Township of Cranberry, PA
Butler County
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[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996]
Mobile home park subdivisions and development shall comply with all applicable requirements of this chapter, the county, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Where there is a conflict between the requirement of this part and other parts of this chapter, the requirements of this part shall govern.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996]
The final application shall include copies of all required permits issued by the county or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the proposed mobile home park.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996; as amended by Ord. 99-299, 11/23/1999, § 4; and by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
1. 
The ground surface in all parts of every mobile home park shall be graded and equipped to drain all surface water in a safe efficient manner, in accordance with the requirements of the Township Engineer.
2. 
Surface water collectors and other bodies of standing water capable of breeding mosquitoes and other insects shall be eliminated or controlled in a manner approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996]
All mobile home park located adjacent to industrial or commercial land uses shall be required to provide screening so as to block out the view of such areas. Such screening may be of fencing or of natural growth or a combination of fences and natural growth. All such screening shall be of a minimum height of six feet and shall be placed on the property boundary line separating the park and such adjacent nonresidential uses.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996; as amended by Ord. 99-299, 11/23/1999, § 4]
1. 
A safe and convenient vehicular access shall be provided from abutting public streets. Where feasible, as determined by the Township, two park entrances shall be provided.
2. 
The entrance roads connecting the park with a public street shall have a minimum pavement width of 34 feet and shall have adequate street lighting.
3. 
Other surfaced roadways shall be 24 wide, plus curbs, to accommodate anticipated traffic, and shall meet the following minimum requirements:
A. 
Minimum right-of-way width shall be 50 feet.
B. 
Cul-de-sac streets shall be provided at the closed end with a turnaround having an outside roadway diameter of at least 75 feet.
4. 
All parks shall be furnished with lighting units so spaced and equipped with luminaries placed at such mounting heights as will provide average levels of illumination for the safe movement of pedestrians and vehicles at night.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996]
1. 
All parks shall provide safe, convenient, all-season pedestrian walkways of adequate width for intended use, which are durable and convenient to maintain. Sudden and abrupt changes in alignment and gradient shall be prohibited.
2. 
Where pedestrian traffic is concentrated and a common walkway system is provided, such common walkway shall have a minimum width of four feet.
3. 
All mobile home lots shall be connected to common walks or to streets, or to driveways or parking spaces connecting to a paved street. Such individual walks shall have a minimum width of four feet.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996]
Each mobile home lot shall be improved with a mobile home foundation which shall be in accordance with the Township Building Code. Anchors or tie-downs, such as cast-in-place concrete "dead men," eyelets embedded in concrete, screw augers or arrowhead anchors shall be placed at least at each corner of the mobile home stand, and each device shall be able to sustain a minimum load of 4,800 pounds.
[Ord. 96-266, 5/2/1996; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
1. 
General Requirements. An adequate supply of water shall be provided for mobile homes, service buildings and other accessory facilities as required by this chapter. Where a public water supply system of satisfactory quantity, quality and pressure is available, the connection shall be made thereto, and its supply shall be used exclusively. Where public water is not available, the development of a private water supply system shall be approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection or the Township, whichever has jurisdiction. In any instance where public or municipal sewer and water facilities are available and are capable of being extended to the development site, the developer shall connect the project to such facilities. If the cost of the connector facility or line is more than the cost for the installation of an interim treatment facility, the developer shall not be required to connect to the municipal system. Central water service shall be supplied to each structure to be erected in the development. A fire hydrant shall be provided within 600 feet of each structure.
2. 
Construction Specifications. Water distribution systems shall be constructed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Township.
[Amended by Ord. 2014-445, 6/5/2014]