Contact Bureau of Construction Codes


Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Bureau of Construction Codes
1st Floor Ottawa Building

611 W. Ottawa Street

Lansing, MI 48933
 

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Bureau of Construction Codes/(Insert Division Name)
PO Box 30254
Lansing, MI 48909

Bureau of Construction Codes/(Insert Division Name)
PO Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909

 

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Bureau of Construction Codes
1st Floor Ottawa Building
611 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48933

517-241-0130
517-241-3423 Health Facilities Engineering Section

 

Division Information

DIVISION

DESCRIPTION

Administration
Phone: 517-241-9302

Office of the Bureau Director and Deputy Directors

Administrative Services Division

Phone: 517-241-9303

lara-bcc-asd@michigan.gov

Responsible for the bureau's budget, fees, internal controls, personnel oversight, performance reporting, document management, promulgation of administrative rules, legislation, publication of the bureau’s newsletter, training approvals, Freedom of Information Act Requests, and providing administrative support to the bureau’s administration and its boards and commissions.

 

REDIRECTS:

Boiler Division

Phone: 517-241-9334

bccblr@michigan.gov

Responsible for administration and enforcement of the Michigan Boiler Code (MBC) which includes conducting inspections of boiler installations and repairs and in-service inspections of existing boilers. Investigates boiler accidents and violations of the MBC and assures proper boiler permits are issued.

 

REDIRECT: Direct licensing questions to BCC’s Licensing Division at 517-241-9316.

Building Division

Phone: 517-241-9317

bccbldg2@michigan.gov

Responsible for administration and enforcement of the Michigan Building Code (MBC) and the structural provisions within the Michigan Residential Code by performing inspections and issuing certificates of occupancy. Follows up on violations of the MBC and assures proper building permits are issued.

 

REDIRECT: Direct residential builder and/or maintenance and alteration contractor questions to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at 517-373-9196 or www.michigan.gov/bpl.

Compliance Division

Phone: 517-241-9309

lara-bcc-compliance@michigan.gov

Reviews and investigates complaints against electricians, mechanical contractors, plumbers, boiler and elevator licensees, mobile home parks and dealers, local governmental code enforcing agencies, and alleged non-compliance to barrier free design requirements. Submit complaints online at https://aca3.accela.com/lara/.

 

REDIRECTS:

  • BCC does not title mobile homes. Contact the Office of the Secretary of State for Certificates of Mobile Home Ownership (titles) at 1-888-767-6424 or www.michigan.gov/sos.
  • Direct mobile home manufacturers and installers complaints to the U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD).
  • Direct residential builder and/or maintenance and alteration contractor complaints to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at 517-373-9196 or www.michigan.gov/bpl.

Electrical Division

Phone: 517-241-9320

bccelec@michigan.gov

Responsible for administration and enforcement of the Michigan Electrical Code (MEC) and the electrical provisions of the Michigan Residential Code by conducting inspections of electrical wiring and installations. Follows up on violations of the MEC and assures proper electrical permits are issued.

 

REDIRECT: Direct licensing questions to BCC’s Licensing Division at 517-241-9316.

Elevator Division

Phone: 517-241-9337

elevsafety@michigan.gov

Responsible for administration and enforcement of the Michigan Elevator Code (MEC) by conducting inspections of elevator installations alterations as well as annual safety inspections. Investigates elevator accidents and violations of the MEC and assures the proper elevator permits are issued.

 

REDIRECT: Direct licensing questions to BCC’s Licensing Division at 517-241-9316.

Health Facilities Engineering Section

Phone: 517-241-3408

lara-bcc-hfes@michigan.gov

Responsible to ensure the safe, efficient and effective delivery of healthcare through the review and oversight of healthcare construction and modernization projects; participation in surveys and inspections of healthcare facilities; oversight of private sewage systems at healthcare facilities; and serves as consultants on issues related to physical plant and sewage disposal systems at healthcare facilities.

Licensing Division

Phone: 517-241-9316

lara-bcc-licensing@michigan.gov

Responsible for determining eligibility of examinees, licensure and registration issuance, and renewals of registrations and licenses under the purview of the bureau. Responsible for annual inspections of mobile home parks, delegation of plan review and inspection authority for schools, and requests for assistance from local enforcing agencies. Apply for, renew, or check license status at https://aca3.accela.com/lara/.

 

REDIRECTS:

  • Submit List Requests for licensees/registrants to lara-bcc-service@michigan.gov.
  • Examinations are scheduled and conducted by PSI.
  • Direct residential builder and/or maintenance and alteration contractor complaints to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at 517-373-9196 or www.michigan.gov/bpl.
  • Direct mobile home installer complaints to the U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD).

Mechanical Division

Phone: 517-241-9325

bccmech@michigan.gov

Responsible for administration and enforcement of the Michigan Mechanical Code (MMC) and the mechanical provisions of the Michigan Residential Code by conducting inspections of mechanical equipment and installations. Follows up on violations of the MMC and assures proper mechanical permits are issued.

 

REDIRECTS:

  • Direct licensing questions to BCC’s Licensing Division at 517-241-9316.
  • Direct Freon questions to the Stratospheric Ozone Hotline at 1-800-296-1996.
  • Direct auto mechanic and auto mechanic licensing questions to Office of the Secretary of State at 1-888-767-6424 or at www.michigan.gov/sos.

Office of Land Survey & Remonumentation

Phone: 517-241-6321

bccolsr@michigan.gov

Ensures orderly and consistent review of subdivision plats, conducts final review of subdivision plats, administers the statewide program of monumenting and remonumenting the original U.S. government public land survey corners, reviews petitions for the State Boundary Commission. Also affixes and detaches mobile homes from real property.

 

REDIRECTS:

  • BCC does not title mobile homes. Contact the Office of the Secretary of State for Certificates of Mobile Home Ownership (titles) at 1-888-767-6424 or www.michigan.gov/sos.
  • Direct 425 questions to the Office of the Secretary of State at 1-888-767-6424 or www.michigan.gov/sos.

Permits Division

Phone: 517-241-9313

bccpermits@michigan.gov

Responsible for issuing boiler, building, electrical, elevator, mechanical and plumbing permits. Permits can be obtained via mail or in-person at our Lansing office. However, permits can also be applied for and status checked expeditiously online at https://aca3.accela.com/lara/.

 

REDIRECTS:

  • Submit List Requests for permits to lara-bcc-service@michigan.gov.
  • Mobile Home Park Permits to Construct are processed through the construction codes plan review program.
  • Health Facilities Permits are processed through the Health Facilities Engineering Section.

Plumbing Division

Phone: 517-241-9330

bccplbg@michigan.gov

Responsible for administration and enforcement of the Michigan Plumbing Code (MPC) and the plumbing provisions of the Michigan Residential Code by conducting inspections of plumbing equipment and installations. Follows up on violations of the MPC and assures proper plumbing permits are issued.

 

REDIRECT: Direct licensing questions to BCC’s Licensing Division at 517-241-9316.