City of Howard Lake Building Code Ordinance

Ordinance No. 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 OF PERMITS AND COLLECTION OF FEES THEREOF; PROVIDES PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF; REPEALS ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES THAT CONFLICT THEREWITH.

This municipality does ordain as follows:

Section 1. Application, Administration and Enforcement. The application, administration, and enforcement of the code shall be in accordance with Minnesota rule part 1300.2100 and as modified by chapter 1305. The code shall be enforced within the extraterritorial limits permitted by Minnesota statute 16B.62 subdivision 1 when so established by this ordinance.

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

A Minnesota certified Building Official must be appointed by this jurisdiction to administer the code (Minnesota statute 16B.65).

Section 2. Permits and Fees. The issuance of permits and the collection of fees shall be as authorized in Minnesota statute 16B.62 subdivision 1 and as provided for in chapter 1 of the 1997 Uniform Building Code and Minnesota rules parts 1305.0106 and 1305.0107.

Permit fees shall be assessed for work governed by this code in accordance with Table No.(s) NA of this ordinance. 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 3. Violations and Penalties. A violation of the code is a misdemeanor (Minnesota statute 16B.69).

Section 4. Building Code. The Minnesota State Building Code, established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 16B.59 to 16B.75 is hereby adopted as the building code for this jurisdiction. The code is hereby incorporated in this ordinance as if fully set out herein.

A. The Minnesota State building Code includes the following chapter of Minnesota Rules:

1. 1300 Minnesota Building Code

2. 1301 Building Official Certification

3. 1302 State Building construction Approvals

4. 1305 Adoption of the 1997 Uniform Building Code including Appendix Chapters:

a. 3, Division 1, Detention and Correctional Facilities

b. 12, Division ll, Sound Transmission Control

c. 15, Reroofing

d. 16, Division 1, Snowload Design

e. 29, Minimum Plumbing Fixtures

f. 31, Division ll, Membrane Structures

5. 1307 Elevators and Related Devices

6. 1315 Adoption of the 1996 National Electrical Code

7. 1325 Solar Energy Systems

8. 1330 Fallout Shelters

9. 1335 Floodproofing Regulations

10. 1340 Facilities for the Handicapped

11. 1346 Adoption of the 1991 Uniform Mechanical Code

12. 1350 Manufactured Homes

13. 1360 Prefabricated Buildings

14. 1361 Industrialized/Modular Buildings

15. 1370 Storm Shelters (Manufactured Home Parks)

16. 4715 Minnesota Plumbing Code

17. 7670 Minnesota Energy Code

B. This municipality may adopt by reference any or all of the following optional appendix chapters of the1997 Uniform Building Code as authorized by Minnesota rule part 1305.0020 subpart 2: 3, Division lll, 1992 One and Two Family Dwelling Code; 33, Excavation and Grading.

The following optional appendix chapters of the 1997 Uniform Building Code are hereby adopted and incorporated as part of the building code for this municipality: NA

This municipality may adopt by reference any or all of the following optional chapters of Minnesota rule: 1306, Special Fire Protection Systems with option 8 (Group M, S, or F occupancies with 2,000 or more gross square feet) or 8a (Group M, S, or F occupancies with 5,000 or more gross square feet); 1335, Floodproofing regulations part 1335.0600 to 1335.1200.

The following optional chapters of Minnesota rule are hereby adopted and incorporated as part of the building code for this municipality. NA

Section 5. Effective Date of Ordinance. The effective date of this Ordinance is 12-15-98.

Signed: Mark J. Custer

Title: Mayor

Attest: Gene Gilbert

Title:City Clerk


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