PA Department of Community and Economic Development
The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is to foster opportunities for businesses to grow and for communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania citizens while assuring transparency and accountability in the expenditure of public funds.
400 North Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17120 United States
Can a home be installed in a manner not specifically addressed by the manufacturer?
No. The manufacturer must provide instructions for the installation. Designs prepared by professional engineers or registered architects may not be utilized in place of the manufacturer’s instructions.
What about floating slabs?
All foundations must be protected from frost heave, therefore a floating slab foundation is unacceptable.
Can an addition or deck be attached to a home?
Not without approval from the home manufacturer. Typically, all additions, decks, etc. must be free-standing from the home and constructed in accordance with local building codes.