The City Commission is scheduled to consider Ordinance 16-2091, a Longwood City Code amendment that includes changes to Chapter 18 – Buildings and Building Regulations to regulate mobile home parks and mobile homes within the City. The first Commission public hearing will be held August 1, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. in the City Commission Chambers at 175 W. Warren Ave. You can view the draft Ordinance 16-2091 here.
For more information, please contact Community Development Services at (407) 260-3462.
Generally, the Ordinance provides for the following:
• Existing mobile home parks must apply for a license to operate a mobile home park from the City on or before September 15, 2016. After November 1, 2016, it shall be unlawful for any person to operate a mobile home park within the City without a license.
• As a condition of this license, the Building Official, Fire Marshal, Code Enforcement, and County Health Department are authorized to make periodic inspections of mobile home parks. Additionally, the owner of the mobile home park shall obtain an annual inspection from the Building Division.• Chapter 18 is amended to establish a procedure by which the Building Official can prohibit the occupancy of unsafe buildings and structures.