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41-2153. Powers and duties of the deputy director; work by unlicensed person; inspection agreement; permit

A. The deputy director under the authority and direction of the director shall administer the provisions of this article and the rules adopted by the board.

B. The deputy director shall:

1. Establish a state inspection and design approval bureau within the office.

2. Enter into reciprocity agreements and compacts with other states or private organizations which adopt and maintain standards of construction reasonably consistent with those adopted pursuant to this article upon determining that such standards are being enforced. The deputy director may void such agreements upon determining such standards are not being maintained.

3. Authorize affixment of insignia to indicate compliance with the construction and installation requirements of this article.

4. Enter and inspect or investigate premises at reasonable times, after presentation of credentials by the deputy director or personnel of the office or under contract with the office, where units regulated by this article are manufactured, sold or installed, to determine if any person has violated this article or the rules adopted pursuant to article 1 of this chapter.

5. Enter into agreements with local enforcement agencies to enforce the installation standards in their jurisdiction provided the deputy director is monitoring their performance to be consistent with the installation standards of the office.

6. If an inspection reveals that a mobile home entering this state for sale or installation is in violation of this chapter, order its use discontinued and the mobile home or any portion of the mobile home vacated. The order to vacate shall be served on the person occupying the mobile home and copies of the order shall be posted at or on each exit of the mobile home. The order to vacate shall include a reasonable period of time in which the violation can be corrected.

7. If an inspection of a new installation of any mobile home or manufactured home reveals that the natural gas or electrical connections of the installation do not conform to the installation standards promulgated pursuant to article 1 of this chapter and the nonconformance constitutes an immediate danger to life and property, the inhabitants of the home shall be notified immediately and in their absence a notice citing the violations shall be posted in a conspicuous location. The deputy director may order that the public service corporation, municipal corporation or other entity or individual supplying the service to the unit discontinue such service. If the danger is not immediate, the deputy director shall allow at least twenty-four hours to correct the condition before ordering any discontinuation of service.

8. If construction, installation, rebuilding or any other work is performed in violation of this chapter or any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter, order the work stopped. The order to stop work shall be served on the person doing the work or on the person causing the work to be done. The person served with the order shall immediately cease the work until authorized by the office to continue.

9. Verify written complaints filed with the office by purchasers within one year from the date of purchase or installation of units. Complaints shall be accepted from consumers which allege violations by any dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer of this chapter or the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.

10. Upon verification of a complaint pursuant to paragraph 9 of this subsection, serve notice to the dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer that such verified complaint shall be satisfied as specified by the office.

C. Any dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer licensed by the office shall respond within thirty days to a notice served pursuant to subsection B, paragraph 10 of this section. Failure to respond is grounds for disciplinary action pursuant to section 41-2186.

D. If an inspection or an investigation reveals that any work that is required to be performed by a licensee was performed by an unlicensed person required to be licensed pursuant to this chapter, the deputy director, an employee or a person under contract with the office may cite the unlicensed person. The citation may be issued and served pursuant to section 13-3903. The action shall be filed in the justice court in the precinct where the unlicensed activity occurred.

E. The deputy director may enter into agreements with acceptable qualified building inspection personnel or inspection organizations for enforcement of inspection requirements provided the deputy director is monitoring their performance to be consistent with this article, rules adopted pursuant to this article and the established procedures of the office. If the deputy director determines that the person's or organization's performance is not consistent with this article, rules adopted pursuant to this article and the established procedures of the office, the person or organization may not enforce the contract and the aggrieved person shall be entitled to a refund of the consideration paid under the agreement.

F. If a mobile or manufactured home or factory-built building is installed without first obtaining an installation permit, the deputy director shall send a written notice to the purchaser specifying that a permit is required. If a permit is not obtained within thirty days of receipt of the written notice, the department shall issue and serve by personal service or certified mail a citation on the purchaser. Service of the citation by certified mail is complete after forty-eight hours from the time of deposit in the mail. On failure of the purchaser to comply with the citation within twenty days of its receipt, the deputy director shall file an action in the justice court in the precinct where installation occurred for violation of this subsection.

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Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-2153

41-2153. Powers and duties of the deputy director; work by unlicensed person; inspection agreement; permit

A. The deputy director under the authority and direction of the director shall administer the provisions of this article and the rules adopted by the board.

B. The deputy director shall:

1. Establish a state inspection and design approval bureau within the office.

2. Enter into reciprocity agreements and compacts with other states or private organizations which adopt and maintain standards of construction reasonably consistent with those adopted pursuant to this article upon determining that such standards are being enforced. The deputy director may void such agreements upon determining such standards are not being maintained.

3. Authorize affixment of insignia to indicate compliance with the construction and installation requirements of this article.

4. Enter and inspect or investigate premises at reasonable times, after presentation of credentials by the deputy director or personnel of the office or under contract with the office, where units regulated by this article are manufactured, sold or installed, to determine if any person has violated this article or the rules adopted pursuant to article 1 of this chapter.

5. Enter into agreements with local enforcement agencies to enforce the installation standards in their jurisdiction provided the deputy director is monitoring their performance to be consistent with the installation standards of the office.

6. If an inspection reveals that a mobile home entering this state for sale or installation is in violation of this chapter, order its use discontinued and the mobile home or any portion of the mobile home vacated. The order to vacate shall be served on the person occupying the mobile home and copies of the order shall be posted at or on each exit of the mobile home. The order to vacate shall include a reasonable period of time in which the violation can be corrected.

7. If an inspection of a new installation of any mobile home or manufactured home reveals that the natural gas or electrical connections of the installation do not conform to the installation standards promulgated pursuant to article 1 of this chapter and the nonconformance constitutes an immediate danger to life and property, the inhabitants of the home shall be notified immediately and in their absence a notice citing the violations shall be posted in a conspicuous location. The deputy director may order that the public service corporation, municipal corporation or other entity or individual supplying the service to the unit discontinue such service. If the danger is not immediate, the deputy director shall allow at least twenty-four hours to correct the condition before ordering any discontinuation of service.

8. If construction, installation, rebuilding or any other work is performed in violation of this chapter or any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter, order the work stopped. The order to stop work shall be served on the person doing the work or on the person causing the work to be done. The person served with the order shall immediately cease the work until authorized by the office to continue.

9. Verify written complaints filed with the office by purchasers within one year from the date of purchase or installation of units. Complaints shall be accepted from consumers which allege violations by any dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer of this chapter or the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.

10. Upon verification of a complaint pursuant to paragraph 9 of this subsection, serve notice to the dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer that such verified complaint shall be satisfied as specified by the office.

C. Any dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer licensed by the office shall respond within thirty days to a notice served pursuant to subsection B, paragraph 10 of this section. Failure to respond is grounds for disciplinary action pursuant to section 41-2186.

D. If an inspection or an investigation reveals that any work that is required to be performed by a licensee was performed by an unlicensed person required to be licensed pursuant to this chapter, the deputy director, an employee or a person under contract with the office may cite the unlicensed person. The citation may be issued and served pursuant to section 13-3903. The action shall be filed in the justice court in the precinct where the unlicensed activity occurred.

E. The deputy director may enter into agreements with acceptable qualified building inspection personnel or inspection organizations for enforcement of inspection requirements provided the deputy director is monitoring their performance to be consistent with this article, rules adopted pursuant to this article and the established procedures of the office. If the deputy director determines that the person's or organization's performance is not consistent with this article, rules adopted pursuant to this article and the established procedures of the office, the person or organization may not enforce the contract and the aggrieved person shall be entitled to a refund of the consideration paid under the agreement.

F. If a mobile or manufactured home or factory-built building is installed without first obtaining an installation permit, the deputy director shall send a written notice to the purchaser specifying that a permit is required. If a permit is not obtained within thirty days of receipt of the written notice, the department shall issue and serve by personal service or certified mail a citation on the purchaser. Service of the citation by certified mail is complete after forty-eight hours from the time of deposit in the mail. On failure of the purchaser to comply with the citation within twenty days of its receipt, the deputy director shall file an action in the justice court in the precinct where installation occurred for violation of this subsection.


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Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-2153

41-2153. Powers and duties of the deputy director; work by unlicensed person; inspection agreement; permit

A. The deputy director under the authority and direction of the director shall administer the provisions of this article and the rules adopted by the board.

B. The deputy director shall:

1. Establish a state inspection and design approval bureau within the office.

2. Enter into reciprocity agreements and compacts with other states or private organizations which adopt and maintain standards of construction reasonably consistent with those adopted pursuant to this article upon determining that such standards are being enforced. The deputy director may void such agreements upon determining such standards are not being maintained.

3. Authorize affixment of insignia to indicate compliance with the construction and installation requirements of this article.

4. Enter and inspect or investigate premises at reasonable times, after presentation of credentials by the deputy director or personnel of the office or under contract with the office, where units regulated by this article are manufactured, sold or installed, to determine if any person has violated this article or the rules adopted pursuant to article 1 of this chapter.

5. Enter into agreements with local enforcement agencies to enforce the installation standards in their jurisdiction provided the deputy director is monitoring their performance to be consistent with the installation standards of the office.

6. If an inspection reveals that a mobile home entering this state for sale or installation is in violation of this chapter, order its use discontinued and the mobile home or any portion of the mobile home vacated. The order to vacate shall be served on the person occupying the mobile home and copies of the order shall be posted at or on each exit of the mobile home. The order to vacate shall include a reasonable period of time in which the violation can be corrected.

7. If an inspection of a new installation of any mobile home or manufactured home reveals that the natural gas or electrical connections of the installation do not conform to the installation standards promulgated pursuant to article 1 of this chapter and the nonconformance constitutes an immediate danger to life and property, the inhabitants of the home shall be notified immediately and in their absence a notice citing the violations shall be posted in a conspicuous location. The deputy director may order that the public service corporation, municipal corporation or other entity or individual supplying the service to the unit discontinue such service. If the danger is not immediate, the deputy director shall allow at least twenty-four hours to correct the condition before ordering any discontinuation of service.

8. If construction, installation, rebuilding or any other work is performed in violation of this chapter or any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter, order the work stopped. The order to stop work shall be served on the person doing the work or on the person causing the work to be done. The person served with the order shall immediately cease the work until authorized by the office to continue.

9. Verify written complaints filed with the office by purchasers within one year from the date of purchase or installation of units. Complaints shall be accepted from consumers which allege violations by any dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer of this chapter or the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.

10. Upon verification of a complaint pursuant to paragraph 9 of this subsection, serve notice to the dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer that such verified complaint shall be satisfied as specified by the office.

C. Any dealer, broker, salesperson, installer or manufacturer licensed by the office shall respond within thirty days to a notice served pursuant to subsection B, paragraph 10 of this section. Failure to respond is grounds for disciplinary action pursuant to section 41-2186.

D. If an inspection or an investigation reveals that any work that is required to be performed by a licensee was performed by an unlicensed person required to be licensed pursuant to this chapter, the deputy director, an employee or a person under contract with the office may cite the unlicensed person. The citation may be issued and served pursuant to section 13-3903. The action shall be filed in the justice court in the precinct where the unlicensed activity occurred.

E. The deputy director may enter into agreements with acceptable qualified building inspection personnel or inspection organizations for enforcement of inspection requirements provided the deputy director is monitoring their performance to be consistent with this article, rules adopted pursuant to this article and the established procedures of the office. If the deputy director determines that the person's or organization's performance is not consistent with this article, rules adopted pursuant to this article and the established procedures of the office, the person or organization may not enforce the contract and the aggrieved person shall be entitled to a refund of the consideration paid under the agreement.

F. If a mobile or manufactured home or factory-built building is installed without first obtaining an installation permit, the deputy director shall send a written notice to the purchaser specifying that a permit is required. If a permit is not obtained within thirty days of receipt of the written notice, the department shall issue and serve by personal service or certified mail a citation on the purchaser. Service of the citation by certified mail is complete after forty-eight hours from the time of deposit in the mail. On failure of the purchaser to comply with the citation within twenty days of its receipt, the deputy director shall file an action in the justice court in the precinct where installation occurred for violation of this subsection.

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