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Subpart 1.


For purposes of this chapter, "IBC" means the 2018 edition of the International Building Code as promulgated by the International Code Council, Inc. (ICC), Washington, D.C. The IBC is incorporated by reference and made part of the Minnesota State Building Code except as qualified by the applicable provisions in Minnesota Rules, chapter 1300, and as amended in this chapter. Portions of this chapter reproduce excerpts from the 2018 IBC, International Code Council, Inc., Washington, D.C., copyright 2017, reproduced with permission, all rights reserved. The IBC is not subject to frequent change and a copy of the IBC, with amendments for use in Minnesota, is available in the office of the commissioner of labor and industry.

Subp. 1a.

Deleted appendices.

All of the IBC appendices are deleted.

Subp. 2.

Mandatory chapters.

IBC chapters 2 through 35 must be administered by any municipality that has adopted the Minnesota State Building Code, except as qualified by the applicable provisions in Minnesota Rules, chapter 1300, and as amended by this chapter. Amendments to IBC chapter 11 are incorporated by reference in this chapter, but the actual amendments for IBC chapter 11 are located in Minnesota Rules, chapter 1341, the Minnesota Accessibility Code. Referenced documents cited in IBC chapter 11, and Minnesota Rules, chapter 1341, apply, unless otherwise stated or deleted. For the complete application and mandatory requirements relating to IBC chapter 11, see Minnesota Rules, chapter 1341.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 44 SR 609]

Subp. 4.

Seismic or earthquake provisions.

Any seismic or earthquake provisions of the IBC and any references to them are deleted and are not included in this code.

Subp. 5.

Flood hazard or floodproofing provisions.

Any flood hazard or floodproofing provisions in the IBC, and any reference to those provisions, are deleted in their entirety. Requirements for floodproofing are located in Minnesota Rules, chapter 1335, Floodproofing Regulations.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 16B.37; 16B.59 to 16B.76; 326B.02; 326B.101 to 326B.194


27 SR 1474; 32 SR 7; L 2007 c 140 art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4; L 2008 c 337 s 64; 39 SR 1605; 44 SR 609

Published Electronically:

March 31, 2020

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes