Chapter 2. Application And Scope of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 13. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 2.
The provisions of this part apply to all parts of the state
and supersede any ordinance enacted by any city, county, or city and
county which conflict with the provisions of this part. The
department may promulgate regulations to interpret and make specific
the provisions of this part relating to construction, titling and
registration, occupational licensing, advertising, commercial
transactions, and other related or specifically enumerated
activities, and, when adopted, these rules and regulations shall
apply in all parts of the state. The department may promulgate rules
and regulations to interpret and make specific the other provisions
of this part and when adopted these rules and regulations shall apply
in all parts of the state.
All statutory references to "commercial coach" and to
"special purpose commercial coach" are hereby deemed to refer to
"commercial modular" and to "special purpose commercial modular,"
The provisions of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section
18025), applicable to manufactured homes and mobilehomes, shall also
apply to commercial coaches, except that reasonable variations in
standards for commercial coaches shall be established by regulations
if the department determines these variations will not endanger
public health, welfare, or safety.
Subdivision (p) of Section 18062.8 shall not apply to a
sale to a city, county, city and county, or any other public agency
for the purpose of providing housing for low- and moderate-income
households, as defined in Section 50093.
(a) The provisions of this part are not intended to prevent
the use of any material, appliance, installation, device,
arrangement, or method of construction not specifically prescribed by
this part and the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant
thereto, provided any alternate has been approved by the department.
(b) The department may approve any alternate if it finds that the
proposed design is satisfactory and that the material, appliance,
installation, device, arrangement, method, or work offered is, for
the purpose intended, at least the equivalent of that prescribed in
this part and the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto
in quality, strength, effectiveness, fire resistance, durability,
safety, and for the protection of life and health.
(c) Whenever there is evidence that any material, appliance,
installation, device, arrangement, or method of construction does not
conform to the requirements of this part and the rules and
regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, or in order to substantiate
claims for alternates, the department may require tests or proof of
compliance to be made at the expense of the owner or his or her
(a) The Mobilehome Revolving Fund is continued in
existence and renamed the Mobilehome-Manufactured Home Revolving
Fund. Money transferred to, or deposited in, the fund is continuously
appropriated to the department notwithstanding Section 13340 of the
Government Code, for expenditure in carrying out the provisions of
this part. All fees or other moneys accruing to the department
pursuant to this part shall, except as otherwise expressly provided
by law, be deposited in the fund.
(b) Total money contained in the Mobilehome-Manufactured Home
Revolving Fund on June 30 of each fiscal year shall not exceed the
amount of money needed for operating expenses for one year for the
enforcement of this part. If the total money contained in the fund
exceeds this amount, the commission or department, as appropriate,
shall make appropriate reductions in the schedule of fees authorized
by this part.