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Title: Electrical Contractors
Alternate Title: Electrical Contractor Class A
Description: Chapter 1315 of the State Building Code adopts a national standard for the installation of electrical wiring, apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, power, technology circuits and systems, and alarm and communication systems. Minnesota's electrical code consists of the National Electrical Code (NEC) as published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) licenses electrical contractors, electricians and installers and register unlicensed individuals.
Subject: Electricians
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:12:38 PM
Modification Date: 3/2/2021 9:48:21 AM
Agency Name: Labor and Industry (DLI), Minnesota Department of
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Agency Description: The agency oversees the state's programs for apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, dual-training (PIPELINE Program), occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, workers' compensation and youth skills training programs. The Office of Combative Sports, within the Department of Labor & Industry, ensures Minnesota's combative sporting events are conducted in a manner that minimizes injuries and ensures fair competition.
Agency Phone: 651-284-5005
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Agency Address:
443 Lafayette Road N.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Division Name: Construction Codes and Licensing Division (CCLD)
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Unit Name: Licensing and Certification Services
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Unit Phone: 651-284-5034
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What you need to know:

Electrical codes and standards

Portable and temporary power

Equipment approval

Solar PV resources

Emergency notices

Rules: 3800.3530

Statutes: 326.242

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Period of Issuance:

Two years, expiring on the last day of February of even-numbered years.

Length of Determination: Variable, dependent on completed application and whether application is submitted in person or by mail. Applications are accepted over-the-counter and if the application is complete and all conditions of licensure are met, the license may be issued immediately.
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Activity: Electricians
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