5230.0095 High Pressure Piping Business Licenses


Published: 2015

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5230.0095 HIGH PRESSURE PIPING BUSINESS LICENSES.


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Subpart 1.

High pressure piping business license required.

An individual, person, partnership, firm, corporation, or association must obtain or use a business with a high pressure piping business license before obtaining a permit for high pressure piping work.


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Subp. 2.

High pressure pipefitting business license procedure.

To obtain a high pressure pipefitting business license, as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 2, an applicant must submit a form approved by the department and signed by the applicant. The application shall include the applicant's certification that the applicant has:

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workers' compensation insurance required by law or that the applicant is exempt;


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public liability insurance as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 6; and


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C.

a high pressure pipefitting business license performance bond that meets the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 5.
With the application, the applicant shall submit copies of the applicant's workers' compensation insurance certificate, if not exempt; the applicant's public liability insurance certificate; the applicant's high pressure pipefitting business license performance bond; and a check for the amount of the fee required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.921, subdivision 7. The term of the high pressure pipefitting business license shall be a calendar year or the balance of the calendar year after application. High pressure pipefitting business licenses must be renewed annually on a calendar-year basis.



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Subp. 3.

Affiliation with licensed high pressure contracting pipefitter.


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A.

If a high pressure pipefitting business licensee is an individual, then that individual must be a licensed contracting high pressure pipefitter. If a high pressure pipefitting business licensee is not an individual, then the business licensee must have a licensed contracting high pressure pipefitter who works full time for the business licensee and who is affiliated with the business licensee in one of the following capacities:

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as an employee;


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(2)

as the proprietor, if the business licensee is a sole proprietorship;


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(3)

as a partner, if the business licensee is a partnership;


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as an officer, if the business licensee is a corporation; or


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as a member, if the business licensee is a limited liability company.



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B.

If at any time the high pressure pipefitting business licensee no longer meets the requirements of item A, then the business licensee must notify the department within five business days after the last day that the business licensee met the requirements of item A. If the business licensee fails to meet the requirements of item A for 60 or more consecutive calendar days, then the high pressure pipefitting business license shall lapse.