St. Paul cannot adopt overly restrictive egress windows policy, court rules

The Minnesota state Court of Appeals rejected St. Paul's attempt to adopt a policy on egress windows that was stricter than state law.

August 10, 2012 |

The Minnesota state Court of Appeals rejected St. Paul's attempt to adopt a policy on egress windows that was stricter than state law, saying city policy cannot conflict with state code.

State law already forbids cities from adopting ordinances in conflict with state law. The ruling makes clear that policies may not, as well.

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