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Plumbing Board


Use the links at left to view meeting minutes and agendas for committees of the Plumbing Board.

Under the statutory authority of Minn. Stat. 326B.435, the Plumbing Board is authorized to adopt:

  • the plumbing code, including any amendments;

  • rules that regulate the licensure or registration of plumbing contractors, journeymen, unlicensed individuals, master plumbers, restricted master plumbers, restricted journeymen, water conditioning contractors, and water conditioning installers, and other persons engaged in the design, installation, and alteration of plumbing systems or engaged in or working at the business of water conditioning installation or service (except for individuals licensed as architects or professional engineers); and

  • rules that regulate continuing education for individuals licensed as master plumbers, journeyman plumbers, restricted master plumbers, restricted journeyman plumbers, water conditioning contractors, and water conditioning installers.

The Plumbing Board is further authorized to issue final interpretations and has other powers and duties that are enumerated in Minn. Stat. ch. 326B.

The Plumbing Board has 14 members. Twelve members are appointed by the Governor, one member is the Commissioner of Labor and Industry's designee, and one member is the Commissioner of Health's designee. All members are voting members except the Commissioner of Health's designee.

For more information or to be added to the email list for meeting notices, contact Lyndy Lutz at lyndy.lutz@state.mn.us or at (651) 284-5912. People on the email list for meeting notices may also receive periodic updates about activities of the board or the department's Construction Codes and Licensing Divison.

bullet Members of the Plumbing Board

bullet Final Interpretations issued by the Plumbing Board

bullet Request for Action (RFA) tracking (Microsoft Excel spreadsheet)


Plumbing Board rulemaking - rulemaking dockets



Rules in process

bullet Chapter 4714 (replacing Chapter 4715); Possible amendment to rules governing the Minnesota Plumbing Code, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4715; Revisor's ID Number R-4139

Rules recently adopted

bullet Chapter 4716; Adopted expedited new rules regulating RPZ rebuilder and tester certifications

bullet Chapter 4716; Adopted expedited new rule regulating continuing education renewal requirement for RPZ rebuilder and tester certifications


Meeting Schedule



Plumbing Board meeting schedule

2015 meetings

Oct. 20, 2015 Agenda Minutes
July 21, 2015 Agenda Minutes
April 21, 2015 Agenda Minutes
Jan. 20, 2015 Agenda Minutes

2014 meetings

Oct. 21, 2014 Agenda Minutes
July 15, 2014 Agenda Minutes
June 10, 2014
Special meeting
Agenda Minutes
May 20, 2014
Special meeting
Agenda Minutes
April 15, 2014 Agenda Minutes
Jan. 21, 2014 Agenda Minutes

2013 meetings

Dec. 10, 2013
Special meeting for reviewing recommendations to amend code language
Agenda Minutes
Nov. 18, 2013
Special meeting for reviewing recommendations to amend code language
Agenda Minutes
Oct. 15, 2013 Agenda Minutes
July 16, 2013 Agenda Minutes
April 16, 2013 Agenda Minutes
Jan. 15, 2013 Agenda Minutes
bullet View the meeting archive for agendas and minutes from past years

* Special meeting date. Meeting dates subject to change based on board vote.


Make a request to the Plumbing Board
Request for Action form PDF Word
Request for Interpretation form PDF Word

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