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HF 4271

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/04/2022 04:56pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to local government; increasing the threshold for municipal reporting of
construction-related and development-related fee collections; requiring the
commissioner of labor and industry to establish a cost per square foot valuation
of certain properties for the purpose of setting municipal building permit fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 326B.145; 326B.153, by adding a


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.145, is amended to read:


new text begin (a) new text endEach municipality shall annually report by June 30 to the department, in a format
prescribed by the department, all construction and development-related fees collected by
the municipality from developers, builders, and subcontractors if the cumulative fees collected
exceeded deleted text begin$5,000deleted text endnew text begin $7,000new text end in the reporting year, except that, for reports due June 30, 2009,
to June 30, 2013, the reporting threshold is $10,000.

new text begin (b)new text end The report must include:

(1) the number and valuation of units for which fees were paid;

(2) the amount of building permit fees, plan review fees, administrative fees, engineering
fees, infrastructure fees, and other construction and development-related fees; and

(3) the expenses associated with the municipal activities for which fees were collected.

new text begin (c) new text endA municipality that fails to report to the department in accordance with this section
is subject to the remedies provided by section 326B.082.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.153, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Valuation. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall establish a cost per square foot valuation
of new one-family and two-family, townhouse, and accessory utility buildings for the purpose
of setting building permit fees by municipalities.
new text end