(a) It is a misdemeanor for any person to install, allow to be installed, occupy, or allow to be occupied, any manufactured home or manufactured building in this state which is not in accordance with the uniform standards and the rules and regulations adopted and set forth by the commission pursuant to this article.
(b) The commission is authorized to suspend the tag issued under Section 40-12-255 of any person violating either subsection (a) or (b) of Section 24-5-32, and shall be authorized to levy a civil penalty up to $500.00 against any person found in violation of subsection (a) of Section 24-5-32. The commission is moreover authorized to levy a civil penalty up to $500.00 against any installer or installation personnel violating either subsection (a) or (b) of Section 24-5-32 or the rules and regulations adopted and set forth by the commission pursuant to this article. Persons subjected to the operation of this subsection shall be given a hearing by the commission on application therefor, and shall be notified of the availability of a hearing by the commission on imposition of a penalty.
(c) In addition to other penalties provided by law, the commission and district attorneys are authorized to apply to the circuit courts within their respective jurisdictions, and such courts shall have jurisdiction, upon hearing and for cause shown, to grant appropriate additional relief to prevent or restrain violations of this article.
Last modified: May 3, 2021