|The Building Division provides building code administration, enforcement and inspections services. They also provide building inspections for manufactured housing communities, issue manufactured housing licenses and provide staff support to the Manufactured Housing Commission. They are also responsible for installer/servicers, retailers and manufacturers, administrative action relative to these functions and ordinance reviews for manufactured housing communities. The division also registers code inspectors and approves instructors and training programs for code inspectors.|
Note: Builder Licenses are not issued through this agency. Please contact the Bureau of Commercial Services at 517-373-8376 (license/renewals); 517-241-9202 (complaints); 800-733-9267 (examination questions); 517-373-8376 (licensing verification).
Residential Code Meeting Schedule
2012 Residential Code Change Proposal Form
The Building Officials, Plan Reviewers, and Inspectors rules were filed with the Secretary of State on March 25, 2013, and become effective on April 24, 2013. The Building Officials, Plan Reviewers, and Inspectors Rules were updated to clarify and update experience requirements to become registered as a code official or plan reviewer in Michigan; provide for a grace period for re-registreation of building officals, plan reviewers, and inspectors; and update the types of educational and training programs that are allowed. The rules below are the complete rule set.
Building Officials, Plan Reviewers and Inspector Rules
Michigan Building/Residential Code Rules, Michigan Rehabilitation Code for Existing Buildings Rules, and the Michigan Uniform Energy Code Parts 10 & 10a Rules
The 2009 Michigan Building/Residential, Rehabilitation and Energy Code Rules were filed with the Secretary of State on November 8, 2010, and become effective March 9, 2011. The rules provide the latest standards to protect the health and promote the safety and welfare of the people by regulating the construction, reconstruction and alteration of buildings within the state. The rules provided below are only those rules affected during the recent Michigan amendment process.
2009 Michigan Building/Residential Code Rules
2009 Michigan Rehabilitation Code Rules
2009 Michigan Uniform Energy Code Rules - Residential
2009 Michigan Uniform Energy Code Rules - Commercial
Michigan Uniform Energy Code Part 10 & Part 10A
Cost Benefit Analysis Report
Residential Builders and Maintenance & Alteration Contractors may purchase a copy of the 2009 Michigan Residential Code from the International Code Council at a discounted cost of $81.50. This is a member price offered by ICC if the book is ordered via the Bureau of Construction