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Detroit, Michigan Building Codes

Building Codes References

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeMichigan Building Code 2003Bureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Structural CodeMichigan Building Code 2003Bureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Plumbing CodeMichigan Plumbing Code 2003Bureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Mechanical CodeMichigan Mechanical Code 2003Bureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Electrical CodeNEC 2008 with Part 8 technical amendmentsBureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Accessibility CodeMichigan Building Code 2003Bureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Energy CodeMichigan Uniform Energy CodeBureau of Construction Codes (517) 241-9317
Elevator CodeASME A17.1-2004; ASME A18.1-2003
Detroit Elevator Code
Buildings and Safety Engineering Dept
Mechanical Division
(313) 224-3181

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralBuildings & Safety Engineering Department
Phone: (313) 224-2733
Fax: (313) 224-1467
PlumbingBuildings & Safety Engineering Department
Phone: (313) 224-2733
Fax: (313) 224-1467
MechanicalBuildings & Safety Engineering Department
Phone: (313) 224-2733
Fax: (313) 224-1467
ElectricalBuildings & Safety Engineering Department
Phone: (313) 224-2733
Fax: (313) 224-1467
AccessibilityBuildings & Safety Engineering Department
Phone: (313) 224-2733
Fax: (313) 224-1467
Historic PreservationSusan McBride
Historic District Commission
Phone: (313) 224-6536
EnvironmentalVincent R. Nathan, PhD, MPH
Director, Environmental Affairs Dept
Phone: (313) 471-5100
Fax: (313) 471-5139
Fire MarshalFire Marshal
Phone: (313) 596-2932
ZoningZoning Coordinator
Phone: (313) 224-2733
PlanningJohn Baran
Executive Manager - Planning
Phone: (313) 224-6380
Fax: (313) 224-1629
City AttorneyRuth Carter
Corporation Counsel
Phone: (313) 224-4550
Fax: (313) 224-5505
Public WorksCathy L. Square
Director
Phone: (313) 224-3901
Fax: (313) 224-1464
Parks/RecreationLoren Jackson
Director
Phone: (313) 224-1100
Fax: (313) 224-1734
AviationDelbert Brown
Director
Phone: (313) 628-2146
Fax: (313) 852-4777

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