donald c. westphal associates

donald c. westphal associates
landscape architecture & site planning
71 N. Livernois, Suite A
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
(248) 651-5518


Renewing your Manufactured Home Community
renewing your manufactured home community book
By Craig E. White, A.C.M. & Donald C. Westphal, A.S.L.A.
A community owner's guide to upgrading, this text leads one through the  process of upgrading community Iimage, business practices, guidelines for living, management, and home selection.  Three trusted and respected industry experts collaborated in the writing of this publication.  A must read document for the community owner.
Navigating the Manufactured Housing Zoning Process
navigating the manufactured housing zoning process
By David I. Alley, P.E. & Donald C. Westphal, A.S.L.A
Manufactured Home community zoning approval is one of the most difficult to achieve.  This guide describes the process and terms and enumerates the essential steps a developer should take to increase the chance of success.  A list of resources and studies to assist in the process is listed.  The authors have have participated in more than a hundred zoning cases and speak from experience.

Document Library

DocumentAsk the Planner January 2005How do You Add Attractive Garages to Manufactured Homes?
DocumentAsk the Planner August 2005Improving the Appearance of Older Homes
DocumentA Lasting ImpressionUpgrading a community
DocumentTime for a Makeover?I want to upgrade an older land-lease community that I now own. Where should I start?
DocumentTime for a Makeover? (Part Two)Begin with your community entrance for immediate impact
DocumentTime for a Makeover? (Part Three)Outmoded home sites require reconfiguration
DocumentConverting Your CommunityIs it possible to turn a land-lease community into a subdivision?
DocumentEarn Extra Points for PresentationA home’s siting and appearance sells your community or subdivision