Texas Occupations Code

Sec. § 1201.216
Change in Use


If the owner of a manufactured home notifies the department that the owner intends to treat the home as real property or intends to treat the home as a salvaged manufactured home or reserve the home for a business use or another nonresidential use, the department shall indicate on the statement of ownership for the home that:


the owner of the home has elected to treat the home as described by this subsection; and


except as provided by Section 1201.2055 (Election by Owner)(h), the home is no longer a manufactured home for purposes of regulation under this chapter or of recordation of liens, including tax liens.


On application and subject to Sections 1201.2076 (Conversion From Real Property to Personal Property) and 1201.209 (Grounds for Refusal to Issue or for Suspension or Revocation of Statement of Ownership), the department shall issue for the structure described in the application a new statement of ownership restoring the structure’s designation as a manufactured home only after an inspection and determination that the structure is habitable as provided by Section 1201.453 (Habitability).
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 338, Sec. 24, eff. June 18, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1284 (H.B. 2438), Sec. 16, eff. June 18, 2005.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1284 (H.B. 2438), Sec. 34(1), eff. June 18, 2005.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 863 (H.B. 1460), Sec. 30, eff. January 1, 2008.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 408 (H.B. 2019), Sec. 42, eff. September 1, 2017.

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