Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 4 – 7 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 4.5. Manufactured Housing (MH) | CHAPTER 4. SPECIAL DISTRICTS Sec. 4.5.1. Site Size, Residential Density and Land Use Article 4.5. Manufactured Housing (MH) Sec. 4.5.1. Site Size, Residential Density and Land Use A. A manufactured home development must be at least 10 acres in size and be devoted to one or more of the following uses: 1. Leasing of space for manufactured homes; 2. Manufactured homes for rent or sale for use within the manufactured home development, provided that the sold manufactured home is connected to on-site utilities and the manufactured home remains on the site for a minimum of 1 year; and 3. Unit ownership (condominium) pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §47C. B. A manufactured home development may not exceed a density of 6 units per acre. C. A manufactured home development may contain accessory uses under Article 6.7. Accessory Uses & Structures . D. Single-Unit Living 1. Single unit living is permitted on pre-existing lots of land within the MH district provided such lots conform to the site and design characteristics for single-unit living in the R-6 Zoning District as specified in Article 2.2.1 . Sec. 4.5.2. Site Development Standards A. Phasing Every manufactured home development must contain at least 10 manufactured home spaces in each phase. B. Streets, Sidewalks and Protective Yards 1. All manufactured home spaces and lots must front a street meeting the requirements of Article 8.4. New Streets or Article 8.5. Existing Streets 2. Sidewalks must provide pedestrian access within the development served and connect with public sidewalks, public streets and greenway access points. 3. AType B1 or B2 transitional protective yard (see Sec. 7.2.4.A. ) must be established along all perimeter property lines. 4. AType C1 or C2 street protective yard (see Sec. 7.2.4.B. ) must be established along all property lines abutting a public right-of-way. C. Open Space Standards 1. Minimum Acreage Required a. The required minimum outdoor open space provided for a manufactured home development shall be the greater of either: i. 10% of the land area of the development, excluding dedicated rights- of-way unless density transfer is allowed from that right-of-way; or ii. 435.6 square feet per unit. b. Required minimum open space may be conveyed to the government, and if accepted, without reimbursement as part of a greenway easement. c. No off-street parking, drives or buildings shall be located in the open space, except when required to serve recreation facilities located within the open space (See Sec. 6.7.3.G. ) 2. Open Space Configuration a. With the exception of parks and greenways dedicated to the City, the minimum average open space quotient may not be less than 75 feet. The minimum open space quotient shall be calculated by dividing the square footage of open space used to comply with this requirement by 1/4 of the linear footage of its periphery. b. A minimum of 1/3 or 2 acres, whichever is less, of the required open space must be in 1 continuous part with a maximum average slope of 8% or less. 3. Location a. The required open space must be contiguous to the manufactured home development. b. In the event that a manufactured home development is divided by a Thoroughfare, the amount of required open space for the tracts created by the Thoroughfare shall be allotted to those tracts in the same proportion as the units approved to be located on each tract.