Carroll County, VA
 
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Each manufactured home lot or space shall be provided with required electrical connections installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local public utility company rules and regulations.
Every manufactured home park shall be provided with adequate means of lighting at night. Such lighting facilities shall be in operation during the period from 1/2 hour after sunset until 1/2 hour before sunrise. A minimum of at least one four-thousand-lumen fixture for each 50,000 square feet or fraction thereof in the parks shall be provided. The lighting shall be shielded, that is, the lighting shall put light where it is needed for security and nowhere else. There should be no glare, light trespass, uplighting, or harsh shadows or stark transitions.
At the expense of the manufactured home park owner, each manufactured home park shall be served by a dumpster(s), with lids, appropriately sized and serviced to sufficiently meet the waste disposal needs of the residents of the manufactured home park. The dumpster shall be placed on a concrete pad appropriately sized for the container and shall be screened on three sides by a solid fence and the fourth side by a solid gate, all of which shall be seven feet in height.
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Streets. Any streets or roadways within a manufactured home park must be constructed and maintained in such manner as to be suitable for traffic in all weather conditions.
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New streets. All new streets shall have a minimum right-of-way width of 40 feet. They shall be improved to a minimum width of 20 feet, shall be constructed of compacted gravel or crushed stone to a depth of not less than six inches with a surface treatment, and must connect with existing public streets or roads. "Surface treatment" is defined as at least two applications of asphalt emulsion and fine aggregate resulting in a total layer of less than one inch, over a course aggregate base of at least six inches in thickness. Materials and application rates shall be as specified in the latest edition of VDOT Road and Bridge Specifications.
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Walks and patios. A concrete area 20 feet by eight feet by six inches shall be provided in each manufactured home lot or space, in such a manner as to be located along the length of the entrance side of the manufactured home. A concrete walk, three feet wide, shall be provided from the concrete area to an internal street, road, right-of-way, or parking area.
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Cul-de-sac streets. Culs-de-sac streets shall not be longer than 500 feet, with a minimum right-of-way of 100 feet for the turnaround.
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Streets to become part of state highway system. Any developer who desires that the streets become part of the state highway system shall build streets in accordance with the specifications of the Department of Transportation, and such intent to so comply, or not, shall appear on the application. The arrangement of public streets in any new manufactured home park shall provide for the continuation of existing streets in adjoining areas. The street arrangement must be such as to cause no unnecessary hardship to owners of adjoining property when they subdivide their own land and seek to provide for convenient access to it. Where, in the opinion of the agent, it is desirable to provide for street access to adjoining property, proposed streets shall be extended by dedication to the boundary line of such property.
Car parking spaces shall be provided in sufficient number to meet the needs of the occupants of the property and their guests without interference with normal movement of traffic. Such facilities shall be provided at the rate of at least two car spaces for each manufactured home lot, plus an additional car space for each two lots to provide for guest parking and for delivery and service vehicles. Required car parking spaces shall be located for convenient access to the manufactured home stands. The side of individual parking spaces shall be nine feet in width and 20 feet minimum in length. All parking spaces shall be of the same construction as the streets.
The purpose of the stand requirements is to provide for practical placement and removal from the lot of both the manufactured home and its appurtenant structures and retention of the manufactured home on the lot in a stable condition and in satisfactory relationship to its surroundings.
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Size. The size of the manufactured home stand shall be suitable for the general market to be served by the individual proposal and adequately sized to fit the dimensions of the manufactured home anticipated, plus its appurtenant structures or appendages.
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Location. The stands shall be located in compliance with §§ 152-27 and 152-28 of Article V of this chapter. The location of such stands shall be as such elevation, distance, and angle in relation to the access street that placement and removal of the manufactured home is practical.
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Grading. Each manufactured home stand shall be constructed in such a manner to provide for adequate surface drainage.
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Construction. Each manufactured home stand must be constructed of appropriate material, properly graded, placed and compacted so as to be durable and adequate for the support of the maximum anticipated loads during all seasons.
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Special facilities. Special manufactured home stand facilities shall be provided as necessary to properly serve newer units.
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Manufactured home anchors. Anchors for manufactured homes shall be in compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.
Fences or freestanding walls may be installed where necessary for screening purposes, such as ground property boundary lines, lot lines, laundry yards, refuse collection points, and playgrounds. All fences and walls shall be located at least 24 inches from the edge of the rights-of-way, driveways, parking spaces, and walks, and positioned as to not create any sight obstruction for egress from driveways. Fences and walls shall be appropriately designed for the function intended and shall be constructed substantially to withstand conditions of soils, weather and use. Any fence or wall shall not exceed four feet in height, except as herein provided in § 152-33.
Retaining walls or cribbing shall be installed where necessary to reduce steep slopes or prevent erosion. Retaining walls shall be designed in accordance with sound engineering practice and shall be constructed to the standards of the current Virginia Residential Building Code in effect at the time of construction. Retaining walls and cribbing shall be located at least 24 inches from the edge of the rights-of-way, driveways, parking spaces, and walks, and positioned as to not create any sight obstruction for egress from driveways. All retaining walls 30 inches or higher shall have protective fencing.
Street name signs, court signs, bridges, and other minor structures shall be installed as necessary for the proper use and maintenance of the property. Such structures shall be appropriately designed and located and shall be of durable construction.