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Barrier Free Design Board

The Barrier Free Design Board was created by 1974 PA 190, amending 1966 PA 1.

The board may receive, review, process, grant, or deny requests for exceptions to the barrier free design specifications; require alternatives when exceptions are granted; receive, process, review, and act on complaints of noncompliance, and make recommendations for barrier free design rules.

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Requests to appear before the Barrier Free Design Board (including completed documentation and applicable fee) must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the meeting date. Meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change. All meetings held in UL CR 3 will be at 611 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, MI 48933 and meetings in the 1st Floor Forum will be held at 702 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, Michigan 48915.

The meeting site and parking are accessible. Individuals attending a meeting are requested to refrain from using heavily scented personal care products, in order to enhance accessibility for everyone. Please make sure all cell phones, pagers, and other personal electronic devices are turned off or set to vibrate. People with disabilities requiring additional services (such as materials in alternative format) in order to participate in a meeting should contact BCC's Administrative Services Division by emailing LARA-BCC-Boards-Commissions@michigan.gov or calling
517-241-9303 at least 10 workdays before the meeting date. LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

Jamie Glenn, Physically Limited & May be a Wheelchair User

Mark Loch, Engineer

Erin Shannon, Mobility Limited Individuals

Paul Ecklund , Visually Impaired

Ronald Campbell, Achitect

Kelly Pelong, Wheelchair User

Jeffrey Eischen Jr., Hearing Impaired

Sean Haskin, Building Inspectors

Alex Blehm, Construction Industry

2024 Barrier Free Design Meetings 

January 18, 2024, 10:00 am; Regular Meeting-UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: November 20, 2023

Public Notice

Cancelled due to lack of actionable business


March 14, 2024, 10:00 am; Regular Meeting-UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: January 16, 2024

Public Notice
Cancelled due to lack of quorum

May 9, 2024, 10:00 am; Regular Meeting-UL CR 4

Submittal Deadline: March 11, 2024

Public Notice Agenda Minutes

Final Decisions

July 11, 2024, 10:00 am; Regular Meeting-UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: May 13, 2024

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions

September 5, 2024, 10:00 am; Regular Meeting-UL CR 4

Submittal Deadline: July 8, 2024

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions

November 14, 2024, 10:00 am; Regular Meeting-UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: September 16, 2024

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions

2023 Barrier Free Design Meetings 

January 19, 2023 10:00 am; Regular Meeting - UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: November 21, 2022

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions

March 16, 2023 10:00 am; Regular Meeting - UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: January 16, 2023

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions

May 11, 2023 10:00 am; Regular Meeting - UL CR 4

Submittal Deadline: March 13, 2023

Public Notice


Cancelled due to lack of Quorum

July 13, 2023 10:00 am; Regular Meeting - UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: May 14, 2023

Public Notice
Cancelled due to lack of Quorum

September 7, 2023 10:00 am; Regular Meeting - UL CR 4

Submittal Deadline: August 3, 2023

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions

November 16, 2023 10:00 am; Regular Meeting - UL CR 3

Submittal Deadline: October 11, 2023

Public Notice Agenda Minutes Final Decisions