Chapter 16.63
MANUFACTURED HOMES

Sections:

16.63.010    Intent

16.63.020    Repealed

16.63.030    Permitted where

16.63.040    Repealed

16.63.050    Development standards--Plot plan requirements

16.63.060    Repealed

16.63.070    Repealed

16.63.080    Repealed

16.63.090    Repealed

16.63.100    Repealed

16.63.110    Manufactured home park design standards--Area and density

16.63.120    Manufactured home park design standards--Site requirements

16.63.130    Manufactured home park design standards--Off-street parking

16.63.140    Manufactured home park design standards--Open space

16.63.150    Manufactured home park design standards--Accessory buildings and structures

16.63.160    Manufactured home park design standards--Landscaping and screening

16.63.170    Manufactured home park design standards--Ingress and egress

16.63.180    Repealed

16.63.190    Manufactured home park design standards--Surfacing requirements

16.63.200    Manufactured home park design standards--Stormwater runoff

16.63.010 Intent.

It is the intent of this chapter to:

A.    Permit the location of manufactured homes in specially designed parks as an additional affordable housing option where manufactured homes lots can be leased as a permanent form of dwelling unit in all residential districts;

B.    Provide standards for the development and use of manufactured home parks appropriate to their location and use as permanent facilities;

C.    Designate appropriate locations for manufactured home parks;

D.    Ensure a high quality of development for such parks and dwelling units to the end that the occupants of manufactured homes and the community as a whole are protected from potentially adverse impact of such development or use;

E.    Provide for city review of proposed manufactured home parks;

F.    Make a distinction between manufactured home parks and other subdivisions, and their development and occupancy characteristics. (Ord. 1243 §18, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(A) (part), 1980).

16.63.020 Repealed.

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 691 §33, 1984; Ord. 583 §2.17(A) (part), 1980).

16.63.030 Permitted where.

Manufactured homes are permitted as follows:

A.    As a primary use in a manufactured home subdivision of not less than five nor more than forty acres in residential districts.

B.    As a primary use in a manufactured home park of not less than three acres nor more than twenty acres. Manufactured home parks may be permitted in residential districts after receiving a conditional use permit.

C.    As an accessory use for security or maintenance personnel in the following districts, subject to site plan review:

1.    General commercial district;

2.    Light industrial/commercial district;

3.    Light industrial district;

4.    Mineral extraction district;

5.    Open space/institutional district.

D.    As temporary or emergency use in:

1.    Any district as part of a construction project for office use of construction personnel or temporary living quarters for security personnel for a period extending not more than ninety days beyond completion of construction. A thirty-day extension may be granted by the city manager upon written request of the developer and upon the manager’s finding that such request for extension is reasonable and in the public interest;

2.    Any district as an emergency facility when operated by or for a public agency;

3.    In the open space/institutional district where a community need is demonstrated by a public agency such as temporary classrooms or for security personnel on school grounds. (Ord. 1539 §101, 2019: Ord. 1192 §166, 2002; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 691 §34, 1984; Ord. 583 §2.17(B), 1980).

16.63.040 Repealed

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(C), 1980).

16.63.050 Development standards--Plot plan requirements.

A complete and detailed plot plan shall be submitted to the community and economic development department. The plot plan shall include the following information and such other information as the department may reasonably require to determine the acceptability of the proposed development:

A.    Location and dimensions of all lots;

B.    Roads, internal street system, and driveways;

C.    Common open space, community facilities;

D.    Utility lines, including water, sewer, electrical and any others contemplated;

E.    Landscaping and screening plan for exterior boundaries. (Ord. 1539 §102, 2019: Ord. 1243 §19, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(1,2), 1980).

16.63.060 Repealed.

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(3)(a), 1980).

16.63.070 Repealed.

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 691 §35, 1984; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(3)(b), 1980).

16.63.080 Repealed.

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(3)(c), 1980).

16.63.090 Repealed.

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(3)(d), 1980).

16.63.100 Repealed.

(Ord. 1243 §4, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(3)(e), 1980).

16.63.110 Manufactured home park design standards--Area and density.

The minimum site for a manufactured home park shall be three acres. The maximum site for a manufactured home park shall be twenty acres. The number of manufactured homes per acre shall comply with the underlying density of the zone in which it is located, except within the Moderate Density Residential district where no minimum number shall be required. (Ord. 1544 §1, 2019; Ord. 1243 §20, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(a), 1980).

16.63.120 Manufactured home park design standards--Site requirements.

The size and shape of individual manufactured home sites shall be in accordance with the following:

A.    Minimum space area, four thousand square feet;

B.    Minimum width, forty feet;

C.    Minimum depth, eighty feet;

D.    Minimum setback from street or access road, ten feet with a rear load access; fifteen feet with front load access;

E.    Maximum development coverage of space, fifty percent;

F.    Side yard setback, five feet;

G.    Rear yard setback, fifteen feet. (Ord. 1539 §103, 2019: Ord. 1243 §21, 2005; Ord. 1044 §25, 1996; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(b), 1980).

16.63.130 Manufactured home park design standards--Off-street parking.

Off-street parking shall be provided in accordance with Chapter 16.72 LMC. (Ord. 1243 §22, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(c), 1980).

16.63.140 Manufactured home park design standards--Open space.

Ten percent of the gross site area shall be set aside for usable open space. (Ord. 1243 §23, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(d), 1980).

16.63.150 Manufactured home park design standards--Accessory buildings and structures.

A.    Buildings or structures accessory to individual manufactured homes are permitted, including enclosed carports, provided that the total development coverage of the space shall not exceed the development coverage permitted in LMC 16.63.120.

B.    Buildings or structures accessory to the manufactured home park as a whole, and intended for the use of all manufactured home occupants are permitted, provided the building area not exceed one-fourth of the common open space area. (Ord. 1243 §24, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(e), 1980)

16.63.160 Manufactured home park design standards--Landscaping and screening.

A.    Visual screening and/or landscaping may be required in those developments where such screening is deemed necessary and reasonable by the enforcing officer and/or the hearings examiner.

B.    When required, such screening may consist of densely planted vegetation not less than four feet in height at the time of planting, or a solid fence, six feet in height, or a combination of fencing and vegetation which achieves the same screening effect.

C.    Landscaping is also required in all setback areas and open space. All requirements of Chapter 16.80 LMC shall be satisfied.

D.    Visual interruption with appropriate vegetation between manufactured home units may also be required to relieve visual monotony.

E.    The perimeters of common parking areas shall be landscaped in such a way as to create a diversion between streets and parking areas, at the same time not obstructing the view of any walkways, driveways, or streets around entrances or exits to the manufactured home park.

F.    All trees, flowers, lawns and other landscaping features shall be maintained in a healthy growing condition at all times. (Ord. 1539 §104, 2019: Ord. 1496 §98 (part), 2016: Ord. 1243 §25, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(f), 1980).

16.63.170 Manufactured home park design standards--Ingress and egress.

A.    Each manufactured home site shall have access from an interior drive or roadway only.

B.    Access to the manufactured home park shall be limited to not more than one driveway from a public street or road for each two hundred feet of frontage. (Ord. 1243 §26, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(g), 1980).

16.63.180 Repealed.

(Ord. 1496 §98 (part), 2016: Ord. 1243 §27, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(h), 1980).

16.63.190 Manufactured home park design standards--Surfacing requirements.

All streets, roads and driveways shall be hard-surfaced, including permeable paving surfaces in conformance with the current City of Lacey Stormwater Design Manual, to a standard of construction acceptable to the city engineer. Interior pedestrian walkways, carports and parking areas shall also be paved. (Ord. 1496 §99, 2016: Ord. 1243 §28, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 691 §37, 1984).

16.63.200 Manufactured home park design standards--Stormwater runoff.

Stormwater management is required and shall comply with the current City of Lacey Stormwater Design Manual and shall be subject to the city’s review and approval, and shall, moreover, comply with Chapter 15.22 LMC pertaining to community facilities. (Ord. 1496 §100, 2016: Ord. 1243 §29, 2005; Ord. 1024 §49, 1995; Ord. 583 §2.17(D)(4)(j), 1980).