Manufactured Housing Community Plan Examination and Permit to Construct

Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

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

A. NAME OF PERMIT OR APPROVAL:

Manufactured Housing Community Plan Examination and Permit to Construct

B. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:

STILLE-DEROSSETT-HALE SINGLE STATE CONSTRUCTION CODE ACT, 1972 PA 230

THE MOBILE HOME COMMISSION ACT, 1987 PA 96

C. APPLICABLE REGULATION:

Manufactured Housing General Rules

D. SUMMARY OF PERMIT/APPROVAL PROCESS:

 1.  Applicability (activities that require the permit)

Constructing or adding on to a mobile home park

 2.  Pre-Application Requirements

125.2311 Preliminary plan for development of mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park; submission; contents; review; preliminary approval

Sec. 11.

(1) A person who desires to develop a mobile home park or a seasonal mobile home park shall submit a preliminary plan to the appropriate municipality, local health department, county road commission, and county drain commissioner for preliminary approval. The preliminary plan shall include the location, layout, general design, and a general description of the project. The preliminary plan shall not include detailed construction plans.

(2) The municipality may grant preliminary approval if the proposed mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park conforms to applicable laws and local ordinances not in conflict with this act and laws and ordinances relative to:

(a) Land use and zoning

(b) Municipal water supply, sewage service, and drainage

(c) Compliance with local fire ordinances and state fire laws

(3) The county drain commissioner shall review and may approve outlet drainage. The county road commission shall review and may approve ingress and egress roads. The county road commission and the county drain commissioner shall adopt and publish standards to implement this subsection. The county road commission and the county drain commissioner shall not have authority as to interior streets and drainage in the mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park, unless the streets or drains are dedicated to the public.

(4) The local health department shall grant preliminary approval, under the guidance of the department of public health, for on-site water and sewage service and general site suitability.

(5) If a reviewing agency as provided in this section has not returned the preliminary plan

 3.  Application Submission Requirements

125.2312 Submission of legal documents and final plans draft; application fee; review; approval; issuance of construction permit.

Sec. 12.

(1) When all preliminary approvals are made, the developer shall submit the legal documents and the final plans draft to the department.

(6) The department shall review the filing and within 90 days after filing issue its approval or disapproval. Upon the approval of all the reviewing agencies, the department shall issue a permit to construct the mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park.
Application for Manufactured Housing Community Plan Examination and Permit

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

125.2312 Submission of legal documents and final plans draft; application fee; review; approval; issuance of construction permit.

Sec. 12.

(6) The department shall review the filing and within 90 days after filing issue its approval or disapproval. Upon the approval of all the reviewing agencies, the department shall issue a permit to construct the mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park.

 5.  Operational Requirements

See Manufactured Housing Rules

 6.  Fees

Required Fees and Construction Documents

Project Type / Fee / Construction Documents

Manufactured Housing Community

Alteration / $50.00 / Minimum 1 set of documents

Expansion / $185.00 plus $4.00 per home site in excess of 25 sites to be constructed to a maximum of $1,000.00 / 1 set of documents

New / $185.00 plus $4.00 per home site in excess of 25 sites to be constructed to a maximum of $1,000.00 / 1 set of documents

Plans Change / $50.00 / Minimum 2 sets of documents

Renewal / $185.00 / Minimum No documents necessary

7.  Appeal Process
8.  Public Input Opportunities

Comments and Complaints: bccpermits@michigan.gov

Bureau of Construction Codes Web-site: www.michigan.gov/bcc  

E. Contact Information:

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Revised: 6/2017