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Georgia Manufactured Homes Moving

MANUFACTURED HOMES


Manufactured Home: A residential dwelling or building transportable in one or more sections which in the traveling mode has a box width of eight (8) feet or more and a box length of forty (40) feet or more with the total box width of all section(s) being no more than sixteen (16) feet and is designed to be transported on its own chassis.

Modular Unit: A residential or commercial dwelling or building transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode has a box width of eight (8) feet or more and a box length of forty (40) feet or more with all sections being no more than sixteen (16) feet in width. On-frame modular units are designed to be transported on its own chassis. Off-frame modular units are designed to be transported on a commercial trailer and off loaded with a crane and placed on a foundation. When hauling more than one section as defined in O.C.G.A. 32-6-28(1)(B) the overall length cannot exceed 80 feet including the hitch.

Manufactured Homes, Modular Units, or Portable Buildings in excess of ten (10) feet wide. In addition to the conditions set forth in Rule 672-2-.03, Conditions Attached to the Issuance of Permits, a person by accepting a permit for the movement of a manufactured home, modular units, sectional house, or portable building in excess of ten (10) feet wide up to a maximum of sixteen (16) feet wide, agrees that the person will or has complied or understands as applicable, the following conditions:

(a) Manufactured Homes, Modular Units, or Portable Buildings shall be limited to a length of eighty (80) feet, including the hitch.

(b) Manufactured Homes, Modular Homes, or Portable Buildings in excess of twelve (12) feet wide, must be towed using a towing vehicle no smaller than a fifteen (15) foot transport vehicle and must be equipped with operating brakes on at least one-half of the axles. If unit has three (3) axles, at least two (2) axles must be equipped with functioning brakes.

(c) All necessary safety precautions shall be employed in crossing narrow bridges, including flagging other traffic to permit safe crossing.


Source of information: http://www.dot.ga.gov/PartnerSmart/permits/Pages/Oversize.aspx#tab-3 

http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/gac/672-2?urlRedirected=yes&data=admin&lookingfor=672-2 

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