Answer: This law has been around for several years, although it is my first opportunity to review it. This statute does not apply to manufactured housing communities, RV parks or floating home communities. Rather, it applies to “planned communities.”
These are housing communities regulated under ORS 94.565, et seq. Essentially, they are akin to residential subdivisions that have a homeowner’s association form of governance, common areas, and periodic assessments or dues. All the homeowners own their homes and the lots they are sited on. This statute allows homeowners to install charging stations on their own property, subject to certain regulations by the HOA.
So, the short answer to your question is that since manufactured housing communities, RV parks and marinas are not planned communities because the residents do not own the underlying land, ORS 94.565 does not apply. However, it is conceivable that a park or marina might install charging stations on its common area for resident usage.