Bureau of Construction Codes FAQs

The answers provided are not meant to be a substitute for legal advice.


Q  What is the mailing address for the bureau?

A  When sending a payment with your correspondence, the address is:
      LARA/BCC/(Division Name)
      PO Box 30255
      Lansing, MI 48909

      When only correspondence (w/o money) is being sent the address is:
      LARA/BCC/(Division Name)
      PO Box 30254
      Lansing, MI 48909


Q  What is the physical/overnight address for the bureau?

A   LARA/BCC/(Division Name)
     1st Floor Ottawa Bldg.
     611 W. Ottawa St.
     Lansing, MI 48913


Q  What are the office hours for the bureau?

A  The bureau's office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm


Q  How can a person find out if someone possesses a boiler, electrical, elevator, mechanical, plumbing, or mobile home park or mobile home dealer license?

A  A person can find out if someone is licensed by visiting our website at www.michigan.gov/bcc and clicking on "Online Licenses, Permits & Plan Review."


Q  Where do I find licensing examination information?

A  A person can find licensing examination information as well as the applications for those exams by visiting our website at www.michigan.gov/bcc and clicking on Examinations, Licensing & Continuing Education.


Q  Is an apprentice electrician required to register with the State of Michigan?

A  Yes. An apprentice electrician is required to register with the Bureau of Construction Codes, Electrical Division within 30 days of employment.