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Minnesota Rules, Part 1303.2200, Simplified Wind Loads

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry is considering possible amendments to rules governing the Minnesota Provisions of the State Building Code. Specifically, the Department is considering rule amendments that will amend existing Minnesota Rules, part 1303.2200 (Simplified Wind Loads) to correct content and formatting errors in the equation for calculating simplified design wind pressures.

Published notices and comment periods

Availability of rule draft(s) and statement of need and reasonableness

Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing

To be determined.

ALJ reports

To be determined.


View the order issued Oct. 3, 2019, by Administrative Law Judge Kimberly Middendorf, which approves the proposed rules. 

Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations

  • This is a completed rulemaking.

  • The Order Adopting Rules was signed Oct. 4, 2019.

Date the rule was filed with Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted

  • The effective date of the rule as adopted is July 31, 2020.

  • The rule was filed with the Secretary of State on Oct. 8, 2019.

Written comments, questions and requests

Contact person for procedural questions and to submit comments:  Amanda Spuckler
Phone:  651-284-5006
Fax:  651-284-5749

Contact person for technical content of the proposed rule changes:  Dan Kelsey
Phone:  651-284-5852
Fax:  651-284-5749

Contact the persons above for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.

Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at: Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN 55155.

Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.