Can a local authority refuse to lodge your park rules?

We have heard from many residential park owners that their local authorities are refusing to register a park’s rules for various different reasons. These reasons have included failing to consult the council on the proposed park rules, proposing a prescribed matter and failing to use documentation which the local authority has drafted. read more

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Selling and gifting a mobile home – getting the paperwork right

The Mobile Homes Act 1983, as amended, and the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 require homeowners to follow a set legal procedure when selling or gifting their park home and assigning their Written Statement.

The procedure requires homeowners to use prescribed forms drafted by the Government (or a form substantially to the like effect) which include a Buyer’s Information Form, a Notice of Proposed Sale, an Assignment Form and a Notice of Assignment Form. read more

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Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

On 1 October 2014 the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (“the Act”) will come into force for all Welsh residential parks introducing changes to the pitch fee review, the selling and gifting process and the site licensing regime.

Park owners of Welsh residential parks will need to ensure they are familiar with the provisions of the Act. read more

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Act now or lose your park rules!

After 3 February 2015 your residential park rules will cease to exist unless you implement a new set of park rules in accordance with the Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (England) Regulations 2014 (“the Regulations”).

The regulations set new criteria which all park rules must meet to be valid. If your park rules do not meet the criteria they will not be valid. read more

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