4781.17 Manufactured housing dealer's or broker's licenses.

(A) Each person applying for a manufactured housing dealer's license or manufactured housing broker's license shall complete and deliver to the manufactured homes commission, before the first day of April, a separate application for license for each county in which the business of selling or brokering manufactured or mobile homes is to be conducted. The application shall be in the form prescribed by the commission and accompanied by the fee established by the commission. The applicant shall sign and swear to the application that shall include all of the following:

(1) Name of applicant and location of principal place of business;

(2) Name or style under which business is to be conducted and, if a corporation, the state of incorporation;

(3) Name and address of each owner or partner and, if a corporation, the names of the officers and directors;

(4) The county in which the business is to be conducted and the address of each place of business therein;

(5) A statement of the previous history, record, and association of the applicant and of each owner, partner, officer, and director, that is sufficient to establish to the satisfaction of the commission the reputation in business of the applicant;

(6) A statement showing whether the applicant has previously applied for a manufactured housing dealer's license, manufactured housing broker's license, manufactured housing salesperson's license, or, prior to July 1, 2010, a motor vehicle dealer's license, manufactured home broker's license, or motor vehicle salesperson's license, and the result of the application, and whether the applicant has ever been the holder of any such license that was revoked or suspended;

(7) If the applicant is a corporation or partnership, a statement showing whether any partner, employee, officer, or director has been refused a manufactured housing dealer's license, manufactured housing broker's license, manufactured housing salesperson's license, or, prior to July 1, 2010, a motor vehicle dealer's license, manufactured home broker's license, or motor vehicle salesperson's license, or has been the holder of any such license that was revoked or suspended;

(8) Any other information required by the commission.

(B) Each person applying for a manufactured housing salesperson's license shall complete and deliver to the manufactured homes commission before the first day of July an application for license. The application shall be in the form prescribed by the commission and shall be accompanied by the fee established by the commission. The applicant shall sign and swear to the application that shall include all of the following:

(1) Name and post-office address of the applicant;

(2) Name and post-office address of the manufactured housing dealer or manufactured housing broker for whom the applicant intends to act as salesperson;

(3) A statement of the applicant's previous history, record, and association, that is sufficient to establish to the satisfaction of the commission the applicant's reputation in business;

(4) A statement as to whether the applicant intends to engage in any occupation or business other than that of a manufactured housing salesperson;

(5) A statement as to whether the applicant has ever had any previous application for a manufactured housing salesperson license refused or, prior to July 1, 2010, any application for a motor vehicle salesperson license refused, and whether the applicant has previously had a manufactured housing salesperson or motor vehicle salesperson license revoked or suspended;

(6) A statement as to whether the applicant was an employee of or salesperson for a manufactured housing dealer or manufactured housing broker whose license was suspended or revoked;

(7) A statement of the manufactured housing dealer or manufactured housing broker named therein, designating the applicant as the dealer's or broker's salesperson;

(8) Any other information required by the commission.

(C) Any application for a manufactured housing dealer or manufactured housing broker delivered to the commission under this section also shall be accompanied by a photograph, as prescribed by the commission, of each place of business operated, or to be operated, by the applicant.

(D) The manufactured homes commission shall deposit all license fees into the state treasury to the credit of the occupational licensing and regulatory fund.

Cite as R.C. § 4781.17

History. Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2010.