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City lays down law on modular homes

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Lewis Love, public works director, added this was something the city could not ignore.

“This is a growing new industry,” Love said. “The problem is, how do you know the good from the bad? This is a stab at that so we have some legislative control of what is happening.”

Love said modular home companies build less expensive homes.

“This is how other communities we talked to have addressed the problem,” he said. “It’s a process to allow a way for (modular homes) to come in.”

Mayor Dan Hollingsworth agreed that an ordinance was needed.

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