Download Mobile Home Park Guide (PDF)
Commodity Billing Unit: The unit used to measure the quantity of service provided by a utility to the landlord and by a landlord to his tenants.
Common Area: Any area in a mobile home park other than the area which tenants have rented or leased for their exclusive occupancy or use.
Cubic Feet: An alternative commodity billing unit for natural gas and water.
Gallon: The commodity billing unit for water; may also be billed in cubic feet.
Kilowatt Hour: The commodity billing unit for electricity.
Landlord: Landlord has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 118B.014: "Landlord means the owner or lessor of a manufactured home lot and the owner or lessor of a manufactured home park."
Landlord's Service Charge: The service charge which the landlord pays to a utility.
Manufactured or Mobile Home Park: Manufactured (or Mobile) home park has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 118B.017: "an area or tract of land where two or more manufactured homes or manufactured home lots are rented or held out for rent. The terms do not include an area or tract of land where: 1) More than half of the lots are rented overnight or for less than 3 months for recreational vehicles; 2. Manufactured homes are used occasionally for recreational purposes and not as permanent residences."
Mobile Home Park Which Resells Utility Services: A mobile home park which purchases gas, electricity or water or any combination of these from a utility for resale through a privately owned system for distribution to the park's tenants, also known as a master metered mobile home park.
Service Charge: That portion of a bill for utility services which is a fixed monthly amount regardless of the quantity consumed.
Submeter: The meter which measures an individual tenant's consumption of gas, electricity or water or any combination of these, in a mobile home park which resells utility services.
Tenant Service Charge: The service charge for gas or electric utility service which is assessed and collected by the landlord from each tenant in a mobile home park which resells utility services.
Therm: The commodity billing unit for gas; may also be cubic feet.
Utility: A public utility or city, county or other governmental entity which provides electric, gas or water service to a mobile home park.