Building Codes

The City of Richmond along with all municipalities within the State of Michigan use the following codes:
  • Building Code - The 2012 Michigan Building Code for permits issued on or after October 9, 2014;
    and the 2015 Michigan Residential Code are enforced for permits issued on or after February 8, 2015.
  • Electrical Code - The 2014 National Electrical Code with state amendments is enforced for permits issued on or after June 18, 2015.
  • Plumbing Code - The 2012 Michigan Plumbing Code is enforced for permits issued on or after January 17, 2014.
  • Mechanical Code - The 2012 Michigan Mechanical Code is enforced for permits issued on or after September 27, 2013.

History


Read the history of building codes.