Chapter 18.64


18.64.010    Purpose.

18.64.020    Application.

18.64.030    Design standards.

18.64.040    Subdivisions.

18.64.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide regulations for the location, design, and improvement of mobilehome parks. The provisions of the Mobilehome Parks Act, Cal. Health & Saf. Code Division 13, Part 2.1, and the applicable regulations adopted pursuant to it by the State Department of Housing and Community Development are adopted as a part of this chapter. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012)

18.64.020 Application.

A conditional use permit application shall be filed pursuant to the requirements of Chapter 17.20 PVEMC. Each conditional use permit application filed pursuant to this section shall comply with the general plan and any applicable specific plans. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012)

18.64.030 Design standards.

A. Mobilehome parks may be developed on a parcel of land at least ten acres in area.

B. The mobilehome park shall be located on a well-drained site, properly graded to provide for adequate runoff. The site shall be free of flood hazard from external sources. The planning director may require dedications and improvements to ensure proper protection of the park in accordance with this section.

C. The planning director may require dedications and improvements on streets and highways abutting the proposed park in accordance with the circulation element of the general plan and established widths of local and collector streets.

D. Each lot shall contain a minimum area of three thousand five hundred square feet with a minimum width of forty feet fronting on a driveway and a minimum depth of seventy feet. The requirements of this subsection shall not apply in the following circumstances:

1. Lots larger than the above minimum sizes may be required where it is determined that increased lot size will be consistent with the general plan pattern established by mobilehome parks in the vicinity, or is necessary to accommodate mobilehome sizes proposed by the conditional use.

2. Lots on curved driveways or cul-de-sacs, where lot lines are either converging or diverging from the front to the rear of the lot, shall have an average width of at least thirty feet, but in no case may the frontage on a driveway be less than twenty-five feet.

E. Mobilehomes shall be as specified in California Code of Regulations Title 25.

F. Maximum lot coverage shall be as specified in California Code of Regulations Title 25.

G. A landscaped parkway of at least twenty feet in width shall be provided along the entire perimeter of each mobilehome park where the park is adjacent to a public roadway.

H. Roads within mobilehome parks shall be designed to provide reasonable and convenient traffic circulation and shall meet the following standards:

1. No road may be less than thirty-three feet wide if car parking is permitted on one side of the road, and not less than forty-one feet wide if car parking is permitted on both sides.

2. The entire width of the roads within mobilehome parks shall be surfaced with a minimum of two-inch-thick asphalt, concrete, plant mix, or other approved material.

I. Each mobilehome park shall provide on site a minimum of two spaces for each unit, and one guest space for each two units. No required parking spaces may be situated in a tandem fashion.

J. Walkways shall be provided to permit reasonably direct access to all lots, service buildings, and other areas or buildings used by occupants of a mobilehome park. Collector walkways serving utility buildings, playgrounds, and other general areas shall be four feet wide or more, and individual entrance walks to each mobilehome site shall be at least two feet wide. All walkways shall be constructed of asphalt, concrete, or other approved materials which will permit all-weather pedestrian movement.

K. Common storage areas shall be provided for residents of the mobilehome park for the storage of recreational vehicles, trailers, and other licensed or unlicensed vehicles. This area shall total at least fifty square feet for each residential unit. All storage on a lot shall be in accordance with the provisions of California Code of Regulations Title 25. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012)

18.64.040 Subdivisions.

Subdivision of mobilehome parks shall comply with all applicable design standards established by this chapter and all applicable state and city subdivision requirements. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012)