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20 April Michigan


State of Michigan

Residential Code – Public Hearing

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Construction Codes, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 9:00a.m in the Conference Room 3, 2501 Woodlake Circle, Okemos, MI 48864. The Part 5. Michigan Residential Code and the Part 10 Michigan Energy Code (Residential) are proposed to be effective 120 days after filing with the Secretary of State.

The public hearing is being held to receive comments on the proposed amendments to the administrative rules noted above. Testimony will be taken for each rule set in the order the rules are listed above. Individuals who are not present during testimony for a particular rule set will be provided an opportunity to testify after final testimony on the Part 10. Michigan Energy Code (Residential).

The proposed residential rules will adopt the 2015 International Residential Code and Chapter 11 of the 2015 Code is being amended to incorporate the Chapter 11 language already recommended by the Residential Code Review Committee, with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan. The hearing is being conducted by the Department under the authority of section 4 of 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1504, and Executive Reorganization Order No's. 2003-1, 2008-4, MCL 445.2011, 445.2025 and 445.2030.

The proposed Part 10. Energy (Residential) rules will adopt the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan. The hearing is being conducted by the Department under the authority of section 4 of 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1504, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 2003-1 and 2008-4, 2011-4, MCL 445.2011 and MCL 445.2025.

The proposed rules will be published in the May 15, 2015, Michigan Register. Copies of the proposed Michigan amendments to the Residential Code and the Part 10 Energy (Residential) Code may be obtained for a fee of $5.00 for each rule set by submitting a check or money order made payable to the State of Michigan at the address below. You may download a free copy of the proposed amendments by visiting the Bureau's website at www.michigan.gov/bcc. The amendments are located under "What's New" on the front page of the website.

Oral or written comments may be presented in person at the hearing on May 28, 2015 or submitted in writing by mail, or facsimile no later than 5:00 p.m., May 28, 2015 to the Bureau's contact information below. If your presentation at the public hearing is in written form, please provide a copy to the Rules Analyst at the conclusion of your testimony at the hearing.

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Construction Codes
Office of Administrative Services
P.O. Box 30254
Lansing, MI 48909

Contact: Don Iverson, don.iverson@nema.org

 

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