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Health Facilities Engineering Section

Health Facilities Engineering Section

 Contact the Health Facilities Engineering Section:

Phone: 517-241-3408
Fax: 517-763-0213

The Health Facilities Engineering Section serves 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 the physical plant and sewage disposal systems at healthcare facilities.

We are excited to announce an upgrade to our Plan Review system! Beginning 5/16/22, all new submissions will be in our new improved system.

Plan reviews can be submitted expeditiously online at For reviews submitted online, the applicant can also check those review statuses at: To ensure a timely review, please submit review requests at least 10 weeks before expected construction start date.


Plan reviews cannot begin until the following requirements have been met:

  • Application for Engineering Plan Review filled out & submitted/uploaded
    • Application should be filled out in its entirety to ensure the review process can begin
  • Operational Narrative detailing the scope of the project
  • Sealed Plans with bookmarks
  • Payment remitted to the State of Michigan
    • If paying by check – plan review cannot begin until payment is received and processed by the treasury department
  • For courtesy reviews submitted online, please note “INFO ONLY” in the project description and choose “Pay by Check” to bypass payment.

What's New

Federal Certification Regulations

Federal Certification Regulations for Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) - Outpatient Dialysis Centers, Nursing Homes and Hospices can be found on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website.