|Residential Building Code – 2020 Minnesota Residential Code Appendix Q
|2020 Minnesota Residential Code
|Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI), Construction Codes & Licensing Division (CCLD)
This provisions contained in this appendix are not mandatory unless specifically referenced in the adopting ordinance.
About this appendix: Appendix Q relaxes various requirements in the body of the code as they apply to houses that are 400 square feet in area or less. Attention is specifically paid to features such as compact stairs, including stair handrails and headroom, ladders, reduced ceiling heights in lofts and guard and emergency escape and rescue opening requirements at lofts.
Construction Codes and Licensing Division main number: 651-284-5012 or 800-657-3944
Updated: December 2023 – Laura
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