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Minnesota Building Codes

Building Codes References

Minnesota has adopted a statewide, mandatory building code, the Minnesota State Building Code. Local jurisdictions may only adopt the state code. Only the fire code can be locally amended with more stringent provisions.
Minnesota will not be adopting the 2009 I-codes. Memo with details here.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (2007 Minnesota State Building Code, Chapter 1305)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Structural CodeIBC 2006 (2007 Minnesota State Building Code, Chapter 1305)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Plumbing Code2009 Minnesota Plumbing Code, Chapter 4715State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5067 and online
Mechanical CodeIMC 2006 with amendments (MN Mechanical Code, MN Rules Chapter 1346)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Electrical CodeNEC 2008 (MN State Building Code, MN Rules Chapter 1315)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Fire/Life Safety CodeIFC 2006 (MN Rules Chapter 7510)State Fire Marshal Division, Department of Public Safety and online
Accessibility CodeICC A117.1 - 2009 Building Code, MN Rules Chapter 1341)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Energy CodeANSI/ASHRAE 90.1-2004 Minnesota Energy Code (MN Rules Chapter 7670-7678)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Elevator CodeASME A17.1-2004; ASME A17.1S-2005 (MN State Buildng Code, MN Rules, Chapter 1307)State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and online
Boiler CodeASME (MN State Bldg. Code, Chapters 1346State of Minnesota Codes Division,
(651) 284-5068 and Online"

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralDan Kelsey
Principal Structural Engineer
Phone: (651) 284-5852
PlumbingJim Peterson
Supervisor, Plumbing Plan Review
Phone: (651) 284-5879
Fax: (651) 284-5748
MechanicalScott Nelson
Building Codes Dept.
Phone: (651) 284-5850
ElectricalJohn L. Williamson
Electrical Inspection Dept.
Phone: (651) 284-5064
AccessibilityCurt Wiehle
Building Codes Dept.
Phone: (651) 284-5877
Building InspectorJerry Norman
State Building Official
Phone: (651) 284-5011
Plan ReviewJerry Norman
Supervisor, Plan Review
Phone: (651) 284-5869
Historic PreservationBritta L. Bloomberg
Department Head and Deputy State Historic Preserva
Phone: (651) 296-5471
Fax: (651) 282-2374
EnergyDon Sivigny
Bldg. Code Dept.
Phone: (651) 284-5874
EnvironmentalOffice of Environmental Assistance
Phone: (651) 296-6300
Health DepartmentMinnesota Dept. of Health
Phone: (651) 201-5000
Fire MarshalJerry Rosendahl
State Fire Marshal
Phone: (651) 201-7201
Fax: (651) 215-0525
TransportationMinnesota DOT
Phone: (651) 296-3000
Boiler InspectorJoel Amato
Chief Boiler Inspector
Phone: (651) 284-5080
Elevator InspectorBill Reinke
Supervisor, Elevator Inspections

Other Building Codes

Building codes are also available for these other Minnesota municipalities: