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PART 2.1. MOBILEHOME PARKS ACT

Chapter 5. Regulations

Article 1. General Provisions

Section 18551.1

18551.1. Foundation systems; mobilehome parks. (a) Any mobilehome park, constructed on or after January 1, 1982, may be constructed in a manner that will enable manufactured homes, mobilehomes, and multiunit manufactured housing sited in the park to be placed upon a foundation system, and manufactured homes, mobilehomes, and multiunit manufactured housing sited in the park may be placed upon foundation systems, subject to the requirements of Section 18551.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), any manufactured home, mobilehome, or multiunit manufactured housing originally sited on or after January 1, 1985, in a mobilehome park constructed prior to January 1, 1982, may be placed upon a foundation system, subject to the requirements of Section 18551.

(c) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), any manufactured home, mobilehome, or multiunit manufactured housing sited in a mobilehome park which is converted, or in the process of being converted, to resident ownership on or after January 1, 1992, may be placed on a foundation system, subject to the requirements of Section 18551, and with the approval of the ownership of the park.

(d) With respect to any manufactured home, mobilehome, or multiunit manufactured home sited in a mobilehome park under subdivision (a), (b), or (c), no single structure shall exceed two stories in height.

(e) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), the installation of a manufactured home, mobilehome, or multiunit manufactured housing within a mobilehome park pursuant to Section 18551 shall be subject to prior written approval by the ownership of the mobilehome park.

(f) The number of dwelling units per structure for any manufactured home or mobilehome consisting of two or more dwelling units, or multiunit manufactured housing, sited in a mobilehome park on or after January 1, 2003, shall conform to a zone designation or conditional use permit that currently applies to the park or an amended or new zone designation or conditional use permit that is additionally granted to the park.

History.—Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 974, in effect January 1, 1982. Stats. 1983, Ch. 1076, in effect January 1, 1984, added "manufactured homes and" before the first and second "mobilehomes". Stats. 1984, Ch. 301, in effect January 1, 1985, added "(a)" before "Any", substituted "which will" for "to" after "in a manner", and substituted "in the park" for "in such parks" after "sited" therein, and added subdivision (b). Stats. 1992, Ch. 1053, in effect January 1, 1993, added subdivision (c). Stats. 1997, Ch. 423 (SB 259), in effect January 1, 1998, substituted "constructed" for "the construction of which is completed" after "mobilehome park", deleted ", subject to Section 18551," after "may", substituted "that" for "which" after "manner", and added ", subject to the requirements of subdivision (b) of Section 18551" after "systems" in the first sentence of subdivision (a); added "subdivision (b) of" after "requirements of" in the first sentences of subdivisions (b) and (c); and added subdivision (d). Stats. 2001, Ch 356 (AB 1318), in effect January 1, 2002, substituted "homes, mobilehomes, and multi-unit manufactured housing" for "homes and mobilehomes" after "manufactured" in two places, substituted "systems" for "system" after "foundation" and deleted "of subdivision (b)" before "of Section 18551" in subdivision (a); substituted "home, mobilehome, or multi-unit manufactured housing" for "home or mobilehome" after "manufactured" and deleted "of subdivision (b)" before "Section 18551" in subdivision (b); substituted "home, mobilehome, or multi-unit manufactured housing" for "home or mobilehome" after "manufactured" and deleted "subdivision (b)" after "requirements of" in subdivision (c); added subdivision (d); designated former subdivision (d) as "(e)", substituted "home, mobilehome, or multi-unit manufactured housing" for "home or mobilehome" after "manufactured", and deleted "subdivision (b) of" before "Section 18551" therein. Stats. 2002, Ch. 1065 (AB 2495), in effect January 1, 2003, substituted "multiunit" for "multi-unit" throughout the section, deleted "or contain more than four dwelling units" after "stories in height" in the first sentence of subdivision (d) and added subdivision (f).

Note.—Section 5 of Stats. 2001, Ch. 356 (AB 1318), provides that no reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.