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Compliance Assurance Program
Under the provisions of Section 19 of 1972 PA 230, manufacturers of premanufactured units must be approved by the Bureau, prior to conducting business in this state. The following is an outline of the requirements for a Compliance Assurance (CA) Program from the Part 11 - Premanufactured Unit General Rules.
Rule 1137: Labels
Rule 1161: Requirements for Submission of Compliance Assurance Programs
Rule 1162: Organization Requirements
Rule 1163: Materials Control
Rule 1164: Production Control
Rule 1165: Finished Product Control
Rule 1166: Installation Control
Rule 1167: Permission for Inspection
Rule 1168: Inspections by the Bureau
Please review the following documents for requirements on submitting a CA Program. Strict adherence to the format is required.
Requirements for Submission of Compliance Assurance Programs
Part 11-Premanufactured Unit Rules
1972 PA 230
Approved Inspection Agencies
How to Submit
Manuals can be submitted for review by mail or can be submitted online at https://aca3.accela.com/lara/. A manufacturer must submit an application, fee, and three (3) manuals which include the requirements as indicated above.
Premanufactured Unit Fee Schedule (Effective 04/01/2013)
Premanufactured Application for Approval of Compliance Assurance Manual
Once the review is completed, the total charges will be calculated and any amount due will be billed to the applicant. When the manual is approved and all fees paid, two (2) manuals stamped “Approved” with two (2) Certificates of Acceptability will be returned to the applicant. The applicant is then responsible to forward one (1) certificate and one (1) approved manual to the manufacturer’s approved third party inspection agency.
Questions can be directed to the Bureau's construction code plan review program at 517-241-9317.