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Act 96 of 1987
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THE MOBILE HOME COMMISSION ACT

Act 96 of 1987

AN ACT to create a mobile home commission; to prescribe its powers and duties and those of local governments; to provide for a mobile home code and the licensure, regulation, construction, operation, and management of mobile home parks, the licensure and regulation of retail sales dealers, warranties of mobile homes, and service practices of dealers; to provide for the titling of mobile homes; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain agencies and departments; to provide remedies and penalties; to declare the act to be remedial; to repeal this act on a specific date; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.


History: 1987, Act 96, Imd. Eff. July 6, 1987


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 125.2301SectionShort title.
Section 125.2302SectionDefinitions.
Section 125.2303SectionMobile home commission; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; compensation and expenses; quorum; action by commission; meetings; chairperson and vice-chairperson; removal of member; disclosure of pecuniary interest.
Section 125.2304SectionPowers of commission; duties of director; prohibition; exception.
Section 125.2305SectionMobile home code; promulgation; rules.
Section 125.2306SectionPromulgation of rules by department of environmental quality; representatives of local government to act in advisory capacity; procedures for effective coordination.
Section 125.2307SectionHigher standard proposed by local government; filing; rules; implementation; review; approval; adoption by ordinance; relation of ordinance to specific section of code; standard not subject to filing requirement; design of ordinance; standard for setup or installation of mobile homes; prohibited standards; aesthetic standards; inspections; "inspection for safety" defined.
Section 125.2308SectionExemptions.
Section 125.2309SectionRules establishing fees and charges for licenses or permits; application of fees and charges; funding for commission; rules to adjust fees; mobile home code fund; creation; administration; disposition of fees and money; unexpended funds.
Section 125.2310SectionReproducing documents requested as public record.
Section 125.2311SectionPreliminary plan for development of mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park; submission; contents; review; preliminary approval.
Section 125.2312SectionSubmission of legal documents and final plans draft; application fee; review; approval; issuance of construction permit.
Section 125.2313SectionConstruction permit required.
Section 125.2314SectionAffidavit.
Section 125.2316SectionLicense to operate mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park required; grant and renewal; fees; licensure of campground as seasonal mobile home park.
Section 125.2316aSectionOccupancy of mobile home in seasonal mobile home park.
Section 125.2317SectionInspection of mobile home parks and seasonal mobile home parks; issuance of license.
Section 125.2318SectionVariances.
Section 125.2321SectionLicensing mobile home dealers, installers, or repairers; initial or renewal license; application; consent to service of process; duration and expiration of license; license fee; license of successor; continuation of sales.
Section 125.2322SectionMobile home dealer; surety bond; deposit; rules.
Section 125.2323SectionMobile home dealer; accounts and other records.
Section 125.2324SectionMobile home dealer; prohibited conduct.
Section 125.2325SectionInstallation and setup of mobile home; rules; licensing requirements.
Section 125.2327SectionMobile home, mobile home site, or equipment; fraudulent practices.
Section 125.2328SectionOwner or operator of mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park; unfair or deceptive practices; action by tenant; violation of water utility tariffs; qualification of owner for regulation as water utility; report.
Section 125.2328aSectionRules or regulations governing physical condition and aesthetic characteristics of mobile homes; applicability of subsection (1)(f); expense of moving mobile home to comparable site; termination of tenancy for just cause; appraisal and sale of mobile home; burden of showing compliance with subsection (1).
Section 125.2328bSectionChildren and pets; enforcement of rules.
Section 125.2328cSectionAction to terminate tenancy; liquidated damages.
Section 125.2329SectionShutoff of utility service for nonpayment; notice.
Section 125.2330SectionMobile home subject to certificate of title provisions.
Section 125.2330aSectionCertificate of title; application; form; fee; signature; acknowledgment; contents; bond; examination of application; determination; investigation; additional information; rejection of application; duplicate, replacement, or corrected title; placing or terminating lien on title; placing name on title; fee; application for duplicate title.
Section 125.2330bSectionCertificate of title; issuance; contents; mailing or delivering to owner or other person.
Section 125.2330cSectionTransfer or assignment of title or interest; indorsement; mailing or delivering certificate; effective date of transfer; issuance of new certificate; fee; reservation or creation of security interest; mobile home dealer as transferee; transfer of dealer's title or interest.
Section 125.2330dSectionCreation of security interest in mobile home; assignment of security interest; assignee named as holder of security interest; perfection of security interest; termination statement; issuance of new certificate.
Section 125.2330eSectionTermination of owner's interest by enforcement of security agreement; duty of transferee; duty of holder of security interest; mailing or delivering certificate; application for new certificate; affidavit; issuance of new certificate; demand for outstanding certificate.
Section 125.2330fSectionFiling surrendered certificate of title; maintaining file for period of 10 years.
Section 125.2330gSectionCancellation of or refusal to issue certificate of title; grounds; notice; hearing.
Section 125.2330hSectionRules.
Section 125.2330iSectionAffixation of mobile home to real property; ownership interest.
Section 125.2331SectionAction to rescind transaction and recover damages.
Section 125.2332SectionCertain conditions, stipulations, or provisions voided.
Section 125.2333SectionStatute of limitations; rejection of valid rescission as bar to action.
Section 125.2335SectionService of process.
Section 125.2336SectionPowers of department, prosecuting attorney, or law enforcement officer; evidence; copies of pleadings; assistance to local government or state agency.
Section 125.2337SectionAdministrative proceedings; notice; response; assurance of discontinuance.
Section 125.2338SectionOrder to show cause; grounds; notice to show cause; stopping construction after notice and opportunity for hearing.
Section 125.2339SectionEntry and notice of order to show cause; hearing; powers of department for purpose of investigation or proceeding; order of circuit court for information; issuance of subpoenas or orders.
Section 125.2340SectionEffect of appeal.
Section 125.2341SectionInjunction.
Section 125.2342SectionViolation as misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 125.2343SectionViolation of act; penalties; disposition of fine; actions under other provisions not prohibited; pursuit of lawful rights.
Section 125.2343aSectionSummary suspension of license.
Section 125.2344SectionRemedies not mutually exclusive.
Section 125.2345SectionOther prosecution and enforcement not prohibited.
Section 125.2348SectionRepeal of MCL 125.1101 to 125.1147.
Section 125.2349SectionLegislative intent and declarations.
Section 125.2350SectionRepealed. 1988, Act 337, Imd. Eff. Oct. 18, 1988.