Michigan Building Codes and Contacts

The following information is reprinted with permission from the Building Codes Assistance Project:
Michigan climate zones
Current Commercial Code

2015 Michigan Energy Code
Based on the 2015 IECC with state-specific amendments
Effective 2/8/2016

Current Residential Code

2015 Michigan Residential Code, Chapter 11
Based on 2015 IECC with state-specific amendments
Effective 2/8/2016

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Climate Zones: 5A, 6A, 7

Code Adoption and Change Process

Code Change Process

The Michigan Uniform Energy Code (MUEC) is promulgated by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA, formerly DELEG) Bureau of Construction Codes and is evaluated for revisions or modifications every three years.

Code Change Cycle

The Bureau of Construction Codes in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA, formerly DELEG) reviews the MUEC every three years in concurrence with the national model code cycle.

Next Code Update

Michigan Code Contacts

Irvin Poke
Director, Construction Codes
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Email: pokei@michigan.gov

Roger Doherty
Energy Office
Michigan Energy Office
Email: dohertyr1@michigan.gov

Isaac Elnecave
Senior Policy Manager
Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
Email: ielnecave@mwalliance.org

This information was compiled by the Building Codes Assistance Project, and used with their permission.