Oregon Statutes - Chapter 446 - Manufactured Dwellings and Structures; Parks; Tourist Facilities; Ownership Records; Dealers and Dealerships - Section 446.160 - Inspection; rules; federal standards.

(1) The Department of Consumer and Business Services may cause such inspections to be made, approve plans and specifications, provide technical services, issue insignia of compliance, collect fees provided by ORS 446.176 and, in compliance with ORS chapter 183, promulgate and enforce such rules and regulations as are reasonably necessary to carry out its duties and insure compliance with those parts of ORS 446.003 to 446.200, 446.225 to 446.285, 446.310 to 446.350 and 446.395 to 446.440 within the jurisdiction of the department.

(2) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall adopt rules pursuant to ORS chapter 183 to insure that manufacturers, distributors and dealers comply with the reporting requirements of the Department of Consumer and Business Services of this state and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development as required by the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-383).

(3) The director is authorized to conduct such inspections and investigations as may be necessary to administer and enforce any federal manufactured dwelling construction and safety standards adopted under ORS 446.155 or the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-383). The director shall furnish to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development or a designee any information obtained indicating noncompliance with such standards for appropriate action.

(4) The director or a designee is authorized to enter, at reasonable times and without advance notice, any factory, warehouse or establishment in which a manufactured structure or equipment is manufactured, stored or held for sale; and to inspect at reasonable times within reasonable limits in a reasonable manner, any such factory, warehouse or establishment, and to inspect such products, books, papers, records and documents which are relevant to the manufacture of a manufactured structure or equipment and the manufacturerís, distributorís or dealerís compliance with ORS 446.155 and the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-383). [1961 c.567 §§3,4; 1969 c.295 §4; 1971 c.753 §44; 1975 c.546 §12; 1989 c.527 §3; 1989 c.648 §17; 1991 c.409 §2]

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