Minnesota State Building Code

By law, the City is required to enforce the Minnesota State Building Code. Local amendments of the code are not permitted.

The Minnesota State Building Code incorporates by reference the following model codes:

  • 2020 MN Building Code
  • 2020 MN Residential Code
  • 2020 MN Conservation Code for Existing Buildings
  • 2020 MN Energy Code
  • 2020 National Electrical Code
  • 2020 MN Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code
  • 2020 MN State Accessibility Code Chapter 1341 including Chapter 11 of the 2006 IBC
  • 2015 MN Plumbing Code

The Minnesota State Building Code also includes rules on elevators, floodproofing, manufactured homes, prefabricated structures, and modular buildings.