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City of Northfield, MN
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057
Ph: 507-645-8833

Building Codes
Codes Adopted by the City of Northfield - Building Codes
Below are codes that the City has adopted.
  • 2012 International Building Code with state amendments /Chapter 1305
  • 2012 International Fire Code with state amendments/Chapter 7510
  • 2012 International Residential Code with state amendments/Chapter 1309
  • 2014 National Electrical Code
  • Elevators and Related Devices/MSBC Chapter 1307
  • Frost Depth/MSBC Rule 1303.1600 (Dakota County)
  • International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), 2006 edition
  • Minnesota Accessibility Code/Chapter 1341
  • Minnesota Commercial Energy Code 1323               
  • Minnesota Mechanical Code/Chapter 1346               
  • Minimum Plumbing MNFixtures /2006 IBC Chapter 29 as amended
  • Minnesota Residential Energy Code 1322
  • Minnesota State Plumbing Code/ Chapter 4714 & 4715               
  • Recycling Space/MSBC 103.1500
  • Snow Loads/MSBC Rules 1303.1700 (Dakota County)
  • Wind Speed/Minimum 90 mph

State of Minnesota Links
Learn more about Minnesota codes and regulations.


Related Resources
The following links may be helpful as you begin your building project. 
Building Inspections Department
801 Washington St. South
Northfield, MN 55057

Ph: 507-645-3004
Fx: 507-645-3055

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.