The Office of Manufactured Housing
News and Events
Effective July 1, 2013
New Phones Numbers for Inspectors
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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:
INSTALLATION INSPECTIONS - Inspection requests called in Wednesday, November 27, 2013 and Friday, November 29, 2013, will not be responded to until Monday, December 2, 2013 due to the office closure on Thursday and unavailability of Inspectors on Friday, November 29, 2013.
IMPORTANT Installation Code Clarification Update -30 day notice to enforce existing codes and installation requirements effective September 15, 2013 (UPDATED 9-10-2013)
Effective August 14, 2013, the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside will begin issuing installation permits for mobile homes, manufactured homes, and residential and commercial factory-built buildings. Please contact the local jurisdiction to obtain installation permits. refer to their website for information http://www.ci.pinetop-lakeside.az.us/communitydevelopment.htm. Consumers, Installers, and Contractors will still be responsible for obtaining state approval of plans for: attached accessory structures that are not already engineered and approved by the state; flood plain plans; foundations not covered by the home's installation instructions; and, residential and commercial factory-built building installations, prior to commencing work.
As of January 1, 2013, all manufactured homes, mobile homes, residential and commercial FBB's are required to have the new Installation Certificate or and Installation Insignia affixed at the time of inspection. Installers may still use Installation Insignia left in their inventory. All Installers and Contractors wishing to install manufactured homes, mobile homes, residential and commercial FBB's must participate in the Installation Insignia Program and attend annual training. Annual training is required to be eligible to order the new Installation Certificates, which are required for final clearance to occupy by the Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety and jurisdictions in Agreement with the Department.
Installation Certificate Info Sheet
Effective March 19, 2012, the background check fee will decrease to $22.00. All license applications postmarked on or after March 19, 2012 should include the new fee. All license applications postmarked before March 19, 2012 should include the present background check fee of $24.00.
Installation inspectors are generally available between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please note that, at times, inspectors are not immediately available to answer your call as they may be out of cell phone range or actively working on an inspection. Please leave a brief/detailed telephone message, or choose one of the following alternatives:
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FAQ for Installations
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