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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.
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.
Information on Sustainability in Michigan is maintained by the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.
The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's Water 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.