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1301.0200 FORMS OF CERTIFICATION.

Subpart 1.

Certified building official.

This classification is granted to a person who has met the "certified building official" prerequisites of part 1301.0300 and successfully passed the written examination prepared by the state. A person with this certification may serve as the building official for any municipality.

Subp. 1a.

[Repealed, 27 SR 1474]

Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 19 SR 75]

Subp. 3.

Class I certification.

A Class I certification is identified as "Class I" on the certification card. This classification was granted to a person who met a prerequisite and passed a written examination. This classification restricts the holder to administering the code only for one- and two-family dwellings and their accessory structures. As of July 1, 1990, this class is no longer issued. Persons with this classification may continue to hold this classification by submitting evidence of fulfilling the appropriate continuing education program established by part 1301.0900, item A.

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 19 SR 75]

Subp. 5.

Certified building official-limited.

This certification is identified as "certified building official-limited" on the certification card. This classification is granted to a person who has met the "certified building official-limited" prerequisites of part 1301.0300 and successfully passed the written examination prepared by the state. A person with this classification may perform code administration for one- and two-family dwellings, their accessory structures, and "exempt classes of buildings" as provided in part 1800.5000 of the Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, and Geoscience rules, as well as "facilities for persons with physical disabilities" provisions in chapter 1341 of the Minnesota State Building Code. Code administration for all other buildings must be performed by a certified building official as defined in subpart 1. However, the certified building official-limited may conduct inspections at the direction of a certified building official or the state building official.

Subp. 6.

Accessibility specialist.

This certification is identified as "accessibility specialist" on the certification card. This certification is granted to a person who has met the "accessibility specialist" prerequisites of part 1301.0300 and successfully passed the written examination prepared by the state. A person with this classification is limited to the administration of those provisions of the Minnesota State Building Code which provide access for persons with disabilities.

Use of this certification is restricted to municipalities that according to Minnesota Statutes, sections 16B.72 and 16B.73, do not administer the code. If a municipality adopts the Minnesota State Building Code, the responsibilities for code administration and enforcement are under the authority of the certified building official or the certified building official-limited.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 16B.59; 16B.61; 16B.64; 16B.65; 326B.101; 326B.106; 326B.13; 326B.133

History:

15 SR 74; 19 SR 75; 27 SR 1474; L 2005 c 56 s 2; L 2007 c 140 art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4

Published Electronically:

February 19, 2009

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