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Below you can find links to Building Codes and Authorities Having Jurisdiction for Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Grand Rapids Michigan Building Codes

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling Code2003 Michigan Building CodeMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Structural Code2003 Michigan Building CodeMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Plumbing Code2003 Michigan Plumbing CodeMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Mechanical Code2003 Michigan Mechanical CodeMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Electrical CodeNEC 2008 with Part 8 technical amendmentsMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Fire/Life Safety Code2003 IFC
Accessibility Code2003 Michigan Building CodeMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Energy CodeMichigan Uniform Energy CodeMichigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9317
Elevator CodeASME A17.1-2004; ASME A18.1- 2003Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes, (517) 241-9337

Michigan 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
StructuralEdward Lumas
Plan Reviewer - Building Code & Accessibility
Phone: (616) 456-3826
PlumbingMarvin Schierbeek
Plumbing Inspector II
Phone: (616) 456-3157
MechanicalPaul Schaut
Mechanical Inspector II
Phone: (616) 456-4634
ElectricalDennis Tanner
Electrical Code
Phone: (616) 456-3048
CivilGary Slykhouse
Project Engineer
Phone: (616) 456-3073
AccessibilityEdward Lumas
Plan Reviewer - Building Code & Accessibility
Phone: (616) 456-3826
Historic PreservationRhonda Saunders
Historic Preservation Specialist
Phone: (616) 456-3451
Fax: (616) 456-4568
ZoningDale Fitz
Planner II
Phone: (616) 456-3649
PlanningDale Fitz
Planner II
Phone: (616) 456-3649
EnvironmentalRandall Fisher
Acting Director, Environmental Services
Phone: (616) 456-3625
City AttorneyPhilip Balkema
City Attorney
Phone: (616) 456-3181
Public WorksDarrell VanderKooi
Assistant Public Works Director
Phone: (616) 456-4155
Fire MarshalEric Dokter
Fire Prevention Inspector
Phone: (616) 456-3803
Fax: (616) 456-3898
Parks/RecreationJay Steffen
Director
Phone: (616) 456-4234

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