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Office of Pipeline Safety

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
 

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One-Call Law Proposed Changes Stakeholder Meetings

The Office of Pipeline Safety (MNOPS) has received approval to move forward with proposed changes to Minnesota’s One-Call Law (Minnesota Statute 216D). These proposed changes are in response to statewide issues and an increase in complaints received in 2019.

Click this link to view the finalized MS216D revision language.

MNOPS values the feedback it has already received on these changes and looks forward to continued conversations with stakeholders as we work through this process.

What’s next? Click this link to register for stakeholder meetings that will be held the week of Nov. 18. All meetings are from 9-11 a.m.

1. Facility operators: Monday, Nov. 18
2. One-call center: Tuesday, Nov. 19
3. Engineering/survey companies: Wednesday, Nov. 20
4. Locators: Thursday, Nov. 21
5. Excavators: Friday, Nov. 22

Meetings will be held at the Office of Pipeline Safety Office, 445 Minnesota St., Suite 147, St. Paul, MN 55101. You can also join via teleconference.

Please call 651-201-7230 or email us at dps.mnops.response@state.mn.us if you have any questions or comments.


Report One-Call Excavation Complaints Electronically

​It's the law to call 811 in Minnesota at least two business days before digging in your yard.

If you know someone is violating Minnesota's damage prevention laws, you can now report it online by completing this electronic form.