Iowa Admin. Code r. 661-16.629 - Support and anchoring systems submission

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 6, September 22, 2021

(1) Submission by manufacturer. The manufacturer of each manufactured home installed in Iowa shall submit to the building code commissioner a copy of the installation instructions by mail in printed form and in an electronic form acceptable to the commissioner.
(2) Submission by licensed professional engineer. A licensed professional engineer who designs a support and anchoring system for use in the installation of a manufactured home in Iowa shall submit to the building code commissioner a copy of the specifications and instructions for the system by mail in printed form and in an electronic form acceptable to the building code commissioner. A support and anchoring system designed by a licensed professional engineer shall not be utilized unless it has been submitted to the building code commissioner in compliance with this subrule.

TABLE 6A

MINIMUM NUMBER OF TIEDOWNS

REQUIRED FOR SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOMES

MOBILE HOME BOX LENGTH NOT EXCEEDING MINIMUM NUMBER OF TIEDOWNS PER SIDE
DIAGONAL TIES VERTICAL TIES*
40'-0" 3 2
54'-0" 3 2
73'-0" 4 2
84'-0" 5 2

*If more than minimum number of vertical or diagonal ties have been supplied, they shall all be used.

Notes:

1. Doublewide mobile homes shall comply with Table 6A except that no vertical ties are required.
2. Wherever a vertical tie and a diagonal tie lie in a plane which is vertical and transverse to the main longitudinal beam, both ties may be connected to the same ground anchor, providing that particular anchor withstands both loadings.
3. This table shall be used only if there are no manufacturers approved installation requirements.

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Iowa Admin. Code r. 661-16.629

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