Building Code Division

Building Code Division Staff

  • Al Ernste — Building Official Email  |  507-333-0347
  • Dave Mathews — Building Inspector Email  |  507-333-0357
  • Sandi Tidemann — Department Secretary Email  |  507-333-0387
  • Peter Waldock — Community Development Director Email  |  507-333-0374

Overview

Building Code Division is part of the Department of Community Development. This division administers the Building and Property Maintenance Code Programs, Electrical Inspection Program, the Manufactured Home Point of Sale Inspection Program and Rental Registration Program. The division is responsible for the enforcement of the Minnesota State Building Code and The Minnesota Electrical Code in the City of Faribault. Programs are focused on building safety at all stages of construction and use.

Information on handling Lead Paint and Asbestos

The Minnesota Department of Health has issued rules for Contractors handling Lead Paint and Asbestos. These rules became effective February 1, 2011. To learn more you can click on the following links:

Presentations by the Minnesota Department of Health about lead paint and asbestos rules when remodeling are now available for view or download in Microsoft PowerPoint format at the following links:
-- Presentation 1: Dealing with Lead Paint During Remodeling Activities(11MB)
-- Presentation 2: Dealing With Asbestos During the Remodeling Process(3.7MB)

After clicking the link, select "open" to view the presentation in your Web browser. Select "save" to download the presentation to your computer.

Additional information available from the Minnesota Department of Health and Environmental Protection Agency includes:
- Details about the EPA Renovate, Repair and Paint (RRP) rule from the Minnesota Department of Health
- The EPA's main RRP website
- The EPA's website for locating certified renovation firms

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