[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Holland 7-9-1997 by L.L. No. 5-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ADD-A-ROOM UNIT
- A unit of manufactured housing, not designed as a part of the original structure, which may have less occupied space than a manufactured housing section.
- EXPANDO ROOM
- An expandable manufactured housing unit.
- FULL BASEMENT
- A basement shall be required for all manufactured homes, which construction shall include either a block wall of ten-inch-minimum blocks or an equivalent strength for a poured wall with a minimum height clearance of seven feet.
- MANUFACTURED HOME
- A dwelling unit fabricated on or after June 15, 1976, in an off-site manufacturing facility for installation or assembly at the building site, bearing a seal certifying that it is built in compliance with the federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standard Code. It is not intended to define a modular home which is built in compliance with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code pursuant to Article 18 of the Executive Law.
- MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY STANDARDS CODE
- Title IV of the 1974 Housing and Community Development Act (42 U.S.C. § 5401 et seq) as amended (previously known as the federal "Mobile Home Construction and Safety Act"), rules and regulations adopted thereunder, which include Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved information supplied by the home manufacturer and regulations and interpretations of said Code.
- MOBILE HOME
- A transportable structure built prior to June 15, 1976, the effective date for the federal Mobile Home Construction and Safety Act of 1974, larger than 320 square feet, and designed to be used as a year-round residential dwelling.
Permitted placement. The establishment, location and use of manufactured homes as scattered-site residences shall be permitted in any district permitting installation of a dwelling unit subject to requirements and limitations applying generally to such residential use in the district, and provided that such homes shall meet the following requirements and limitations:
The home shall meet all requirements applicable to single-family dwellings and possess all necessary improvement location, building and occupancy permits and other certifications required by the Code.
The home shall be at least 960 square feet of occupied space.
[Amended 11-14-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
The home shall be installed upon an approved basement.
The home shall be covered with an exterior material customarily used on site-built residential buildings.
The home shall have a roof composed of a material customarily used on site-built residential dwellings, such as fiberglass, shake, asphalt or tile, which shall be installed onto a surface appropriately pitched for the materials used.
Structural alteration. Due to its integral design, any structural alteration or modification of a manufactured home after it is placed on the site must be approved by the Building Inspector of the Town of Holland.
Manufactured home permit.
No person, firm or corporation being the owner or occupants of any land or premises within the Town of Holland shall use or permit the use of said land for placement thereon of a single manufactured home dwelling without obtaining a permit issued by the Holland Building Inspector.
Applications for a manufactured home permit shall be available from the Building Inspector.
Applications for a manufactured home permit shall contain all of the required information and shall be accompanied by proof of landownership or ownership in progress.
No manufactured home permit shall be approved until the Erie County Health Department provides written approval of the proposed method and location of the plans for water supply and sewage disposal.
Certificate of compliance.
A certificate of occupancy issued by the Building Inspector shall be obtained before any manufactured home may be occupied.
Prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy the Building Inspector shall determine that the manufactured home placed on a lot meets all of the applicable requirements of this chapter and that the Erie County Health Department has certified that the sewage disposal and water systems have been properly installed and meet the minimum operating standards of the Sanitary Code and pertaining to a manufactured home.
Area and yard size and other requirements.
Placement of individual manufactured homes must comply with the minimum area requirements for a single-family dwelling as established by the codes of the Town of Holland.
All manufactured homes shall be placed directly upon a full basement as approved by the Building Inspector and complying with all applicable codes of the Town of Holland.
No addition shall be made to a manufactured home except that which meets the requirements of the New York State Building Code and is approved by the Holland Building Inspector.
The construction and occupation of a manufactured home is subject to Chapter 120 of the codes of the Town of Holland.
The following specifications are required of manufactured homes constructed and occupied within the Town of Holland:
Have at least 960 square feet of space in a double or multiple-section unit. The exterior measurement as confirmed by the manufacturer of the home shall not be less than 24 feet in width. The entire design must be submitted in full as per the manufacturer's plans, and the square footage may not be created with site built additions.
[Amended 11-14-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
Be placed on a full basement.
Have utilities connected in accordance with manufacturer's specifications or the ANSI/NFPA 501 A Installation Standards and New York Fire Underwriters and Building Codes.
Have roofing materials of a type customarily used on a site-constructed residence as follows: