Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 4 – 8 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 4. SPECIAL DISTRICTS | Article 4.5. Manufactured Housing (MH) Sec. 4.5.3. Manufactured Home Space Standards D. Grading and Drainage Plan 1. A grading and drainage plan allowing positive drainage away from the manufactured home pad shall be approved by the City prior to any grading around any manufactured home pad. 2. The surface of each manufactured home space shall have a manufactured home stand or pad graded for proper drainage and shall be covered by a paved slab or compacted earth, gravel or crushed stone adequate to meet Building Code requirements for foundation footings for manufactured homes. The remainder of the space shall be graded for drainage and graded areas grassed or otherwise provided with protective cover to prevent erosion. E. Clearing of Drainage Ways During the construction, preparation, arrangement and installation of improvements and facilities in a manufactured home development, the stream bed of each stream, creek or backwash channel located within the manufactured home development shall be maintained in an unobstructed state and the channel and banks of the stream shall be kept free of all debris, logs, timber, junk and other accumulations of a nature that would, in time of flood, clog or dam the passage of waters in their downstream course. Installation of appropriately sized stormwater drains, culverts, bridges or dams for water impoundments shall not be construed as obstructions in the stream. F. Floodplain Evacuation Plan An evacuation plan must be filed with theWake County Office of Emergency Preparedness indicating alternative vehicular access and escape routes from manufactured home developments located within floodprone areas. G. Utilities and Sanitary Services All utility installations shall comply with applicable codes of the City, Wake County and the State of North Carolina, and the requirements of the North Carolina Utilities Commission. 1. Each manufactured home space shall be connected to all utilities provided including water and sanitary sewer. 2. Each manufactured home development shall connect to the City water system, and either the City sewer system if available or a community sewer system. All sewage wastes from each manufactured home development including wastes from toilets, showers, bathtubs, lavatories, wash basins, refrigerator drains, sinks, faucets and water-using appliances not mentioned here shall be piped into the manufactured home development sewage disposal system or City utility system. Sec. 4.5.3. Manufactured Home Space Standards A. Minimum Lot Size The required minimum lot area is 7,260 square feet per unit. B. Height No building or structure may exceed a height of 40 feet. C. Setbacks 1. Manufactured Home Each manufactured home shall comply with the following setbacks. a. Primary street and side setback: 20 feet minimum. b. Interior side setback: 5 feet minimum. c. Rear setback: 20 feet minimum. d. Building to building separation may be no less than 20 feet. 2. Other Buildings and Uses Buildings and uses located in a manufactured home development, other than manufactured homes, shall not locate within 30 feet of a manufactured home or 20 feet of a street right-of-way, or within 5 feet of a side or rear property line. D. Skirting 1. Foundation skirting shall be installed around all sides of a manufactured home and shall be uninterrupted except for required ventilation and access. 2. Foundation skirting shall consist of brick, stone, siding material consistent with the siding material used on the structure or any rigid weatherproof material providing a solid barrier between the underside of the manufactured home and the stand.