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Rule 4781-12-05 | Development plan approval required.


(A) No person shall develop a manufactured home park, cause development to occur within any portion of a manufactured home park, or reopen a manufactured home park on the site of a former manufactured home park until the plans therefore have been submitted to and reviewed and approved by the division.

(B) All development within any portion of a new or existing manufactured home park shall be performed in accordance with plans as approved by the division.

(C) A person who wishes to amend approved plans shall file with the division a written request for amendment. The request shall state specifically the type and extent of the amendments and may include supporting documents. The division may request additional information or depending on the extent of the amendment, may require submittal of a new set of plans that comply with rule 4781-12-06 of the Administrative Code. The division shall approve the request if the plans as amended comply with the requirements of sections 4781.26 to 4781.35 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(D) The approval of plans issued by the division shall be valid for three years after the date on which the division issues the approval. If the superintendent or the superintendent's designee finds that the person developing a manufactured home park has made a good-faith effort to complete the development of the manufactured home park within the three-year period but has failed for reasons beyond the person's control, the superintendent or the superintendent's designee may grant one extension for a specified period of time not to exceed two years. A request for an extension shall be made to the division in writing before the expiration of the initial three-year period. If the development has not been completed within the original three-year period plus the period of any extension granted under this paragraph, the plans shall be resubmitted in accordance with paragraphs (A) and (B) of rule 4781-12-05.1 of the Administrative Code.

(E) Ownership of approved plans may be transferred from one person to another provided that the person to whom the approved plans are transferred notifies the division no more than ten days after the transfer occurs.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4781.26
Amplifies: 4781.26, 4781.31
Five Year Review Date: 1/20/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 12/17/1951, 7/1/1971, 12/1/1976, 6/1/1979, 9/3/1983, 11/13/1992, 12/1/2012