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2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code for Existing Buildings

Product Code/ISBN: 3550S15MI

The 2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code for Existing Buildings is here.  This code, specifically for the state of Michigan, is based off the 2015 International Existing Building Code, published and created by the International Code Council.  Staying up-to-date is extremely important changes in the construction industry, especially when it comes to existing buildings.  With new codes comes new additions to the code and changes to materials and techniques.  Sometimes this can save you money by the changes made, but most times it can save you money by not having to pay the fines by not adhering to the code by code enforcement agencies.  Avoid fines and save time by grabbing yourself a copy of the 2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code for Existing Buildings.  New techniques and and new construction materials are added with each new addition!

Table of Contents

  1. Scope and Administration
  2. Definitions
  3. Provisions for all Compliance Methods
  4. Prescriptive Compliance Method
  5. Classification of Work
  6. Repairs
  7. Alterations – Level 1
  8. Alterations – Level 2
  9. Alterations – Level 3
  10. Change of Occupancy
  11. Additions
  12. Historic Buildings
  13. Relocated or Moved Buildings
  14. Performance Compliance Methods
  15. Construction Safeguards
  16. Referenced Standards

A1 Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings
A2 Earthquake hazard Reduction in Existing Reinforced Concrete and Reinforced Masonry Wall Buildings with Flexible Diaphragms
A3 Prescriptive Provisions for Seismic Strengthening of Cripple Walls and Sill Plate Anchorage of Light, Wood-Frame Residential Buildings
A4 Earthquake Risk Reduction in Wood-Frame Residential Buildings with Soft, Weak or Open Front Walls
A5 Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Concrete Buildings

Resource A Guidelines on Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and Assemblies

About the ICC: The International Code Council serves the primary function of creating a code that can be adapted across different regions and areas.  From there the codes are adapted to different states with changes made specifically for that region.