Building Codes

The City of Richmond along with all municipalities within the State of Michigan use the following codes:
  • Building Code - The 2015 Michigan Building Code for permits issued on or after April 20, 2017;
    and the 2015 Michigan Residential Code are enforced for permits issued on or after February 8, 2016.
  • Electrical Code - The 2017 National Electrical Code with state amendments is enforced for permits issued on or after January 4, 2019.
  • Plumbing Code - The 2015 Michigan Plumbing Code is enforced for permits issued on or after April 20, 2017.
  • Mechanical Code - The 2015 Michigan Mechanical Code is enforced for permits issued on or after April 12, 2017.

History


Read the history of building codes.