With the exception of part 7819.1100, subparts 1 and 2, and the associated plates at parts 7819.9900 to 7819.9950, part 7819.1200, part 7819.5000, and part 7819.5100, this chapter applies to all local government units that have elected, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 237.163, subdivision 2, to exercise the authority to manage their public rights-of-way under Minnesota Statutes, sections 237.162 and 237.163. Part 7819.1100, subparts 1 and 2 and the associated plates at parts 7819.9900 to 7819.9950, part 7819.1200, part 7819.5000, and part 7819.5100 apply whether or not the local government unit has elected to manage its public right-of-way under Minnesota Statutes, sections 237.162 and 237.163. Part 7819.1200 is not applicable to a local government unit that has adopted an ordinance requiring a right-of-way user to obtain a permit or to provide a notice for certain types of work in lieu of a permit.
This chapter applies to all right-of-way users as defined in part 7819.0100, subpart 21.
For right-of-way users subject to the franchising authority of a local government unit, to the extent that rights, duties, and obligations regarding the use of the public right-of-way are addressed in the terms of any applicable franchise agreement, the terms of the franchise prevail over any conflicting provisions in this chapter.
MS s 237.163
23 SR 2004
November 14, 2003