183.42 INSPECTION AND REGISTRATION.
Subdivision 1. Inspection.
Every owner, lessee, or other person having charge of boilers
or pressure vessels subject to inspection under this chapter shall cause them to be inspected by
the department. Except as provided in sections
, boilers subject to inspection
under this chapter must be inspected at least annually and pressure vessels inspected at least every
two years. The commissioner shall assess a $250 penalty per applicable boiler or pressure vessel
for failure to have the inspection required by this section and may seal the boiler or pressure
vessel for refusal to allow an inspection as required by this section.
Subd. 2. Registration.
Every owner, lessee, or other person having charge of boilers or
pressure vessels subject to inspection under this chapter, except hobby boilers under section
, shall register said objects with the department. The registration shall be renewed
annually and is applicable to each object separately. The fee for registration of a boiler or pressure
vessel shall be pursuant to section
183.545, subdivision 10
. The department may issue a billing
statement for each boiler and pressure vessel on record with the division, and may determine a
monthly schedule of billings to be followed for owners, lessees, or other persons having charge of
a boiler or pressure vessel subject to inspection under this chapter.
Subd. 3. Certificate of registration.
The department shall issue a certificate of registration
that lists the registered boilers and pressure vessels at the location, expiration date of the certificate
of registration, last inspection date of each registered boiler and pressure vessel, and maximum
allowable working pressure for each registered boiler and pressure vessel. The commissioner may
make an electronic certificate of registration available to be printed by the owner, lessee, or other
person having charge of the registered boiler or pressure vessel.
History: (5478) RL s 2172; 1957 c 503 s 6; 1982 c 379 s 5; 1987 c 70 s 4; 1989 c 71 s 1;
1Sp2005 c 1 art 4 s 45; 2007 c 140 art 9 s 4