South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 79 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION-- MANUFACTURED HOUSING BOARD
79-21 - Installers.
(A) An installer's license entitles its holder to install manufactured homes on a contract or subcontract basis for manufacturers, dealers or home purchasers. All work must be in compliance with all applicable federal, state statutes, regulations and standards. Work authorized by an installer's license is limited to:
(1) transportation of the manufactured home from dealership to stand:
(2) stand preparation:
(3) physical placement of the manufactured home on the stand:
(4) physical connection of sections and structural, nonstructural and mechanical components of the manufactured home:
(5) installation of foundation system, piers, block work, ground anchors and tiedown straps, leveling, vapor barrier, prefabricated steps: and,
(6) physical connection and testing of electrical, plumbing, gas and mechanical components and services, unless otherwise authorized by law.
(B) All work undertaken by an installer must be accomplished in good and workmanlike manner. Upon completion the installer must prepare three copies of a "Certificate of Completion." One copy of the form must be mailed or delivered to the retail dealer within three calendar days after installation is complete, one copy must be given to the home owner on the day of installation and one copy must be retained by the installer. A copy of the certificate of completion must be provided to the local building authority upon request.
(C) Electric, water, sewer and gas utilities must not be connected until the manufactured home is properly blocked and leveled.
(D) An installer's license does not permit an individual to perform modifications or repairs to any manufactured home.
HISTORY: Added by State Register Volume 29, Issue No. 2, eff February 25, 2005.