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Manufactured Home Parks/Recreational Camping

A manufactured home is defined as a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. A manufactured home park (MHP), is defined as any site, lot, field or tract of land upon which two or more occupied manufactured homes are located, either free of charge or for compensation, and includes any building, structure, tent, vehicle, or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the equipment of the manufactured home park. Manufactured home park does not include manufactured homes, buildings, tents or other structures temporarily maintained by any individual or company on the premises associated with a work project and used exclusively to house labor or other personnel occupied with the work project.

Manufactured Home Parks and Plan Review:  Prior to construction approval by all agencies
Construction Guidelines
MHP-RCA Plan Review Application
Plumbing Plans
Local contacts

Food, Pools and Lodging License Application and License Fees

Recreational Camping/Special Event Camping:  "Recreational camping area" means any area, whether privately or publicly owned, used on a daily, nightly, weekly, or longer basis for the accommodation of five or more tents or recreational camping vehicles free of charge or for compensation. "Recreational camping area" excludes:  

  • Children's Camps
  • Industrial Camps
  • Migrant labor camps, as defined in Minnesota Statutes and state commissioner of health rules;
  • United States Forest Service camps
  • State forest service camps
  • State wildlife management areas or state-owned public access areas which are restricted in use to picnicking and boat landing; and
  • Temporary holding areas for self-contained recreational camping vehicles created by and adjacent to motor sports facilities, if the chief law enforcement officer of an affected jurisdiction determines that it is in the interest of public safety to provide a temporary holding area.
Plan Review and License Application and Fees:  Prior to construction approval by all agencies
Construction Guidelines    MHP-RCA Plan Review Application    Plumbing Plans   Local contacts  
Food, Pools and Lodging License Application and License Fees

Special Event Camping:  "Special event camping area" permit is limited to 3 camping events annually not to exceed seven consecutive days of operation per each event.  
Permit Application:  Special Event Camping Area Application and Requirements