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Permit Application Instructions Manufactured Home 

  • All areas of this packet must be completed; all forms and items required for submittal must be complete prior to application being accepted. Items required for permit submittal are identified below and on page 3 of the packet. 
  • Permit may be submitted via postal, drop off or email to

Manufactured Homes Submittal Requirements


Required forms and submittals provided by applicant or applicant’s contractor: 

  • Deed (Cover Sheet w/ Clerk’s seal) or Recordation Receipt - if property is not listed in current owner’s name on GIS or property was recently acquired. 
    • Can be obtained at the Clerk’s office: 540-967-5312 
  • Plat of property- Can be obtained at Clerk’s office: 540-967-5312; cannot be a GIS image, google map image, or well/drainfield provider drawing; must show a drawn to scale plan or should include an engineered plan showing building location and the following elements: 
    • Entrance, driveway, any right-of-way or easement 
    • Location and dimensions of all structures including decks, porches, and other attachments 
    • Setback measurements for all structures – NOTE: if your proposed structure appears to be within 20 feet of the minimum setbacks, a foundation survey and/or setback certification will be required. Setbacks are measured from the closest point of the structure (including any attachments) to the closest point of the property line or assumed right-of-way. 
  • Building Plans - one complete set 
    • Should include the Manufacturers Installation Instructions 
    • Scaled or fully dimensioned and shall bear the name, address, and contact information of the designer 
    • Plans shall be house-specific and only contain details, specs, etc. for that specific site; no generic, non-specific plans will be accepted 
    • Must include all attachments, decks, porches and overhangs 
  • State Contractor’s License (or Contractor License Exemption form in lieu of License) 
    • State Contractor’s License must include applicable trades 
  • Louisa County Business License (not required if submitting Contractor License Exemption form) 
  • Responsible Land Disturber’s Certificate (Still required even if property owner is builder)

Additional submittals that may be required: 

  • Pre-Engineered Product Specification Sheets – 2 sets; includes roof/floor truss specs, layouts, LVL's, etc. 
  • Shrink/Swell Report - required due to the soil conditions if the property is located in one of the following tax map numbers (this list is NOT all-inclusive. Call the office to confirm property shrink/swell soil report requirements): 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 28, 29, 30, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 42, 45, 46, 47, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 61, 63, 67, 71, 72, 73, 74, 83, 84, 88, 89, 96, 97, 100 
    • Soil Bearing Report - required if the above report identifies a need for additional structural requirements or design 
  • VDOT Entrance Permit (or copy of existing entrance permit) - required if the driveway will come in contact with a state-maintained road. Contact VDOT at 540-967-3710. 
  • Town of Louisa or Town of Mineral Zoning Approval - if building within town limits 

Additional submittals required if project property is on Lake Anna Shoreline

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