Chapter 16.08


16.08.010  Definitions.

16.08.010 Definitions.

As used in this title:

A.  “Binding site plan” means a drawing to a scale specified by local ordinance which:

1.  Identifies and shows the areas and locations of all streets, roads, improvements, sites, utilities, open spaces, and any other matters specified by local regulations;

2.  Contains inscriptions or attachments setting forth such appropriate limitations and conditions for the use of the land as are established by the local government body having authority to approve the site plan;

3.  Contains provisions making any development be in conformity with the site plan; and

4.  Contains specific provisions for enforcement and penalties for nonconformance with the approved site plan.

B.  “Comprehensive plan” means the comprehensive plan for the town including amendments.

C.  “Developer” means any person, partnership, corporation or other legal entity who undertakes to create a manufactured home park or a recreational vehicle park.

D.  “Manufactured (mobile) home” means a residential unit on one or more chassis for towing to the point of use and designed to be used with a foundation as a dwelling unit on a year-round basis, and which bears an insignia issued by a state or federal regulatory agency indicating that the manufactured home complies with all applicable construction standards of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development definition of a manufactured home.  A commercial coach, modular home, recreational vehicle, and motor home is not a manufactured home.

E.  “Manufactured (mobile) home park” means a tract of land under single ownership or control upon which manufactured homes occupied as dwelling may be located.

F.  “Manufactured (mobile) home site” means a plot of ground within a manufactured home park designed to accommodate one manufactured home.

G.  “Modular home (factory-built)” means a structure constructed in a factory of factory-assembled parts and transported to the building site, in whole or in units, which meets the requirements of the most recently adopted edition of the International Building Code.  The completed structure is not a manufactured (mobile) home, but is considered a single-family dwelling.

H.  “Owner” means any person, partnership, corporation or other legal entity who has ownership or control of the manufactured home park or recreational vehicle park.

I.  “Recreational vehicle” means a vehicular type unit designed for temporary living quarters for recreational camping or travel uses, with or without motive power.  This definition includes vehicles such as travel trailers, camping trailers, truck campers, fifth wheelers, and motor homes.  A recreational vehicle is not a manufactured (mobile) home.

J.  “Recreational vehicle park” means a tract of land under single ownership or control designed to provide safe and sanitary temporary sites for recreational vehicles, but not intended for use as a manufactured (mobile) home park.

K.  “Recreational vehicle site” means a plot of ground within a recreational vehicle park designed to accommodate one recreational vehicle.

L.  “Short term/temporary occupancy” means when an occupant of a recreational vehicle park is there while on vacation or because of a local job that is temporary in nature (example being a construction project where the worker moves in only for the duration that his/her trade is required, then moves on to another project).  The time period of the occupancy may run from one day to more than one year in case of a construction worker.

M.  “Trailer court” refers to recreational vehicle park.  (Ord. 452 §21, 2006;  Ord. 135-B §2, 1982)