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Michigan Contractor License and Building Codes
State of Michigan Contractor & Building Information
Michigan Department of Licensing
Michigan Residential Builders and Maintenance & Alteration Contractors
Article 24 of Public Act 299 of 1980, as amended was created to license and regulate persons engaged in the construction of a residential structure or combination residential and commercial structure, or persons who undertake the repair, alteration, addition, subtraction or improvement of a residential structure or combination residential and commercial structure for compensation other than wages for personal labor.
For more information visit: Michigan Residential Builders and Contractors.
National Association of State Contractor’s Licensing Agencies (NASCLA)
Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services Office of Commercial Services – Residential Builders Unit
Check a Michigan Contractor License
To check to see if an electrician is licensed, or to check the status of an Electrical Contractor in the State of Michigan go to: Verify a Michigan Licensed Contractor
Michigan Building Permit Information
The Building Code
The purpose of the building code is to insure public safety, health and welfare insofar as they are affected by building construction, through structural strength, adequate egress facilities, sanitary equipment, light and ventilation, and fire safety; and, in general, to secure safety to life and property from all hazards incident to the design, erection, repair, removal, demolition or use and occupancy of buildings, structures or premises.
For more information visit: Michigan Building Permits.
Michigan 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.
For building code information visit: Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes .
Michigan Electrical Codes
NEC National Electrical Code Adoption: 2014
Effective June 18, 2015, The code adoption affects commercial & three and larger multi-family structures in the state, and also specific Michigan amendments.
Please Note: Due to the nature of the electrical code adoption process, we cannot guarantee complete accuracy of this information. Please notify us of any changes you may be aware of.
Michigan Energy Codes
The Michigan Energy Code is adopted and required by the Michigan Energy Office. This code sets minimum energy efficient buildings.
For more information visit: Michigan Building Energy Codes Program.
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