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Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1346, Minnesota Mechanical and Fuel Gas Codes

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry requests comments on its possible amendment to Minnesota Rules, chapter 1346, “Minnesota Mechanical and Fuel Gas Codes.” The department is considering rule amendments to incorporate by reference the 2018 editions of the International Mechanical Code and the International Fuel Gas Code, with amendments, and any other amendments necessary to administer and enforce Minnesota’s mechanical and fuel gas codes.

Published notices and comment periods

Availability of rule draft(s) and statement of need and reasonableness

Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing

DLI received 67 requests for hearing, 58 of which were subsequently withdrawn. Because there are fewer than 25 remaining requests for a hearing, the hearing scheduled for Dec. 20, 2019, is cancelled

ALJ reports

To be determined.


Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations

This is a completed rulemaking.

Date the rule was filed with Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted

  • The rule was filed with the Secretary of State on March 11, 2020.

  • The effective date of the rule as adopted is April 6, 2020.

Written comments, questions and requests

Contact person for procedural questions and to submit comments:  

Amanda Spuckler


Phone:  651-284-5006

Fax:  651-284-5749

Contact the persons above for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.

Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at: Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155.

Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.