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International Building Code 2012 (IBC 2012)

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Preface

Effective Use of the International Building Code

2015 Minnesota Building Code Administration

2015 Minnesota Provisions to the Minnesota State Building Code (Including Radon)

Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1305

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Use and Occupancy Classification

Chapter 4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

Chapter 5 General Building Heights and Areas

Chapter 6 Types of Construction

Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features

Chapter 8 Interior Finishes

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Icc 300 Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands

Chapter 1 Application and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Construction

Chapter 4 Egress

Chapter 5 Existing Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands

Chapter 11 Accessibility

Chapter 12 Interior Environment

Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency

Chapter 14 Exterior Walls

Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures

Chapter 16 Structural Design

Chapter 17 Special Inspections and Tests

Chapter 18 Soils and Foundations

Chapter 19 Concrete

Chapter 20 Aluminum

Chapter 21 Masonry

Chapter 22 Steel

Chapter 23 Wood

Chapter 24 Glass and Glazing

Chapter 25 Gypsum Board and Plaster

Chapter 26 Plastic

Chapter 27 Electrical

Chapter 28 Mechanical Systems

Chapter 29 Plumbing Systems

Elevators and Related Devices (Minnesota Rule Chapter 1307)

Chapter 30 Elevators and Conveying Systems (Minnesota Rule 1307.0095)

Minnesota Amendments to Asme A18.1—2011 (Minnesota Rule 1307.0110)

Chapter 31 Special Construction

Chapter 32 Encroachments Into the Public Right-Of-Way

Chapter 33 Safeguards During Construction

Chapter 34 Existing Structures

Chapter 35 Referenced Standards

1305.0011
ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE
BY REFERENCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE
AUTHORITY

Subpart 1. General.
For purposes of this chapter, “IBC” means the 2012 edition of the International Building Code as promulgated by the International Code Council, Inc. (ICC), Washington, D.C. The IBC is incorporated by reference and made part of the Minnesota State Building Code except as qualified by the applicable provisions in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300, and as amended in this chapter. Portions of this chapter reproduce excerpts from the 2012 IBC, International Code Council, Inc., Washington, D.C., copyright 2012, reproduced with permission, all rights reserved. The IBC is not subject to frequent change and a copy of the IBC, with amendments for use in Minnesota, is available in the office of the commissioner of labor and industry.
Subp. 2. Mandatory chapters.
IBC Chapters 2 through 33.nd 35.ust be administered by any municipality that has adopted the Minnesota State Building Code, except as qualified by the applicable provisions in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300, and as amended by this chapter. Amendments to IBC Chapters 11.nd 30.re incorporated by reference in this chapter, but the actual amendments for those chapters are located in Minnesota Rules, Chapters 1341, the Minnesota Accessibility Code, and 1307, the Minnesota Elevator Code, respectively. Referenced documents cited in IBC Chapters 11.nd 30, and Minnesota Rules, Chapters 1307 and 1341, apply, unless otherwise stated or deleted. For the complete application and mandatory requirements relating to IBC Chapter 11, see Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1341. For the complete application and mandatory requirements relating to IBC Chapter 30, see Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1307.
Subp. 3. Replacement chapters.
The following IBC chapters are deleted and replaced with the Minnesota Rules chapters listed in items A and B.

A. IBC Chapter 1.and any references to State Building Code administration are deleted and replaced with Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300, Minnesota Administration Code.

B. IBC Chapter 34.and any references to conservation or rehabilitation of existing buildings are deleted and replaced with Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1311, Minnesota Building Conservation Code.

Subp. 4. Seismic or earthquake provisions.
Any seismic or earthquake provisions of the IBC and any references to them are deleted and are not included in this code.
Subp. 5. Flood hazard or floodproofing provisions.
Any flood hazard or floodproofing provisions in the IBC, and any reference to those provisions, are deleted in their entirety. Requirements for floodproofing are located in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1335, Floodproofing Regulations.

1305.0021
REFERENCES TO OTHER
INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL CODES

Subpart 1. General.
References to other codes and standards promulgated by the International Code Council in the IBC are modified in subparts 2 to 12.
Subp. 2. Building code.
References to the IBC in this code mean the Minnesota Building Code, adopted pursuant to this chapter and Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 3. Residential code.
References to the International Residential Code in this code mean the Minnesota Residential Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1309, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 4. Electrical code.
References to the International Code Council Electrical Code in this code mean the Minnesota Electrical Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1315, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.35.
Subp. 5. Fuel gas code.
References to the International Fuel Gas Code in this code mean the Minnesota Mechanical Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1346, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 6. Mechanical code.
References to the International Mechanical Code in this code mean the Minnesota Mechanical Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1346, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 7. Plumbing code.
References to the International Plumbing Code in this code mean the Minnesota Plumbing Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4715, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.435.
Subp. 8. Private sewage disposal code.
References to the International Private Sewage Disposal Code in this code mean the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s minimum standards and criteria for individual sewage treatment systems Minnesota Rules, Chapters 7080, 7081, 7082, and 7083, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapters 103F, 103G, 115, and 116.
Subp. 9. Energy conservation code.
References to the International Energy Conservation Code in this code mean the Minnesota Energy Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapters 1322 and 1323, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 10. Property maintenance code.
References to the International Property Maintenance Code in this code do not apply.
Subp. 11. Fire code.
References to the International Fire Code in this code mean the Minnesota State Fire Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7511, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 299F.
Subp. 12. International Existing Building Code.
References to the International Existing Building Code in this code mean Minnesota State Building Conservation Code for Existing Buildings, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1311, and adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.

1305.0030
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE CRITERIA

Procedures relating to the administration and enforcement of this code under Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.101, are contained in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300, Minnesota Administration Code, which governs the application of this code.

1305.0101
CHAPTER 1, ADMINISTRATION

This code shall be administered in accordance with Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300.

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