The following is a list of commonly asked questions
Q: Can I install my own manufactured home?
A: Yes but only if the person installing the home owns both the home and the property it is being installed on and the homeowners are going to occupy the home themselves and the home is not located within a manufactured home park.
Q: Are permits required to install a manufactured home?
A: Yes. Permit are required for any home installed in Ohio and additional permits may be required for homes installed on private property depending on the circumstances.
Q: How long is an installation permit good?
A: The installation permit is good for six months from the date of issue.
Q: Can I request an extension on my permit?
A: Yes. You can request a onetime extension for an additional six months.
Q: What are my options if my permit expires?
A: If your permit is under its first six months, you can request a onetime six-month extension. If the permit is at the end of its extension, you will have to pay a reissuance fee. Then a new permit will be issued.
Q: How much does a permit cost?
A: The permit fee varies by three zones. Please see the fees section for more details.
Q: What is your service area?
A: We cover the entire State of Ohio.
Q: How close does my electrical disconnect have to be to the home?
A: The electrical disconnect located on a pole, pedestal must be located within 30' of the home, or a secondary disconnect must be installed.
Q: How far from other structures or the lot line does the home need to be?
A: For homes installed on private property, you must be at least five feet from any structure or lot line. For homes installed in a manufactured home parks this may vary please refer to the Lot Size & Spacing Requirements document found on the resources page.
Q: How far from overhead power or cable lines does the home need to be?
A: The home must be installed at least 10' from any overhead power or cable lines and no lines including the service entrance line to the home may pass over the peak of the roof.