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326.47 APPLICATION, PERMIT, FILING, AND INSPECTION FEES.
    Subdivision 1. Required permit. No person, firm, or corporation shall construct or install
high pressure piping systems without first filing an application for a permit with the Department
of Labor and Industry or a municipality that has complied with subdivision 2. Projects under
construction prior to August 1, 1984, are not required to obtain a permit.
    Subd. 2. Permissive municipal regulation. A municipality may, by ordinance, provide for
the inspection of high pressure piping system materials and construction, and provide that it shall
not be constructed or installed except in accordance with minimum state standards. The authority
designated by the ordinance for issuing high pressure piping permits and assuring compliance
with state standards must report to the Department of Labor and Industry all violations of state
high pressure piping standards.
A municipality may not adopt an ordinance with high pressure piping standards that does
not conform to the uniform standards prescribed by the Department of Labor and Industry. The
Department of Labor and Industry shall specify by rule the minimum qualifications for municipal
inspectors.
    Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1995 c 123 s 9]
    Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1995 c 123 s 9]
    Subd. 5. Reporting of permits issued. Each municipality must submit to the Department of
Labor and Industry a copy of each permit issued within ten days after issuance.
All permits must be issued on forms prescribed by or approved by the Department of
Labor and Industry.
    Subd. 6. Filing and inspection fees. The Department of Labor and Industry must charge
a filing fee set by the commissioner under section 16A.1285 for all applications for permits to
construct or install high pressure piping systems. The fee for inspection of high pressure piping
system construction or installation shall be set by the commissioner under section 16A.1285.
This subdivision does not apply where a permit is issued by a municipality complying with
subdivision 2.
History: (5887-30b, 5887-30c) 1937 c 367 s 3,4; Ex1967 c 1 s 6; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1984
c 481 s 3; 1987 c 132 s 2; 1989 c 335 art 4 s 106; 1996 c 305 art 3 s 32