Michigan Building Codes

Codes
2015 Michigan Building Code
adopts the IBC 2015 with amendments
2015 Michigan Residential Code
adopts the IRC 2015 with amendments
2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code
adopts the IEBC 2015 with amendments
2018 Michigan Plumbing Code
adopts the IPC 2018 with amendments
2015 Michigan Mechanical Code
adopts the IMC 2015 with amendments
2015 Michigan Energy Code
adopts the IECC 2015 with amendments
Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities 2009 of Michigan
adopts the A117.1, 2009 with amendments
Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems 2013 of Michigan
adopts the NFPA 13, 2013 without amendments
National Electrical Code 2017 of Michigan
adopts the NFPA 70, 2017 with amendments
Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings 2013 of Michigan
part of the MI Energy Code for Commercial Buildings
Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete of Michigan
adopts the ACI 318 2014 with amendments
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals 2018 of Michigan
adopts the FGI Hospital, 2018 without amendments
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities 2018 of Michigan
adopts the FGI Outpatient, 2018 without amendments
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities 2018 of Michigan
adopts the FGI Residential, 2018 without amendments
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators 2010 of Michigan
adopts the ASME A17.1, 2010 with amendments
This code is not available on UpCodes
2017 Michigan Electrical Code
adopts the MI EC 2017 without amendments

Adoption Info

NOTICE:

The 2018 Michigan Plumbing Code became effective September 15, 2021.
Rulemaking for the 2018 Michigan Building Code, 2018 Michigan Mechanical Code, and the 2021 Michigan Energy Code is underway.

INCORPORATED UPDATES
Michigan Register
Issue No. 10 – 2021
Published June 15, 2021
Original document
2015 Michigan Residential Code Errors and Conflicts
effective March 31, 2020
Original document
Annual Administrative Code Supplement
2020 Edition
effective February 21, 2020
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION

Michigan Building Codes

The building codes of Michigan adopt the the 2015 Michigan Building Code, 2015 Michigan Residential Code, 2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code, International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), 2015 Michigan Mechanical Code, International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013, National Electrical Code, 2017, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2013, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals 2018, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities 2018, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities 2018, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2010, and the 2017 Michigan Electrical Code.

Michigan building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Michigan Agencies

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Bureau of Construction Codes
Website: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/
Address: 1st Floor Ottawa Building, 611 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, MI 48933
PO Box: 30254, 7150 Harris Drive, Lansing, MI 48909
Email: bccbldg2@michigan.gov
Phone: 517-241-9317

Bureau of Community and Health Systems
Website: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/bureau-list/bchs
Address: 611 W. Ottawa Street - Central 517-335-1980
P.O. Box: 30664 Lansing, MI 48909
Email: BCHS-Help@michigan.gov
Phone: 517-335-1980
Fax: 517-763-0213

State Fire Marshal
Website: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_42271_42321---,00.html
Address: 611 W. Ottawa, 4th Floor Lansing, Michigan 48933
Phone: (517) 241-8847
Fax: (517) 335-4061