Subdivided Land Registration
Agency contact information:
The Minnesota Department of Commerce is the chief regulator for the banking, energy, insurance, real estate, securities, telecommunications industries and also operates Minnesota's Unclaimed Property.
Minn. Stats. 83
MINNESOTA RULES 2810.
Contact Department or forms begin at Minn. Rules 2810.9910.
Campground And Timeshare Registration Requirements
It is unlawful to offer or sell a subdivided land (Timeshare) interest or a membership camping contract in Minnesota unless that interest or contract is either registered or exempt from registration.
The law provides consumer protection to purchasers. The requirements of this statute are in addition to any local government requirements. The membership camping practices law is found in Minn. Stat. § 82A of the and the subdivided land law is found in Minn. Stat. § 83 and Minn. Rules 2810.
The forms for subdivided land begin at Minn. Rules 2810.9910.
If you have any questions about registering the land, call (651) 296-6332. If you have questions about licenses for individuals, call (651) 296-6319 or (800) 657-3978.
The filing fee for an application for registration of membership camping contracts is $500.
Fees for an application for registration of subdivided land is $150 for a notification registration, and $400 plus $1 per potential sale with a cap of $3,500 for a qualification registration. The law provides consumer protection to purchasers. The requirements of this statute are in addition to any local government requirements.
Licensing surcharge to be assessed
The Minnesota Legislature passed legislation requiring a 10% surcharge of no less than $5 and no more than $150 on each business, commercial, professional or occupational license. The funding from this surcharge will go to MN.IT Services (formerly Office of Enterprise Technology (OET)), which is establishing an electronic licensing system for the state. The surcharge will be in place through June 30, 2015. See Minn. Stat. § 16E.22.
Period of Issuance:
Ongoing as long as annual report is filed.
Length of Determination Process:
Applications are reviewed in the ordered received.
Other Pertinent Information:
Professional assistance in preparing applications is advised.