Chapter 30.54A
MOBILE HOME AND COMMERCIAL COACH PERMITS

Sections:

30.54A.010    Code adopted.

30.54A.020    Mobile home permit.

30.54A.030    Administration.

30.54A.040    Flood hazard zone.

30.54A.050    Inspection approval.

30.54A.060    Violations and penalties.

30.54A.010 Code adopted.

Only those portions of chapter 296-150 WAC that pertain to the installation and set-up of mobile homes and commercial coaches are incorporated and made a part of this chapter by reference. For mobile home parks see chapter 30.42E SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date February 1, 2003)

30.54A.020 Mobile home permit.

It shall hereafter be unlawful for any person to move, or locate or thereafter maintain, occupy or inhabit a mobile home on any lot, tract, parcel, or space in a mobile home park (as defined in chapter 30.91M SCC) in the county unless first a mobile home permit has been issued therefore, approval granted thereunder, final inspection and occupancy approval given, and the mobile home bears such insignia of approval as is required by federal, Washington state or Snohomish County law. The mobile home permit application shall conform to the submittal requirements established by the department pursuant to SCC 30.70.030.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date February 1, 2003)

30.54A.030 Administration.

The building official is hereby empowered to issue all permits authorized hereunder. Application for a permit shall be made to the department. A permit shall be issued for the placement of the mobile home on a specific site when:

(1) the fee has been paid pursuant to SCC 30.86.440; and

(2) the mobile home will comply with pertinent laws and ordinances relating to sewage disposal and to land use zoning. The building official shall have such duties of inspection and approval as are appropriate to accomplish the purpose of this chapter.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date February 1, 2003)

30.54A.040 Flood hazard zone.

An application for a permit to locate a mobile home within a flood hazard zone shall be processed in accordance with the provisions of chapter 30.43C SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date February 1, 2003)

30.54A.050 Inspection approval.

(1) Upon location of a mobile home upon the site, the permit holder shall notify the department, who shall make such inspection as is appropriate to the purpose, and shall approve the mobile home for occupancy at the site and so note upon the records of the department, and may attach an insignia to the mobile home which, when attached, shall not be removed so long as the mobile home remains on the identical site when it has been determined:

(a) That the home bears such insignia of approval as delineated in SCC 30.54A.020;

(b) That it is located in an area zoned therefore and is so positioned upon the site as to meet applicable yard or building setback requirements for the zone in which located;

(c) That it complies with any applicable condition imposed by the provisions of the county zoning code, including a conditional use permit or variance if applicable;

(d) That the mobile home will comply with pertinent laws and regulations relating to sewage disposal; and

(e) That the mobile home is placed upon a permanent foundation in the manner as provided by applicable building codes; or

(f) Where applicable, is placed upon a temporary foundation and has completely enclosed the area under the mobile home by a skirt enclosure.

(2) In the case of mobile homes to be temporarily occupied either:

(a) During construction of a building for which a valid building permit has been issued and maintained;

(b) As a temporary office caretaker quarters at a construction site; or

(c) In compliance with express permission of a variance, conditional use permit, or other zoning control; then the occupancy period permitted upon temporary approval may be increased to the time requested by the applicant but not more than either:

(i) one year; or

(ii) that period permitted by applicable variance, conditional use permit or other zoning control; provided that if the permit holder at the time of application submitted a performance in the amount of $500.00, with the condition that the applicant shall promptly remove the mobile home at the expiration of the time period or upon the earlier lapse of the qualifying permit. The performance security shall be administered in accordance with chapter 30.84 SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date February 1, 2003; Amended by Amended Ord. 10-086, Oct. 20, 2010, Eff date Nov. 4, 2010)

30.54A.060 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to enforcement action pursuant to chapter 30.85 SCC.

(Added Amended Ord. 02-064, December 9, 2002, Eff date February 1, 2003)