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This chapter provides requirements for relocated or moved structures.
Buildings that are unsafe, as provided in Minnesota Rules, part 1300.0180, shall not be moved. Any repair, alteration, or change of occupancy undertaken within the moved structure shall comply with the requirements of this code applicable to the work being performed. Any field-fabricated elements shall comply with the requirements of the International Building Code.
Buildings shall comply with International Building Code wind provisions, as applicable.
- Detached one- and two-family dwellings and Group U occupancies where wind loads at the new location are not higher than those at the previous location.
- Structural elements whose demand-capacity ratio is not increased by more than 10 percent.
Buildings shall comply with International Building Code or International Residential Code seismic provisions at the new location as applicable.
- Structures in Seismic Design Categories A and B and detached one- and two-family dwellings in Seismic Design Categories A, B and C where the seismic loads at the new location are not higher than those at the previous location.
- Structural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 10 percent.
The code official shall be authorized to inspect, or to require approved professionals to inspect at the expense of the owner, the various structural parts of a relocated building to verify that structural components and connections have not sustained structural damage. Any repairs required by the code official as a result of such inspection shall be made prior to the final approval.