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12 Pa. Code § 149.1. Definitions.

§ 149.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Act—The Manufactured Housing Improvement Act (35 P. S. § §  1658.1—1658.6).

   Attachment—Wind storm protection accomplished by one of the following:

     (i)   Securing the manufactured home to the foundation.

     (ii)   An alternative system, which is approved for use by the manufacturer through its DAPIA approved design, to secure the manufactured home to the foundation.

     (iii)   Other requirements of the manufacturer necessary to provide an integrated, fully compliant manufactured home.

   Building code official—As defined in section 3 of the act (35 P. S. §  1658.3).

   Certificate of Compliance—A form developed by the Department which bears the signature of the installer of a new manufactured home and certifies that the new manufactured home was installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s approved design and complies with all nonconstruction requirements of the Uniform Construction Code, relating to the installation of a new manufactured home, which are not addressed by the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards.

   DAPIA—Design Approval Primary Inspection Agency as defined in the Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations (24 CFR 3282.361 (relating to Design Approval Primary Inspection Agency (DAPIA))).

   Department—The Department of Community and Economic Development of the Commonwealth.

   HUD—The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

   Installation—As defined in section 3 of the act.

   Installer—As defined in section 3 of the act.

   Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards—As defined in section 3 of the act.

   Manufactured housing or manufactured home—As defined in section 3 of the act.

   Manufacturer—A person engaged in manufacturing or assembling manufactured homes, including a person engaged in importing manufactured homes for resale.

   Manufacturer’s approved design

     (i)   As defined in section 3 of the act.

     (ii)   The term includes drawings, instructions, illustrations, documentation or procedures submitted by a manufacturer and approved by the manufacturer’s DAPIA.

   Purchaser—The first person purchasing a new manufactured home for purposes other than resale.

   Relocated manufactured home—As defined in section 3 of the act.

   Retailer—A person engaged in the sale, leasing or distribution of a new manufactured home directly to a purchaser.

   UCC—Uniform Construction Code—The Uniform Construction Code adopted under section 7210.301 of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act (35 P. S. §  7210.301).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  149.1 amended under section 5 of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act (35 P. S. §  1658.5).

Source

   The provisions of this §  149.1 amended January 24, 2014, effective March 26, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 488. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (320227) to (320228).



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