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Manufacturing Housing Section

 

Installer's Resource Information Page

 

Licensing of Installers:

 

  1. Effective July 1, 2003, an applicant for a license as an installer shall complete an application form prescribed by the commissioner and submit the same to the commissioner along with a nonrefundable application fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). The applicant shall also submit a surety bond in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), executed by the applicant as principal and issued by a surety company qualified to do business in the State of Tennessee.
  2. Effective July 1, 2003, an applicant for a license as an installer shall provide proof, at the time of application, of having completed a fifteen (15) hour course, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes.
  3. Effective July 1, 2003, an applicant for a license as an installer shall provide proof, at the time of application, of having passed an examination, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes.
  4. A license as an installer shall expire one (1) year after the date of issuance, unless renewed. Any person desiring to renew a license later than ninety (90) days after the date of its expiration shall submit a new application and meet all other application requirements.
  5. Effective January 1, 2004, and as a prerequisite to renewal of a license for 2004 as an installer, the installer shall provide proof of having completed a fifteen (15) hour course, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes and of having passed an examination, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes.
  6. Any installer who fails to renew a license prior to its expiration but before ninety (90) days after its expiration shall pay a late penalty of fifty dollars ($50.00) in addition to the renewal fee.
  7. Any installer who commences business in this State prior to obtaining proper licensure shall be assessed a civil penalty of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each manufactured home set up prior to licensure.

 

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