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MnDOT Statutes and Rules

Rulemaking Docket

In accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 14.366, MnDOT is required to maintain this public rulemaking docket, which contains all pending rulemaking proceedings by the department.

Pending rulemakings

Transportation for Elderly, Disabled; Chapter 8840

  • MnDOT contact: William Jensen-Kowski, 395 John Ireland Blvd. MS 420, St. Paul, MN 55155. William.Jensen-Kowski@state.mn.us, 651-336-3649.
  • Revisor No.: R-04593
  • Current Status/ Timetable:  MnDOT published a Request for Comments and is currently working with stakeholders on draft amendments.
  • Published Notices (SR cite): Request for Comments, 44 SR 586 (11/12/2019)
  • Comment Period/Inspection Location &Time: Comment period formally opened when the Request for Comments was published and will remain open until further notice.
  • Hearing Information (Location, Requests for Public Hearings & Inspection): N/A
  • Date of Rule Adoption: TBD
  • Date Filed with SOS: TBD
  • Effective Date of Rule: TBD

Limousines; Chapter 8880

  • MnDOT contact: Laura Roads, 395 John Ireland Blvd. MS 420, St. Paul, MN 55155.  Laura.Roads@state.mn.us, 651-366-3647.
  • Revisor No.: R-04594
  • Current Status/ Timetable: MnDOT published a Request for Comments and will soon solicit input from specific stakeholders on draft amendments.
  • Published Notices (SR cite): Request for Comments, 44 SR 1479 (06/08/2020)
  • Comment Period/Inspection Location &Time: Comment period formally opened when the Request for Comments was published and will remain open until further notice.
  • Hearing Information (Location, Requests for Public Hearings & Inspection): N/A
  • Date of Rule Adoption: TBD
  • Date Filed with SOS: TBD
  • Effective Date of Rule: TBD

Aeronautics, Chapter 8800

  • MnDOT contact: Rylan Juran (airport zoning rules), and Josh Root (other aeronautics rules), MnDOT Office of Aeronautics, 222 East Plato Boulevard, St. Paul, Minnesota 55107-1618. Rylan.Juran@state.mn.us, 651-234-7190; Joshua.Root@state.mn.us, 651- 366-4799.
  • Revisor No.: R-04655 (airport zoning rules); R-04654 (other aeronautics rules)
  • Current Status/ Timetable: MnDOT is considering amendments to its zoning rules; and possible amendments to its other rules to incorporate updates and housekeeping amendments.   MnDOT is planning to publish a Request for Comments on the zoning rules in the first half of 2021.
  • Published Notices (SR cite):  No publications yet.
  • Comment Period/Inspection Location &Time: Formal comment period on the airport zoning rules will open when the Request for Comments is published and will remain open well beyond 60 days and until further notice.  Timetable TBD regarding possible amendments to other rules. 
  • Hearing Information (Location, Requests for Public Hearings & Inspection): N/A
  • Date of Rule Adoption: TBD
  • Date Filed with SOS: TBD
  • Effective Date of Rule: TBD

Recently completed rulemakings

Public Transit; Chapter 8835

  • MnDOT contact: Laura Nehl-Trueman, 395 John Ireland Blvd. MS 430, St. Paul, MN 55155.  651-366-4173. Laura.nehl-trueman@state.mn.us
  • Revisor No.: R-04523
  • Current Status/ Timetable: Permanent rules were approved by the Office of Administrative Hearings on 07/31/2019.
  • Published Notices (SR cite): Request for Comments, 42 SR 807 (1/16/2018); Notice of Intent to Adopt without a Hearing, 43 SR1317 (05/13/2019); Adoption as Proposed, 44 SR 332 (08/26/2019).
  • Comment Period/Inspection Location &Time: N/A
  • Hearing Information (Location, Requests for Public Hearings & Inspection): N/A
  • Date of Rule Adoption:  07/31/2019
  • Date Filed with SOS: 08/01/2019
  • Effective Date of Rule: 09/03/2019