16B.617 ENERGY CODE RULES REMAIN IN EFFECT.
(a) Notwithstanding Laws 1999, chapter 135, section 9, Minnesota Rules, chapter 7670,
does not expire on April 15, 2000, but remains in effect for residential buildings not covered by
Minnesota Rules, chapter 7676. The provisions of Minnesota Rules, chapter 7670, that apply to
category 1 buildings govern new, detached single one- and two-family R-3 occupancy residential
buildings. All new, detached single one- and two-family R-3 occupancy buildings subject to
Minnesota Rules, chapter 7670, submitting an application for a building permit after April 14,
2000, must meet the requirements for category 1 buildings, as set out in Minnesota Rules, chapter
(b) As an alternative to compliance with paragraph (a), compliance with Minnesota Rules,
chapters 7672 and 7674, is optional for a contractor or owner.
(c) This section expires when the commissioner adopts a new energy code in accordance
with Laws 2002, chapter 317, section 4.
History: 2000 c 407 s 1; 2002 c 317 s 1; 2007 c 140 art 4 s 8