Building & Construction Regulations

The City of West St. Paul enforces the Minnesota State Building Code, providing minimum standards to safeguard life, property, and the well-being of the public. It accomplishes this by regulating and controlling the design, construction, and quality of materials used in building projects.

List of the adopted State Codes

Building

Electrical

  • National Electrical Code (NEC)
    • Note: Additional Minnesota Statutes and Rules apply.

The Electrical Codes and Standards can be accessed online.

Mechanical

Plumbing

Energy

Accessibility

Fire

The Minnesota State Fire Marshal website has additional information.

Other Related Codes

Some of these codes may apply, but are enforced by other agencies.

Elevators

Boilers / High Pressure Steam

Minnesota Department of Health

Food service, pools, lodging, body art, etc.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Grocery, bakery, wholesale, convenience store, etc.

Metropolitan Council

Sewer Access Charges (SAC).

St. Paul Regional Water

Water Access Charges (WAC).