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PERMITS

 

Each jurisdiction has its own forms and procedures for installation of mobile homes.  It is important to follow them.  We can assist in ensuring the process works as it should.

 

Click on the following to read the laws for your jurisdiction:

á     Clark County

á     Las Vegas

á     North Las Vegas

á     Henderson

Clark County:

Installing a new manufactured home or replacing a manufactured home in unincorporated Clark County requires a permit from both the Nevada Division of Manufactured Housing and Development Services.

Nevada Division of Manufactured Housing issue permits and inspect the set up of the manufactured home and all systems within the unit.

The Building Department issues permits and inspects the site where the home is placed to verify compliance with zoning requirements and utility connections made outside of the unit, including electricity, gas and sewer.

 

22.02.270 - Manufactured housing permits.

Manufactured housing permits will only be issued to persons appropriately licensed by the State of Nevada to perform the scope of work covered by the permit being issued.

Separate construction permits for work involving building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical scopes of work may be required.

(Ord. No. 3845, ¤ 2, 1-19-2010)

 

22.02.265 - Homeowner—Permit applicant.

A homeowner may be issued a permit for work regulated by this chapter for a single-family dwelling used exclusively by the homeowner as a residence, provided that:

(A)

The homeowner has been granted an exemption to the contractor licensing requirements of NRS Chapter 624 pursuant to NRS 624.031 (4);

(B)

The homeowner is the bona fide owner of the real property on which the residential structure or accessory building is to be built or improved;

(C)

The residential structure is or shall be occupied by the homeowner;

(D)

The homeowner applies for and obtains the appropriate permits for the installation of any building equipment; and

(E)

The homeowner-permit applicant shall sign the permit application and the "owner/builder" statement pursuant to NRS 278.573 acknowledging the homeowner's responsibilities as the permit applicant to supervise the work and to comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, building codes and zoning regulations.

(Ord. No. 3845, ¤ 2, 1-19-2010)

 

 

Las Vegas:

16.44.040 - Building permit—Required.

(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to do, or cause or permit to be done, any erection, construction, reconstruction, relocation, installation or alteration of any mobile home, cabana, ramada, patio, storage shed, awnings or other structure in a mobile home park or mobile home residential estate unless a building permit is first obtained from the Department of Building and Safety.

(B)   It shall be unlawful for any person to construct or install any concrete curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways, private streets, parking spaces or patio slabs, or cause or permit the same to be done, in a mobile home park or mobile home residential estate without first obtaining a building permit from the Department of Building and Safety.

 

 

North Las Vegas:

 

15.64.100 - Installation—Setup—Certificate of occupancy.

A.

All mobilehome installations and setups must be inspected and approved by the city of North Las Vegas department of building and permit application center before occupancy. An application for inspection must be submitted with the applicable inspection fee. Upon mobilehome meeting all applicable codes, a certificate of occupancy will be issued. In no case shall a mobilehome be used or occupied prior to the issuance of said certificate of occupancy.

B.

No utility service shall be provided a mobilehome prior to the issuance of said certificate of occupancy.

(Ord. 888 2(2), 1988: Ord. 773 3 (part), 1983: prior code 17.02.080)

 

15.64.330 - Permits and licenses.

No building, electrical, plumbing or mechanical work shall be performed unless applicable permits are obtained by licensed contractors. Business license shall be current at all times. It is unlawful for any person to operate a mobilehome park without a current, valid permit issued by the health authority. The operator shall comply with all duly adopted regulations of the health authority and the conditions of the health permit, in addition to the other provisions of this chapter.

(Ord. 773 3 (part), 1983: prior code 17.04.010)

 

 

Henderson:

 

16.12.010 - Required.

(1)

It is unlawful to construct, reconstruct, relocate, alter or erect; or to cause or to permit the construction, reconstruction, relocation, alteration or erection of any cabana, ramada, or structure within any trailer park, or to construct or add to any trailer park, without having first obtained a building permit to do so.

(2)

No cabana, ramada, or structure shall be occupied until final inspection and approval by the building department. A certificate of occupancy shall be given after final inspection and approval.

(Ord. 401, ¤ 3(1, 2), 1969)

 

15.01.235 - Manufactured housing permits.

Manufactured housing permits will only be issued to persons appropriately licensed by the State of Nevada to perform the scope of work covered by the permit being issued. Separate permits for work involving building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical work may be required.

(Ord. 2736, ¤ 1 (part), 2008)

 

15.01.230 - Homeowner permittees.

A homeowner may be issued a permit for work regulated by this chapter for a single-family dwelling used exclusively by the homeowner as a residence, provided that:

A.

The homeowner has been granted an exemption to the contractor licensing requirements of Nevada Revised Statutes 624.031(4);

B.

The homeowner is the bona fide owner of the real property on which the residential structure or accessory building is to be built or improved;

C.

The residential structure is, or shall be, occupied by the homeowner;

D.

The homeowner applies for and obtains the appropriate permits for the installation of any building service equipment; and

 

The homeowner permittee shall sign the permit application and the "owner/builder" statement pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 278.573 acknowledging the homeowner's responsibilities as the permittee to supervise the work and to comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, technical codes and the development code requirements contained in title 19 of the Henderson Municipal Code.

 

Few lawyers in Nevada handle issues related to mobile homes. 

Call us to assist with your mobile home title concerns regarding mobile homes, modular homes, manufacture homes, trailers, trailer parks, and trailer estates.

 

 

 

 

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