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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 will be hosting a 2023 Michigan Electrical Code update course for active code officials only on February 27, 2024 and February 28, 2024. The code update course will be held at the Michigan History Center located at 1st Floor Forum,  702 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI 48915. To sign-up, please send an email to bccelec@michigan.gov, include your full name, inspector registration number and the jurisdiction you are currently inspecting for. Certificates will be provided to each attendee after the completion of this course.

 

Effective February 5, 2024, the Bureau of Construction Codes is realigning the Licensing and Residential Builders Sections. The two areas will now be the Licensing Section and the Enforcement Section.

The Licensing Section will be responsible for licensing all trades under the purview of the Bureau of Construction Codes. This includes application and renewals of licenses under the Skilled Trades Regulation Act: electrical, mechanical contractor, boiler, building officials and inspectors, and plumbing; the Occupational Code, Article 24: residential builders, maintenance and alteration contractors, builder & M&A companies and salespersons; the Mobile Home Commission Act: mobile home parks, installers/repairers and dealers; the Elevator Licensing Act: elevator journeyman; and the Elevator Safety Board: elevator contractors.  If you have any questions regarding licensure or renewal, please call 517-241-9316 or send an email to lara-bcc-licensing@michigan.gov

The Enforcement Section will be responsible for accepting and processing complaints filed under the Mobile Home Commission Act, the Occupational Code: Article 24, and the Skilled Trades Regulation Act. This section is responsible for taking any administrative action against licensees. If you have any questions or would like to file a complaint, please call 517-241-9309 or send an email to LARA-BCC-Compliance@michigan.gov

Please take note of the changes in the above phone numbers and email addresses, as other email addresses previously associated with the residential builder regulatory program will no longer be answered after 3/1/2024.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this transition. 

 


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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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