Michigan Code Official Renewal FAQ

Published on August 9, 2019 by Sara Chauvette

Michigan Code Official CE

What continuing education is required to renew my Michigan code official license?

Building Officials – 50 Hours
24-Hours of Technical
16-Hours of Administration
8-Hours of Specialty
2-Hours of Communication

Inspectors (any kind) – 47 Hours
24-Hours of Technical
18-Hours of Specialty
4-Hours of Administration
1-Hour of Communication

Plan Reviewers – 47 Hours
24-Hours of Technical
12-Hours of Plan Review
6-Hours of Specialty
4-Hours of Administration
1-Hour of Communication

When is my Michigan code official license due for renewal?

Licenses are due for renewal every 3-years by September 16th.

Do you report my code official continuing education to the state of Michigan?

No, the state of Michigan does not require continuing education be submitted unless they perform an audit. We will keep track of your records for 6-years at no extra cost.

What is the renewal process for Michigan code officials?

  1. Complete the state required continuing education – Sign Up Here!
  2. You will receive a renewal reminder within 60 days of your license expiration.
  3. Go to the LARA renewal website on or before the 9/16 deadline.

Who do I contact at the state level for questions about my Michigan code official continuing education?

Please contact the Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes: Call 517-241-9313 or visit their website.