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City Code: 300:0

Section 300 - Building Code of State of Minnesota Adopted by Reference





(Shown for reference and information only and not included as a part of this Ordinance Code)





Proposed Ordinance No. 20/03





ORDINANCE NO. 1322





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 THE CITY OF OWATONNA; PROVIDES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS AND COLLECTION OF FEES 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.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OWATONNA DO 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 the Minnesota State Building Code. 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 the City of Owatonna is identified as the Building Inspection Department of the Community Development Department.

This code shall be enforced by the Minnesota Certified Building Official designated by this municipality to administer the code as authorized in Minnesota Statute 16B.65, subdivision 1.

SECTION 3. Permits and Fees. The issuance of permits and 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 City of Owatonna in Ordinance No. 1303. In addition, a surcharge fee shall be collected by the City for 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 per Minnesota Statutes 16B.69.

SECTION 5. Building Code Optional Chapters. The Minnesota State Building Code, established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 16B.59 to 16B.75, allow the municipality to adopt by reference and to enforce certain optional chapters of the most current edition of the Minnesota State Building Code.

The following optional chapters are hereby adopted and incorporated as part of the building code for the City of Owatonna: None adopted.

SECTION 6. Ordinance No. 1023, adopted by the Owatonna City Council on February 19, 1991, is hereby repealed.

SECTION 7. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication.

Passed and adopted this 15th day of July, 2003, with the following vote:
Aye 4; No 2; Absent 1.

Approved and signed this 15th day of July, 2003.

/s/ Peter W. Connor, Mayor

ATTEST:

/s/ Greg L. Sparks, City Clerk

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