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12 Pa. Code § 149.5. Building code official training.

§ 149.5. Building code official training.

 (a)  The Department will develop or designate acceptable workshops and training programs for those persons that inspect the installation of manufactured homes. The Department will annually review the content of the workshops or training programs.

 (b)  Those desiring to provide training should submit an application to the Department. The application must contain the proposed elements that address Manufactured Housing. During the application evaluation process, the Department may request the submission of additional information from those desiring to provide training.

 (c)  Upon approval of a workshop or training program, a training provider shall coordinate the scheduling of workshops or training programs. Upon completion of each workshop or training program, a training provider shall submit to the Department a list of workshop or training program participants. A training provider shall indicate on the list of workshop or training program participants which participants successfully completed the workshop or training program. A training provider shall provide each participant who successfully completed the workshop or training program with a written certificate signed by the training provider. The written certificate must specify the title of the workshop or training program and the date of successful completion.

 (d)  The Department will publish annually a list of approved workshops and training programs in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Building code officials may also contact the Department to obtain a listing of approved workshops and training programs.

 (e)  Building code officials who inspect the installation of manufactured homes shall successfully complete a workshop or training program approved by the Department and shall do so every 3 years to continue inspecting the installation of manufactured homes.

 (f)  The Department will accept a copy of a written certificate signed by the training provider as evidence that the building code official successfully completed a workshop or training program required under subsection (e).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  149.5 amended under section 5 of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act (35 P. S. §  1658.5).

Source

   The provisions of this §  149.5 amended January 24, 2014, effective March 26, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 488. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (320231).



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