(A)   General. This subchapter provides for the application, administration and enforcement of the Minnesota State Building Code by regulating the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, demolition, conversion, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of all buildings and/or structures in the city; provides for the issuance of permits and collection of fees thereof; provides penalties for violation thereof; repeals all ordinances and parts of ordinances that conflict therewith. This subchapter shall perpetually include the most current edition of the Minnesota State Building Code along with the optional appendix chapters specified in § 150.02 of this chapter.
   (B)   Adoption of code. The Minnesota State Building Code, as adopted by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry pursuant to M.S. §§ 326B.101 to 326B.194, including all of the amendments, rules and regulations established, adopted and published from time to time by the state’s Commissioner of Labor and Industry, through the Building Codes and Standards Division hereby adopted by reference with the exception of the optional chapters, unless specifically adopted in this subchapter. The Minnesota State Building Code is hereby incorporated in this subchapter as if fully set out herein.
   (C)   Application. 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 M.S. § 326B.121, subd. 1, as it may be amended from time to time, when so established by this subchapter.
   (D)   Administration. The code enforcement agency of the city is called the “City of Luverne”.
   (E)   Enforcement. This Code shall be enforced by the state’s Certified Building Official designated by the city to administer the code (M.S. § 326B.133, subd. 1, as it may be amended from time to time).
(Prior Code, § 4.01)  (Ord. 251, Third Series, effective 5-2-2003; Ord. 295, Third Series, effective 4-24-2008)