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Michigan Codes

Current and previous editions.

State of Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes (BCC) Divisions

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) webpage provides access to examination and licensing information, public acts and administrative rules, and Code Works! articles for:

  • BCC Boiler
  • Building & Electrical
  • Elevator Safety & Mechanical
  • Offices of Administrative Services, Land Survey, and Remonumentation
  • Plan Review (Barrier Free Design)
  • Plumbing
Michigan Laws

Michigan law resources on the LCC Law Research Guide.

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Lansing - City Charter and Ordinances

Other Michigan Cities Ordinances

Municipal Codes in Other States

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Architectural Graphics Standards, 11th edition

Premier source for building design and construction information. Browse from your desktop or mobile device to download 3,000 architectural details in DFX, DGN, and DWG formats when needed.

ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library

Current industry-leading standards and technical engineering information on the topics of civil engineering, environmental health & safety, mechanical & solar engineering, and industrial materials science. Includes manuals, books, data, special technical publications and journal articles.

National Electrical Code (NEC)

Current and previous editions are also available from NFPA Codes Online, search for NFPA #70.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes Online

Current and previous codes and standards, including all NFPA handbooks, amended state editions, and annotated editions. Most NFPA codes and standards are also available in MADCAD, where you can cross-search the ICC Fire codes and the NFPA codes together.

Accessibility Guidelines

Includes the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Standard for Federal Facilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for Buildings and Facilities.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE standards, guidelines, and handbooks.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards Regulations

U.S. Dept. of Labor website provides access to the Code of Federal Regulations #29, the OSHA standards for Industry, Construction, Maritime, Recordkeeping, and State Plans.

U.S. Green Building Design Council publications

Access to the complete LEED Reference and Study Guides.

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International Codes Council Publications

Building, electrical, energy, fire, fuel, gas, mechanical, plumbing, residential, zoning codes and more.

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MADCAD is a research database with international, national and state codes, standards and guidelines that include:

  • State of Michigan Codes
  • Evaluation services reports
  • FEMA reports
  • Fact sheets
  • Product links to vendors

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