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Michigan Codes

Current and previous editions. 2 - 5 concurrent users.

State of Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes (BCC) Divisions

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) webpage provides access to examination and licensing information, public acts and administrative rules, and Code Works! articles for:

  • BCC Boiler
  • Building & Electrical
  • Elevator Safety & Mechanical
  • Offices of Administrative Services, Land Survey, and Remonumentation
  • Plan Review (Barrier Free Design)
  • Plumbing
Michigan Laws

Michigan law resources on the LCC Law Research Guide.

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Lansing - City Charter and Ordinances

Other Michigan Cities Ordinances

Municipal Codes in Other States

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Architectural Graphics Standards, 11th edition

Free PDF download available of the 2007 publication. The 12th edition was published April 2016.

National Electrical Code (NEC) or (NFPA 70)

Current and previous editions available through the NFPA Codes Online database. Search for code number 70. Do not use Internet Explorer web browser, it may not provide PDF downloading nor search functionality.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes Online

Current and previous codes and standards, including all NFPA handbooks, amended state editions, and annotated editions. Do not use Internet Explorer web browser, it may not provide PDF downloading nor search functionality.

Accessibility Guidelines

Includes the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Standard for Federal Facilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for Buildings and Facilities. 1 concurrent user.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE standards, guidelines, and handbooks. 1 concurrent user.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards Regulations

U.S. Dept. of Labor website provides access to the Code of Federal Regulations #29, the OSHA standards for Industry, Construction, Maritime, Recordkeeping, and State Plans.

U.S. Green Building Design Council publications

Access to the complete LEED Reference and Study Guides. 3 concurrent users

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International Codes Council Publications

Building, electrical, energy, fire, fuel, gas, mechanical, plumbing, residential, zoning codes and more. 3-5 concurrent users.

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MADCAD is a research database with international, national and state codes, standards and guidelines that include:

  • State of Michigan Codes
  • Evaluation services reports
  • FEMA reports
  • Fact sheets
  • Product links to vendors

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