language to be deleted (2) new language
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:
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
Presented to the governor May 17, 2019
Signed by the governor May 17, 2019, 5:49 p.m.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes