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Full Text of SB0320  94th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Mobile Home Park Act is amended by changing
5 Sections 9.3, 9.9, and 9.10 as follows:
6     (210 ILCS 115/9.3)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 719.3)
7     Sec. 9.3. Each site on which a mobile home is accommodated
8 shall have a minimum area of 2,500 square feet, provided that
9 sites existing in parks or approved by the Department for
10 construction prior to August 21, 1967, shall contain an area of
11 not less than 1,000 square feet, and sites constructed between
12 August 21, 1967 and the effective date of this amendatory Act
13 of 1987 shall contain an area of not less than 2,100 feet.
14     No mobile home shall be parked closer than 5 feet to the
15 side lot lines of a park, or closer than 10 feet to a public or
16 private street, alley or building. Each individual site shall
17 abut or face on a private or public street. All streets shall
18 have unobstructed access to a public street of not less than 24
19 feet in width. There shall be an open space of 3 meters (10
20 feet) side-to-side, 2.4 meters (8 feet) end-to-side, or 1.8
21 meters (6 feet) end-to-end horizontally between mobile homes or
22 community buildings. The exposed composite walls and roof of
23 both structures shall be constructed of materials that will
24 provide a one-hour fire resistance rating, or there shall be a
25 separation barrier between the structures that provides a
26 one-hour fire resistance rating. Whenever an owner of a mobile
27 home community enlarges or expands a concrete pad used to
28 support a mobile home, installs a new mobile home, or replaces
29 an existing mobile home on or after the effective date of this
30 amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly, the placement of
31 the mobile home must comply with the setback requirements of
32 this Section at least 10 feet adjacent to the sides of every



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1 mobile home and at least 5 feet adjacent to the ends of every
2 mobile home.
3 (Source: P.A. 85-565.)
4     (210 ILCS 115/9.9)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 719.9)
5     Sec. 9.9.
6     Mobile homes in mobile home parks shall each be equipped
7 with fire extinguishers in working order, one in each end of
8 the mobile home. The space under a manufactured home may not be
9 used for the storage of combustible materials or for the
10 storage or placement of flammable liquids, gases, or
11 liquid-fuel-powered or gas-fuel-powered equipment.
12     Inspection of any such equipment and enforcement of any
13 Rules and Regulations adopted pursuant to this paragraph shall
14 be the duty of the State Fire Marshall and local law
15 enforcement agencies in the county or municipality where the
16 mobile home park is located.
17 (Source: P.A. 77-1472.)
18     (210 ILCS 115/9.10)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 719.10)
19     Sec. 9.10. Porches, carports, garages, sheds, awnings,
20 skirting, and auxiliary rooms shall be constructed of materials
21 that do not support combustion. Accessory buildings or sheds
22 that are constructed of materials that do not support
23 combustion shall be not less than 0.9 meters (3 feet) from a
24 mobile home specified by regulations.
25 (Source: P.A. 85-565.)
26     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
27 becoming law.