Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road N.
St. Paul
Phone: (651) 284-5012
Fax: (651) 284-5749


Minnesota Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

State Website
State Licensing Contractor licensing is required by the State of Minnesota.
State Building Code The State of Minnesota has adopted the 2015 Minnesota Building Code (in reference to 2012 International Building Code, IBC), the 2015 Minnesota Residential Code (in reference to 2012 International Residential Code, IRC), the 2015 Minnesota Mechanical Code (in reference to 2012 International Mechanical Code, IMC), the 2012 Minnesota  Plumbing Code (2012 Uniform Plumbing Code, UPC), and the 2017 National Electric Code (NFPA 70).

Minnesota codes are the minimum state – recommended building codes.  The 2015 Minnesota codes are based on the 2012 editions of the I- Codes.

State Licensing Division
State Environmental Permit