Chapter 3. Regulation of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 13. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 3.
All factory-built housing manufactured after the effective
date of the building standards published in the State Building
Standards Code and the other regulations adopted pursuant to Chapter
4 (commencing with Section 19990) of this part, which is sold or
offered for sale to first users within this state, shall bear
insignia of approval issued by the department.
(a) All factory-built housing bearing an insignia of
approval pursuant to Section 19980 shall be deemed to comply with the
requirements of all ordinances or regulations enacted by any city,
city and county, county, or district which may be applicable to the
construction of housing. No city, city and county, county, or
district shall require submittal of plans for any factory-built
housing manufactured, or to be manufactured, pursuant to this part
for the purpose of determining compliance with this part or the
regulations promulgated thereunder, or for determining compliance
with any local construction requirement, except as provided in
(b) No factory-built housing bearing a department insignia of
approval pursuant to Section 19980 shall be in any way modified prior
to installation unless approval is first obtained from the
(c) No factory-built housing shall be in any way modified during
installation unless approval for the modification is first obtained
from the local enforcement agency.
(a) The department by rule and regulation shall establish a
schedule of fees to pay the costs incurred by the department for the
work related to the administration and enforcement of this part.
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the fees
collected shall be placed in the Mobilehome-Manufactured Home
Revolving Fund established by Section 18016.5, and are continuously
appropriated to the department for expenditure in carrying out this
(b) The total amount of money collected pursuant to this part and
contained in the Mobilehome-Manufactured Home Revolving Fund on June
30 of each fiscal year shall not exceed the amount needed for
operating expenses for one year for the enforcement of this part. If
the total amount of money collected pursuant to this part in the fund
exceeds this amount, the department shall make appropriate
reductions in the schedule of fees authorized by this section.
Nothing in this part shall be construed to prevent the
department from delegating by written contract its enforcement
authority to local government agencies or from approving design
approval agencies, as provided in Section 19991.3.
All building standards shall be adopted and published in the
State Building Standards Code pursuant to Part 2.5 (commencing with
Section 18901) of this division, and all other rules and regulations
promulgated by the commission under the authority of this part shall
be adopted pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of
Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
If the department determines that standards for the
construction of factory-built housing, which have been prescribed by
the statutes or rules and regulations of other states, are at least
equal to the standards of the State Building Standards Code and the
other requirements prescribed by the department, the department may
so provide by regulation. Any factory-built housing which a state has
approved as meeting its standards for construction shall be deemed
to meet the requirements of the department, if the department
determines that the standards of that other state are actually being