Mobile home parks which accommodate dependent units shall provide service facilities in accordance with this article.
All service facilities shall be located within 600 feet of the units which they serve and shall be maintained in a clean condition.
All buildings housing service facilities shall be of permanent construction and in accordance with local requirements.
The interior finish of a service building shall be moisture resistant, which will withstand frequent washing and cleaning. The floors shall be constructed of material impervious to water, easily cleanable and sloped to floor drains connected to the sewerage system.
Service buildings shall be maintained at the temperature required by local authorities. In the absence of such requirements, service buildings shall be maintained at a temperature of at least 70° F. during use.
Window areas in service buildings shall be equal to at least 12% of the floor area. Windows shall be located as high as practicable and along more than one wall wherever possible.
All rooms of service buildings shall be well-ventilated, and all exterior openings shall be covered with sixteen-mesh screen.
Service buildings shall be well-lighted at all times. The following illumination levels are suggested:
[Amended 9-13-2005 by Ord. No. 9-2005]
The plumbing of service facilities shall be installed in accordance with the Uniform Construction Code.
Separate men's and women's toilet rooms shall be provided and distinctly marked and isolated by a sound-resistant wall. The rooms shall be screened by means of a vestibule or wall to prevent direct view of the interior when the exterior doors are open.
A continuous supply of hot water shall be available in each service building.
Shower facilities or bathtubs shall be provided for both sexes. The shower stalls or bathtubs shall be of the individual type and screened from view. Dressing compartments shall be provided for both men and women which are screened from view and each equipped with a stool or bench. A shower stall of approximately three by three feet in area is suggested, with the dressing compartment for women of the same dimensions.
Water closets shall be located in separate compartments equipped with self-closing doors.
The slop water closet required in accordance with § 64-58 shall be installed in a separate room with a single direct opening to the outside. The slop water closet shall be provided with flushing mechanism and have a faucet(s) located over the bowl. A water closet with seat removed shall be considered acceptable.
Auxiliary buildings, such as an office building, filling station or other building not specifically covered in this chapter, shall be constructed in accordance with local requirements.
Mobile home park buildings, including restaurants and dining rooms used for the preparation of food and drink, shall be constructed and operated in accordance with the laws and regulations of this state, as well as local requirements, applicable to public places offering food and drink for sale to the public.
If provided, a holding tank emptying station for units with holding tanks shall comply with the following requirements:
Each station shall be convenient of access from the service road and shall provide easy egress and ingress.
Each station shall be conveniently located, but shall be at least 50 feet from any mobile home lot.
Each station shall comprise an emptying trough and means for flushing the holding tank and emptying trough with water under pressure.
The emptying trough shall consist of a concrete slab of a minimum size of four by six feet, which is at least five inches thick and the surface of which is trowelled to a smooth finish and sloped from each side inward to a sewer inlet.
The sewer inlet shall consist of a four-inch self-closing foot-operated hatch of durable material, with a cover milled to fit tight. The hatch body shall be set in the concrete of the emptying trough with the lip of the opening flush with the surface of the trough to facilitate the cleansing of the trough with water under pressure. The hatch shall be properly connected to a sewer inlet which shall discharge to an approved sanitary sewage disposal facility.
The means for flushing the holding tank and the emptying trough shall consist of a piped supply of water under pressure terminating in a valved connection so located and installed that it will not be damaged by automobiles or other vehicles. The connection shall consist of a properly supported riser terminating at least two feet above the ground surface, with a three-fourths-inch valved outlet to which is screwed a flexible hose terminating at a nozzle.
If the supply of water is from a semipublic or public water supply, the connection shall be protected from backflow by means of an approved vacuum breaker.
Adjacent to the flushing arrangement there shall be posted a sign of durable material, not less than two by two feet in size and inscribed thereon in clearly legible letters shall be the inscription: DANGER, THIS OUTLET IS NOT TO BE USED FOR DRINKING OR DOMESTIC PURPOSES.