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Construction Code References


Building Code 
The City of Brooklyn Center enforces the Minnesota State Building Code, providing minimum standards to safeguard life, property, and the well-being of the public. It accomplishes this by regulating and controlling the design, construction, and quality of materials used in building projects. 

Code Reference Links - Currently enforced building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, energy, accessibility and fire codes are provided below. 

All Codes can be found at:

Department of Labor and Industry http://dli.mn.gov/CCLD/codes15.asp

Or

International Code Council http://codes.iccsafe.org/Minnesota.html#all


Building
2012 International Residential Building Code adopted with state amendments-Chapter 1309

2012 International Commercial Building Code adopted with state amendments-Chapter 1305

2012 International Existing Building Code adopted with state amendments-Chapter 1311

MN Accessibility Code adopted-Chapter 1341-Amends 2012 International Building Code, Chapter 11

Radon Code Chapter 1303

Electrical
2014 National Electric Code (NEC)
Note: Additional Minnesota Statues and Rules apply.

Mechanical
2012 International Mechanical and Fuel Gas Codes adopted with state amendments-Chapter 1346

Plumbing
Minnesota Plumbing Code Chapter 4715

Energy
Minnesota Energy Code with ASHRAE

2012 International Energy Conservation Code (Residential Provisions) adopted with state amendments- Chapter 1322

2012 International Energy Conservation Code (Commercial Provisions) adopted with state amendments-Chapter 1323

Fire
2007 Minnesota State Fire Code


Specific dates Minnesota State Codes were adopted can be found at http://dli.mn.gov/CCLD/PDF/sbc_dates.pdf



Other Related Codes

The following codes may apply and are enforced by other agencies.

Elevators
MN Department of Labor and Industry
Helpful Information can be found at http://www.doli.state.mn.us/ccld/Elevator.asp

Boilers/High Pressure Steam
MN Department of Labor and Industry
Helpful information can be found at http://www.doli.state.mn.us/ccld/Boiler.asp

Health (Food, Pools, Lodging, Body Art, etc.)
Hennepin County Environmental Health at (612) 543-5200
Helpful information can be found at www.hennepin.us