CHAPTER 401. MOBILE HOME TITLING

Sec.


401.1.    Purpose.
401.2.    General.
401.3.    Duration of recorded lien.
401.4.    Fees.
401.5.    Cancellation.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 401 issued under the Mobile Home Titling Act (68 P. S. § §  1001—1011), unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 401 adopted September 30, 1977, effective October 1, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2807; readopted September 8, 1989, effective September 9, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 3829, unless otherwise noted.

§ 401.1. Purpose.

 This chapter establishes rules, procedures and fees for carrying into effect the provisions of the Mobile Home Titling Act (68 P. S. § §  1001—1011).

Source

   The provisions of this §  401.1 adopted September 30, 1977, effective October 1, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2807; readopted September 8, 1989, effective September 9, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 3829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (95369) to (95370).

§ 401.2. General.

 The applicable provisions of 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1101—1119 (relating to certificate of title), which are not inconsistent with the Mobile Home Titling Act (68 P. S. § §  1001—1011) and this chapter apply to the titling of mobile homes and the perfection of security interests therein.

Source

   The provisions of this §  401.2 adopted September 30, 1977, effective October 1, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2807; readopted September 8, 1989, effective September 9, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 3829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (95370).

§ 401.3. Duration of recorded lien.

 A security interest recorded on a certificate of title or ownership for a mobile home is effective for a period of 15 years dating from the time of perfection as provided by law.

Source

   The provisions of this §  401.3 adopted September 30, 1977, effective October 1, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2807; readopted September 8, 1989, effective September 9, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 3829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (95370).

§ 401.4. Fees.

 (a)  Certificate of title or ownership. The fee for a certificate of title or ownership for a mobile home is $15.

 (b)  Miscellaneous. Other applicable provisions of 75 Pa.C.S. § §  1901—1960 (relating to fees), apply to the titling of mobile homes.

Source

   The provisions of this §  401.4 adopted December 16, 1977, effective December 17, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 3806; amended November 9, 1984, effective November 10, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 4067; readopted September 8, 1989, effective September 9, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 3829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (95370).

§ 401.5. Cancellation.

 (a)  Certificate of title. The owner of a mobile home which has been permanently mounted on a foundation and affixed to real property may apply for cancellation of the certificate of title or ownership for the mobile home by completing the appropriate form furnished by the Department of Transportation and returning it with the certificate of title or ownership to the Department of Transportation.

 (b)  Outstanding liens. If there is an outstanding lien, the certificate of title or ownership will not be cancelled until the applicant submits satisfactory evidence that the lien has been recorded against the land on which the mobile home is located.

 (c)  Transfer after cancellation. In order to sell or transfer a mobile home without also selling or transferring the land on which it is located, the owner of the mobile home who intends to transfer the mobile home shall obtain a new certificate of title or ownership in accordance with the procedure set forth in subsection (d).

 (d)  Obtaining new certificate after cancellation. To obtain a new certificate of title after cancellation of a certificate, the owner of the mobile home shall submit to the Department of Transportation an application on the appropriate form, accompanied by the following documentation:

   (1)  Certificate from an attorney or title company that there is no mortgage, judgment or other lien of record against the mobile home; or, if there is a lien, a release executed by the lienholder and certified from the records of the Recorder of Deeds or Prothonotary, as appropriate.

   (2)  Copies of one of the following documents:

     (i)   The Departmental form, ‘‘Receipt For Mobile Home Title Cancellation,’’ properly endorsed by the Department and issued by the owner who intends to transfer the mobile home.

     (ii)   The deed to the land indicating ownership of the mobile home by the owner who intends to transfer the mobile home.

     (iii)   If neither document described in subparagraphs (i) or (ii) is available, a bill of sale for the mobile home issued to the intended transferor.

   (3)  The Department may require an affidavit detailing the chain of title and the circumstances of the acquisition of the mobile home by the intended transferor.

Source

   The provisions of this §  401.5 adopted September 30, 1977, effective October 1, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2807; amended November 9, 1984, effective November 10, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 4067; readopted September 8, 1989, effective September 9, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 3829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (95370) and (133047).



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