Manufactured Home - Installer License

Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

The Bureau of Construction Codes, Building Division of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs issues


Manufactured Home - Installer License


The Mobile Home Commission Act, Act 96 of 1987


Manufactured Housing General Rules


 1.  Applicability (activities that require the permit)

R 125.1214i Installer and servicer; licensing required.

Rule 214i.

(2) A person who, for compensation installs or disassembles the installation of homes, including their non-permanently affixed steps, skirting, and anchoring systems, or who services homes, for which service another Michigan license is not required, shall be licensed as an installer and servicer.

 2.  Pre-Application Requirements

Rule 214i.

(3) Before applying for an original or renewal installer and servicer license, the operator shall complete 12 hours of department-approved installation programs throughout the current licensing cycle.

 3.  Application Submission Requirements

Rule 214i.

(1) An applicant shall submit a completed licensing application to the department on a form prescribed by the department before the date on which the applicant intends to be an installer and servicer.

Application for Manufactured Home Installer and Servicer License

 4.  Procedures and Time-Frame for Obtaining Permit or Approval

An applicant may not conduct business until it receives a license.

Complete the application forms and return them to the Building Division with the non-refundable filing fee at least 30 days prior to the date you want to begin conducting business. Your application will not be processed without the fee or if incomplete.

When your application is complete, it will be presented for approval to the Manufactured Housing Commission at its next regularly scheduled meeting.

5.  Operational Requirements

R 125.1213a License; failure to renew; expiration

Rule 213a (1) If a licensee fails to file a license renewal application with the department before October 1, then the license held shall expire in compliance with the act.

(2) An initial or renewal license under the act shall be issued for 3 years. Licenses shall expire on October 1 of the current licensing cycle.

 6.  Fees

Manufactured Home Installer/Servicer License - Fee $150.00

 7.  Appeal Process
 8.  Public Input Opportunities

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