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1360.0200 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following terms, for the purpose of this code, have the meaning indicated in this part.

Subp. 2.

Approved.

"Approved" as it applies to off-site construction of prefabricated buildings means approved by the state building inspector.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 5.

Closed construction.

"Closed construction" means any building manufactured in such a manner that all portions cannot be readily inspected at the installation site without disassembly, damage to, or destruction thereof.

Subp. 6.

Code.

"Code" means the Minnesota State Building Code.

Subp. 7.

Compliance certificate and data plate.

"Compliance certificate and data plate" means the certificate provided by the state building inspector to the manufacturer which when signed by the manufacturer warrants that the prefabricated building complies with the code.

Subp. 8.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of labor and industry.

Subp. 9.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 10.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 11.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 12.

Installation.

"Installation" means the process of affixing, or assembling and affixing, prefabricated buildings on the building site, or to an existing building.

Subp. 13.

[Repealed, 11 SR 1405]

Subp. 14.

Local enforcement agency.

"Local enforcement agency" means an agency of a municipality which enforces the code.

Subp. 14a.

Manufacturer.

"Manufacturer" means any person or firm engaged in the manufacturing of not more than three prefabricated buildings per single location for permanent installation in Minnesota in a calendar year.

Subp. 15.

Prefabricated building.

"Prefabricated building" means any building or building module intended for use as an R-3, one- or two-family dwelling, or a U-1, accessory building, which is of closed construction and which is constructed, on or off the building site, for installation, or assembly and installation, on the building site, but does not include relocatable contractors offices or storage buildings that are 1,500 square feet or less in floor area, that are designed for temporary use by a contractor at a construction site, that are not to be used by the general public or as a sales office, and that will be removed prior to or upon completion of the construction project.

Subp. 16.

Open construction.

"Open construction" means any building manufactured in such a manner that all portions can be readily inspected at the installation site without disassembly, damage to, or destruction of the building.

Subp. 17.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 18.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2290(NO. 43)]

Subp. 19.

Seal.

"Seal" means a device or insignia issued to the manufacturer by the state building inspector evidencing the manufacturer's certification that the prefabricated building or module bearing the seal was produced in accordance with the code.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 16B.59 to 16B.73; 326B.101 to 326B.151

History:

11 SR 1405; 20 SR 2290(NO. 43); L 2007 c 140 art 1 s 1; art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4; L 2008 c 337 s 64

Published Electronically:

February 23, 2009