Building Code Division
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Please note, the upgrade for the University of Minnesota Building Code Division Accela permit system is now available.  For information on the changes made, please connect to this link.


THE 2014 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE (NEC) becomes effective statewide July 1, 2014 

Electrical work covered by permits issued after July 1, 2014, will be subject to the provisions of the 2014 NEC. Permits issued before July 1, 2014, where the electrical work begins on or after July 1, 2014, will be subject to the provisions of the 2014 NEC. Jobs where the electrical work was in progress and the permit was filed before July 1, 2014, will continue to be inspected to the 2011 NEC.


Applying For a Permit

When applying for a permit please select the appropriate building or trade permit application for the type of work being performed. In order to complete the application you will need to know the project number, the University's Representative/Project Manager, and the construction valuation (contract value) for the project. If you do not have this information please contact your University Rep/PM. If you have questions at any point in the application process, please utilize the training video or quick reference guide links or call 612-625-2437 for assistance.


Contact Information

University of Minnesota
Building Code Division
319 15th Avenue SE
RM 270 Donhowe Building
Minneapolis, MN  55455
Phone: 612-625-3318
Fax: 612-625-6667

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