Building Codes

The City of Richmond along with all municipalities within the State of Michigan use the following codes:
  • Building Code - The 2009 Michigan Building Code and the 2009 Michigan Residential Code are enforced for permits issued on or after March 9, 2011.
  • Electrical Code - The 2011 National Electrical Code with state amendments is enforced for permits issued on or after July 1, 2013.
  • 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.