[R.O. 1993 § 535.010; Ord. No. 2641, 11-10-1997]
For the purposes of this Chapter the following terms shall be deemed to have the meaning indicated below:
- MANUFACTURED HOME
- A transportable structure at least twenty (20) feet wide intended for permanent occupancy as a residential unit, fabricated in a factory in compliance with Federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, adopted June 15, 1976, as amended and not subject to State or local construction codes. It must carry the HUD Seal of Approval and comply with minimum standards for tie-down systems published by the Missouri Public Service Commission, except as further provided for in this Chapter.
- MOBILE HOMES
- Any structure used for living or sleeping purposes, which has a chassis, axles and a hitch, which are part of the structure and which may reasonably be equipped with wheels for transporting the structure from place to place. Such structure must comply with minimum standards for tie-down systems published by the Missouri Public Service Commission.
- MODULAR STRUCTURE
- A factory fabricated building unit designed to be used by itself or to be incorporated with similar units at a building site into a modular structure to be used for residential, commercial, educational, or industrial purposes. Such a modular unit must be delivered with a seal issued by the Missouri Public Service Commission certifying the unit as a modular structure, and also with a purchaser's certificate of compliance certifying that the unit has been constructed to applicable standards by the Missouri Public Service Commission for modular units.
[R.O. 1993 § 535.020; Ord. No. 2641, 11-10-1997]
Manufactured homes and modular structures are allowed with the following conditions:
The usable square footage of the homes or structures shall be at least equal to the average square footage of the conventionally built homes but in no case, less than six hundred (600) square feet.
Roofs will be constructed using composition materials and will have a minimum pitch of the main roof of two and one-half (2 1/2) foot rise for each twelve (12) feet of horizontal run and a minimum roof overhang of six (6) inches per side.
Exterior siding covering shall be of a type, quality and appearance customarily used on conventionally built homes.
Have all wheels, axles, hitch and other mechanisms removed and placed on and anchored to a permanent and complete foundation that has been constructed of materials and in a manner approved by the BOCA National Building Code as adopted by the City and the Missouri Public Service Commission.
An apron or perimeter closure of solid masonry construction or other suitable materials shall be installed in accordance with the BOCA National Building Code.
Any such structure so installed shall conform to the appropriate zoning and subdivision ordinances and any other pertinent ordinance in effect at the time of installation or construction.
[R.O. 1993 § 535.030; Ord. No. 2641, 11-10-1997]
No single wide mobile homes of less than twenty (20) feet wide shall be permitted within the City limits of Malden, Missouri. Once a mobile home that is in existence on November 10, 1997, is removed from the property it cannot be replaced with another mobile home. However, if it is the permanent primary residence of a person or persons and not rental property it may be upgraded if the upgrade is approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission.