shower stalls shall be of the individual type. The rooms shall be screened to prevent direct view of the interior when the exterior doors are open, and the rooms shall have sound-resistant walls extending to the ceiling between male and female sanitary facilities.