I have a 46 space park under contract that is zoned commercial. I was told verbally over the phone by someone in the zoning department that I would have to petition to have the zoning changed to a mobile home park in order to move new homes in. However, I have a license from the state allowing the operation of a 46 lot mobile home park. Also, the guy I spoke to at zoning did not seem the most knowledgable or competant. I have spoken to the mobile home inspector, and the city legal department, and no one could seem to really help me. Any advice on how to proceed from here? I feel like I’ve hit a wall where I don’t know what to do now.
On a side note, the guy in zoning sent me a petition that can be used to change the zoning, and the city code that regulates zoning changes, and it looks like my zoning request would likely be accepted given the criteria that is used to evaluate zoning changes. However, even an off chance that I could close on this park and then be denied moving in homes seems like a big risk to take.