[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Fairfax at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Minnesota State Building Code, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 16B.59 to 16B.75, includes all of the referenced amendments, rules and regulations and is hereby adopted by reference with the exception of the optional chapters, unless specifically adopted in this chapter. The Minnesota State Building Code is hereby incorporated in this chapter as if fully set out herein.
The application, administration and enforcement of the Code shall be in accordance with Minnesota State Building Code. The Code shall be enforced within the extraterritorial limits permitted by Minn. Stat. § 16B.62, subdivision 1, when so established by this chapter.
The code enforcement agency of this municipality is called the Fairfax City Council. This Code shall be enforced by the Minnesota Certified Building Official designated by this municipality to administer the Code (Minn. Stat. § 16B.65, subdivision 1).
The issuance of permits and the collection of fees shall be as authorized in Minn. Stat. § 16B.62, subdivision 1. Permit fees shall be assessed for work governed by this Code in accordance with the fee schedule adopted by the municipality. In addition, a surcharge fee shall be collected on all permits issued for work governed by this Code in accordance with Minn. Stat. § 16B.70.
A violation of the Code is a misdemeanor (Minn. Stat. § 16B.69).
The Minnesota State Building Code, established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, 16B.59 to 16B.75 allows the municipality to adopt by reference and enforce certain optional chapters of the most current edition of the Minnesota State Building Code.