This chapter of the Minnesota State Building Code contains detailed accessibility requirements for persons with disabilities in new buildings, additions to buildings and buildings undergoing alterations. It does not apply to residential dwellings having three or fewer dwelling units in a building. Examples of subjects regulated include, site access to buildings, accessible restroom features, accessibility between different floor levels, features for sight and hearing impaired persons, etc.
Minnesota State Building Code Chapter 1341 from the Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes.
This chapter can also be purchased from Minnesota's Bookstore.
Local building officials and their inspectors enforce this chapter of the code in those jurisdictions that administer the State Building Code. In other locations, the jurisdiction must employ or contract with a certified building official, certified building official limited, or certified building official accessibility specialist.
Information about and training in the Minnesota Accessibility Code may be offered by various agencies and organizations. For information about the code or notice of any current training opportunities, contact the American Institute of Architects (AIA Minnesota) or the Department of Labor and Industry.