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Forest Park fighting new 'trailer'
This modular home in Forest Park has residents asking the citys assistance in preventing ones like it in the future. While the citys current code does not allow mobile homes in most residential zones, there are no such restrictions on modular homes.
Forest Park residents are asking for the city of McMinnville to intervene in a modular home versus mobile home controversy.“The problem we have with the modular home that was placed in our area is it came in on wheels like a trailer and it was put together like a trailer,” said Forest Park resident Ann Buckner. “The only difference is it has a wood flooring underneath it. There’s another modular home that was built onsite and it looks like a house, but this is what they call a multi-sectional.