Current as of: 2009
Every mobile home park, trailer park, and campground must be operated with strict regard for the health, safety, and comfort of its occupants. The following sanitary and safety regulations must be followed:
1. Location: Every mobile home park must be established and maintained upon dry, well-drained ground. Any natural sinkholes or collection or pool of water must be artificially drained and filled. Trailer park and campground lots must be established and maintained upon dry, well-drained spaces.
2. Drinking water supply: An adequate supply of potable and safe drinking water must be provided. Water from other than a municipal supply may not be used until inspected, tested, and certified by the department.
3. Towels: The placing of roller cloth towels for public use in any washroom or place within a mobile home park, trailer park, or campground is prohibited. Individual cloth towels, cloth towels provided in mechanical dispensers, individual paper towels, or roller paper towels must be placed for use.
4. Toilets: Modern sanitary flush toilets must be provided where a sewer connection is available. If a sewer connection is not available, sanitary flyproof privies must be maintained. All toilets and privies must be kept in a clean, sanitary condition.
Separate toilets and privies must be provided for each sex. No privy or cesspool may be located less than one hundred feet [30.48 meters] from any well, kitchen, or sleeping quarters.
5. Garbage: All garbage and refuse must be stored in metal flyproof containers, and the contents removed and disposed of on a regular basis. All buildings within the mobile home park, trailer park, or campground must be screened against flies and kept in a clean and sanitary condition.
6. Plumbing installations: All plumbing installations in a mobile home park, trailer park, or campground must be made in accordance with the state plumbing code.
7. Electrical installations: All electrical installations in a mobile home park, trailer park, or campground must be made in accordance with the state electrical code.
8. Streets and roadways: Each mobile home park, trailer park, and campground shall have roadways or streets wide enough to facilitate the movement of traffic within the park or campground.
9. Lighting: Each mobile home park must be well-lighted.
10. Fire protection: Each mobile home park shall have adequate fire protection.
11. Playgrounds: Each mobile home park containing twenty-five or more lots shall provide playground space equivalent to one lot for every twenty-five lots in the park.
12. Multiple-story parks: A multiple-story mobile home park or trailer park may not be constructed in this state.
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