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Licensing of Installers

  • Effective July 1, 2003, an applicant for a license as an installer shall complete an application form prescribed by the commissioner and submit the same to the commissioner along with a nonrefundable application fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). The applicant shall also submit a surety bond in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), executed by the applicant as principal and issued by a surety company qualified to do business in the State of Tennessee.
  • Effective July 1, 2003, an applicant for a license as an installer shall provide proof, at the time of application, of having completed a fifteen (15) hour course, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes.
  • Effective July 1, 2003, an applicant for a license as an installer shall provide proof, at the time of application, of having passed an examination, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes.
  • A license as an installer shall expire one (1) year after the date of issuance, unless renewed. Any person desiring to renew a license later than ninety (90) days after the date of its expiration shall submit a new application and meet all other application requirements.
  • Effective January 1, 2004, and as a prerequisite to renewal of a license for 2004 as an installer, the installer shall provide proof of having completed a fifteen (15) hour course, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes and of having passed an examination, approved by the commissioner, in the installation of manufactured homes.
  • Any installer who fails to renew a license prior to its expiration but before ninety (90) days after its expiration shall pay a late penalty of fifty dollars ($50.00) in addition to the renewal fee.
  • Any installer who commences business in this State prior to obtaining proper licensure shall be assessed a civil penalty of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each manufactured home set up prior to licensure.

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