For more information about
industrialized housing and buildings,
e-mail TDLR at IHBTech@tdlr.texas.gov or contact us at:
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Industrialized Housing and Buildings
PO Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711
(800) 803-9202 [in state only]
(512) 539-5736 [FAX]
Texas Registrant Lists updated May 14, 2013
IHB Production Data (145kb PDF) updated May 14, 2013
Technical Bulletin #IHB TB 12-01, concerning duct testing in residential occupancies, has been revised to clarify that this change affects industrialized buildings that are classified as Group R-2, R-3, and R-4 occupancies as well as one- and two-family dwellings. Download Technical Bulletin #IHB TB 12-01
View the updated administrative rules, effective July 1, 2012
New technical bulletin issued: Technical Bulletin 12-03, Insulation in Floor -- Residential Occupancies (180KB download)
“Man camp” is the term currently being used in the modular industry to describe buildings constructed for use of employess of companies involved in oil and gas exploration. These are generally transient lodging buildings and related structures such as dining facilities, commercial kitchens, laundry rooms, and recreation buildings. These buildings are generally covered by the IHB law and rules unless they meet the exemptions in §§1202.001 through 1202.003. TDLR has prepared a PowerPoint presentation that outlines the requirements of the IHB law and rules as they apply to these buildings. The PowerPoint presentation can be viewed online. The presentation is also available for download as a PDF (4 MB).
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Here are the public comments on general topics received during the 2012 Strategic Planning process. The comments are grouped as answers to the four questions we based our discussions on.
- What are we doing well?
- What can we do better?
- If you could change one service that we provide or eliminate or amend any provision of TDLR’s statutes or rules, what would it be?
- What major changes will occur over the next five years that will impact the way you do business and the services we provide?
Read the comments (7 kb PDF) To see the comments for each individual license program, go to that program's section on the web site.
The Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation adopted amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, (TAC), Chapter 70, §70.100 and §70.101 regarding the code adoptions in the industrialized housing and buildings program. The effective date of the rule adoption is July 1, 2012. The adoption will be published in the March 23, 2012, issue of the Texas Register. The justification for the adoption and the adopted rules are online.
New technical bulletin issued: Technical Bulletin 12-02, Blower Door Test or Visual Inspection -- Residential Occupancies (186KB download)
Revised "Manufacturer's Monthly Summary" report form for Texas industrialized housing and building manufacturers - Form #023, the "Manufacturer’s Monthly Summary" report form has been revised – the revised form may be downloaded from the IHB forms page. Manufacturers are to start using the revised form by no later than January 2011.
The form has been revised to merge old sections 3 and 4 into one new section 3. All units that are either labeled or shipped in the month and year of the report are now reported in section 3 of the report.
A new section 4 has been added – the manufacturer is required to report any unused labels (decals or insignia) in the manufacturer’s possession in this section. Unused labels are those that have not been physically attached to a module or modular component.
The form is still available in an Excel format, or electronic format, for attaching and submitting via email. However, security measures have been added to the form so that the form layout cannot be altered. This is the primary format for reporting to the Department.
The Word format of the form has been replaced by a “fillable” PDF format – you may type information directly into the form. This is the alternate format for reporting. Please use this format if you do not plan to submit your report via email.