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Labeling Requirements and Fees

Labeling Requirements

Saf-C 3309.05  State Label Information.

          (a)  State labels shall contain the following information:

(1)  The statement "This label certifies that this modular building or building component has been manufactured in accordance with an approved building system and quality assurance program and is approved by the State of New Hampshire";
(2)  Serial number of the label;
(3)  The words "See Data Plate"; and
(4)  The words "This label was issued by the New Hampshire Department of Safety".

Source.  #5439, eff 7-24-92; amd by #5935, eff 12-20-94; ss by #6810, INTERIM, eff 7-25-98, EXPIRES: 11-22-98; ss by #6885, eff 11-18-98; ss by #8741, INTERIM, eff 11-18-06, EXPIRED: 5-17-07
New.  #9752, eff 7-9-10 (from Saf-C 3309.03)

Saf-C 3309.06  Issuance of  State Labels.

(a)  Labels shall be issued by the department.
(b)  Agencies shall order labels from the department on form DSFM-54.
(c)  Form DSFM-54 shall include the following:

(1)  Agency identification number;
(2)  Name of agency;
(3)  Address of agency;
(4)  Date of the request; and
(5)  Signature of an authorized representative of the agency.

(d)  Labels shall be sent to the agency, return receipt requested.
(e)  Upon issuing a label, the agency shall forward the label fee, paid for by the manufacturer in accordance with Saf-C 3309.11, to the department.

Source.  #5439, eff 7-24-92; ss by #6810, INTERIM, eff 7-25-98, EXPIRES: 11-22-98; ss by #6885, eff 11-18-98;ss by #8741, INTERIM, eff 11-18-06, EXPIRED: 5-17-07
New.  #9752, eff 7-9-10 (from Saf-C 3309.04)

Saf-C 3309.07  Required Number of State Labels.

(a)  Each module of a modular building shall have a separate label.
(b)  Previously labeled modular buildings or building components that are relocated into the state, or within the state, shall be re-inspected and re-labeled by the department or agency pursuant to Saf-C 3310.05.

Source.  #5439, eff 7-24-92; amd by #5935, eff 12-20-94; ss by #6810, INTERIM, eff 7-25-98, EXPIRES: 11-22-98; ss by #6885, eff 11-18-98; ss by #8741, INTERIM, eff 11-18-06, EXPIRED: 5-17-07
New.  #9752, eff 7-9-10 (from Saf-C 3309.05)

Saf-C 3309.08  Attachment of State Label.

(a)  The agency shall assume responsibility for attaching state labels to modular buildings or building components manufactured in accordance with an approved building system.
(b)  The agency may delegate the responsibility of attaching state labels to modular buildings or building components to the manufacturer.

Source.  #5439, eff 7-24-92; ss by #6810, INTERIM, eff 7-25-98, EXPIRES: 11-22-98; ss by #6885, eff 11-18-98;ss by #8741, INTERIM, eff 11-18-06, EXPIRED: 5-17-07
New.  #9752, eff 7-9-10 (from Saf-C 3309.06)

Saf-C 3309.09  Records Pertaining to State Labels.

(a)  Records shall be kept by the manufacturer and the agency for a minimum of 8 years.
(b)  The records required in (a) above, shall include:

(1)  The number of state labels applied to modular buildings and building components;
(2)  Which labels, based upon serial number, have been applied to which modular buildings or building components and the destination;
(3)  Disposition of any damaged or rejected labels; and
(4)  The location and custody of all unused labels.

(c)  The manufacturer shall submit a state label report to the department on a monthly basis.
(d) The state label report set forth in (c) above shall include the following:

(1)  The manufacturer’s name and identification number;
(2)  The month being reported;
(3)  The NH state label numbers;
(4)  The manufacturer’s project number;
(5) The destination;
(6)  The state from which the modular building or building component is being shipped;
(7)  The date on which the modular building or building component was shipped; 
(8)  Street address or tax map numbers and lot numbers for each lot on which the modular building or building component is being installed; and
(9)  The location and custody of all unused labels.

Source.  #5439, eff 7-24-92; ss by #6810, INTERIM, eff 7-25-98, EXPIRES: 11-22-98; ss by #6885, eff 11-18-98;ss by #8741, INTERIM, eff 11-18-06, EXPIRED: 5-17-07
New.  #9752, eff 7-9-10  (from Saf-C 3309.07)

Saf-C 3309.10  State Label Disposition.

(a)  Following the suspension, revocation or closure of a manufacturer, all state labels assigned for use in certifying modular buildings or building components shall be obtained by the agency within 5 business days of the date of revocation, suspension or closure. The agency shall return the labels to the department within 5 business days of receiving the labels from the manufacturer.
(b)  The agency shall immediately discontinue attaching state labels to any modular building or building component produced by the manufacturer until action has been taken to correct the deficiency that led to the revocation or suspension.
(c)  The agency or the manufacturer shall notify the department, in writing, of lost or damaged state labels, explaining the location of the labels and an explanation of the circumstances within 2 business days of discovering the lost or damaged labels.

Source.  #9752, eff 7-9-10 (from Saf-C 3309.09)

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State Label Fees

Saf-C 3309.11 State Label Fee.

(a) The department shall charge a fee of $100.00 for each state label for the first 4 residential modules and $50.00 for
each additional module, up to a maximum of $2,000.00 per residential structure.
(b) The department shall charge a fee of $100.00 per module for each non-residential module.
(c) The department shall charge a fee of $100.00 for each lost state label.
(d) The department shall issue a refund of the label fees for returned labels for the purchase price if the manufacturer
requests a refund, in writing, along with a reason for the request.

Explanation of Fees

  • The fee for labels are $100 each for up to 4 labels. Five or more labels are $50 each.
  • They must be purchased per home/address.
  • EXAMPLE: If a 4 unit home is being shipped to New Hampshire the labels would cost a total of $400.
  • If a 6 unit home is being shipped to New Hampshire the first four labels would be $100 each and the balance of 2 labels would cost $50 each for a total of $500.
  • If you have questions, please contact your Third Party Agent or you can call our office at 603-223-4289.

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Procedure for Ordering Labels

1. Complete the following form Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

2. Send payment and form to your Third Party Agent.

3. The Third Party Agent will assign and send labels to you and forward your order and payment to the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office. Failure to follow these steps may delay the shipping of the labels you requested.

   
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