Building & Trade Code Information



Building

Commercial

MBC 2015 (Michigan Building Code 2015) Effective
April 20, 2017 ~ Accessibility - ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009

Residential

MRC 2015 (Michigan Residential Code 2015) Effective February 8, 2016

Plumbing

Commercial

MPC 2015 (Michigan Plumbing Code 2015) Effective
April 20, 2017

Residential

MRC 2015 (Michigan Residential Code 2015) Effective
February 8, 2016

Electrical

Commercial

NEC 2014 (State of Michigan Electrical Code) 2014 National Electrical Code with Part 8 amendments Effective June 18, 2015

Residential

MRC 2015 (Michigan Residential Code 2015) Effective February 8, 2016
Mechanical
Commercial
MMC 2015 (Michigan Mechanical Code 2015) Effective April 12, 2017
Fuel gas: IFGC-2015 Effective September 20, 2015
Residential
MRC 2015 (Michigan Residential Code 2015) Effective February 8, 2016

Rehab

MRCEB 2015 (Michigan Rehabilitation Code for Existing Buildings 2015) Effective December 13, 2016

Fire Code

IFC 2015 (International Fire Code 2015), as referenced in the 2012 Michigan Building Code
Fire Suppression

Commercial

NFPA 13 (2013)

Multiple Family

NFPA 13R (2013)

Residential

NFPA 13D (2013)

Fire Alarm

Commercial

NFPA 72 (2013)

Paint Booths

NFPA 17 (2013)

Kitchen Hoods

NFPA 17A (2013)

Residential

NFPA 72 (2013)

Energy Code

Commercial

MBC 2015 (Michigan Building Code 2015) - Chapter 13 and MEC 2015 (Michigan Energy Code 2015) - Chapter 1 through 6 and Michigan Energy Code, Part 10a. Rules (ANSI / ASHRAE/ IES Standard 90.1-2013) Effective September 20, 2017
Residential
MRC 2015 (Michigan Residential Code 2015) Effective February 8, 2016


Codes can be purchased by going to the Michigan department of Labor and Economic Growth, Bureau of Construction Codes and Fire Safety, Lansing, Michigan 48909, or view codes and standards on their website.