Michigan Building Codes


Adoption Info


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.

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

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, and the Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2010.

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

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