Sec. 15-1.  Definitions. 


Whenever used in this chapter, unless a different meaning appears from the context, the following terms shall have the meaning herein prescribed:


Camper or travel trailer or motor home:  A vehicle or structure designed and constructed in such manner as will permit temporary occupancy as living and sleeping quarters as is primarily required during camping or vacation travels.  Such facility has identical characteristics to a “mobile home” in that it can be conveyed on the streets; however, in no way is it intended to become a residence.


Campground or trailer park:  Any plat of ground upon which a camper or travel trailer is located regardless of whether or not a charge is made for such accommodation.  However, such definition shall not include storage of one personal camper or travel trailer upon the property of the owner.


Dependent mobile home:  A mobile home which does not have a flush toilet and a bath or shower.


Independent mobile home:  A mobile home which has a flush toilet and a bath or shower.


Licensee:  Any person licensed to operate and maintain a mobile home park under the provisions of this chapter.


Mobile home:  A factory-assembled structure or structures equipped with the necessary service connections and made as to be readily movable as a unit or units on its (their) own running gear and designed to be used as a dwelling unit(s) without a permanent foundation.


Mobile home lot or mobile home space:  A designated portion of a mobile home park designed for the accommodation of one mobile home and its accessory buildings or structures for the exclusive use of the occupants.


Mobile home park:  A parcel or contiguous parcels of land which have been so designated and improved that it contains two (2) or more mobile home lots available to the general public for the placement thereon of mobile homes for occupancy.  The term shall not be construed to include mobile homes, buildings, tents or other structures temporarily maintained by any individual, corporation, company, or other entity on its own premises, and used exclusively to house its own labor force.


Multiple dwelling:  Any structure designed and intended to accommodate more than one family and includes, but is not limited to, duplex buildings, group houses and apartment buildings.


Natural or artificial barrier:  Any river, pond, canal, railroad, levee, embankment, fence or hedge.


Park:  A mobile home park.


Source:  Code 1962, § 5-5-1; Ord. No. 3058, 1(25), 3-1-82

State law reference--Definitions applicable to Uniform Standard Code for Mobile Home Parks, R.R.S. 1943, 71-4621.