Minnesota Basic Code
The Minnesota Basic Code is a complete model code of ordinances designed specifically for smaller cities and towns in Minnesota. By utilizing the concept of shared cost to provide an economic alternative for codification, it allows smaller municipalities in Minnesota to enjoy the benefits of codification without the substantial expense of a customized code.
The Minnesota Basic Code contains provisions on subjects typically encountered by smaller cities and towns and may include:
Based on State Law
Most sections are based directly on Minnesota law or on model ordinances drafted by American Legal Publishing and reviewed by the League of Minnesota Cities. In addition, the Minnesota Basic Code is updated annually to incorporate state law enactments, deletions, and amendments, keeping your municipality current with changes in state law.