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§ 12-311. Inspections

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Building and Material Codes; Other Safety Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Industrialized Buildings and Manufactured Homes (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 12-311
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 83B, § 6-204
§ 12-311. Inspections
In general
(a) The Department shall maintain a program of adequate inspection of industrialized buildings.
Unannounced inspections
(b)(1) Each manufacturer of industrialized buildings to be sold or offered for sale to first users in the State shall agree that the Department has the right to conduct unannounced inspections at the manufacturing site to review any aspect of the manufacturer's quality control program.
(2) The cost of two unannounced inspections may be charged to the manufacturer in accordance with a fee schedule established by the Department.
(3) In addition, the total travel costs on published air fare, or equivalent rate, between Baltimore and the location of the factory, plus necessary supplemental surface transportation and reimbursement for food and lodging consistent with allowances for State employees may be charged to the manufacturer.
Inspections by local enforcement agency personnel
(c)(1) The Department may establish a program of training and accreditation of local enforcement agency personnel to:
(i) enable them to be most effective in inspection of industrialized buildings or manufactured homes; and
(ii) promote the possibility of reciprocal reliance between building personnel in this State and between this State and other states.
(2) In those jurisdictions that employ accredited local enforcement agency personnel, the function of on-site inspection of the installation or assembly of industrialized buildings is reserved to those jurisdictions with appropriate appeal procedures from their decisions.
(d)(1) Local enforcement agency representatives, manufacturers, and installers may report to the Department an industrialized building that has been damaged en route to the site so that the Department may arrange for a reinspection of the industrialized building.
(2) The Department may charge a reinspection fee to the installer of the industrialized building.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 12-311, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 12-311
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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