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DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES,
BUILDING CODES DIVISION

 

DIVISION 500

MANUFACTURED DWELLINGS

General Rules

918-500-0000

Reasonable Notice to Interested Parties

Before the adoption, amendment, or repeal of any rule relating to the construction, inspection, installation, or alteration of manufactured dwellings or manufactured dwelling accessory buildings or structures, the Building Codes Division must give notice of the proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal:

(1) In the Secretary of State’s Bulletin referred to in ORS 183.360 at least 21 days before the effective date; and

(2) By making the notice available to persons as established under ORS 183.335 (8).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 183.335
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0005

Definitions

The following definitions apply to OAR 918, divisions 500 and 515 and are in addition to those in ORS 446.003:

(1) “Accessory Building” means an accessory building as defined in ORS 446.003(1) and specifically includes but is not limited to cabanas, ramadas, storage sheds, and garages.

(2) “Accessory Structure” means an accessory structure as defined in ORS 446.003(1) and specifically includes, but is not limited, to awnings, carports, decks, steps, and ramps.

(3) “Attached Garage” means a garage which is structurally independent of a manufactured dwelling but is joined through flashings and separated with fire-resistive construction.

(4) “Building” means any permanent building but does not include manufactured dwelling accessory buildings.

(5) “Combination Park” means a lot or tract of land which has been approved to contain both a manufactured dwelling or mobile home park and a recreation park.

(6) “DAPIA” means the Design Approval Primary Inspection Agency, either a state or private organization that has been accepted by the Secretary of HUD to evaluate and approve manufactured dwelling designs and quality control procedures.

(7) “Direct Supervision” means being physically present 85 percent of each day to provide leadership and direction on the job site to limited installers installing manufactured dwellings or cabanas.

(8) “Earthquake-Resistant Bracing System” or “ERB” means an anchoring system, bracing system, or other devices designed and constructed to protect the health and safety of the occupants of, and reducing damage to, a manufactured dwelling in the event of an earthquake.

(9) “Field Technical Service” means the clarification of technical data, including but not limited to, division interpretations, investigations, or training relating to the application of laws, rules, standards and regulations administered and enforced by the Building Codes Division.

(10) “Garage” means a structure located on a manufactured dwelling site designed for the storage of motor vehicles.

(11) “HUD” means U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

(12) “Immediate Family” means father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandson, granddaughter, grandfather, grandmother, stepmother, stepfather, stepson, stepdaughter, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law.

(13) “Insignia” means “Insignia of Compliance” as defined in ORS 446.003.

(14) “Length of a Manufactured Dwelling” means the distance from the extreme exterior of the front wall (nearest to the drawbar and coupling mechanism) to the extreme exterior of the rear wall (at the opposite end of the home) where such walls enclose living or other interior space and such distance includes expandable rooms but not bay windows, porches, drawbars, couplings, hitches, wall and roof extensions, or other attachments.

(15) “Maintenance of Equipment” means performing routine tasks such as lubricating or changing filters, washers, fuses, or bulbs as necessary for the continued operation of the equipment but does not include the replacement, conversion, alteration, or addition of or to any equipment.

(16) “Manufacturer’s Representative” means an employee, dealer, or person authorized by a manufacturer through contract to act on behalf of the manufacturer.

(17) “Minor Repair” means a simple repair such as replacing broken glass, fittings, devices, or fixtures, using approved component parts but does not include the repair or replacement of major portions of the structural, plumbing, electrical, or mechanical system or conversions, alterations, or additions.

(18) “Model” means an individual manufactured dwelling as designated by the manufacturer, intended to be manufactured with a specific floor plan, structural components, and the type, location, and installation of plumbing, mechanical and electrical equipment in accordance with the plans submitted to the Design Approval Primary Inspection Authority.

(19) “Notice of Violation” means written notification by the division stating the manufactured dwelling or equipment may not be used, rented, leased, or sold or offered for rent, lease, or sale due to violations of ORS chapter 446 or the appropriate building code or standard.

(20) “One Year,” relating to experience qualifications, means 1,600 hours of work experience, 45 or more credit hours of schooling in the quarter system, or 30 or more credit hours of schooling in the semester system.

(21) “Porch” means an outside walking area having the floor elevated more than eight inches (20 cm) above grade.

(22) “Ramada” means a stationary structure having a roof extending over a manufactured structure that may also extend over a patio or parking space for a motor vehicle, and is used principally for protection from snow, sun or rain.

(23) “Repair” means the reconstruction or renewal of any part of an existing manufactured dwelling or piece of equipment for the purpose of its maintenance.

(24) “Replacement In Kind” means replacing equipment or accessories with approved like equipment or accessories, such as switches, thermostats, fittings, elements, or motors, but does not include the replacement of major portions of the structural, plumbing, electrical, or mechanical system.

(25) “Single-Family Dwelling” means a manufactured dwelling used by an individual or two or more persons related by blood or marriage or a group of not more than ten persons not related by blood or marriage living together. When located in a labor camp as defined in OAR chapter 437, single-family dwelling includes manufactured dwellings with not more than five bedrooms, used to house up to ten persons not related by blood or marriage.

(26) “Stand” means that area of the manufactured dwelling site which has been reserved for the placement of a manufactured dwelling or accessory structure.

(27) “Structure” means that which is built or constructed.

(28) “Underfloor Enclosure” means the perimeter skirting, foundation wall or retaining wall used to enclose the underfloor area of a manufactured dwelling.

(29) “Utility Connection” means:

(a) Installation and connection of the manufactured dwelling electrical feeders to the utility termination (electrical service);

(b) Installation and connection of the manufactured dwelling drain (building drain) to the sewer utility termination (building sewer);

(c) Installation and connection of the manufactured dwelling water distribution system to the water utility termination (building supply); and

(d) Installation and connection of the manufactured dwelling fuel gas distribution system to the gas utility termination.

(30) “Utility Termination” means:

(a) The electrical service equipment provided on a lot for the manufactured dwelling utility connection;

(b) The building sewer provided on a lot for the manufactured dwelling utility connection; and

(c) The building water supply provided on a lot for the manufactured dwelling utility connection.

(31) “Visual Inspection” means an inspection by the division of the visible portions of completed construction for the purpose of identifying code violations or approving and issuing an insignia of compliance.

(32) “Width of a Manufactured Dwelling” means the distance between the extreme exterior of two opposite walls enclosing living or other interior space and including expandable rooms but not bay windows, porches, wall and roof extensions, or other attachments.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.240
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 31-1991(Temp), f. 9-25-91, cert. ef. 9-30-91; BCA 5-1992, f. & cert. ef. 3-23-92; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-1; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-1997, f. 2-24-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2002, f. 1-28-02, cert. ef. 4-1-02; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0010

Objective

(1) The provisions of OAR 918, divisions 500 and 515 apply to the design, manufacture, installation, alteration, licensing of installers, handling and storage of equipment, and manufactured dwellings rented, leased, sold, installed, or offered for rent, lease, or sale in Oregon as authorized by ORS chapter 446.

(2) A dealer subject to the requirements of OAR 918, division 500, must also comply with OAR 918, division 550 and OAR 441-446-0100 through 441-446-0300.

Stat. Auth.: ORS, 446.160, 446.230, 446.240, 455.010 - 455.130
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.003 - 446.200, 446.225 - 446.423, 446.430 - 446.440 & 446.990
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 10-2005, f. 4-29-05, cert. ef. 5-1-05; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0035

Additional Requirements

(1) The federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standard (24 CFR 3280) in accordance with the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 is the state of Oregon’s minimum construction and safety standard for manufactured dwellings.

(2) Where the design, construction, alteration, or repair of a manufactured dwelling is not covered by the minimum safety and construction standards of these rules or the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code, the requirements in the Oregon Residential Specialty Code apply.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.185
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.185
Hist.: BCD 5-1998, f. 2-10-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0040

Disclosure Regarding Permissible Uses, Roof Snow Loads, and Anchoring

(1) Dealers and distributors selling manufactured homes for installation in Oregon must present each potential buyer of a new manufactured home with a division disclosure statement to read and sign prior to the completion of the sales contract of any new manufactured home. Prior to presenting disclosures to potential buyers and prior to any sale, dealers and distributors must complete the disclosure in writing indicating the date, dealer’s or distributor’s name, address, and Department of Consumer and Business Services dealer license number. Dealers and distributors must give one signed copy of the disclosure to the buyer and retain one copy in the dealer’s or distributor’s files for not less than five years from the date of sale. Copies of signed disclosures must be made available to the division upon request.

(2) Dealers or distributors may reprint the division’s disclosure form or include the division’s disclosure statement within their own sales contract. If a dealer or distributor prints its own disclosure, the content must be identical to the division’s disclosure statement and must not be less than 11 point type size.

(3) Dealers and distributors are responsible for maintaining accurate records and filing those reports where required by the federal Manufactured Housing Procedural Regulations (24 CFR 3282), ORS Chapter 446 and OAR chapter 918, divisions 500 and 515.

NOTE: Disclosure form is available from the division and can be found on the division Web site at <http://www.bcd.oregon.gov>.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.260
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.260
Hist.: BCD 4-1998, f. 2-10-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0055

Municipal Authority

(1) When the division delegates the authority to perform plan reviews, issue permits, and perform inspections for alterations and installations of manufactured dwellings and accessory buildings and structures to a local government as provided by ORS 446.250, the delegation includes the obligation to comply with all applicable laws, rules, standards, and codes including collection and remittance to the division of state fees and surcharges.

(2) Failure to comply with all applicable laws, rules, and codes constitute failure to consistently act in the public interest or to carry out the duties assumed by local government, and must be enforced under the provisions of ORS 446.253 and 446.255.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.253
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.250 & 455.150
Hist.: BCA 11-1991(Temp), f. 4-30-91, cert. ef. 5-1-91; BCA 23-1991, f. 7-2-91, cert. ef. 7-5-91; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

Fees

918-500-0100

General Fees

The following fees apply to the division and do not apply to municipalities. Municipalities who have been delegated the manufactured dwelling alteration program by the division may establish their own fee schedule or adopt the division’s fee schedule through local ordinance.

(1) Inspection Fee: $55 for an inspection requiring one hour or less, and $27.50 for every additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof exceeding one hour, including travel time. Mileage must be paid at the rate established by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(2) Field Technical Service Fee: $55 for service requiring one hour or less, and $27.50 for every additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof exceeding one hour, including travel time. Mileage must be paid at the rate established by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(3) Out-of-State Inspection or Field Technical Service Fee: In addition to the hourly charges of sections (1) and (2) of this rule, the division must be reimbursed for the actual cost based on published air fare or equivalent, plus required surface transportation and cost for food and lodging consistent with the allowances established by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for authorized state employee travel.

(4) Hourly Re-inspection Fee: Same fee schedule as noted in sections (1), (2), and (3) of this rule.

(5) Change of Manufacturer’s Name, Ownership or Address Fee: $20 for each change.

(6) Insignia Fee: $50 per insignia.

(7) Replacement Insignia: $50 per insignia.

(8) Alteration Permit Fees:

(a) Alteration Inspection Fee: $125 per inspection including insignia of compliance;

(b) Alternate Construction Inspection Fee: $55 per hour including travel time but not to exceed $300 for any one manufactured home; or

(c) Single Visual Inspection Fee: $125 per inspection.

(9) Installation Certification Tag: $8 per tag.

(10) Manufacturer Registration Fee: $100 per facility.

(11) Manufacturer Annual Registration Renewal Fee: $20 per facility.

(12) Manufactured Dwelling Inplant Inspection Fee: $42.50 per floor inspected, and must be paid monthly. A maximum of four floor overlap inspections may be performed without charge during each regularly scheduled complete inplant inspection. The fee for re-inspections and additional overlap inspections may be charged at the rate for each floor or at the rate per hour, whichever is less.

(13) Installer License Program Hitch Fee: $4 per floor produced in Oregon, and must be paid monthly.

(14) Manufactured Dwelling Label or Tag Handling Fee: $2 per floor.

(15) Plan Review Fee: $55 for non-structural plan review requiring one hour or less, and $27.50 for every additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof exceeding one hour.

(16) Structural Plan Review Fee: $70 for plan review requiring one hour or less; $35 for every 30 minutes or fraction thereof exceeding one hour.

(17) Manufactured Dwelling Installer License and Examination Fee: $55.

(18) Education Provider Application Fee: $55.

(19) Manufactured Dwelling Limited Installer and Limited Skirting Installer License Fee: $55.

(20) Manufactured Dwelling Installer and Educational Provider Re-examination Fee: $40.

(21) Manufactured Dwelling Temporary Limited Installer License Fee: $10.

(22) Installer, Limited Installer and Limited Skirting Installer License Two-Year Renewal Fee: $80.

(23) Manufactured Dwelling Accessory Building or Structure Installation Permit Fees: The fees are those published in the Oregon Residential Specialty Code.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.176
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 9-1991(Temp), f. 4-24-91, cert. ef. 7-1-91; BCA 34-1991, f. 10-23-91, cert. ef. 10-31-91; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCA 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 1-4-93; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94: BCD 23-1994, f. 10-26-94, cert. ef. 11-18-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 13-1996, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-96; BCD 11-1998(Temp), f. 6-2-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98 thru 12-27-98; BCD 23-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 11-15-98; BCD 15-2000(Temp), f. 8-2-00, cert. ef. 10-1-00 thru 3-29-01; BCD 1-2001, f. 1-24-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; BCD 15-2005, f. & cert. ef. 7-5-05; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0105

Installation Permit Fees

The following fees apply to the division and do not apply to municipalities. Municipalities who have been delegated the manufactured dwelling installation program by the division may establish their own fee schedule or adopt the division’s fee schedule through local ordinance.

(1) Manufactured Dwelling and Cabana Installation Permit Fee: $160 per installation. This permit fee includes review of the plot plan, the installation inspection and the final inspection. This permit fee does not include retaining walls over four feet high or basement construction under a manufactured dwelling.

(2) Earthquake-Resistant Bracing System Installation Permit Fee: $110 per installation. This permit fee is only charged when the earthquake-resistant bracing (ERB) system is not part of the original manufactured dwelling installation.

(3) Manufactured Dwelling Retaining Wall (if over 48 inches) or Basement Permit Fees: The fees are those published in the Oregon Residential Specialty Code.

(4) Manufactured Dwelling, Cabana, and ERB Installation Reinspection Fee: $110 per inspection.

(5) State Code Development and Training and Monitoring Fee: $30:

(a) This fee is in addition to all other fees and charges and must be paid by all purchasers of manufactured dwelling or cabana installation permits regardless of whether the permit is issued by the state or a municipality;

(b) If the installation permit is issued by a municipality, this fee must be collected and remitted to the division in the same manner as required by ORS 455.220(2) for surcharges collected by municipalities.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.176
Hist.: BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 11-1998(Temp), f. 6-2-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98 thru 12-27-98; BCD 23-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 11-15-98; BCD 15-2000(Temp), f. 8-2-00, cert. ef. 10-1-00 thru 3-29-01; BCD 1-2001, f. 1-24-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; BCD 6-2001(Temp), f. 6-15-01, cert. ef. 7-1-01 thru 12-27-01; BCD 14-2001, f. 10-15-01, cert. ef. 11-1-01; BCD 1-2002, f. 1-28-02, cert. ef. 4-1-02; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0110

Additional Fees

(1) When the division determines that a person has failed to obtain required inspections, permits, labels, insignias, tags, or plan reviews, which requires the division staff to work outside normal business hours, the person may be charged additional fees as described in sections (4) and (5) of this rule.

(2) Persons who sell or ship manufactured dwellings or equipment known to be out of compliance or that require inspections or reinspections prior to selling or shipment, that require division staff to work outside normal business hours, may be charged additional fees as described in sections (4) and (5) of this rule.

(3) Installers failing to leave a copy of the manufacturer’s installation manual when required, failing to attach an installation certification tag or failing to respond to a correction notice are subject to a reinspection fee required under section (6) of this rule.

(4) Persons requesting or requiring inspections or field technical service outside the normal business hours of the division are charged fees at 1 and 1/2 times the amounts shown in OAR 918-500-0100 except for travel expenses.

(5) Persons requesting or requiring inspections or field technical service on recognized state holidays are charged two times the amounts shown in OAR 918-500-0100 except for travel expenses.

(6) Persons requesting inspections when work is not ready for inspection, or causing an inspector to make an additional trip for failure to make corrections or failure to notify the division of corrections are charged re-inspection fees as described in OAR 918-500-0100(4).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.176
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

Registration and Certification

918-500-0300

Manufacturer Registration

(1) All manufactured dwelling manufacturers who are located in or who ship into Oregon must register with the division.

(2) Manufacturing facility registration must be renewed by January 1 of each year by complying with the renewal notice sent by the division.

(3) A current copy of each manufacturing facility’s Quality Assurance Manual, Installation Manual, Home Owner’s Manual, and Warranty Provisions must accompany each application for registration and renewal.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.230
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0310

Manufacturer Certification

All manufacturers of manufactured dwellings must be certified by the division or other approved HUD primary inspection agency, pursuant to the Federal Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations (24 CFR Section 3282.362), and meet the requirements for registration in OAR 918-500-0300.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.225
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0320

Change of Ownership

If there is a change of ownership of a manufactured dwelling manufacturer, the new owner must, within ten days of the date of change, register with the division pursuant to OAR 918-500-0300..

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.230
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0330

Change of Name, Address or Location

When a manufacturer changes its name, address, or location, the manufacturer must notify the division in writing within ten days of the date of change. The notice must be accompanied by an Application for Manufacturer Registration, together with the fee.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.230
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0340

Production Discontinuance

When a manufactured dwelling manufacturer discontinues production, the manufacturer must return all unused insignia of compliance to the division.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.230
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0400

Required Inspection

(1) A person may not manufacture, transport, rent, lease, or sell or offer for rent, lease, or sale a new manufactured dwelling without requesting an inspection from the division if any of the following conditions exist:

(a) The manufactured dwelling has been altered by the manufacturer or dealer before or at the time of sale to the first consumer but has not been approved by the division;

(b) The manufactured dwelling has left the manufacturer’s facility under a “Notice of Violation” or “Red Tag” condition; or

(c) Violations noted in an inplant inspection report have not been corrected through the inspection process.

(2) When inspections reveal that a manufacturer is not manufacturing structures according to their approved design or to the Federal Construction and Safety Standard, and the manufacturer has been provided with a written report identifying specific provisions of the design or the standard that have been in violation, and the manufacturer continues to manufacture structures in violation, the division may withhold or remove insignia, increase the frequency of inspections, or provide training.

(3) To facilitate required inplant and field inspections, a manufacturer may not construct a manufactured dwelling under an alternate construction method according to the federal Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations (24 CFR Section 3282.14) without first notifying the division in writing and supplying a copy of the alternate construction method approval from HUD.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.155
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0410

Inspection Request

(1) Requests for inspection from a manufacturer must:

(a) Be made to the division by mail, electronic mail, phone, or fax transmittal, and received at least five working days prior to the desired time of inspection; and

(b) Indicate the serial number of the manufactured dwelling to be inspected. Inspection fees must be paid by the manufacturer within 30 days of the billing date.

(2) Requests for inspection from a dealer must:

(a) Be made on forms supplied by the division, and received at least five working days prior to the desired date of inspection;

(b) Indicate the location, make, model, and serial number of the manufactured dwelling; and

(c) Be accompanied by the minimum inspection fees required by OAR 918-500-0100 and 918-500-0110. All additional inspection fees are payable upon completion of each inspection.

(3) All work must be accessible for inspection by the division.

(4) Occupancy may not prevent the physical inspection of manufactured dwelling alterations, repairs, or installations.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.155
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0420

Notice of Violations

(1) When an inspection reveals that a manufactured dwelling, installation, or the equipment violates a provision of ORS chapter 446, the HUD Standard, the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code or these rules, the division may serve upon the dealer, distributor, installer, contractor, manufacturer, or agent thereof a copy of the inspection report giving details of the violations. The division may also post a Notice of Violation on the manufactured dwelling or equipment.

(2) Violations must be corrected within 30 days from the date of such notice or at a later date, if approved by the division.

(3) If the violations are not corrected in the allotted time, the division may withdraw any previously issued insignia of compliance or certification tags.

(4) Within 30 days of the date of notice, the recipient of a Notice of Violation or inspection report must inform the division in writing of the action taken to correct the violations. Persons failing to reply to the division within 30 days may be subject to the reinspection fees in OAR 918-500-0100(4) and those civil penalties described in ORS 446.271, 446.416 and 446.990. A manufactured dwelling subject to a Notice of Violation may not be transported without division approval.

(5) When a Notice of Violation has been posted on the manufactured dwelling or equipment, the notice may not be removed until authorized by the division. A Notice of Violation may be removed only by the division or a person authorized by the division.

EXCEPTION: If a Notice of Violation or inspection report has been posted on a manufactured dwelling while in storage and the violations noted were only related to the storage conditions, the manufactured dwelling may be moved to the manufactured dwelling site without notification to or approval from the division. Under these conditions only, the dealer, distributor, or manufacturer may remove the Notice of Violation from the manufactured dwelling.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.160
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2002, f. 1-28-02, cert. ef. 4-1-02; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0430

Field Technical Service

Any person may request field technical service by submitting the request in writing to the division; however, the division may deny the request if budget or staffing levels are not sufficient to provide the service.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.230
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0450

Insignia and Label Requirements

(1) All manufactured dwellings constructed on or after June 15, 1976, must bear an insignia of compliance.

(2) Recreational park trailers, as defined in OAR 915-525-0005, may be dual labeled by the manufacturer at the time of initial construction as both a recreational park trailer and a manufactured home if the manufacturer meets all the requirements of OAR chapter 918, divisions 500 and 525, or where the requirements are different, to the more stringent of the two requirements.

(3) Factory built homes may be dual labeled by the manufacturer at the time of initial construction as both a manufactured home and a prefabricated structure if the manufacturer meets all the requirements of 24 CFR 3280 and 3282 and the Oregon Residential Specialty Code, or where the requirements are different, to the more stringent of the two requirements.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.170
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0470

Denial of Insignia

(1) If the division, after inspection, determines that a manufacturer is not building manufactured dwellings or equipment according to approved plans, the HUD Standards, or to the minimum safety standards approved by the division, and after notification continues to build manufactured dwellings or equipment in violation of ORS chapter 446 and these rules, applications for new insignia may be denied and all previously issued insignia must be returned to or removed by the division. Upon proof of compliance, satisfactory to the division, the manufacturer may resubmit an application for insignia.

(2) The division may deny all applications for insignia from a manufacturer who is delinquent more than 45 days in paying the fees prescribed in these rules.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.176 & 446.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.170
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

Manufactured Dwelling Installations

918-500-0510

Standards for the Installation of Manufactured Dwellings

(1) The Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code, 2010 Edition, and those standards referenced within are adopted as the division standards for the installation of manufactured dwellings.

(2) When a municipality’s rules, regulations, standards, ordinances, or codes refer to the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Standard or the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling and Park Specialty Code, it means those documents are referring to the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code and the rules adopted in OAR chapter 918, division 500. This rule does not apply to OAR 918-600-0010.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.185, 446.230, 455.020, 455.110
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.225
Hist.: BCA 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 1-2-90; BCA 10-1992, f. 6-15-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BCD 2-1994, f. 1-14-94, cert. ef. 2-1-94; BCD 14-1995, f. 9-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 19-1995, f. 12-15-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; BCD 1-1996(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-12-96; BCD 12-1996, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-96; BCD 1-1997, f. 2-24-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; BCD 22-1998, f. 11-9-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; BCD 1-2002, f. 1-28-02, cert. ef. 4-1-02; Renumbered from 918-500-0020, BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0520

Amendments to the Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code

The Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code is adopted and amended pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division 8. Amendments adopted are placed in this rule, showing the section reference, a descriptive caption, and a short description of the amendment.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.185, 455.020, 455.110
Stats. Implemented: ORS 455.110
Hist.: BCD 3-2005, f. 3-16-05, cert. ef. 4-1-05; BCD 9-2006, f. 6-30-2006, cert. ef. 7-1-06; BCD 9-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-21-07 thru 2-17-08; Administrative corection 3-20-08; Renumbered from 918-500-0021, BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

Additional Requirements

918-500-0530

Alternate Uses

Manufactured dwellings are constructed, approved, and intended for use as detached single-family dwellings. However, manufactured dwellings may be used as other than detached single-family dwellings provided the manufactured dwelling remains in compliance with the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR 3280), is installed according to the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code prior to occupancy, and complies with applicable requirements of these rules.

(1) Manufactured dwellings may be used as temporary sales offices provided the manufactured dwelling:

(a) Does not have any design, construction, transportation, fire and life safety, plumbing, mechanical, or electrical alterations made to it to accommodate the temporary sales office use;

(b) Has a 36 inch wide by 80 inch high exit door;

(c) Is continuously offered for sale to the public as a manufactured dwelling during the office use;

(d) Has a certificate of occupancy issued by the municipality prior to occupancy; and

(e) Is accessible to employees, the public, and persons with disabilities prior to use in accordance with the Oregon Structural Specialty Code in all the following areas:

(A) All rooms and all floor levels within the manufactured dwelling that will be used for office use, such as bedrooms, dens, living rooms, family rooms, foyers, entry ways, and hallways must be accessible.

(B) Bathrooms must contain a water closet and a lavatory and must be made accessible. Only one bathroom is required to be accessible if the bathroom is properly marked as a unisex facility and provided with a privacy lock. Bathtubs and showers are not required to be accessible if they are not part of the regular office function.

(C) Areas that are not a part of the regular office function, such as the kitchen, utility room, and unused cabinets or clothes closets are not required to be accessible.

(D) One main entry door is required to be accessible. Secondary exterior doors are not required to be accessible. Interior doors that are part of the regular office function must be accessible.

(E) Appropriate signage must be provided in all accessible areas, both inside and outside of the office.

(F) When provided, drinking fountains, public telephones, furnishings, and similar equipment must be accessible.

(G) Accessibility from the public way up to the main entry door must be provided;

(H) An accessible parking area must be provided near the main entry.

(2) A portion of a manufactured dwelling may be used for an in-home business provided:

(a) The business portion of the manufactured dwelling is restricted to one room only, not including a bathroom, entry, or foyer;

(b) The remainder of the manufactured dwelling is used as a single-family dwelling by the same person using it as a business;

(c) The manufactured dwelling has one 36 inch wide by 80 inch high door exiting to the exterior from the business portion of the manufactured dwelling;

(d) The type of business and location is approved by the municipality prior to installation or occupancy;

(e) The business portion of the manufactured dwelling is accessible to persons with disabilities when the business is open to the public or has employees other than family members using the business space; and

(f) The manufactured dwelling has a certificate of occupancy issued by the municipality prior to occupancy.

(3) Manufactured dwellings may be used for farm worker housing provided the manufactured dwelling:

(a) Is located in a labor camp as defined in OAR chapter 437 and consists of:

(A) Not more than six manufactured dwellings on a lot, parcel, or aggregation of lots or parcels; or

(B) Four or more manufactured dwellings in a manufactured dwelling park, a mobile home park, a temporary manufactured dwelling park, or a combination park.

(b) Is not occupied by more than ten persons not related by blood or marriage;

(c) Has a maximum of five bedrooms;

(d) Is accessible to persons with disabilities, if an affected building;

(e) Conforms to the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Code, OAR chapter 437; and

(f) Has a certificate of occupancy issued by the municipality prior to occupancy.

(4) Up to six manufactured dwellings may be placed on a single lot, parcel, or aggregation of lots or parcels and adjoined to give the appearance and economy of multi-family housing provided:

(a) Plans showing the adjoined structures are submitted to and approved by the division to verify compliance with the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR 3280), the federal Manufactured Home Procedural Regulations (24 CFR 3282), the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code, and these rules;

(b) Land use approval has been granted by the municipality;

(c) Division-approved plans are submitted to and approved by the municipality prior to installation permits being issued;

(d) Each manufactured dwelling is used only as a single-family dwelling;

(e) Fire separation is provided at the wall separating each manufactured dwelling according to the Oregon Residential Specialty Code;

(f) Adjoined structures located on the property have fire-resistive protection of exterior walls and openings according to the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, Sections 602 and 704.8;

(g) Each manufactured dwelling is structurally independent of an adjacent manufactured dwelling. However, two manufactured dwellings may be supported by a common foundation wall adequately sized to support both structures;

(h) Each electrical, plumbing, heating, and mechanical system within a manufactured dwelling is independent of the systems within adjacent manufactured dwellings; and

(i) The manufactured dwellings are joined only by flashing and weather resistant roofing materials.

(5) Manufactured dwellings accommodating not more than 10 persons may be used as lodging houses, congregate residences, adult foster homes, or family day care (Group R Occupancies) provided the manufactured dwelling:

(a) Meets all applicable requirements of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code;

(b) If an affected building, must be accessible to persons with disabilities;

(c) Has a minimum of two 36 inch wide by 80 inch high exit doors located remote from each other, exiting to the exterior of the manufactured dwelling;

(d) Has a minimum of two bathrooms;

(e) Meets the minimum setback requirements of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code;

(f) Has the occupancy and its location approved by the municipality prior to installation or occupancy; and

(g) Has a certificate of occupancy issued by the municipality prior to occupancy.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.003, 446.055, 446.155, 446.185, 446.225, 446.245, 455.020, 455.380
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0540

Certificate of Occupancy and Change of Occupancy

(1) A certificate of occupancy is not required for a manufactured dwelling used for single-family dwelling occupancy. A certificate of occupancy may be required as specified in these rules or when the intended use changes as described in OAR 918-500-0530.

(2) To convert a manufactured dwelling to another occupancy type or use not specifically addressed in these rules, a person must:

(a) Apply to the municipality for a change of occupancy;

(b) If required by the municipality, apply for a change in land use;

(c) Bring the manufactured dwelling into conformance with the appropriate Oregon specialty codes for the new use and occupancy;

(d) Make it accessible for persons with disabilities, if accessibility is required by the new use or occupancy;

(e) Ensure that persons converting the manufactured dwelling have the appropriate state licenses and registrations required to perform such work;

(f) Return any federal or state labels or insignias attached to the manufactured dwelling to the division before the change in use or occupancy; and

(g) Obtain a certificate of occupancy from the municipality, if required.

(3) Manufactured dwellings used for other than residential, temporary sales offices, or in-home businesses that are affected buildings under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be accessible according to the requirements of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code.

(4) When a manufactured dwelling is sold “as is” or “with all faults” and is intended to be used as a non-regulated structure, such as an agricultural use, the owner must remove all appliances, all plumbing fixtures in the kitchen and baths, and must return any federal or state insignias or labels to the division.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.155, 446.245, 446.253, 455.055
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0550

Warranty Work

Permits are not required for manufacturer’s warranty work on manufactured dwellings as per the Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations (24 CFR 3282) when completed by the manufacturer or the manufacturer’s representative.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.185 & 446.225
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0560

Siting Without Insignia

Insignias of compliance are not required to site a manufactured dwelling, unless the requirement is provided by the municipality.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.170
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0570

Insignias and Labels

(1) No person may remove, destroy, alter, or cover an insignia of compliance except as permitted by these rules. Insignias may be removed by the division or a municipality when a manufactured dwelling bearing an insignia is found to be in violation of ORS 446.155, the Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code, these rules, or is determined to be a dangerous structure. When the division or a municipality removes an insignia, it must provide the owner or occupant with an inspection report listing the violations.

(2) An insignia may be removed and reinstalled by the homeowner or contractor when a manufactured dwelling is being re-sided.

(3) HUD certification labels or state insignias of compliance are not required to be removed from a manufactured dwelling as a result of alterations, as long as the alterations conform to the requirements of these rules and, when required, have been permitted, inspected, and approved by the division or a municipality.

(4) Manufactured dwellings damaged beyond repair as a result of flood, fire, earthquake, mishap in transit, or any other reason must have the insignias of compliance removed and returned to the division.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.155, 446.170, 446.245, & 446.253
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0580

Alterations

(1) Alterations to manufactured dwellings include, but are not limited to any change, addition, alteration, repair, conversion, replacement, modification, refurbishing, re-manufacturing, or removal of any part of the manufactured dwelling or manufactured dwelling equipment.

(2) The following alterations are exempt from permits but are not exempt from the requirements of these rules or the Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code:

(a) Minor repairs with approved component parts;

(b) Conversion of listed fuel burning appliances in accordance with the terms of their listing;

(c) Adjustment and maintenance of equipment; and

(d) Replacement of equipment or accessories in kind.

(3) Alteration work on manufactured dwellings must conform to or may exceed the federal or state code in effect at the time of original manufacture.

(4) Alterations before or at the time of sale to the first consumer performed or arranged by the manufacturer, dealer, or distributor must:

(a) Conform to the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR 3280), the manufacturer’s DAPIA approved plans, these rules; and

(b) Be inspected by the division, with the exception of certain site installed mechanical equipment identified in these rules.

(5) The following site installed mechanical equipment must be inspected by the municipality according to the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code. Site installed mechanical equipment includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Solid fuel burning appliances, wood stoves and fireplaces listed or approved for manufactured dwellings or mobile home use, and listed pellet-fired appliances;

(b) Listed heat pumps; and

(c) Listed air conditioners.

(6) Solid fuel-burning devices, wood or pellet burning, as defined in ORS 468A.485, must be installed according to the device manufacturer’s installation instructions and to the applicable requirements in these rules. Solid fuel burning devices must be certified as required by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality pursuant to ORS 468A.460 to 468A.480.

NOTE: Listed or approved fuel burning appliances must be installed to provide for the complete separation of the combustion system from the interior atmosphere of the manufactured dwelling.

(7) Alterations to manufactured dwellings after the initial sale to the first consumer must conform to the following:

(a) The code that was in effect at the time of original manufacture;

(b) The equivalent provisions of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code;

(c) The 1972 edition of ANSI A119.1 Standard for Mobile Homes and the 1971 edition of the National Electrical Code NFPA 70 for manufactured dwellings constructed prior to June 1976; or

(d) In cases where the original manufacture date cannot be determined or where it is impractical for the manufactured dwelling to conform to the strict letter of the code, a municipality may accept methods or materials that are substantially equivalent to the code. Engineering may be required to substantiate equivalency if structural components of the manufactured dwelling have been altered or replaced.

(8) Unless specified otherwise, alterations may not take a manufactured dwelling out of compliance with the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR 3280), the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code, and these rules.

(9) The following applies to any alteration of a manufactured dwelling:

(a) The installation or alteration of fuel burning appliances must conform with the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR 3280), the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code, and these rules.

(b) Energy conservation standards are not required to be increased to the levels of the state energy code.

(c) Roof live load capabilities are not required to be increased unless specifically required in these rules.

(10) Re-roofing must conform to the following:

(a) Existing roofing material and underlayment must be removed prior to installing new roofing material; and

(b) Damaged or defective rafters, trusses, or sheathing must be repaired or replaced before installing new roofing material.

(11) Two or more manufactured dwellings may be joined together to enlarge the total gross floor area of a manufactured dwelling provided:

(a) The joined manufactured dwellings are used only as a single-family dwelling;

(b) Each manufactured dwelling is installed according to the Oregon Manufactured Dwelling Installation Specialty Code;

(c) The manufactured dwellings are joined only by flashing and weather resistant roofing materials; and

(d) Fire separation between the joined manufactured dwellings is not required.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160
Stats. Implemented: ORS 446.003, 446.155, 446.180, 446.225, 446.245, 468A.460
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

918-500-0590

Smoke Alarms

Manufactured dwellings must have approved operating smoke alarms installed and located according to the following:

(1) At the time of initial sale and installation, a new manufactured dwelling must have operating smoke alarms installed complying with the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR 3280).

(2) After the initial sale or installation, a manufactured dwelling must have approved operating smoke alarms according to the following:

(a) When a manufactured dwelling is relocated to or within a manufactured dwelling park, mobile home park, or combination park, as required by ORS 90.740;

(b) When a manufactured dwelling is being altered or repaired to the degree that a permit is required;

(c) When a manufactured dwelling is being installed on a site as a secondary installation;

(d) When a manufactured dwelling is being sold or offered for sale, as required by ORS 479.260(2);

(e) When a manufactured dwelling is being rented, leased, or offered for rent or lease, as required by ORS 479.270;

(f) When a visual inspection is being performed on a manufactured dwelling by the division; and

(g) Prior to an Oregon insignia of compliance being issued by the division.

(3) Unless specified otherwise, smoke alarms must be installed according to the device manufacturer’s instructions and located according to the following:

(a) In the living area remote from the kitchen and cooking appliances;

(b) In each room designated for sleeping;

(c) In the corridor or area giving access to sleeping areas; and

(d) On each additional level where sleeping areas are located.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 446.160 & 446.155
Stats. Implemented: ORS 90.740, 446.185, 446.225, 455.412, 479.260, 479.270
Hist.: BCD 1-2010, f. 3-1-10, cert. ef. 4-1-10

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