|(a) The manufacturer shall attach a data plate to each dwelling unit of a residential structure containing industrialized housing and buildings modules and to each appropriate unit of a commercial structure containing industrialized housing and buildings modules. (b) The REF builder shall attach a data plate to each site-built REF. (c) The data plate shall be made of a material that will not deteriorate over time and be permanently placed so that it cannot be removed without destruction. The data plate shall be placed in an easily accessible location as designated on the floor plan or on the cover or title sheet for each model or project. The data plate shall not be located on any readily removable item such as a cabinet door or similar component. Location of the data plate on the cover of the electrical distribution panel is acceptable. (d) The data plate must contain, as a minimum, the following information: (1) the manufacturer's or REF builder's name, registration number, and address; (2) for manufacturers, the serial or identification number of the unit; for REF builders an identification or project number for the building; (3) the State decal numbers; (4) the name and date of applicable codes; (5) an identification of permissible type of gas for appliances; (6) the maximum snow load (roof) (psf); (7) the maximum wind speed (mph) and exposure; (8) the seismic design criteria; (9) the occupancy/use group type; (10) the construction type; and (11) special conditions and/or limitations. (e) All modular components shall be marked with, or otherwise have permanently affixed, a data plate containing the following information: (1) the manufacturer's name, registration number, and address; (2) the serial or identification number of the component or components; (3) the State insignia number or numbers; (4) the name and date of applicable codes; (5) the design loads for the component; and (6) any special conditions of use for the component. (f) The information required in subsection (c) may be placed in the crate in which the component or components are shipped or on a tag attached to the crate or to the component if the component is such that the information may not be marked or permanently affixed to the component.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §70.71 adopted to be effective April 13, 1990, 15 TexReg 1787; amended to be effective March 16, 1998, 23 TexReg 1305; amended to be effective December 20, 2000, 25 TexReg 12385; amended to be effective March 28, 2002, 27 TexReg 2223; amended to be effective May 17, 2004, 29 TexReg 4867; amended to be effective January 1, 2010, 34 TexReg 9409