This is the list of Frequently Asked Questions about Park Model RVs.
1. Where can I put a Park Model?
Most RV parks and some mobile home parks will allow Park Models.
If you want to place it on private property you need to check with your county building department and ask if you can place a Park Trailer/Park Model on your property. Counties quite frequently define RVs totally different than State regulations. Though the State licenses Park Models as an RV and they are built to RV codes; some Counties do not recognize anything over 320 sq ft as an RV. In these counties (and you’ll need to clarify with your County) it would help to ask for information pertaining to ‘efficiency units’/’granny units’/’accessory building’.
2. Why do you offer only Cavco Park Models?
Delta RV started out offering several different manufacturers. However, over the years the one manufacturer that truly supported their product line and their dealers was Cavco. Cavco has been the leader in Park Model production since 1973 and makes it a point to keep their dealers as up to date as possible. If the dealer is left in the dark and can not get any satisfaction from the manufacturer, how do you think the customer will feel?
3. I keep seeing all these “factory direct” offers, does Delta RV offer the same?
Yes, Delta RV offers “factory direct” delivery. You purchase the Park Model of your choosing with all amenities you want and it is delivered direct from the factory to you. “Factory Direct” does not mean you are purchasing a unit from the factory. Factories do not sell retail so those that advertise that you are purchasing from the factory are stretching it a bit.
4. Why are Park Models only 400 square feet?
That would be the designation of an RV. Anything over 400 square feet falls into the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) codes. Now you are talking about the permits, plot plans, foundations, and inspections. Keep in mind that the Loft floor plans do not include the loft space within the 400 square foot restriction. The loft is a half-height loft so by building codes it is not livable space.
5. I have a one ton pickup and tow large trailers with it. Why can’t I tow my own Park Model?
Simply put – you do not have the commercial driver’s license to tow an oversized unit. The trailer you are towing is 8′ wide and less than 14′ in height. You are not required to pull County road permits or have pilot cars. Also, when a commercial driver tows he is insured for the coverage of your unit. If you tow it and damage it, you’re out.
6. Doesn’t the driver install the Park Model when it is delivered?
No, they will park it where you want it but that is all. The driver is earning his living by the number of tows, not setting up a unit.
7. Can I custom order a Park Model?
Yes. Keep in mind that Park Models must remain under 400 square feet. All floor plans are designed to remain under that limit when adding bays. If you want to stretch a plan, then the width may need to be narrowed. If you want to widen a plan, then the length has to be shortened. Basically it will be a give and take to accommodate your needs. Be aware that any changes to a floor plan will result in engineering fees. Engineering fees, while not outrageous, can add up.