City of Louisiana, MO
Pike County
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[R.O. 2008 §415.120; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §1, 9-14-1998]
A. 
Every mobile home park hereafter established in the City shall, at a minimum, conform to the requirements of:
1. 
Chapter 700, Manufactured Homes (Mobile Homes), RSMo.;
2. 
Rules and regulations for mobile homes and mobile parks, Missouri Public Service Commission, as now or hereafter amended; and
3. 
This Code.
B. 
In case of conflict between any provisions of the above, the more stringent requirement shall prevail.
C. 
Mobile home parks may be allowed by special use permit in the City, subject to the Zoning Code.
[R.O. 2008 §415.130; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §2, 9-14-1998]
Any person seeking to establish, operate, alter, or expand a mobile home park shall obtain a permit to construct or a license to operate a mobile home park. "Construct or operate a mobile home park", as used in this Chapter shall include, but not necessarily be limited to supplying or maintaining common water, sewer, or other utility supplies or services, or the collection of rents directly or indirectly from (2) or more independent mobile homes. All plans shall be submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission for approval prior to the granting of a permit.
[R.O. 2008 §415.140; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §3, 9-14-1998]
A permit does not relieve the applicant from complying with this Code or other ordinances applicable thereto.
[R.O. 2008 §415.150; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §4, 9-14-1998]
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall review each application and plan documents submitted. When the application and plan documents are found to be in compliance with the rules and regulations for mobile homes and mobile home parks as promulgated by the Missouri Public Service Commission, the City Council may issue the proper permit to construct or alter a mobile home park to the applicant. Permits shall be valid for one (1) year from the date of issue.
[R.O. 2008 §415.160; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §5, 9-14-1998]
Upon completion of the proposed construction of a mobile home park or the proposed alteration of a mobile home park, the applicant shall notify the Building Inspector in order that an inspection of the complete facilities can be made.
[R.O. 2008 §415.170; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §6, 9-14-1998]
Any license granted hereunder shall be subject to revocation or suspension by the Mayor. However, the Building Inspector shall first serve or cause to be served upon the licensee a written notice in which shall be specified the way or ways in which such licensee has failed to comply with the Statutes or any rules or regulations promulgated by the City pertaining thereto. The notice shall require the licensee to remove or abate such nuisance, unsanitary or objectionable condition, specified in such notice within five (5) days or within a longer period of time as may be allowed by the Building Inspector. If the licensee fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the notice within the time specified or such extended period of time, the Mayor may revoke or suspend such license.
[R.O. 2008 §415.180; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §7, 9-14-1998]
The first mobile home that is located on any lot in a mobile home park shall secure an appropriate building and zoning permit from the City. All future locations on the same lot shall be exempt from the fee.
[R.O. 2008 §415.190; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §8, 9-14-1998]
From and after the effective date of this Code, no mobile home, immobilized mobile home or manufactured home shall be located in the City unless the unit has the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards metal seal affixed thereto.
[R.O. 2008 §415.200; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §10, 9-14-1998]
In order to obtain a permit to construct or an original license to operate a mobile home park, the applicant shall file with the Building Inspector a written application and plan documents and such plan documents shall be prepared by a registered engineer or architect licensed to practice in the State of Missouri, with registration seal affixed. Two (2) copies of the plan document shall accompany the application filed with the City to obtain a permit to construct or alter a mobile home park or an original license to operate a mobile home park, not previously licensed by the department. These plans shall include, but not be limited to the design and construction criteria set forth herein.
[R.O. 2008 §415.210; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §11, 9-14-1998]
A. 
Every applicant shall file with the Building Inspector a written application and plan documents for the proposed construction or alteration of a mobile home park. The plan documents shall be prepared by a registered engineer or architect licensed to practice in the State of Missouri, with registration seal affixed to the plan.
B. 
The application shall be completed by the applicant and the engineer or architect and shall include:
1. 
The full name and address of the applicant or applicants, or names and addresses of the partners if the applicant is a partnership, or the names and addresses of the officers if the applicant is a corporation, and the present or last occupation of the applicant at the time of the filing of the application. If the applicant is a corporation, a copy of the certificate of incorporation must be filed with the application.
2. 
The proposed method of righting the structure and land upon which the mobile home park is to be located.
3. 
The plot plans of the mobile home park, building plans and specifications for existing buildings and facilities, and the plans and specifications for new buildings and facilities or the proposed alterations in existing facilities.
4. 
An affidavit of the applicant as to the truth of the matters contained in the application shall be attached.
5. 
Each application shall be accompanied by an application fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for a permit to construct, or an application fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for a permit to alter or increase the size of the park.
[R.O. 2008 §415.220; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §12, 9-14-1998]
A. 
Sites selected for mobile home development shall be well-drained and free from topographical or geological hindrances and from other conditions unfavorable to a proper residential environment. The mobile home development shall not be located near swamps, marshes, or other breeding places of insects, rats and mice. When a good, natural drainage is not available, storm drainage shall be provided and such drainage shall not endanger any water supply or surface watercourse.
B. 
The Building Inspector may conduct a site survey to ascertain that the proposed location complied with the above requirements.
[R.O. 2008 §415.230; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §13, 9-14-1998]
A. 
All streets and driveways in every park shall be constructed in compliance with the Subdivision Code.
B. 
All streets in parks constructed shall have a minimum right-of-way of sixty (60) feet and a minimum road width of forty (40) feet for the purpose of this Code and shall be considered private streets.
C. 
Sidewalks and walkways shall be constructed abutting a street in a mobile home park and shall be a minimum of four (4) feet in width; provided however, there shall be no minimum width requirement for sidewalks for each individual lot. No portion of a mobile home shall block, in any way, the pedestrian traffic on the walkways.
[R.O. 2008 §415.240; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §14, 9-14-1998]
Each mobile home pad shall have four hundred (400) square feet of off-street parking.
[R.O. 2008 §415.250; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §15, 9-14-1998]
Skirting shall be used to conceal all underpinning, plumbing, and support piers and shall be applied no more than thirty (30) days after occupancy.
[R.O. 2008 §415.260; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §17, 9-14-1998]
The minimum lot size for a mobile home pad shall be seven thousand two hundred (7,200) square feet with a minimum frontage of fifty (50) feet.
[R.O. 2008 §415.270; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §18, 9-14-1998]
A. 
The following are the minimum restrictions pertaining to this Chapter:
1. 
No mobile home parked in a mobile home park shall be immobilized.
2. 
Not more than one (1) mobile home shall be parked in one (1) space.
3. 
No travel-trailer shall be permitted in any mobile home park without a special use permit.
[R.O. 2008 §415.280; Ord. No. 6558 Art. III §21, 9-14-1998]
The annual license fee per mobile home park shall be fifty dollars ($50.00) and shall be due and payable on or before May first (1st) of each year. The funds shall be placed in the General Fund and be applied to the administrative costs of the inspections.