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Subpart 1.


An applicant for an explosives user permit shall apply to the local issuing authority as described in part 7500.0100, subpart 9d, in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 299F.75. The issuing authority may be located either where the applicant resides or where the applicant intends to use the explosives.

The applicant shall notify the chief of police or sheriff of the jurisdiction where the explosives will be used or stored if the permit was not issued in that jurisdiction.

Subp. 2.

Duties of issuing authority.

If the applicant obtains a permit from an issuing authority of a jurisdiction other than where the explosives will be used or stored, the issuing authority:


before issuing the permit, shall confer with the authority where the explosives are to be used or stored;


shall forward a copy of the permit, as soon as it is issued, to the sheriff or chief of police of the jurisdiction where the explosives will be used or stored;


after approving an application, shall retain the yellow copy, file the green copy with the commissioner, and return to the applicant the white copy which becomes the permit; and


shall refuse to process an application that is not completed according to Minnesota Statutes, section 299F.75, subdivision 2.

Subp. 3.

Permit suspension or revocation.

The issuing authority shall suspend or revoke a permit if an applicant or permittee:


violates the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections 299F.71 to 299F.83 pertaining to explosives;


violates the provisions of this chapter pertaining to explosives;


uses an explosive in the commission of a crime; or


makes a false statement on the permit application form.

Subp. 4.

Person prohibited from holding permit.

If an applicant or permittee becomes a person prohibited from holding a permit as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 299F.77, that person shall notify the commissioner of this fact within 48 hours.

Subp. 5.

Right to contest decision.

An applicant or permittee has the right to a hearing before the commissioner to contest a decision made by an issuing authority. These proceedings must be conducted according to the Administrative Procedure Act, Minnesota Statutes, sections 14.47 to 14.69.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 299F.71 to 299F.83


11 SR 6

Published Electronically:

July 26, 2007

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes