The Office of Manufactured Housing
News and Events
Effective July 1, 2016
Effective July 1, 2015
The Arizona Office of Manufactured Housing (OMH) maintains standards of safety and quality for all manufactured homes, factory built buildings and accessory structures. These standards promote the health, safety and welfare of Arizona citizens and are consistent with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) standards.
The Department's enabling Statutes are located in A.R.S. Title 41 “State Government” and Chapter 16 “Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety".
The Rules which affect the Department's activities are located in A.A.C. Title 4, Chapters 34 and 36.
HUD has designated the Arizona Office of Manufactured Housing as its State Administrative Agency for manufactured housing and related industries in Arizona. As such, OMH strives to foster the public trust through implementation and enforcement of State and Federal Laws in a timely, fair and consistent fashion.
Current Adopted Codes, as of June 4, 2012
International Building Code (IBC) 2009 Edition
International Residential Code (IRC) 2009 Edition
International Mechanical Code (IMC) 2009 Edition
International Plumbing Code (IPC) 2009 Edition
International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) 2009 Edition
International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2009 Edition
National Electric Code (NEC) 2008 Edition
Notices, News and Events:
The Arizona Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety (DFBLS) sunsets on June 30, 2016. The Office of Manufactured Housing (OMH), a division within DFBLS, will become a division of the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) on July 1, 2016.
On June 24, 2016, OMH will be joining ADOH at 1110 West Washington, Suite 280, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.
Effective July 1, 2016, all checks are to be made payable to Arizona Department of Housing (instead of to the Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety) and sent to:
Arizona Department of Housing
P.O. Box 6280
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6280
Please be sure to check the website, azhousing.gov for updated forms and licensing packets.
An important change has been made with regards to the fingerprinting instructions. Applicants must now take unexpired photo identification, the Fingerprint Verification Form, and a 9x12 brown mailing envelope to the person or official taking their fingerprints. The fingerprint technician must complete the Fingerprint Verification Form and place it and the completed fingerprint card in the envelope before returning the envelope to the applicant.
IMPORTANT Installation Memorandum (March 1, 2016)
YAVAPAI COUNTY-Effective February 1, 2016 all Mobile Home, Manufactured Home and FBB Installation Permits must be applied for through the Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety in Phoenix, Arizona.
Planning and Zoning permits will continue to be handled by Yavapai County.
IMPORTANT Installation Memorandum -30 day notice to enforce existing codes and installation requirements effective November 15, 2015. (10-13-2015)
ANNUAL INSTALLER TRAINING Manufacturers, dealers, salespersons and other interested parties from the manufactured housing industry are invited to attend as guests of the Department to enhance understanding of the installation of mobile homes, manufactured homes, and residential or commercial factory-built buildings throughout Arizona. To ensure sufficient classroom space is available, please email Ayde at Ayde.Sanchez@dfbls.az.gov to register. Please inform Ayde the registration is for an invited guest.
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