Town of Pinedale, WY
Sublette County
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[Amended 1998 by Ord. No. 331]

§ 475-94 Purpose.

The MH District is intended to allow for manufactured homes, as defined in § 475-198, but which do not meet the standards of § 475-200, in a planned development. Manufactured homes complying with the standards of § 475-200, allowed under § 475-203 or complying with the limitations and restrictions of § 475-206 and located within a manufactured home district shall be governed by the provisions of Article XXIV, Manufactured Homes, of this chapter. Manufactured homes legally existing in other zoning districts prior to the effective date of these regulations may remain as nonconforming uses. All other manufactured homes shall be located in manufactured home courts or parks or on their own zone lots in manufactured home subdivisions in the manufactured home district.

§ 475-95 Permitted uses.

The following uses may be operated as permitted uses in the MH District:
A. 
Manufactured home in a manufactured home court or park or a manufactured home subdivision containing two or more manufactured homes and complying with all of the provisions of this regulation and the subdivision regulations of the Town.
B. 
Church and/or parish house.
C. 
Public park or playground.
D. 
Community center, which may be public or private but not operated for gain.
E. 
Fire station.
F. 
Essential public utility and public service installations. Such uses shall not include business offices, repair, sales or storage facilities.

§ 475-96 Accessory uses.

Any use which complies with all of the following conditions may be operated as an accessory use to a permitted use in the MH District:
A. 
Is clearly incidental and customary to and commonly associated with the operation of the permitted use.
B. 
Is operated and maintained under the same ownership and on the same zone lot as the permitted use.
C. 
Does not include structures or structural features inconsistent with the permitted use.
D. 
Does not include residential occupancy, except that a single-family dwelling on its own designated area for the owner or manager of a manufactured home court or park may be considered a permitted accessory use.
E. 
If operated wholly or partially within the structure containing the permitted use, the gross floor area utilized by the accessory use shall not exceed 30% of the gross floor area of the permitted use.
F. 
If in a separate, detached structure from a permitted use, the gross floor area devoted to the accessory use shall not exceed the gross floor area of the permitted use. Separate, detached structures containing an accessory use shall be, at a minimum, 10 feet from structures containing a permitted use.
G. 
Central laundries, showers, recreation or administrative space may be considered as accessory uses to a manufactured home court or park.

§ 475-97 Home occupations.

Home occupations shall be allowed in the MH District, provided all of the following conditions are met:
A. 
Such use shall be conducted entirely within a dwelling unit and carried on by the inhabitants living there and no others.
B. 
Such use shall be clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the dwelling unit for dwelling purposes and shall not change the residential character thereof.
C. 
The total area used for such purposes shall not exceed 20% of the gross floor area of a single-family dwelling, or 20% of the gross floor area of the manufactured home.
D. 
There shall be no exterior storage on the premises of material or equipment used as a part of the home occupation.
E. 
There shall be no offensive noise, vibration, smoke, dust, odors, heat or glare noticeable at or beyond the property line.
F. 
A home occupation shall provide additional off-street parking of one parking space for each 200 square feet of gross floor area occupied by the home occupation.

§ 475-98 Lot area.

A. 
For each manufactured home in a manufactured home court or park, there shall be provided a minimum land area of 4,000 square feet, exclusive of public streets, rights-of-way or private street easements.
B. 
For any single-family dwelling operated as a permitted accessory use to a manufactured home court or park, there shall be provided and maintained a separately designated land area of 6,000 square feet.
C. 
For each manufactured home in a manufactured home subdivision, there shall be provided and maintained a separately designated zone lot of 6,000 square feet.

§ 475-99 Lot width.

Minimum width of a zone lot in the MH District is:
A. 
Manufactured home subdivision: 50 feet at the front setback line.
B. 
Manufactured home court or park: wide enough to provide the minimum yards as provided in § 475-100, Yards.

§ 475-100 Yards.

Minimum yards for structures in the MH District:
A. 
Front yard:
(1) 
Manufactured home subdivisions: 20 feet. On a corner lot the twenty-foot setback shall apply to both streets.
(2) 
Manufactured home court or park: 10 feet. On a corner lot the ten-foot setback shall apply to both streets.
B. 
Side yards: 12 1/2 feet for both manufactured home subdivision and manufactured home court or park.
C. 
Rear yard: 12 1/2 feet for both manufactured home subdivision and manufactured home court or park.

§ 475-101 Yard encroachments.

In the MH District:
A. 
Outdoor terraces or patios constructed at grade and without roof or walls may project 1/2 the distance of the required yard into any yard.
B. 
Open or unwalled porches, decks, balconies and exterior stairways may project 3 1/2 feet into any yards.
C. 
Window canopies may project two feet into any yard.

§ 475-102 Height limit.

The maximum height of structures in the MH District is 35 feet.

§ 475-103 Fences and walls.

Any fence, wall or retaining wall in the MH District over three feet in height shall be erected only after application to and approval of a permit by the Zoning Administrator.
A. 
Fences, walls and retaining walls may be erected to a height of 48 inches only in the front yard and to a height of 6 1/2 feet on any part of the zone lot not in the front yard, except that on corner lots, no fence, wall, retaining wall or obstructing foliage shall be allowed within 20 feet of the point of intersection of the two intersecting property lines or, in curved property lines, the projected point of intersections of the two property lines extended.
B. 
No barbed wire or electrically charged fences shall be allowed.
C. 
Open-mesh fences of any height may be erected on zone lots containing schools, public parks and playgrounds.

§ 475-104 Streets.

A. 
Individual manufactured home units in a manufactured home court or park will not be served from a public street. Any public street shall be platted and constructed according to the applicable street standards of the Town.
B. 
All individual manufactured home units will be served by a private street system whose streets shall:
(1) 
Provide a driving surface of 24 feet within an easement of 40 feet;
(2) 
Be accessible at all times to emergency vehicles;[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 17.36.110B.3, which duplicated original Sec. 17.36.110B.2 [now § 475-104B(2)], which previously followed this subsection, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
(3) 
Be maintained at all times by the owner and operator of the manufactured home subdivision or by an established homeowners' association.
C. 
Individual manufactured home units in a manufactured home subdivision may be served by a public or private street, provided the street standards shall be in accordance with Chapter 400, Subdivision of Land, of this Code.

§ 475-105 Utilities.

Utility hookups shall be provided for each manufactured home unit in the manufactured home subdivision, court or park. These utilities shall include water, sewer, gas, electricity and telephone.

§ 475-106 Foundation; skirting.

All manufactured homes and any accessory structures shall be secured, placed on foundations, skirted, etc., in accordance with Article XXIV, Manufactured Homes, of this chapter.