(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, sections 519.01 to 519.25 of the Revised Code do not confer on any township zoning commission, board of township trustees, or board of zoning appeals the authority to prohibit or restrict the location of a permanently sited manufactured home, as defined in division (C)(6) of section 3781.06 of the Revised Code, in any district or zone in which a single-family home is permitted.
(B) Division (A) of this section does not limit the authority of a township zoning commission, board of township trustees, or board of zoning appeals to do either of the following:
(1) Require that a permanently sited manufactured home comply with all zoning requirements that are uniformly imposed on all single-family residences in a district or zone in which the permanently sited manufactured home is or is to be located, except requirements that specify a minimum roof pitch and requirements that do not comply with the standards established pursuant to the "Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974," 88 Stat. 700, 42 U.S.C.A. 5401 ;
(2) Prohibit from any residential district or zone, travel trailers, park trailers, and mobile homes, as these terms are defined in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code, and manufactured homes that do not qualify as permanently sited manufactured homes.
(C) This section does not prohibit a private landowner from incorporating a restrictive covenant in a deed, prohibiting the inclusion on the conveyed land of manufactured homes, as defined in division (C)(4) or (6) of section 3781.06 of the Revised Code, or of travel trailers, park trailers, and mobile homes, as defined in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code. This division does not create a new cause of action or substantive legal right for a private landowner to incorporate such a restrictive covenant in a deed.
Effective Date: 03-30-1999