Barrier Free Design Board Responsibilities and Meeting Schedule

The Barrier Free Design Board was created by Act 190 of 1974, amending 1966 PA 1. The board has the responsibility to receive, review, and process requests for exceptions to the barrier free design specifications; require appropriate equivalent alternatives when exceptions are granted; receive, process, and make recommendations for barrier free design rules.

The 9 members of the board are appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, to serve 3-years terms. Upon expiration of a term, a member may continue to serve until a successor is appointed.

Barrier Free Design Board Members 

Final Orders of the Barrier Free Design Board

2016 Board meetings will be held at 9:30 a.m. on the following dates (locations may vary, please see agenda for specific location):

Friday, January 15, 2016 - CANCELLED
Friday, March 18, 2016 - CANCELLED
Friday, May 20, 2016 - CANCELLED
Friday, July 15, 2016 -  Approved Minutes
Friday, September 16, 2016 - Draft Minutes
Friday, November 18, 2016 - CANCELLED

The meeting site and parking are accessible. Individuals attending the meeting are requested to refrain from using heavily scented personal care products, in order to enhance accessibility for everyone. Please make sure all cell phones, pagers and other personal electronic devices are turned off or set to vibrate. People with disabilities requiring additional services (such as materials in alternative format) in order to participate in the meeting should call the Administrative Services Division at 517-241-9303 at least 10 work days before the event. LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Questions regarding board meetings should be directed to the Administrative Services Division at 517-241-9303.

Barrier Free Design Exception Process