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Do Park Model homes require two exit/egress doors?

Thursday, February 11, 2021

It depends on whether you are talking about a home built to ANSI standards or to HUD standards. ANSI Park Models are manufactured to comply with the American National Standards Institute’s ANSI A119.5 standard, and need only one exit door. They are also limited to a max of 400 square feet.

    HUD Park Models, on the other hand, can be up to 500 square feet. But they must be built to the same HUD standards as a larger mobile home. And HUD requires two doors for emergency egress. A sliding glass door can be used for one of the exits, and most HUD Park Models have one swinging door and one slider. 

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Here’s links to a collection of some of our other blog posts about PARK MODEL HOMES:

Are park trailers and park model recreational vehicles required to have a data plate? 

What is the difference between a park trailer and a park model recreational vehicle? 

How do I upgrade a park model to met HUD code for entry into a mobile home park?

What is a Park Model mobile home?  

• Do Park Model trailers have a HUD plate?

• What is the minimum size of mobile/manufactured home per HUD standards? 

What is the minimum number of tie-down straps for a park model trailer in Florida?

        Visit our MOBILE/MANUFACTURED HOMES  page for other related blog posts on this subject, or go to the INDEX for a complete listing of all our articles. 

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