SPRINGWATER – Springwater has set a public hearing regarding a proposed law that would ensure upkeep and manintenance of ‘Manufactered Homes’ or Mobile homes in the Town.
The public hearing is set for August 7th at 7 p.m. and the proposed law reads:
It is the purpose of this local law to assure quality development and maintenance of Manufactured Homes and Manufactured Home Communities while promoting the health, safety, and general welfare of the inhabitants of such Communities equal to that found in other types of residential areas within the Town of Springwater by establishing minimum standards for the development, design and maintenance of Manufactured Home Communities within areas that such use will be permitted. It is not the intent of this local law to repeal or abrogate any part of applicable codes of New York State. The provisions of this local law shall be enforced in addition to and in conjunction with the codes of New York State.
The Town is being careful in it’s definition of what a Manucterued Home is as a portion of the proposed law defines Manufacture home as:
(1) A transportable structure in one or more sections, which in traveling mode is eight body feet or more in width and 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet and which is built on a permanent chassis and with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities which includes plumbing, heating and/or air-conditioning and electrical systems contained therein. [Reference: 42 U.S.C. § 5402(6).] built or constructed after January 15, 1974.
Read the proposed law in it’s entire in the link below.