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Pacific West Tiny Homes, Inc. is a subsidiary of Pacific West Associates, Inc. which is an accredited third party agency that has been recognized in the industry for over 30 years. PWTH is composed of licensed electrical, mechanical, structural and forensic engineers. Our evaluation and certification staff meet the requirements of the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) E-541, whichis for agencies engaged in design and system analysis and quality control and assurance analysis.

Our President, Chuck Ballard, is a principal member of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) Technical Committee on Recreational Vehicles. He is also a Principal member of the NFPA 1194 Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds committee.  In addition, he is a principal member of ANSI (American National Standards Institute) A119.5 Recreational Park Trailer standard. All 3  are responsible for writing the codes and standards for the Recreational Vehicle Industry.


PWTH’s clients include:

Beginner to Experienced Tiny House Manufacturers

DIY Builders who can follow a step-by-step checklist

Pacific West Tiny Homes has extensive experience in the analysis and design of many different structural, mechanical, and electrical systems, and works closely with it's clients. The professional staff can provide superior technical resources in order to meet the client’s needs.  PWTH also believes that close and constant communication is critical to the success of any project. Project communication can take any one of the following forms: hard copy or  FAX correspondence, overnight letter or package delivery, telephone conference calls, electronic file transfer or, the most important form of good communication, the “old fashioned” face-to-face meeting.

Meet The Team

Chuck Ballard


Chuck has over 30 years experience in the RV industry. An active member of the NFPA, he knows the in's-and-out's of code conduct and will make sure your unit is completely safe. 

Enrique "Alex" Ontiveros

Vice President

With knowledge in data management and customer relations, Enrique (you can call him Alex) is ready to help you start your certification program today! 

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