Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Administrative Rules for Architects – General Rules  
Rule Set 2021-19 LR  
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  
Monday, October 18, 2021  
09:00 AM  
G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium  
525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan  
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will hold a public hearing to receive public  
comments on proposed changes to the Architects – General Rules rule set.  
The proposed revisions to the rules update accreditation standards for architecture educational  
programs; require a certificate of completion of any National Council of Architectural Registration Boards  
(NCARB) internship program or proof of current and continuous licensure in another state of at least five  
years to satisfy the experience requirement for licensure, clarify the requirements of the design and use  
of the seal of an architect; and include activities that qualify for continuing education, the documentation  
needed to show completion of the activity upon audit, and the limitations for receiving credit in qualifying  
continuing education activities.  
By authority conferred on the department in consultation with the board under MCL 339.205, MCL  
339.308, and MCL 339.2009 and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1, and  
2011-4, MCL 339.3501, MCL 445.2001, MCL 445.2011, and MCL 445.2030.  
The proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed  
issue of the Michigan Register. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or  
electronic mail at the following email address: BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov.  
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing, by mail, or by electronic mail at the  
following addresses until 10/18/2021 at 05:00PM.  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Professional Licensing – Boards and  
Committees Section P.O. Box 30670 Lansing, MI 48909-8170 Attention: Policy Analyst  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Professional Licensing – Boards and  
Committees Section P.O. Box 30670 Lansing, MI 48909-8170 Attention: Policy Analyst  
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the  
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.  
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 711- to make  
arrangements.