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28 Pa. Code § 17.71. Minimum program activities.


§ 17.71. Minimum program activities.

 The following shall be considered minimum activities in the mobile home park program:

   (1)  Issuance of certificates. It shall be the responsibility of local health departments to issue mobile home park Certificates of Registration to all such facilities within their jurisdictional boundaries based upon compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. This Certificate of Registration shall be issued for 1 year.

   (2)  Inspections. Mobile home parks shall be inspected prior to issuing or renewing certificates of registration. All existing mobile home parks shall be inspected throughout the year as often as is necessary to maintain satisfactory compliance with established rules, regulations, and standards.

   (3)  Plan review. Plans and specifications for new mobile home parks or additions or renovations of environmental health importance to existing parks shall be reviewed prior to construction of such facilities to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations and standards for the design, construction and installation of facilities and equipment.

   (4)  Rules and regulations. The provisions of 25 Pa. Code Chapter 179 (Reserved) shall be the basis for minimum requirements in the mobile home park program. Local health departments may adopt and enforce that chapter in accordance with applicable laws or may adopt ordinances or regulations which are as stringent and are consistent in intent and purpose with that chapter.

   (5)  Educational program. Public educational activities should be provided to increase the knowledge and awareness of mobile home park regulations. Areas of concern should include, but not be limited to, plan review, water supplies, liquid waste disposal, solid waste, insect and rodent control, and safety. This may include newspaper announcements, public presentation, and the like.

   (6)  Meeting. Local health departments are required to attend periodic meetings with DER for the purpose of program planning, development, reporting, evaluation and coordination to provide an orderly, efficient delivery of this environmental health program on a Statewide basis.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  17.3 (relating to meetings).

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