Responsible state agencies and industry resources
Minnesota – State of Minnesota
Access to information related to Minnesota business, travel and leisure, health and safety, environment, government, learning and education, living and working.
The section works with the Commerce Department investigating consumer complaints and provides review and assistance to building departments.
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-284-5012 or 800-657-394 Fax: 651-284-5746
Adoption of the Minnesota State Building Code, Boiler Code, High Pressure Piping Code, Boats-for-hire Code and regulations for residential building contractors. Services include: state-owned building inspection and plan review, plumbing plan review and inspection, plan review and inspection for industrialized modular buildings, education, elevator inspection, code administration and electrical inspection. Licensing for building officials, manufactured home manufacturers/dealers and installers, electricians, plumbers, residential building contractors, boiler operators, high pressure piping fitters. Enforcement of licensing laws.
Resource for information regarding statutes, laws, and rules. Includes frequently asked questions about laws, statutes and rules.
85 East 7th Place, Suite 160,
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-296-2388 Fax: 651-297-5310
Code responsibilities: The AELSLAGID board examines, licenses and regulates the practice of architecture, professional engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience and interior design.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
625 Robert Street N., St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-6000 or 1-800-967-2474
Code responsibilities: pesticide management, feedlots and useful information.
Department of Commerce Energy Information
Minnesota Commerce Department
85 7th Place E., St. Paul, MN 55101
Energy Information Center 651-539-1886 1-800-657-3710 (Minnesota only)
Minnesota Energy Efficiency
DHS Central Office
444 Lafayette Road N.,
St. Paul, MN 55155
Code responsibilities: licensing and inspection of care facilities, etc.
Code responsibilities: licensing and inspection of health care facility and provider database
520 Lafayette Road N.,
St Paul, MN 55155-4194
Phone 651-296-6300 or 1-800-657-3864
Code responsibilities: asbestos, storage tanks, feedlots, hazardous spills, solid waste, demolition permits, lead paint, wells, etc.
Department of Public Safety – Minnesota Fire Marshal Division
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 145
St. Paul, MN 55101-5145
Phone 651-215-0500 Fax: 651-215-0525
Code responsibilities: Minnesota State Fire Code, fire suppression system plan review, contractor and designer licensing, inspections.
Related useful websites
AIA - American Institute of Architects – Minnesota
AMC - Association of Minnesota Counties
BAM - Builders Association of Minnesota
FMAM - Fire Marshal's Association of Minnesota
LMC - League of Minnesota Cities
AMBO - Association of Minnesota Building Officials
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
DOJ - Department of Justice on the Americans with Disabilities Act
HUD - Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICC - International Code Council
NAHB - National Association of Home Builders
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association