These rules are mandated pursuant to Section 4 of 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1504(5). Also, MCL
125.1504(6) of PA 230 1972. MCL 125.1504(6) of PA 1972 required that beginning with the 2015
national code change cycle, the director shall add, amend, and rescind rules to simultaneously
update all chapters of the residential code at least once every 6 years or more frequently than once
every 3 years as the director determines is appropriate.
9. Please describe the extent to which the rules conflict with or duplicate similar rules,
compliance requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.
There are no similar rules or regulations adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.
10. Is the subject matter of the rules currently contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,
instructional bulletin, form with instructions, or operational memoranda?
There is no subject matter in these rules contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,
instructional bulletin, form with the instructions, or operational memoranda.
11. Are the rules listed on the department’s annual regulatory plan as rules to be processed
for the current year?
Yes, these rules are listed in the department's annual regulatory plan.
12. Will the proposed rules be promulgated under Section 44 of the Administrative Procedures
Act, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.244, or under the full rulemaking process?
MCL 24.244 (1)
A. Explain why the rules are being promulgated under 24.244.
For the solely formal purpose of correcting an administrative error in the edition year of the code