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International Existing Building Code 2012 (IEBC 2012)

1311.0010
ADOPTION BY REFERENCE OF THE
INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE

Subpart 1. General.
For the purposes of this chapter, “IEBC” means the 2012 edition of the International Existing Building Code as promulgated by the International Code Council (ICC), Washington, D.C. The IEBC is incorporated by reference and made a 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 publication reproduce excerpts from the 2012 IEBC, International Code Council, Washington, D.C., reproduced with permission, all rights reserved. The 2012 IEBC is not subject to frequent change and a copy of the 2012 IEBC, with amendments for use in Minnesota, is available in the office of the commissioner of labor and industry.
Subp. 2. Mandatory chapters.
IEBC Chapters 2 to 16 are required and are incorporated into the Minnesota Building Code, except as qualified by the applicable provisions in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300, and as amended by this chapter.
Subp. 3. Replacement chapters and provisions.
The following IEBC chapters or sections are deleted and replaced with the provisions listed in items A to E:

A. Accessibility for existing buildings. Accessibility provisions found in IEBC Sections 410, 605, 705, 801.1 exception, 806, 901.2 exception, 906, 1006, 1012.8, 1101.2, 1105, 1204, 1205.15, and 1401.2.5 are deleted in their entirety. Requirements for accessibility are found in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1341, Accessibility for Buildings and Facilities.

B. Administration. Chapter 1 of the 2012 IEBC and any references to code administration in this code are deleted and replaced with Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1300, Administration of the State Building Code.

C. Elevators and platform lift provisions. Reference to elevator and platform lift provisions in the IEBC mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1307, Minnesota Elevators and Related Devices, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.

D. Flood hazard or floodproofing provisions. Any flood hazard or floodproofing provisions in the IEBC and any reference to those provisions are deleted in their entirety. Requirements for floodproofing are located in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1335, Floodproofing Regulations.

E. Construction safeguards. IEBC Chapter 15, Construction Standards, is deleted and replaced with IBC Chapter 33 as adopted and amended in Chapter 1305, Safeguards During Construction.

F. Seismic or earthquake provisions. Any seismic or earthquake provisions of the IEBC and any references to them are deleted and are not made a part of this code.

1311.0020
REFERENCES TO OTHER
INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL CODES

Subpart 1. General.
References to other codes and standards promulgated by the International Code Council in the IEBC are modified as established in this part.
Subp. 2. Building code.
References to the “building code,” the “International Building Code,” or “IBC” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1305, Adoption of the International Building Code, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 3. Fire code.
References to the “International Fire Code” do not apply and are deleted.
Subp. 4. Property maintenance code.
References to the “property maintenance code” or the “International Property Maintenance Code” in this code do not apply and are deleted.
Subp. 5. Fuel gas code.
References to the “fuel gas code” or the “International Fuel Gas Code” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1346, Minnesota Mechanical and Fuel Gas Codes, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 6. Mechanical code.
References to the “mechanical code” or the “International Mechanical Code” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1346, Minnesota Mechanical and Fuel Gas Codes, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 7. Plumbing code.
References to the “plumbing code” or the “International Plumbing Code” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4715, Plumbing Code, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.43.
Subp. 8. Energy conservation code.
References to the “energy conservation code” or the “International Energy Conservation Code” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapters 1322 and 1323, Minnesota Residential and Commercial Energy Codes, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.106, subdivision 1.
Subp. 9. Residential code.
References to the “residential code” or the “International Residential Code” in this code do not apply and are deleted.
Subp. 10. Private sewage disposal code.
References to the “private sewage disposal code” or the “International Private Sewage Disposal Code” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7080, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s minimum standards and criteria for individual sewage treatment systems adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapters 103F, 103G, 115, and 116.
Subp. 11. Electrical code.
References to the “electrical code” or NFPA 70’s “National Electrical Code” in this code mean Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1315, Minnesota Electrical Code, adopted pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 326B.35.
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