Mobilehome and Special Occupancy Parks Program

Authority

Law

The State Law governing mobilehome parks is entitled the "Mobilehome Parks Act" and may be found in Division 13, Part 2.1 of the California Health and Safety Code, commencing with Section 18200. The State Law governing Special Occupancy parks is entitled the "Special Occupancy Parks Act" and may be found in Division 13, Part 2.3 of the California Health and Safety Code, commencing with Section 18860. These Acts establish many requirements for the permits, fees, and responsibilities of park operators and enforcement agencies, including the Department. These Acts also require the Department to promulgate regulations and to enforce both the laws contained in these Acts and their regulations.

Mobilehome Parks Act - Health and Safety Code 18200 - 18700
Special Occupancy Parks Act - Health and Safety Code 18860 - 18874

2014 Mobilehome Residency Law (English)(Adobe PDF)
Frequently Asked Questions on the MRL(Adobe PDF)
Mobilehome Residency Law Index(Adobe PDF)

Leyes de Residencia de Casas Móviles Las Preguntas Más Frecuentes(Adobe PDF)
LUẬT CƯ TRÚ TRONG KHU NHÀ MOBILEHOME TẠI TIẾU BANG CALIFORNIA (MRL)(Adobe PDF)

Regulations

Mobilehome Park Regulations (updated 4-1-2013)

These regulations are the new and amended regulations updated February 18, 2011, pertaining to Mobilehome Parks. These requirements are contained in the California Code of Regulations, Title 25, Division I, Chapter 2 commencing with section 1000.
The regulations include specific requirements for park construction, maintenance, use, occupancy, and design and include requirements for items such as lot identification, lighting and roadway width, plan and permit requirements, specific requirements for the installation of mobilehomes, accessory structures and buildings, earthquake resistant bracing systems, application procedures, fees, enforcement and appeal procedures.

Special Occupancy Park Regulations (updated 4-1-2013)

These regulations are the new regulations effective February 18, 2011, applicable to Special Occupancy Parks and separate designated RV sections within a Mobilehome Park. The requirements are contained in the California Code of Regulations, Title 25, Division I, Chapter 2.2 commencing with section 2000. The regulations include specific requirements for park construction, maintenance, use, occupancy, and design and include requirements for items such as lot identification, lighting and roadway width, plan and permit requirements, specific requirements for the installation accessory structures and buildings, application procedures, fees, enforcement and appeal procedures.

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