Islander Mobile Home FAQ
Questions and Responses Related to Sale of City Share
What electrical supply is available?
Electrical supply is standard, or 220 volt/100 amp
What approved sewer hookup is available?
Sewer service is provided by the City sewer utility. Capacity is not limited by number of bathrooms or bedrooms.
What size mobile home can be located at the site?
The mobile home park is located in the Mixed Use Town Center (Core Overlay District) zone. This zone does not have any setback requirements or lot coverage requirements. However, the building code for residential construction would likely require the unit to be a minimum of five feet from the exterior property line to eaves, and 10 feet between structures, without special fire rating construction of walls and eaves.
Potential purchasers may want to review their planned mobile home layout with City Planning staff. Islander Residents Association (IRA) has requirements for alteration and structures which may influence the choice of manufactured home and any planned modifications (entry, deck, carport, garage).
Can a carport or garage be located at the site?
Second structures and modifications/alterations are permitted but need to be approved by IRA. Potential purchasers may want to review their planned mobile home layout with City Planning staff. IRA has requirements for alterations and structures which may influence the choice of manufactured home and any planned modifications (entry, deck, carport, garage).
What are the financial obligations associated with IRA membership?
Site owners/shareholders pay a monthly management fee to the IRA homeowners association. The current monthly fee is $700, which decreased from $725 in 2015. IRA assesses its budget needs throughout the fiscal year and the monthly fee can be increased or decreased. However, to date the fees have been relatively stable, increasing a total of $50 since the original fee of $700 was established in 2005. Fees are largely used to pay debt service on the cooperative mortgage. Fees are also used to pay for property taxes, water and sewer fees, garbage service, incidental annual operating costs, maintenance and park manager, and reserves. Residents pay for their own electric, phone and cable services.