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The Minnesota State Building Code (MSBC) consists of many Minnesota rule chapters. Some of them adopt by reference amended model codes or standards that were developed by a code-making organization. The remaining chapters contain provisions written specifically for Minnesota. All of the following Minnesota rule chapters must be enforced. The chapters below are sorted first by rule chapters that do not incorporate by reference another published document, followed by rule chapters that do incorporate by reference another published code or standard, and also including any necessary amendments to the documents. 

MSBC rule chapters that – DO NOT – incorporate by reference other published documents      

MSBC rule chapters that – DO – incorporate by reference other published codes/standards

* These codes have specific statutory authority and with limited exception, are mandatory throughout the state.

Optional enforcement

The following provisions are not mandatory unless specifically adopted locally by a code enforced jurisdiction.