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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                        CHAPTER 155-H.F.No. 755 
           An act relating to the metropolitan government; 
          authorizing municipalities in the metropolitan area to 
          adopt ordinances related to aircraft noise; proposing 
          coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [473.192] [AIRCRAFT NOISE ATTENUATION.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [CITATION.] This section may be cited as 
the "Metropolitan Area Aircraft Noise Attenuation Act." 
    Subd. 2.  [DEFINITIONS.] For purposes of this section, 
"metropolitan area" has the meaning given it in section 473.121, 
subdivision 2.  "Aviation policy plan" means the plan adopted by 
the metropolitan council pursuant to section 473.145.  
"Municipality" has the meaning provided by section 462.352, 
subdivision 2. 
    Subd. 3.  [ORDINANCE.] A municipality in the metropolitan 
area that, in part or in whole, is within the aircraft noise 
zones designated in the aviation policy plan may adopt and 
enforce ordinances and controls to regulate building 
construction methods and materials for the purpose of 
attenuating aircraft noise in habitable buildings in and around 
the noise zone.  The ordinance or control shall not apply to 
remodeling or rehabilitating an existing residential building 
nor to the construction of an appurtenance to an existing 
residential building.  An ordinance adopted by a municipality 
must be adequate to implement the metropolitan council's 
guidelines for land use compatibility with aircraft noise.  
Section 16B.62 does not apply to ordinances adopted under this 
section. 
     Subd. 4.  [METROPOLITAN AIRPORTS COMMISSION; NOISE 
ABATEMENT.] Nothing in this section shall be construed to 
diminish the responsibility of the metropolitan airports 
commission to conduct noise abatement programs under section 
473.612 or any other state or federal law. 
    Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment 
and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, 
Ramsey, Scott, and Washington. 
    Approved May 15, 1987