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Construction Codes


The dedicated staff of the Bureau of Construction Codes (BCC) work as a team to assure that the built environment and the systems within are sound, safe and sanitary; building users' health, safety and welfare are protected; and that, through a coordinated program of code compliance, investigation and training, there is consistent application of standards.  Full Description


Please submit any questions or requests to the Bureau of Construction Codes at:, and we will respond as quickly as possible. If you would like a return phone call, please provide the best time and number for a team member to connect with you. 

Also we strongly encourage you conduct business with us online at:

For disciplinary matters, submit documentation or make inquiries related to disciplinary actions to:

The Bureau is excited to announce a new main line phone number. Please call 517-241-9313 for assistance. 


Due to recent internal changes regarding the requirements and adoption of approved courses pertaining to updates and/or changes in the State Construction Code, the Bureau of Construction Codes has issued a one-time allowance for an extension in completing the required courses.

Both Journey and Master Plumbers must be able to provide proof, if audited, of attendance at a course approved by the Plumbing Chief, and show it was completed by March 31, 2023. Proof must state a completion date on or before 3/31/2023. 

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The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has great diversity of licenses and regulation within its oversight.

Our LARA Veteran Liaisons may be able to help you navigate through the process and programs within our Department. This is an initiative offered to veterans to receive assistance getting to the appropriate area under LARA’s authority by speaking to a LARA employee who is also a veteran.

Upon contacting the Department, you can request to speak with a LARA Veteran Liaison.  Based on up-front information provided, you will be directed to an appropriate liaison.

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