MH-5

Rules and Regulations for Manufactured Housing in the state of Mississipi

REGULATION MH-5 

Title 19 Part7; Chapter 5 Rules and Regulations for the Uniform Standards Code for the Factory-Built Homes Law

As Adopted, Pursuant to the Administrative procedures act, Section 25-41, MS code, 1972 annotated revised and updated October 01, 2016

Rule 5.01: Promulgation and Purpose

  • Rule 5.01.1: General 

  • Rule 5.01.2: Definitions

  • Rule 5.01.3: Use of Manufacturer's Installation instructions

  • Rule 5.01.4: Manufacturer's Installation Instruction Unavailable

  • Rule 5.01.5: Instructions for Installation of Used Multi-Section Factory-Built Homes 

Rule 5:02: Administration

Rule 5.02.1: Rules and Regulations 

  • Rule 5.02.1-1: Licensure of Manufacturers, Developers, Retailers and Installers/Transporters

  • Rule 5.02.1-2: Manufacturer License Application 

  • Rule 5.02.1-3: Retailer/Developer License Application

  • Rule 5.02.1-4: Repossession and Resale 

  • Rule 5.02.1-5: Installer/Transporter License Application

  • Rule 5.02.1-6: Tax Identification Number 

  • Rule 5.02.1-7: License Fees 

  • Rule 5.02.1-8: Manufacturer Monitoring Inspection Fee

  • Rule 5.02.1-9: Investigation and Examination of All License Applicants 

  • Rule 5.02.1-10: Non-Compliance 

  • Rule 5.02.1-11: Annual License Renewal Application 

  • Rule 5.02.1-12: Licensee Bonding and Insurance Requirements 

  • Rule 5.02.1-13: Operating Without a Privilege License 

  • Rule 5.02.1-14: Installation Inspection 

  • Rule 5.02.1-15: Site Preparation, Anchoring, and Blocking Requirement.

  • Rule 5.02.1-16: Time Period Allowed for Installation Rule 5.02.1-17: Property Locator/Certificate of Installation Submitted by the Retailer/Developer

  • Rule 5.02.1-18: Property Locator/Certificate of Installation Submitted by the Installer/Transporter

Rule 5.02.2: Factory-Built Home Installation Inspection Program 

  • Rule 5.02.2-1: Purpose

  • Rule 5.02.2-2: Scope 

  • Rule 5.02.2-3: Mississippi Factory-Built Home Installation Program Standards 

  • Rule 5.02.2-4: Installation Inspection Requirements

Rule 5.02.3: Installation Inspection Procedure

  • Rule 5.02.3-1: Scheduling of the Inspection

  • Rule 5.02.3-2: Inspection Fees

  • Rule 5.02.3-3: Contract Rights Not Affected

  • Rule 5.02.3-4: State and Local Permits

Rule 5.02.4: Certification of Installation

  • Rule 5.02.4-1: Certificate of Inspection

  • Rule 5.02.4-2: Procedures for Re-inspection Upon Failure to Pass

  • Rule 5.02.4-3: Cost of Re-inspection

  • Rule 5.02.4-4: Scheduling of Re-inspection

  • Rule 5.02.4-5: Inspection Decal

  • Rule 5.02.4-6: Inspector Qualifications

  • Rule 5.02.4-7: Verification of Installer/Transporter License

  • Rule 5.02.4-8: Site Preparation by Homeowner

  • Rule 5.02.4-9: Waiver of Rights Invalid

  • Rule 5.02.4-10: Violations and Penalties

Rule 5.02.5: License Exceptions

Rule 5.02.6: Manufacturer Qualifications for License

Rule 5.02.7: Retailer Qualifications for License

  • Rule 5.02.7-1: Temporary Promotional Retail Sales Activity

  • Rule 5.02.7-2: Safeguarding the Public Interest

  • Rule 5.02.7-3: Retail Sales with In-house Transport and Installation Staff

  • Rule 5.02.7-4: Training Requirements

  • Rule 5.02.7-5: Vehicle Decals

  • Rule 5.02.7-6: Retail Lot Display and Temporary Storage

  • Rule 5.02.7-7: Inspection of Retail Lot Units and Records

Rule 5.02.8: Developer Qualifications for License

  • Rule 5.02.8-1: Safeguarding the Public Interest 

  • Rule 5.02.8-2: Developer Sales with In-house Transport and Installation Staff

  • Rule 5.02.8-3: Training Requirements

  • Rule 5.02.8-4: Vehicle Decals 

Rule 5.02.9: Installer/Transporter Qualification for License

  • Rule 5.02.9-1: Safeguarding the Public Interest

  • Rule 5.02.9-2: State and Local Compliance Requirements

  • Rule 5.02.9-3: Training Requirements

  • Rule 5.02.9-4: Contract Requirement

  • Rule 5.02.9-5: Vehicle Decals

  • Rule 5.02.9-6: Recordkeeping

  • Rule 5.02.9-7: Responsibility for Transportation Damage

  • Rule 5.02.9-8: Temporary Installer/Transporter License

​Rule 5.03: Inspection Procedures

  • Rule 5.03.1: Authorized Inspections of Manufacturing Plants, Retail Locations, and Installer/Transporter

  • Rule 5.03.2: Inspection Findings of Non-Compliance

Rule 5.03.3: Requirements of Factory-Built Homes for Human Habitation

  • Rule 5.03.3-1: Anchoring and Blocking

  • Rule 5.03.3-2: Installation Inspection

  • Rule 5.03.3-3: Skirting of Factory-Built Homes

  • Rule 5.03.3-4: Factory-Built Homes Designated for Use Other Than Human Habitation

Rule 5.03.4: Consumer Complaints

Rule 5.03.5: Violations and Penalties

Rule 5.04: Minimum Standards for Blocking, Anchors, And Tie Downs

  • Rule 5.04.1: Standards for "Coded" Areas

  • Rule 5.04.2: Standards for "Non-Coded" Areas

  • Rule 5.04.3: Windstorm Protection and Wind Zone Designation

​Rule 5.04.4: Data Plate and HUD Label Requirements

  • Rule 5.04.4-1: HUD Label

  • Rule 5.04.4-2: Data Plate 

  • Rule 5.04.4-3: Missing HUD Label and Data Plate 

  • Rule 5.04.4-4: Factory-Built Homes That Shall Not Be Transported

  • Rule 5.04.4-5: Preparation of Manufactured Housing Units for Transportation 

Rule 5.05: Installation Standards For New Factory-Built Homes

  • Rule 5.06: Installation Standards For Used Factory-Built Homes

Rule 5.06.1: Site Preparation

  • Rule 5.06.1-1: Planning

  • Rule 5.06.1-2: Soil Conditions

  • Rule 5.06.1-3: Site Grading and Drainage

  • Rule 5.06.1-4: Raised Soil Pad

  • Rule 5.06.1-5: Determination of Proper Site Preparation

  • Rule 5.06.1-6: Written Contract on Site Preparation

  • Rule 5.06.1-7: Site Preparation by Homeowner

  • Rule 5.06.1-8: Removal of Organic Material

  • Rule 5.06.1-9: Clearance Under the Home

  • Rule 5.06.1-10: Sloped Site Installation

  • Rule 5.06.1-11: Ventilation of Under-floor Areas and Moisture Barrier Recommendation

Rule 5.06.2: Fire Separation

Rule 5.06.3: Sites Prone to Flooding

  • Rule 5.06.4: Soil Classification

  • Rule 5.06.5: Soil Type/Bearing Capacity

Rule 5.06.6: Required Piers and Anchorages

  • Rule 5.06.7: Pier Construction

  • Rule 5.06.7-1: Single Stacked Piers

  • Rule 5.06.7-2: Pier Caps

  • Rule 5.06.7-3: Shims

  • Rule 5.06.7-4: Removal of Organic Material

  • Rule 5.06.7-5: Protection From Frost Heave

  • Rule 5.06.7-6: Corner Piers

  • Rule 5.06.7-7: Double Tiered Pier Heights

  • Rule 5.06.7-8: Cast-In-Place Concrete Piers 

  • Rule 5.06.7-9: Pier Footings

  • Rule 5.06.7-10: Marriage Wall Piers 

Rule 5.06.8: Pier Spacing and Placement

  • Rule 5.06.8-1: Placement of Door and Window Support Piers

  • Rule 5.06.8-2: Placement of End Support Piers

  • Rule 5.06.8-3: Placement of Piers Under Concentrated Loads

  • Rule 5.06.8-4: Placement of Perimeter Support Piers

  • Rule 5.06.8-5: Piers for Homes Installed In Designated Flood Area

Rule 5.06.9: Installation Instructions for ABS Pads

  • Rule 5.06.10: Tie-downs

  • Rule 5.06.10-1: Single-wide Factory-Built Homes

  • Rule 5.06.10-2: Multi-Sectional Factory-Built Homes

  • Rule 5.06.10-3: Pan-Type Foundation Stabilizing Systems

  • Rule 5.06.10-4: Alternate Systems

  • Rule 5.06.10-5: Tie-Down Spacing and Sizes

Rule 5.06.11: Anchors

  • Rule 5.06.11-1: Soil Classification of Anchors

  • Rule 5.06.11-2: Determining the Soil Class of Anchors

  • Rule 5.06.11-3: Preferred Soil Class Anchor

  • Rule 5.06.11-4: Proper Installation of Ground Anchors

​Rule 5.07: Official Notices and Bulletins

  • Rule 5.08: Severability

  • Rule 5.09: Repeal of Emergency Regulations

  • Rule 5.10: Effective Date

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