Manufactured Homes

The Gunnison County Land Use Resolution allows a landowner to place a mobile home or manufactured home on an individual parcel in Gunnison County. The Manufactured Housing Institute has reviewed these regulations and determined that they are in compliance with federal requirements, and do not place unreasonable or unfair restrictions on these kinds of homes.

Permit applications are available at the Community Development Department by email or postal mail:
221 N. Wisconsin St.
Gunnison, CO 81230

Definitions
A “manufactured home” is defined as “a single family residence that:
  • Is partially or entirely manufactured in a factory
  • Is not less than 24 feet in width and 36 feet in length
  • Is installed on an engineered permanent foundation
  • Has brick, wood, or cosmetically equivalent exterior siding and a pitched roof
  • Is certified pursuant to the “National Manufactured Standards Act of 1974,” 42 U.S.C. 5401 et. seq. as amended
A “mobile home” is defined as “a detached, single-family residence that has all the following characteristics: It is designed for long-term occupancy and has sleeping accommodations, a flush toilet, a tub or shower bath and kitchen facilities, and that has plumbing and electrical connections provided for attachments to outside systems. It is designed to be transported after fabrication, on its own wheels, or on a flatbed or other trailer, or on detachable wheels. It arrives at the site where it is to be occupied as a complete unit and is ready for occupancy except for minor and incidental unpacking and assembly operations, location on foundation support or jacks, underpinned and connections to utilities. It exceeds 8 feet in width and 32 feet in length, excluding towing gear and bumpers. It is without motive power. It is also referred to as a “single-section” manufactured home, and is designed to be used year-round.”