State Fire Marshal - Modular Building Plan Review Request

The authority for the Office of the State Fire Marshal to review manufacturer’s construction plans of all modular buildings for compliance with Mississippi Fire Prevention Codes is granted under Section 75-49-9, Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is required to review all modular home construction plans that are submitted by any licensed modular building manufacturer. The fee for modular home plan review shall be Four Hundred Dollars ($400.00) per floor plan and the payment must be included with the submittal of the request form. An invoice for the receipt of the payment will be returned to the person requesting the review.

The items that are required to be on the drawings at the time of submittal is provided but are not limited to the following:

Architect or Engineer seal and stamp Building Code Referenced
Drawings are of sufficient clarity Structure Wind Speed Specified
Exposure Types Specified All Flood Hazards are Referenced
Seismic Design Category Referenced AC Smoke Detectors Indicated
Arc Fault Circuits Present Ground Fault Circuits Present
Emergency Egress in Sleeping Rooms Type of Roof Ventilation Indicated
Attic Access Area Indicated Clearly Foundation Instructions Provided
Crawlspace Access Door Location Crawlspace Access Door Present
Indicated on Drawing and Properly Sized

If you have any further questions please contact Sonja Haley at the State Fire Marshal’s Office (601) 359-2556.

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