4781.26 Rules of uniforma application for manufactured home parks; contracts for inspections.

(A) The manufactured homes commission, subject to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, shall adopt, and has the exclusive power to adopt, rules of uniform application throughout the state governing the review of plans, issuance of flood plain management permits, and issuance of licenses for manufactured home parks; the location, layout, density, construction, drainage, sanitation, safety, and operation of those parks; and notices of flood events concerning, and flood protection at, those parks. The rules pertaining to flood plain management shall be consistent with and not less stringent than the flood plain management criteria of the national flood insurance program adopted under the "National Flood Insurance Act of 1968," 82 Stat. 572, 42 U.S.C.A. 4001 , as amended. The rules shall not apply to the construction, erection, or manufacture of any building to which section 3781.06 of the Revised Code is applicable.

(B) The rules pertaining to manufactured home parks constructed after June 30, 1971, shall specify that each home must be placed on its lot to provide not less than fifteen feet between the side of one home and the side of another home, ten feet between the end of one home and the side of another home, and five feet between the ends of two homes placed end to end.

(C) The manufactured homes commission shall determine compliance with the installation, blocking, tiedown, foundation, and base support system standards for manufactured housing located in manufactured home parks adopted by the commission pursuant to section 4781.04 of the Revised Code. All inspections of the installation, blocking, tiedown, foundation, and base support systems of manufactured housing in a manufactured home park that the commission conducts shall be conducted by a person the manufactured homes commission certifies pursuant to section 4781.07 of the Revised Code.

(D) The manufactured homes commission may enter into contracts for the purpose of fulfilling the commission's annual inspection responsibilities for manufactured home parks under this chapter. Boards of health of city or general health districts shall have the right of first refusal for those contracts.

Renumbered from § 3733.02 and amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

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

Effective Date: 08-06-2004; 10-13-2004