City of Bellflower, MO
Montgomery County
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[Ord. No. 97 §1, 10-11-1988]
As used herein, the following expressions, words and terms shall have the meaning stated below:
CITY
The City of Bellflower, Missouri.
MOBILE HOME
Any transportable structure built on a chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with a stable footing such as pier or a concrete pad when connected to the required utilities, and customarily having a title thereto.
MOBILE HOME LOT
A parcel of land for the placement of an individual single-family mobile home unit for the exclusive use of its occupants.
MOBILE HOME PARK
A parcel of land under single or joint ownership which has been planned and improved for the placement of at least three (3) individual single-family mobile home units for non-transient use, either on a mobile home lot rental basis or on a mobile home unit rental basis.
MOBILE HOME PARK CONSTRUCTION PERMIT
A written permit issued by the City Board of Aldermen and signed by the Mayor permitting the construction, alteration or extension of a mobile home park under the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder.
MOBILE HOME PARK OPERATING PERMIT
A written, annual permit issued by the City and signed by the Mayor allowing a person to operate and maintain a mobile home park under the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder.
MOBILE HOME STAND
That part of an individual mobile home lot which has been reserved for the placement of the mobile home, appurtenant structures, or additions.
PERSON
Any individual, firm, trust, partnership, public or private association or corporation.
SERVICE BUILDING
A structure housing laundry, meeting, recreational or emergency shelter facilities which is provided by the mobile home park for the exclusive use of its residents and their guests.
SEWER CONNECTION
The connection consisting of all pipes, fittings and appurtenances from the drain outlet of the mobile home to the inlet of the corresponding sewer riser pipe of the sewage collection system line serving the mobile home lot.
SEWER RISER PIPE
That portion of the sewer lateral which extends vertically to the ground elevation and terminates at a designated point at each mobile home lot.
WATER CONNECTION
The connection consisting of all pipes, fittings and appurtenances from the water riser pipe to the water inlet pipe of the water distribution system line serving the mobile home lot.
WATER RISER PIPE
That portion of the water service which extends vertically to the ground elevation and terminates at a designated point at each mobile home lot.
[Ord. No. 97 §2, 10-11-1988]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to construct, alter, or extend any mobile home park within the corporate limits of the City unless that person holds a valid permit issued by the City Board of Aldermen and signed by the Mayor of said City in the name of such person for the specific construction, alteration or extension proposed therein.
B. 
All applications for such permits shall be made in writing on forms provided by the City for such purpose. Such application shall be submitted to the City Clerk and shall contain the following information:
1. 
Name and current address and telephone number of applicant.
2. 
Name of mobile home park, if any.
3. 
Interest of applicant in the mobile home park, i.e., sole owner, partner, etc.
4. 
Location and legal description of the proposed or existing mobile home park.
5. 
Complete engineering plans and specifications of the proposed mobile home park construction, alteration or extension showing the following:
a. 
The area and dimensions of the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended.
b. 
The number, location and size of all mobile home lots within the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended, including those which may be developed over a period of time in a planned development phase(s).
c. 
The location(s) of any service buildings and other proposed structures.
d. 
The location and width of roadways and walkways, if any, within the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended.
e. 
The location of all water and sewer lines and riser pipes within the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended.
f. 
Plans and specifications of the water supply and sewage collection lines proposed to serve the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended.
g. 
Plans and specifications of all service buildings constructed or to be constructed within the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended.
h. 
The location and details of the lighting, electrical, natural gas and telephone system lines to serve the tract of land on which the mobile home park is proposed to be constructed, altered or extended.
i. 
All plans and specifications required as hereinabove specified shall be prepared by an engineer registered by the State of Missouri and shall be submitted to the City Clerk in triplicate.
C. 
After review of the submitted application by the head of the City Maintenance Department and the City Attorney, the Mayor shall schedule formal review of the application by the Board of Aldermen, either at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Aldermen or at a special meeting specifically called for such purpose. Both applicant and applicant's engineer shall be required to attend this meeting.
D. 
Upon completion of its formal review of the application, the Board of Aldermen shall issue its findings in writing to the applicant:
1. 
The permit shall be issued upon Board of Aldermen finding that the proposed mobile home park construction, alteration or extension meets all requirements under this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder.
2. 
The permit shall be denied upon Board of Aldermen finding that the proposed mobile home park construction, alteration or extension does not meet all requirements under this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder. The reason(s) for such Board of Aldermen's denial of the permit shall be specified in writing to the applicant.
E. 
Any person whose application for a mobile home park construction permit has been denied by the Board of Aldermen under Section 410.020(D)(2) of this Chapter may resubmit a revised application within sixty (60) consecutive calendar days of the initial application's denial date. The application review process stated hereinabove shall be followed by the Board of Aldermen in its formal review of any such resubmitted application.
[Ord. No. 97 §3, 10-11-1988]
A. 
All applications for permits for the proposed construction, alteration or extension of a mobile home park within the corporate limits of the City shall be accompanied by a permit deposit of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
B. 
Such permit deposit shall be used by the City to reimburse its expenses incurred in inspection of the proposed site prior to, during, and upon completion of the mobile home park construction, alteration or extension, for the engineering, legal and other professional assistance required by the Board of Aldermen during its formal review of the application, for the cost of issuance of said permit, and for all other expenses which the City Board of Aldermen may rightfully incur in its consideration of whether to approve or disapprove such application for permit.
C. 
Upon approval of said permit, the City shall ascertain the amount of its expenses, as hereinabove detailed, and submit its bill to the applicant for any deficiency which may exist between the amount thereof and the amount of permit deposit previously made by applicant. Said permit shall be issued to applicant upon City Clerk's receipt of the amount of deficiency from the applicant. If the amount of previously made permit deposit exceeds the amount of City expenses as shown by its bill, the City shall promptly refund the difference to the applicant.
D. 
If the permit is denied and the applicant ceases to proceed with revision of the denied application for resubmittal to the Board of Aldermen, the City shall ascertain the amount of its expenses, as hereinabove detailed, and, upon written request of the applicant, shall submit its bill to applicant for any deficiency which may exist between the amount thereof and the deposit previously made by applicant. If the amount of previously made permit deposit exceeds the amount of City expenses as shown by its bill, the City shall promptly refund the difference to the applicant.
[Ord. No. 97 §4, 10-11-1988]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any mobile home park within the corporate limits of the City unless that person holds a valid permit issued annually by the City and signed by the Mayor of said City in the name of such person for the specific mobile home park.
B. 
All applications for such permits shall be made in writing on forms provided by the City for such purpose. Such application shall be submitted to the City Clerk. Upon finding by the Mayor that such application is in compliance with the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder, the Mayor and the City Clerk shall sign such permit and issue it to the applicant.
C. 
Every person holding an annual operating permit shall give written notice to the City Clerk within forty-eight (48) hours of having sold, transferred, given away, or otherwise disposed of his/her interest in or control of any mobile home park within the corporate limits of the City. Such written notice shall include the name and current address and telephone number of the person succeeding to the ownership or control of such mobile home park.
D. 
Applications for original mobile home park operating permits shall be signed by the applicant, shall be accompanied by an affidavit of the applicant as to the truth of the application, and shall contain the following specific information:
1. 
Name of the mobile home park, if any.
2. 
Name and current address and telephone number of applicant.
3. 
Location and legal description of the mobile home park site.
4. 
Site plan of the mobile home park showing all lots, structures, roads, walkways if any, and other service facilities.
E. 
Application for annual renewal of mobile home park operating permits shall be made in writing on forms provided by the City for such purpose by the holder of such permit. The renewal application shall specify any change in the information submitted since the original operating permit was issued or since the latest renewal was granted.
F. 
All annual mobile home park operating permits shall be issued by the City on the first day of June of each year, and any operation of a mobile home park which has not applied for a renewal of the annual operating permit by such date shall be in violation of this Chapter.
G. 
Any person whose application for a mobile home park operating permit under this Chapter has been denied may request and shall be granted a hearing on the matter before the Board of Aldermen as provided hereinbelow in Section 410.070(B) of this Chapter.
H. 
Whenever the duly authorized inspection of any mobile home park finds that the conditions or practices exist which are in violation of any provision of this Chapter or regulations issued hereunder, the City shall promptly serve written notice to the person to whom the operating permit was issued stating the nature of the violation(s) and providing a reasonable time for the satisfactory correction thereof. The offender shall, within the period of time stated in such notice, permanently cease all violations on penalty of City suspension of such mobile home park's operating permit.
1. 
At the end of the period of time stated in such notice of violation, the City shall reinspect such mobile home park and, if such conditions or practices have not been corrected, the City shall suspend the mobile home park operating permit and shall give written notice to the person to whom the permit was issued of such suspension and the reason(s) therefor.
2. 
Upon receipt of such written notice of suspension, such person shall cease operation of such mobile home park except as provided hereinbelow in Section410.070 of this Chapter.
I. 
Any person whose mobile home park operating permit has been suspended, or who has received written notice from the City that the operating permit will be suspended unless certain conditions or practices at the mobile home park are corrected, may request and shall be granted a hearing on the matter before the Board of Aldermen as provided hereinbelow in Section 410.070(B) of this Chapter; provided that when no petition for such hearing shall have been filed with the City Clerk within ten (10) days following the day on which the written notice of suspension was served, such permit shall be deemed to have been automatically revoked at the expiration of such ten-day period.
J. 
A temporary operating permit, upon written request therefor, shall be issued by the City for every mobile home park in existence within the corporate limits of the City upon the effective date of this Chapter, permitting the mobile home park to be operated during the period ending ninety (90) consecutive calendar days after the effective date of this Chapter in accordance with such conditions as the City may require and so specify in its issuance of such temporary operating permit.
K. 
The term of such temporary operating permit shall be extended, upon written request therefor, for not to exceed one (1) additional period of ninety (90) consecutive calendar days under the following conditions:
1. 
The permittee shall have filed application for an operating permit in conformity with Section 410.040 of this Chapter within the specified ninety (90) days of the effective date of this Chapter;
2. 
The plans and specifications accompanying such application for an operating permit comply with all provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder and comply with all other applicable City ordinances and rules and regulations;
3. 
The permittee shall have diligently endeavored to make the existing mobile home park conform fully to the plans and specifications submitted with such application for operating permit; and
4. 
Failure to make the existing mobile home park conform fully to such plans and specifications shall have been due to causes beyond the control of the permittee.
[Ord. No. 97 §5, 10-11-1988]
A. 
All applications for annual permits for operation of mobile home parks within the corporate limits of the City shall be accompanied by an annual fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).
B. 
This annual fee shall be used by the City to reimburse its expenses for inspections of the premises, for the preparation of reports, for engineering, legal and other professional assistance required by the City in its determination whether applicant is maintaining the standards required under this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder, for the cost of issuing the permit, and for all other expenses which the City may rightfully incur in supervising compliance with this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder regulating the operation of mobile home parks within the corporate limits of the City.
C. 
There shall be no refund of all or any part of this annual fee as its amount has been determined to be the average amount which the City may anticipate spending each year in regulating the operation of a mobile home park under the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder.
[Ord. No. 97 §6, 10-11-1988]
A. 
The head of the City Maintenance Department is hereby authorized and directed to make such inspections as are necessary to determine satisfactory compliance with the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder. In addition, the Board of Aldermen may duly authorize City officials to perform such inspections as are necessary under this Section.
B. 
The City employees and officials hereinabove named shall have the power to enter at reasonable times upon any private or public property for the purpose of inspecting and investigating conditions relating to enforcement of the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder.
C. 
The above-named City employees and officials shall have the power to inspect the register containing a record of all residents of the mobile home park.
D. 
It shall be the duty of the owners or occupants of the mobile home parks, or of the persons in charge thereof, to give the above-named City employees and officials free access to such premises at reasonable times for the purpose of inspection under the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder.
E. 
It shall be the duty of every occupant of a mobile home park to give the owner thereof or the owner's agent or employee access to any part of such mobile home park or its premises at reasonable times for the purpose of making such repairs or alterations as are necessary to affect compliance with the provisions of this Chapter, or with any lawful order issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 97 §7, 10-11-1988]
A. 
Whenever the City has determined that there has been a violation of any provision of this Chapter, or of any regulations issued hereunder, the City shall give notice of such alleged violation to the person to whom the mobile home park annual operating permit was issued as hereinafter provided. Such notice shall be as follows:
1. 
In writing;
2. 
Include a statement of the reason(s) for its issuance;
3. 
Allow a reasonable period of time for the performance of any act which it requires;
4. 
Be served upon the owner of the mobile home park, or the owner's agent as the case may require, provided that such notice or order shall be deemed to have been properly served upon such owner or agent when a copy thereof has been sent by registered/certified mail to that person's last known address, or when that person has been served with such notice by any method authorized or required by the laws of this State; and
5. 
Contain a specific outline of remedial action which, if taken, will effect compliance with the provisions of this Chapter or of any regulations issued hereunder.
B. 
Any person affected by any notice which has been issued by the City in connection with enforcement of any provisions of this Chapter, or any regulations issued hereunder, may request and shall be granted a hearing on the matter before the Board of Aldermen, provided that such person file with the City Clerk a written petition requesting such hearing and setting forth a brief statement of the grounds therefor within ten (10) days after the day that the notice is served. The filing of such request for a hearing shall operate as a stay of the notice and of the suspension except in the case of an order issued under Section 410.070(E) of this Chapter.
1. 
Upon receipt of such petition, the City Clerk shall set a time and place for such hearing and shall give the petitioner written notice thereof.
2. 
At such hearing, the petitioner shall be given the opportunity to be heard and to show why such notice should be modified or withdrawn.
3. 
The hearing shall be set not later than ten (10) days after the day on which the petition was filed; provided that, upon application of the petitioner, the Mayor may postpone the date of the hearing for a reasonable time beyond such ten-day period when in his or her judgment the petitioner has submitted good and sufficient reason(s) for such postponement.
C. 
After such hearing, the Board of Aldermen shall make its findings as to compliance with the provisions of this Chapter and any regulations issued hereunder and shall issue an order in writing sustaining, modifying or withdrawing the notice, which order shall be served as hereinabove provided in Section 410.070(A) of this Chapter. Failure to comply with any order sustaining or modifying a notice issued under the provisions of this Chapter shall result in City revocation of the annual operating permit of the mobile home park which is affected by the order.
D. 
The proceedings of such hearing, including the findings and the decision of the Board of Aldermen and together with a copy of every notice and order related thereto, shall be entered as a matter of public record in the office of the City Clerk, but the transcript of the proceedings need not be transcribed unless judicial review of the decision of the Board of Aldermen is sought as provided by this Section. Any person aggrieved by the decision of the Board of Aldermen may seek relief therefrom in any court of competent jurisdiction, as provided by the laws of this State.
E. 
Whenever the City finds that an emergency exists which requires immediate action to protect the public health, the Mayor may, without notice of hearing, issue an order reciting the existence of such emergency and requiring that such action be taken as he may deem necessary to meet the emergency including the suspension of the operating permit. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter, such order shall be effective immediately. Any person to whom such an order is directed shall comply therewith immediately, but upon petition to the City Clerk shall be afforded a hearing on the matter before the Board of Aldermen as soon as possible. The provisions of Section 410.070(C) and (D) shall be applicable to such hearing and the order issued thereafter.
[Ord. No. 97 §8, 10-11-1988]
A. 
The City is hereby authorized to make and, after public hearing for opportunity for public review and comment, to adopt such written regulations as may be necessary for the proper enforcement of the provisions of this Chapter.
B. 
Such regulations shall have the same force and effect as the provisions of this Chapter, and the penalty for violation of the provisions of this Chapter, as hereinafter provided.
[Ord. No. 97 §9, 10-11-1988]
A. 
General Requirements. Conditions of soil, groundwater level, drainage and topography of each mobile home park shall not create hazards to the property or to the health or safety of the occupants. The mobile home park site shall not be exposed to objectionable noise, smoke, odors or other adverse influences, and no portion shall be subject to unpredictable and/or sudden flooding, subsidence or erosion which would expose persons or property to hazards.
B. 
Soil And Ground Cover Requirements. Exposed ground surfaces in all parts of each mobile home park shall be paved, or covered with stone screenings or other solid material, or protected with a vegetative growth that is capable of preventing soil erosion and eliminating objectionable dust.
C. 
Site Drainage Requirements. The ground surface in all parts of each mobile home park shall be graded and equipped to drain all surface water in a safe, efficient manner.
D. 
Required Separation Between Mobile Homes.
1. 
In each mobile home park, mobile homes shall be separated from each other and from other buildings and structures by at least fifteen (15) feet, provided that mobile homes placed end-to-end may have a clearance of ten (10) feet where opposing rear walls are staggered.
2. 
An accessory structure which has a horizontal area exceeding twenty-five (25) square feet, is attached to attached to a mobile home or is located within ten (10) feet of its window, and has an opaque top or roof that is higher than the nearest window shall, for the purposes of all separation requirements, be considered to be part of the mobile home.
E. 
Required Setbacks For Mobile Homes.
1. 
In each mobile home park, all mobile homes shall be located at least twenty-five (25) feet from any park property boundary line abutting upon a public street or highway and at least fifteen (15) feet from other mobile home park property boundary lines.
2. 
There shall be a minimum distance of ten (10) feet between an individual mobile home and adjoining pavement of a mobile home park street or common parking area or other common areas.
F. 
Mobile Home Park Street System.
1. 
General Requirements. All mobile home parks shall be provided with safe and convenient vehicular access from abutting public streets or roads to each mobile home lot. Alignment and gradient shall be properly adapted to topography.
2. 
Access. Access to mobile home parks shall be designed to minimize congestion and hazards at the entrance or exit and to allow free movement of traffic on adjacent streets. The entrance road connecting the park street with a public street or road shall have a minimum road pavement width of thirty-four (34) feet where parking is permitted on both sides, or a minimum road pavement width of twenty-seven (27) feet where parking is limited to one side. Where the entrance road has parking prohibited on both sides, the minimum road pavement width may be twenty-four (24) feet.
3. 
Internal Streets. Mobile home park streets shall be of adequate width to accommodate anticipated traffic. They shall be of a minimum twenty-four (24) feet in width, with parking prohibited on the streets. Where parking on the streets will be permitted, the minimum road width shall be thirty (30) feet.
4. 
Street Construction And Design Standards.
a. 
Pavement. All streets shall be graveled or else provided with a smooth, hard and dense concrete or asphalt surface which shall be durable and well-drained under normal use and weather conditions. If paved, pavement edges shall be protected to prevent raveling of the wearing surface and shifting of the pavement base. Street surfaces shall be maintained free of cracks, holes and other hazards. Paved streets shall meet such street pavement regulations as shall be adopted under the provisions of this Chapter.
b. 
Grades. Grades of all streets shall be sufficient to insure adequate surface drainage, but shall be not more than eight percent (8%). Short run with a maximum grade of twelve percent (12%) may be permitted, provided traffic safety is assured by appropriate paving, adequate leveling areas and avoidance of lateral curves.
G. 
Required Off-Street Parking Areas.
1. 
Off-street parking areas shall be provided in all mobile home parks for the use of park occupants and guests. Such areas shall be furnished at the rate of at least one and twenty-five hundredths (1.25) car spaces for each mobile home lot.
2. 
Required car parking spaces shall be so located as to provide convenient access to the mobile home, but shall not exceed a distance of two hundred (200) feet from the mobile home that it is intended to serve.
H. 
Mobile Home Stands. The area of the mobile home stand shall be improved to provide an adequate foundation for the placement and tie-down of the mobile home, thereby securing the superstructure against uplift, sliding, rotation, and overturning. Each stand shall have a minimum width of twelve (12) feet and a minimum length of fifty-five (55) feet and shall have a surface of not less than six (6) inches in thickness concrete slab reinforced with six by six (6 x 6) inch welded wire mesh.
1. 
The mobile home stand shall not heave, shift or settle unevenly under the weight of the mobile home due to frost action, inadequate drainage, vibration or other forces acting on the superstructure.
2. 
The mobile home stand shall be provided with anchors and tie-downs such as cast-in-place concrete dead men, eyelets imbedded in concrete foundations or runways, screw augers, arrowhead anchors, or other devices securing the stability of the mobile home.
3. 
Anchors and tie-downs shall be placed at least at each corner of the mobile home stand and each shall be able to sustain a minimum tensile strength of four thousand eight hundred (4,800) pounds.
[Ord. No. 97 §10, 10-11-1988]
A. 
General Requirements. An accessible, adequate, safe, and potable supply of water shall be provided to each mobile home lot, and each such lot shall have a separate water meter.
B. 
Water Distribution System.
1. 
The water supply system of the mobile home park shall be connected by pipes to all buildings and other facilities requiring water.
2. 
All water piping, fixtures and other equipment shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with State and local regulations and requirements and shall be of a type and in locations approved by the City waterworks personnel.
3. 
The water piping system shall be connected only to the City waterworks system and shall be protected against the hazards of backflow or back siphonage as required by pertinent ordinances.
4. 
The system shall be so designed and maintained as to provide a pressure of not less than twenty (20) pounds per square inch, under normal operating conditions, at service buildings and other locations requiring potable water supply.
C. 
Individual Water Connections.
1. 
Riser pipes provided for individual mobile home lot water service connections shall be so located and constructed that they will not be damaged by the parking of mobile homes.
2. 
Water riser pipes shall extend at least four (4) inches above ground elevation. The pipe size shall be three-fourths (3/4) inch.
3. 
Adequate provisions shall be made to prevent freezing of service lines, valves and riser pipes.
4. 
Underground stop and waste valves shall not be installed on any water service.
5. 
Valves shall be provided near the outlet of each water service connection. They shall be turned off and the outlets capped or plugged when not in use.
6. 
All mobile home lot water service connections shall be installed in accordance with pertinent City ordinances and any regulations issued under those ordinances.
[Ord. No. 97 §11, 10-11-1988]
A. 
General Requirements. An adequate and safe sewerage system shall be provided in all mobile home parks for conveying and disposing of all sewage. Such system shall be designed, constructed and maintained in accordance with State and local laws and any regulations issued thereunder.
B. 
Sewer Lines. All mobile home park sewer lines shall be installed in accordance with all pertinent City ordinances and any regulations issued thereunder.
C. 
Individual Sewer Connections. Individual mobile home lot sewer connections shall be provided and installed in accordance with all pertinent City ordinances and any regulations issued thereunder.
[Ord. No. 97 §12, 10-11-1988]
A. 
General Requirements. Every park shall contain an electrical wiring system consisting of wiring fixtures, equipment and appurtenances which shall be installed and maintained in accordance with applicable codes and regulations governing such systems.
B. 
Power Distribution Lines. All power lines shall be located under ground and all direct burial conductors or cable shall be buried at least eighteen (18) inches below the ground surface and shall be insulated and specially designed for that purpose. Such conductors shall be located not less than one (1) foot radial distance from water, sewer, gas or communication lines.
C. 
Individual Electrical Connections.
1. 
Each mobile home lot shall be provided with an approved disconnecting device and over current protective equipment. The minimum service per outlet shall be one hundred twenty/two hundred forty (120/240) volts AC, fifty (50) amperes.
2. 
Outlet receptacles at each trailer stand shall be located not more than twenty-five (25) feet from the overcurrent protective devices in the trailer and a three-pole, four-wire grounding type shall be used. Receptacles shall be of weatherproofed construction and configurations shall be in accordance with American Standard Outlet Receptacle c-73.1.
3. 
Where the calculated load of the mobile home is more than fifty (50) amperes, either a second outlet receptacle shall be installed or electrical service shall be provided by means of permanently installed conductors.
D. 
Required Groundings. All exposed non-current-carrying metal parts of mobile homes and all other equipment shall be grounded by means of an approved grounding conductor with branch circuit conductors or other approved method of grounded metallic wiring. The neutral conductor shall not be used as an equipment ground for mobile homes or other equipment. All telephone lines shall be placed underground.
[Ord. No. 97 §13, 10-11-1988]
A mobile home in a mobile home park shall not be occupied for dwelling purposes unless it is properly placed on a mobile home stand and connected to water, sewerage, and electrical utilities.
[Ord. No. 97 §14, 10-11-1988]
A. 
Any person who violates any provision of this Chapter shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in the County jail for up to ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
B. 
Each violation of any provision of this Chapter shall constitute an offense. Each day's failure of compliance with any such provision shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 97 §15, 10-11-1988]
A. 
In any case where a provision of this Chapter is found to be in conflict with a provision of any other ordinance or code of the City of Bellflower, Missouri, existing on the effective date of this Chapter, the provision which establishes the higher standard for the promotion and protection of the health and safety of the people shall prevail. In any case, where a provision of this Chapter is found to be in conflict with a provision of any other ordinance or code of the City of Bellflower existing on the effective date of this Chapter which establishes a lower standard for the promotion and protection of the health and safety of the people, the provision of this Chapter shall be deemed to prevail, and such other ordinances or codes are hereby declared to be repealed to the extent that they may be found to conflict with this Chapter.
B. 
If any Section, Subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Chapter should be declared invalid for any reason whatsoever, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Chapter which shall remain in full force and effect; and to this end, the provisions of this Chapter are hereby declared to be severable.