Those who manufacture prefabricated storm shelters need to obtain an Alabama Emergency Management Agency Surety Bond to stay compliant with state regulations. The Alabama Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the licensing/certification and consumer protection of prefabricated storm shelters. The Emergency Management Agency ensures that the shelter design complies with the standards set forth by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and has the oversight authority on all storm shelters which includes both community and residential. The Alabama Legislative Act 2012-224 defines the licensing requirements for manufacturers of prefabricated storm shelters.
The premium you pay for an Alabama Emergency Management Agency Permit Bond is dependent on credit.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency may perform random inspections of manufacturers and installation of residential storm shelters at no cost to the manufacturer or the consumer.
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