Putting new MH on existing lot

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mh_doni49
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Location: Holts Summit, MO

Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:37 pm

I'm looking to buy a new MH. But now I'm starting to wonder about gov't regs.

The existing MH has been on this lot for 30+ years. At the same time, I'm considering the possibility of moving to a new park instead of putting it on this lot. The lots at the new park have had MHs previously but the park mgr told me yesterday that there's a lengthy/expensive process with getting approval install a MH. But since the sewer lines, water lines (city water and sewer) & electric lines are already there, I don't know what to think.

Any ideas?
Don I
Holts Summit, MO
(Central MO)


Steve-WA
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Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:00 am

Ask your building dept. I know that in Pettis County, regs outside of city limits are non-existent. Inside, a building permit would be required, which means inspections. No big deal, just use a reputable installer. But ask.

1987Commodore
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Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:18 am

Yes, check with zoning/building/codes office to get the straight scoop.

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Greg
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Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:24 pm

Even if you have to get a variance to replace the existing mobile, go that way. Do what ever you can to stay out of a park, it's just not worth it in the long run.
We had to get a variance to replace the old mobile with our's when we bought property, took about a month to get everything in place legally .

Greg
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mh_doni49
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Location: Holts Summit, MO

Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:22 pm

I'm already in a park (and overall, I do like it here). But there are also good things about this other park as well.

There is no building code to worry about - - I already checked that.

The issue from what I've been told is more about environmental type permits.
Don I
Holts Summit, MO
(Central MO)


mh_doni49
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Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:24 pm

P. S. There's no chance that I'd be able to buy land for it. At least not now.
Don I
Holts Summit, MO
(Central MO)

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