Apply for a Mobile Home on Private Property


Jump to:



This is a permit to put a mobile home on private property. There is a supplemental application required for this permit, and other permits may be required in order to complete the set-up.


General fees

  • State surcharge for building permits: 3% or $4 min.

Permit fees

  • Setup: $130
  • Plumbing: $77
  • Supplement plan review: $51
  • Additional permits as required: TBD


What you will need for the application:

  • Copy of recorded deed or tax roll printout for platted subdivisions
  • If mobile home is pre-owned or pre-occupied:
    • Notarized affidavit from dealer
    • Affidavit must state the mobile home is roadworthy and meets minimum housing codes
  • Well water exemption letter (if applicable)
  • Septic Tank permit (if applicable)
  • Mobile Home owner name and current address
  • Property owner name
  • Folio number
  • Valuation
  • Mobile home make, year, manufactured date, heat type, # of bedrooms, number of sections and dimensions
  • Was site previously used for a mobile home
  • TECO layout number
  • Existing structures on the property
  • Address of the proposed structure
  • Mobile/Manufactured Home set-up supplemental permit application
  • Site preparation information
    • Under-home grade cleaned of all vegetation and organic material
    • Sloped for proper drainage
    • Approximate distance between finished grade and bottom of I-beams
  • Foundation information
    • Load bearing soil density
    • Penetrometer test results
    • Mainrail frame blocks – size and placement
    • Perimeter blocking – size, number and location
    • Ridge beam support – size, number and location
    • Center line blocking– size, number and location
    • Anchors
    • Angle of strap
    • Number of frame ties, sidewall and centerline anchors and stabilizers
    • Installer or Engineer name and license #
  • Foundation plan – to scale
  • Site plan to scale (2 copies)
  • Contractor name, license number, address, phone, fax, email (if applicable)
  • Separate sub-permits for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, gas and/or natural resources may be required

Find links for bolded items in the Resources section below

Things To Consider

  • Only licensed installers or dealers can pull mobile home permits
  • Licensed subcontractors can pull sub-permits
    • Only licensed contractors can pull gas, electrical, and mechanical permits
  • Permits are valid for 180 days after we issue them
    • The permit will extend for an additional 180 days when you request an inspection and it passes

What's Next

  • Staff will review the application, plans and any accompanying documentation
  • We will notify you if any corrections are needed
  • If no corrections, or corrections are completed satisfactorily, we will notify you when the permit is ready
  • Contractors
    • You or your authorized agent can pick-up the permit
  • Pay full permit costs
  • Schedule inspections

Find links for bolded items in the Resources section below

Get Help

(813) 272-5600

Get Started