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Plan approval must be obtained from the state building inspector for all prefabricated buildings.

Applications, plans, specifications, and other documentation must be submitted in sufficient copies as required. Applications must be made in letter form. All documentations and plans must indicate the manufacturer's name, office address, and address of manufacturing facility.

Manufacturers shall submit plans showing all elements relating to specific systems on properly identifiable sheets. Each plan must bear the signature and seal of an approved registered architect or professional engineer where required. The plan must indicate the method of evaluation and inspection for all required on-site testing of the systems. Plans must designate all work to be performed on site, including connections of all systems, equipment, and appliances and all work performed in the plant. A three-inch by four-inch clear rectangular space must be provided on all sheets of plans near the title box for the stamp of approval.

The design of plumbing, electrical, heating, and mechanical systems or any structural design or method of construction and data must be in accordance with the Minnesota State Building Code. Grade, quality, and identification of all materials must be specified. Design calculations and test reports must be submitted when required. Plans must be drawn to scale and indicate the location of the approved seal and data plate.

Statutory Authority:

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


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

Published Electronically:

February 23, 2009