The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs – Plumbing Division are the ones who you must apply with to become a licensed Plumbing Contractor or Journeyman Plumber in Michigan. The Plumbing Division is responsible for issuing plumbing permits, the examination and licensing and renewals of licenses of plumbing contractors, apprenticeship registration, master and journey plumbers and for the inspection of plumbing installations and repair. The division also provides staff support to the State Plumbing Board and handles plumbing code questions–i.e., plumbing fixtures, water distribution, sanitary and storm lines. The 2012 Michigan Plumbing Code was filed with the Secretary of State on September 19, 2013, and becomes effective on January 17, 2014. The 2012 Michigan Plumbing Code will adopt by reference the 2012 edition of the International Plumbing Code with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan. The proposed rules will provide the latest standards to protect the health and promote the safety and welfare of Michigan’s residents by regulating the installation and inspection of plumbing within the state. The 2012 Michigan Plumbing Code is now available through the ICC website.(excerpt from The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs – Plumbing Division official web site).
To find the requirements to pass their state exam, the cost of their plumber license, license exam and renewal fee, please contact them directly as it can vary from year to year.
Michigan MI Plumbing License Links:
|We have found these links to various plumbing organizations, valuable on learning the trade and requirements necessary to succeed as a plumber. We have also included direct links to your local state’s website on how to locate their plumbing license information. Government websites are at times updated, therefore if you discover any links that are currently not working properly, please contact us so we can correct them. Thank you.|
|Michigan Plumbing Permit Information||Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association|
|Michigan Plumbing Examination Dates||American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)|
|Michigan State Plumbing Act||United Association|
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