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SF 998

2nd Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 05/21/2019 08:31am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to cities; requiring a city, if asked, to provide a written estimate of certain
fees to be paid by an applicant for a permit, license, or other approval relating to
real estate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [471.462] WRITTEN ESTIMATE OF CONSULTANT FEES.
new text end

new text begin For the purposes of this section, "city" means a home rule charter or statutory city. When
an applicant applies for a permit, license, or other approval relating to real estate development
or construction, the applicant may request that the city provide a written nonbinding estimate
of the consulting fees to be charged to the applicant based on information available at that
time. If the applicant requests the estimate, the application shall not be deemed complete
until the city has:
new text end

new text begin (1) provided an estimate to the applicant;
new text end

new text begin (2) received the required application fees, as specified by the city;
new text end

new text begin (3) received a signed acceptance of the fee estimate from the applicant; and
new text end

new text begin (4) received a signed statement that the applicant has not relied on the estimate of fees
in its decision to proceed with the final application from the applicant.
new text end