815 KAR 25:040. Fire safety requirements in manufactured and mobile homes.


      RELATES TO: KRS 227.550-227.665


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 227.555 requires the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction to design a notice stating the requirements of KRS 227.555(1) and the penalty for noncompliance, and to cause the notice to be placed at each vehicle entrance to a mobile home community. This administrative regulation establishes requirements for the notice.


      Section 1. (1) Each manufactured and mobile home community licensed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall post official notice of a homeowner's responsibilities set forth in KRS 227.555(1).

      (a) The notice shall set forth the language contained in KRS 227.555(1) and (5) as required by KRS 227.555(2)(a); and

      (b) The notice shall also state that the failure of a homeowner to comply with the requirements shall be a violation which is punishable by a fine pursuant to KRS 534.040.

      (2) The county court clerk shall maintain a typed eleven (11) inch by fourteen (14) inch poster in a conspicuous place in the clerk's office providing the notice required by subsection (1) of this section.


      Section 2. Posting of Notice. (1) The notice shall be permanently posted outside at each vehicle entrance to a mobile home community.

      (2) The color of the letters on the notice shall contrast with the background color of the notice. The notice shall be printed with and on material that will not deteriorate and shall be of sufficient size to be clearly read by each resident entering the park.

      (3) The information on the notice may also be printed in an appropriate legal agreement or publication distributed by the park.

      (4) The size of the notice shall be a minimum of eight and one-half (8 1/2) by eleven (11) inches. (23 Ky.R. 3471; Am. 2778; eff. 5-12-97; 34 Ky.R. 864; 1431; eff. 1-4-2008.)