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12 Pa. Code § 149.2. Purpose.

§ 149.2. Purpose.

 This chapter interprets and makes specific the provisions of the act. This chapter establishes administrative procedures for the implementation of the act, which comply with the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C.A. § §  5401—5426) and the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards. More specifically, this chapter is intended to achieve the following objectives:

   (1)  Designate appropriate training programs for those persons that install manufactured homes, to provide them with a thorough understanding of manufactured home construction and to assure that the manufactured homes they install comply with the act, the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and the UCC, as applicable.

   (2)  Establish a system to certify those persons who successfully complete the training program as installers of manufactured homes.

   (3)  Provide training for those persons who inspect manufactured home installations under the act, the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and the UCC.

   (4)  Provide that manufactured home construction, installations and completion onsite be performed in a manner consistent with the home manufacturer’s DAPIA approved designs and provide suitable alternatives when the manufacturer’s approved designs are not available for a relocated manufactured home.

   (5)  Establish a mechanism to verify to the Department, building code officials and purchasers that manufactured homes are completed and installed by an installer of manufactured homes who was certified by the Department and that the homes comply with the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and applicable building codes.

   (6)  Establish appropriate fees for the educational programs, testing and certification of installers of manufactured homes.

   (7)  Establish procedures for the Department to issue warnings, suspensions, revocations or monetary fines against persons who violate the act or this chapter.


   The provisions of this §  149.2 amended under section 5 of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act (35 P. S. §  1658.5).


   The provisions of this §  149.2 amended January 24, 2014, effective March 26, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 488. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (320228) to (320229).

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