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Helpful Links for Contractors & Design Professionals

Construction Plan Review and Permits Plan reviews and construction permits are provided in three different agencies: the Bureau of Construction Codes , the Bureau of Community and Health Systems , and the Bureau of Fire Services.

The Bureau of Construction Codes is responsible for the administration of the Construction Code Act, the Building Officials Registration Act, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and licensing laws, as well as the boiler and elevator programs. The Plan Review Division provides examinations to assure the construction project is designed in compliance with the code.

The DTMB is an Authorized Public Agency for managing Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control for projects managed by DTMB.

Plan Review and Permit Application Forms

Verify a License: Search for information on individuals or businesses licensed by or registered with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

The Wage and Hour Division handles prevailing wage compliance, reporting, and complaints.

The Michigan Legislature site provide information and texts of bills, resolutions, and public acts, and is a good location for information on Capital Outlay bills.

The State Administrative Board approves contracts and leases, oversees the state capital outlay process and settles claims against the State under $1,000.00. The Building Committee reviews and recommends design and construction issues.

MIOSHA provides information, education and compliance for workplace and industrial safety.

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's EGLE Permits site offers links to several commonly used permits.

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's Asbestos NESHAP Program provides information and permitting links.


Americans With Disabilities Act

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

National Park Service Technical Preservation Service

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Establishment Search

US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)


American Council of Engineering Companies - Michigan

American Institute of Architects - Michigan

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE)

American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated General Contractors

Construction Financial Management Association

Construction Industry Institute

Construction Owner's Association of America

Construction User's Roundtable

Michigan Chapter AGC

Michigan Fair Contracting Center

Society for College and University Planning

The Whole Building Design Guide

United States Green Building Council