Code enforcement of manufactured structures
Minnesota law requires that building officials administer all aspects of the State Building Code, issue building permits and inspect manufactured home installations, alterations and repairs.
A permit is required for:
Installation of new and used manufactured homes
Remodeling of manufactured homes, windows, interior walls, roofing, siding etc.
Alterations of manufactured homes
Additions to the home, porches, decks, garages etc.
Installation of furnaces and water heaters
Required inspections for a new manufactured home include footings, anchoring and support system, gas piping test and a final inspection.
If the home is installed on a basement the footings, foundation, anchoring, new plumbing rough-in and manometer, mechanical, energy, electrical and related inspections.
For specific requirements for Manufactured Homes see Minnesota Rules 1350, Prefabricated Buildings, Minnesota Rules 1360, Industrialized/Modular Buildings Minnesota Rules 1361 and Minnesota Rules 1370 for Storm Shelters (Manufactured Home Parks).