City of Howard Lake - State Building Code

Ordinance 17.02 Adopting the

Minnesota State Building Code

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE. THIS ORDINANCE: PROVIDES FOR THE APPLICATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE BY REGULATING THE ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, ENLARGEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, MOVING, REMOVAL DEMOLITION, CONVERSION, OCCUPANCY, EQUIPMENT, USE, HEIGHT, AREA, AND MAINTENANCE OF ALL BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES IN THIS MUNICIPALITY; PROVIDES FOR THE ISSUANCE OR PERMITS AND COLLECTION OF FEES THEREOF; PROVIDES FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF; REPEALS ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES THAT CONFLICT THEREWITH. THIS ORDINANCE SHALL PERPETUALLY INCLUDE THE MOST CURRENT EDITION OF THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE OPTIONAL APPENDIX CHAPTERS. OPTIONAL APPENDIX CHAPTERS SHALL NOT APPLY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY ADOPTED.

This Municipality does ordain as follows:

Section 1. Codes adopted by reference. The Minnesota State Building Code as adopted by the Commissioner of Administration pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 16B.59 to 16B.75, including all of the amendments, rules and regulations established, adopted and published from time to time by the Minnesota Commissioner of Administration, through the Building Codes and Standards Division is hereby adopted by reference with the exception of the optional chapters, unless specifically adopted in this ordinance. The Minnesota State Building Code is hereby incorporated in this ordinance as if fully set out herein.

Section 2. Application, Administration and Enforcement. The application, administration, and enforcement of the code shall be in accordance with Minnesota Rule Chapter 1300. The code shall be enforced within the extraterritorial limits permitted by Minnesota Statutes, 16B.62, subdivision 1, when so established by this ordinance.

The code enforcement agency of this municipality is called Building Official.

This code shall be enforced by the Minnesota Certified Building Official designated by this Municipality to administer the code (Minnesota statute 16B.65) subdivision 1.

Section 3. Permits and Fees. The issuance of permits and the collection of fees shall be as authorized in Minnesota Statutes, 16B.62, subdivision 1

Permit fees shall be assessed for work governed by this code in accordance with the fee schedule adopted by the municipality. In addition, a surcharge fee shall be collected on all permits issued for work governed by this code in accordance with Minnesota Statute 16B.70

Section 4. Violations and Penalties. A violation of the code is a misdemeanor (Minnesota Statute 16B 69)

Section 5. Effective Date of Ordinance. This Ordinance becomes effective upon date publication.

Gerald R. Smith

Mayor

ATTEST:

Gene Gilbert

City Clerk


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