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STILLE-DEROSSETT-HALE SINGLE STATE CONSTRUCTION CODE ACT

Act 230 of 1972

AN ACT to create a construction code commission and prescribe its functions; to authorize the director to promulgate rules with recommendations from each affected board relating to the construction, alteration, demolition, occupancy, and use of buildings and structures; to prescribe energy conservation standards for the construction of certain buildings; to provide for statewide approval of premanufactured units; to provide for the testing of new devices, materials, and techniques for the construction of buildings and structures; to define the classes of buildings and structures affected by the act; to provide for administration and enforcement of the act; to create a state construction code fund; to prohibit certain conduct; to establish penalties, remedies, and sanctions for violations of the act; to repeal acts and parts of acts; and to provide an appropriation.


History: 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 442, Imd. Eff. Oct. 9, 1978 ;-- Am. 1980, Act 371, Imd. Eff. Dec. 30, 1980 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 135, Eff. Oct. 1, 1989 ;-- Am. 1994, Act 22, Eff. May 1, 1994 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 270, Imd. Eff. Jan. 8, 1996 ;-- Am. 1999, Act 245, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1999
Compiler's Notes: Enacting sections 1 and 2 of Act 245 of 1999 provide:“Enacting section 1. The title and sections 2a, 3a, 8a, 8b, and 9b of the state construction code act of 1972, 1972 PA 230, the title as amended and sections 2a, 3a, 8a, 8b, and 9b as added by this amendatory act, are effective upon enactment but apply only to 1 or more of the following codes only upon the effective date of the particular code update promulgated after October 15, 1999:“(a) The plumbing code, R 408.30701 to 408.30796 of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective July 31, 2001]“(b) The electrical code, R 408.30801 to 408.30873 of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective December 7, 1999]“(c) The mechanical code, R 408.30901a to 408.30995a of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective July 31, 2001]“(d) The building code, R 408.30401 to 408.30499 of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective July 31, 2001]“Enacting section 2. The title and sections 2, 3, 8, 9, and 9a of the state construction code act of 1972, 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1502, 125.1503, 125.1508, 125.1509, and 125.1509a, the title and sections 2 and 8 as amended by this amendatory act, apply to 1 or more of the following codes until the rules for the code update promulgated after October 15, 1999 for the specific code become effective, at which time each section does not apply to the particular code. Sections 2, 3, 8, 9, and 9a of the state construction code act of 1972, 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1502, 125.1503, 125.1508, 125.1509, and 125.1509a, are repealed on the effective date of the last of the rules updating the following codes promulgated after October 15, 1999:“(a) The plumbing code, R 408.30701 to 408.30796 of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective July 31, 2001]“(b) The electrical code, R 408.30801 to 408.30873 of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective December 7, 1999]“(c) The mechanical code, R 408.30901a to 408.30995a of the Michigan administrative code. [Effective July 31, 2001]“(d) The building code, R 408.30401 to 408.30499 of the Michigan administrative code.” [Effective July 31, 2001] Rules updating the electrical code (R 408.30801 et seq.) were promulgated November 19, 1999, and became effective December 7, 1999.
Popular Name: Act 230
Popular Name: Uniform Construction Code


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 125.1501SectionShort title.
Section 125.1502SectionRepealed. 1999, Act 245, Eff. July 31, 2001.
Section 125.1502aSectionAdditional definitions.
Section 125.1503SectionRepealed. 1999, Act 245, Eff. July 31, 2001.
Section 125.1503aSectionState construction code commission; creation; membership; quorum; meetings; designation of chairperson; exercise of authority; rules; compliance with open meetings act and freedom of information act.
Section 125.1504SectionState construction code; rules; promulgation; contents; purposes, objectives, and standards; recommendations by boards; frequency of updates; public meeting; notice; request to promulgate rule; availability of code to public; use of material or method of manufacture during interim.
Section 125.1504aSectionRepealed. 1985, Act 220, Eff. Jan. 13, 1988.
Section 125.1504bSectionBed and breakfast.
Section 125.1504cSectionInstallation of smoke alarms in existing buildings or structures; promulgation of rules required.
Section 125.1504dSectionResidential occupancies; installation of operational carbon monoxide device; requirements; liability; definitions.
Section 125.1504fSectionSingle-family or multifamily dwelling; installation of operational and approved carbon monoxide device; requirements; failure to comply; penalty; liability; definitions; name of section.
Section 125.1505SectionPowers of commission.
Section 125.1506SectionRules; promulgation; copies; exceptions.
Section 125.1507SectionDirector, subordinate officers, employees, experts, consultants, technical advisers, and advisory committees; appointment; duties; compensation; effectuating objectives of act; federal cooperation, funds, and grants.
Section 125.1508SectionRepealed. 1999, Act 245, Eff. July 31, 2001.
Section 125.1508aSectionApplicability of act and state construction code.
Section 125.1508bSectionAdministration and enforcement of act and state construction code.
Section 125.1509SectionContract with private organization.
Section 125.1509aSectionRepealed. 1999, Act 245, Eff. July 31, 2001.
Section 125.1509bSectionPerformance evaluation of enforcing agency.
Section 125.1509cSectionEffect of delinquent payment of civil fine, costs, or assessment.
Section 125.1510SectionApplication for building permit; form; fee; contents; statement; site plan; affidavit; filing written instrument designating agent, attorney, architect, engineer, or builder; additional information required for residential builder or residential maintenance and alteration contractor, plumbing contractor or master or journeyman plumber, electrical contractor or master or journeyman electrician, or mechanical contractor; statement required in building application form; filing application; availability of application and other writings to public; custody of application; imposition of requirements for additional permits; building permit not required; qualifying roadside stand; tent.
Section 125.1511SectionBuilding permit; examination and approval of application; issuance; changes in plans; commencement of construction; compliance with application; suspension, revocation, or cancellation.
Section 125.1512SectionInspection of construction; consent; time; inspectors; notice of violation; stop order; injunction.
Section 125.1513SectionCertificate of use and occupancy; issuance; contents; application; fee; temporary certificate; notice of final inspection.
Section 125.1513aSectionDefinitions; prohibited appliances; exceptions; promulgation date.
Section 125.1513bSection“Lead free” defined; pipes, pipe fittings, solder, or flux to be lead free; exception.
Section 125.1513cSectionDefinitions; minimum standards for board and room facilities; inspection; noncompliance; order; penalty; hearing; payment and recovery of civil penalty; applicability of section.
Section 125.1513dSectionRequirements for stairwell geometry.
Section 125.1513eSectionSharing elevator between 2 buildings.
Section 125.1513fSectionLog walls; requirements.
Section 125.1514SectionConstruction board of appeals; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; appeal to board; hearing; decision; statement of reasons for decision; appeal to commission; copy of decision; additional powers or duties; procedures; conducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of certain writings to public.
Section 125.1515SectionSpecific variance from code; requirements; breach of condition; permissible variance.
Section 125.1516SectionAppeal to commission; time; hearing; quorum; effect of decision; copy of decision and statement of reasons; record of decisions; public inspection; referral of certain appeals to appropriate board; review of board's decision; petition.
Section 125.1517SectionEffect of appeal on orders, determinations, decisions, and actions.
Section 125.1518SectionFiling claim of appeal or petition to review.
Section 125.1519SectionPremanufactured units; certificate of acceptability; rules; building permit; fee; objections; hearing.
Section 125.1520SectionExamination of plans and specifications; assistance in inspection of construction or performance of duties.
Section 125.1521SectionPetition for approval of materials, products and methods; testing and evaluation; certificate of acceptability.
Section 125.1521aSectionInstallation or use of heating cable; application for approval; “heating cable” defined; construction of section.
Section 125.1522SectionFees; state construction code fund; fund for purchase and sale of codes and standards.
Section 125.1523SectionUnlawful conduct; penalty; separate offenses; retention of fine by governmental subdivision; designation of violation as municipal civil infraction.
Section 125.1523aSectionCivil violation; penalty; enforcement.
Section 125.1524SectionEffect of existing construction regulations and permits.
Section 125.1525SectionEffect of act on functions of state plumbing and electrical administrative boards.
Section 125.1526SectionTransfer of state plumbing and electrical administrative boards to commission.
Section 125.1528SectionInconsistent or conflicting provisions; powers and duties of other acts not affected.
Section 125.1528aSectionHome monitoring system; installation, maintenance, replacement, or servicing of electrical wiring, equipment, or devices; permit not required; definitions.
Section 125.1529SectionEnforcement of code or construction regulations by governmental subdivision or enforcing agency.
Section 125.1530SectionSaving clause; pending or subsequent prosecutions.
Section 125.1531SectionEffective date.