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Mechanical Code Formal Hearing - August 27, 2020

08/10/2020 11:05 PM | M.J. D'Smith (Administrator)

Please see the below public notice of hearing from the Bureau of Construction Codes.  You may view the proposed changes to Part 9a Mechanical Code on the MIACCA website by  Clicking Here.



Part 9a. Mechanical Code (ORR# 2019-131 LR)

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Construction Codes, will hold a public hearing on the amendments for the Part 9a. Mechanical Code.  The public hearing will be held virtually using Zoom on August 27, 2020, at 9:00 am.  Currently, Executive Order 2020-154 is in effect to provide temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by participating social-distancing measures and continues through September 8, 2020.

The amendments of the Part 9 a. Mechanical Code are proposed to take effect 120 days after filing with the Secretary of State.  The proposed rule set (2019-131 LR) will adopt by reference the 2018 edition of the International Mechanical Code (IMC) with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan.  The 2018 edition of the International Mechanical Code is based on mechanical principals used in mechanical codes across the country.  The Part 9a. Mechanical Code also includes rules that amend the IMC to address mechanical practices that are specific to Michigan and that delete those requirements in the IMC that do not pertain to Michigan. 

The proposed rules will be published in the August 15, 2020, Michigan Register.  You may download a free copy of the proposed amendments by visiting the Bureau's website at

Oral comments may be presented in-person over Zoom on August 27, 2020.  Whether a public meeting is held in-person or remotely, written comments can always be submitted by email no later than 5:00 p.m., August 27, 2020 to

All members of the public may attend and participate in this meeting by visiting the following link or dialing the number below at the time of the meeting.  If you would like to speak at the meeting, please email with your name and who you are representing by August 26, 2020, so an attendance list for the speakers can be made.

Web Link:

Phone Number: (877) 873-8017

When prompted, please enter the following Password / Conference Code: 109987.

The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.  All participants may access the meeting at the above web link or phone number 15 minutes before it begins.


Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Bureau of Construction Codes

Administrative Services Division

Telephone (517) 582-5519

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