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Industrialized Buildings

Act 364 of the Louisiana 2007 Regular Session, requires Industrialized Buildings that are constructed after January 1, 2007, that are intended for sale or use in Louisiana, meet or exceed the requirements of the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code, R.S. 40:1730.21 through 1730.39, as well as the life safety, accessibility and energy codes, rules and laws enforced by the Office of the State Fire Marshal, R.S. 40:1574 through 1593.

As such, the Office of the State Fire Marshal is required to provide for registration and regulation of those manufacturers and dealers of industrialized buildings that conduct business in this state. The purpose is to ensure that an approved method of code inspection is provided at the place of manufacture, prior to installation.

Plans and specifications for each industrialized building, module, and/or modular component are required to be submitted to the Office of the State Fire Marshal for review for compliance with all codes, rules and laws that are enforced by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Plan review for compliance with the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code (LSUCC) will also be performed by this office, unless requested to be performed by a third party provider that is properly registered with the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council for the particular scope of work.

The services of registered third party inspectors will be required to perform the proper inspections during construction of the industrialized building, module, and/or modular component.

If an industrialized building was constructed prior to January 1, 2007, it will not be reviewed by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's office for compliance with the Act 364 of 2007.

If the parish or municipality has not established requirements or if this documentation is not received in the review application package, the State Fire Marshal shall review the submission for compliance with the wind and flood provisions as adopted by the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council.

For a list of registered third-party providers, visit the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council’s website at dps.louisiana.gov/lsuccc.


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Documents & Forms

List of Registered Manufacturers
Posted 9.12.17

List of Registered Dealers
Posted 9.12.17

The Louisiana Industrialized Building Act - Rules
Posted 05.20.10

Industrialized Building Plan Review Checklist
For Compliance with the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code, Posted 01.30.15

Decal Request Form for New Construction
Posted 06.01.10

The Louisiana Industrialized Building Act, Act 364 of the Louisiana 2007 Regular Session
Introduction Memo, Posted 03.17.08

Manufacturer and Dealer Registration Application
Posted 06.01.10

Plan Review Application
Revised to include Industrialized Buildings, Revised 06.15.09

Louisiana Industrialized Building Act Plan Review Fee Schedule
Revised 06.25.08

Disposition Report for New Construction
Posted 07.08.08


Links

Act 364 of 2007

Act 514 of 2009



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