The State Building Code applies throughout the State of Minnesota. The City's Building Official enforces the Building Code. Plumbing, HVAC and Electrical installations are also regulated by the State and enforced by the City.
The International Code Council (ICC) is a professional organization which develops uniform building codes, provides certification and educational opportunities to local building officials and other industry professionals, and assists in the acceptance of new building products.
The 10,000 Lakes Chapter and the Association of Minnesota Building Officials of the ICC provides educational opportunities, legislative affairs and code development assistance to building professionals in Minnesota.
The Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM) represents builders, remodelers and associated industries. The Association works to improve home building throughout the State.
The State of Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry licenses building contractors, provides information to consumers about choosing and hiring a building contractor, and investigates complaints against contractors.