Texas Occupations Code

Sec. § 1201.302
Inspection by Local Governmental Units


To ensure that a manufactured home sold or installed in this state complies with the standards code, the director may by contract provide for a federal agency or an agency or political subdivision of this state or another state to perform an inspection or inspection program under this chapter or under rules adopted by the board.


On request, the department shall authorize a local governmental unit in this state to perform an inspection or enforcement activity related to the construction of a foundation system or the erection or installation of manufactured housing at a homesite under a contract or other official designation and rules adopted by the board. The department may withdraw the authorization if the local governmental unit fails to follow the rules, interpretations, and written instructions of the department.


The department:


shall advise each local governmental unit biennially in writing of the program for contracting installation inspections;


shall encourage local building inspection officials to perform enforcement and inspection activities for manufactured housing installed in the local governmental unit; and


may establish cooperative inspection training programs.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1421, Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 863 (H.B. 1460), Sec. 38, eff. January 1, 2008.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 863 (H.B. 1460), Sec. 39, eff. January 1, 2008.

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