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Construction Codes

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Construction Codes

About the Bureau of 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.

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The Bureau of Construction Codes (BCC) has updated its seven (7) updated construction application forms (building permit, electrical permit, mechanical permit, plumbing permit, plan examination, school project plan examination, and premanufactured unit) which the State Construction Code Commission (SCCC) prescribed. The updated versions of these forms are available at: permits and plan reviews. Please note that BCC will not accept previous versions of these forms.

 

As a reminder for other units of government, the SCCC also prescribed plan review application forms and permit application forms that are substantially similar to the updated BCC forms. This may allow county and local (city, township, village) units of government to continue utilizing their forms if they are substantially similar to the updated BCC forms. BCC encourages local units of government to ensure their forms contain language and seek information required under state law, in substantial conformity with the updated BCC forms prescribed by the SCCC. Any units of government that use electronic versions of their forms through an on-line plan review and permitting system should maintain consistency for all their application form formats.

 

 

 


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Mobile Homes

The Mobile Homes program is responsible for initial and renewal licensure for mobile home parks and dealers and determining eligibility of park licensing through the annual inspection process. The program is also responsible for park and dealer complaints; park, dealer and installer & repair licenses; and park construction and permitting.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Please reference the LARA Accela Frequently Asked Questions for information regarding online licensing and permitting.
  • 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

  • LARA/BCC/(Division Name)
    2407 N. Grand River Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48906

  • The bureau's office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • A person can find out if someone is licensed by visiting our website at www.michigan.gov/bcc and clicking Verify a License.
  • 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 Licensing, Examinations, Licensing & Continuing Education.
  • Yes. An apprentice electrician is required to register with the Bureau of Construction Codes within 30 days of employment.

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