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2021 COCM Board

Stephen, Matt, Steven, Jeff, Tim, Jim, Jesse

The COCM Conference Information Page contains 

information such as 

Upcoming Conference Information

Education Agendas

Available Conference Handouts 

and 

Certificates of Attendance

 

Officials Speak up or at least listen in as to stay informed.

You may download a free copy of the proposed amendments by visiting the Bureau’s website at www.michigan.gov/bcc

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS

BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION CODES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Skilled Trades (ORR# 2019-101 LR)

Plumbing Board (ORR# 2019-106 LR)

Electrical Administrative Board (ORR# 2019-110 LR)

Boiler Rules (ORR# 2019-115 LR)

Board of Mechanical Rules (ORR# 2019-126 LR)

Building Officials, Plan Reviewers, and Inspectors (ORR# 2019-109 LR)

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Construction Codes, will hold a public hearing on the Skilled Trades rules and the following repealed acts State Plumbing Board Act ; Electrical Administrative Board Act ; Boiler Act; Board of Mechanical Act and Building Officials, Plan Reviewers, and Inspectors Act. The public hearing will be held sometime in the future. Currently Executive Order 2020-154 is in effect to provide temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by participating social-distancing measures and continues through October.

The Skilled Trades Regulation Act, 2016 PA 407, repeals the State Plumbing Board Act, 2002 PA733, MCL 338.3511 to 338.3569; Electrical Administrative Board Act, 1956 PA 217, MCL 338.881 to 338.892 ; Boiler Act, 1965 PA 290, MCL 408.751 to 408.776 ; Board of Mechanical Act, 1984 PA 192, MCL 338.971 to 338.988; and the Building Officials and Inspectors Registration Act, 1986 PA 54, MCL 338.2301 to 338.2313. The repealed Acts are outdated and do not provide uniform licensing, complaint investigation, and enforcement provisions for skilled trades licenses. This places a burden on the bureau administering the Acts and creates an inefficient use of resources. Additionally, many licensees who are cross licensed in multiple trades have expressed dissatisfaction with conflicting provisions, such as electronic communication and third-party continuing education tracking options and specifies violations for unlicensed activity as provided to other regulated professions. Because these Acts were repealed, the bureau plans to rescind the licensing rules regulated under the Skilled Trades Regulation Act. The Skilled Trades rule set is proposed to take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The Skilled Trades Regulation Act, 2016 PA 407, streamlines the processes for all license types included while providing for modernized provisions, such as electronic communication and third-party continuing education tracking options, and specifies violations for unlicensed activity as provided to other regulated professions. While the Skilled Trades Regulation Act repealed the five Acts that regulated certain skilled trades, this new Act includes provisions to regulate those same skilled trades The proposed rules will be published in the Michigan Register.

You may download a free copy of the proposed amendments by visiting the Bureau’s website atwww.michigan.gov/bcc. Oral comments may be presented in person someday in the future.

Whether a public meeting is held in person or remotely, written comments can always be submitted by email no later than 5:00 p.m., on day of meeting to LARA-BCCRules@michigan.gov. All members of the public may attend and participate in this meeting by visiting the following link or dialing the phone number below at the time of the meeting. If you would like to speak at the meeting please email LARA-BCC-Rules@michigan.gov with your name and who you are representing by three days prior to the meeting, so an attendance list for the speakers can be made. The meeting will begin someday in the future. 

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Bureau of Construction Codes

Administrative Services Division

Telephone (517) 582-5519

LARA-BCC-Rules@michigan.go

Membership Information

COCM Membership 

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All COCM events require a current year membership to participate.

A separate form shall be submitted for each member every year, please print the completed form and submit it as per the instructions on the form.

COCM Membership is $45.

2020 COCM Membership Form

2020 Board Nomination

2020 Code Official Nomination

2020 Education Scholarship Application

2020 Honorary Membership Nomination Application

The forms will be updated early 2021, feel free to use the 2020 form by changing 2020 to 2021

2019 Membership List as of 12.31.2019

The above list does not include unpaid members

Vendor Registration Form

COCM Mailing Address and Contact Information


COCM

PO Box 6433

Plymouth, MI 48170

Email: cocm1@yahoo.com

Ph: 517-816-8268

 

MADCAD

MADCAD Information

Those who may be interested in information regarding MADCAD are encouraged to talk to your local or regional Code Official Organizations for more information.  MADCAD is an online source for the Essential Referenced Standards Library.  Access to many of the required essential standards can be obtained through MADCAD for a fraction of the cost to buy the books and create a physical library in your jurisdiction.  COCM is working cooperatively with local and regional Code Official Organizations to bring this information to the attention of the COCM Membership. If your local chapter organization has not looked at MADCAD, they should contact the one of the organizations below for more information. For more details and information about MADCAD, use ICCSAFE.ORG for locating your local Chapters.


www.MADCAD.com/michigan

Below are past known Member associations that host a MadCad Library


Lake Michigan Chapter ICC

Membership application & Madcad application required.

Please E-mail President Hanson:  hansont@plainfieldmi.org


Northern Michigan Code Officials Association

NMCOA membership of at least one jurisdiction representative is required to participate in 

the NMCOA MADCAD Subscription. 

More information can be found under the MADCAD Tab at www.nmcoa.org 

or by emailing nmcoa75@gmail.com.

Cost of subscription for 2020 is $375.00 per jurisdiction. Subscription expires March 2021

Cost of membership is $100.00, which includes 9 continuing educational opportunities 

at NMCOA monthly meetings. 

Renewal information for MADCAD is sent out in January to serve as a reminder to participating jurisdictions. 

Renewal information for NMCOA membership is sent out in yearly in December to participating members. 

Saginaw Valley Chapter ICC

Members of this association please confirm availability & cost please.

Act 54 Instructors Scholarships

Notice to Act 407 Instructors!

COCM financial aid is available 

to instructors for 

State Act 407 approval

or renewal of existing programs.

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Upcoming Conferences

 

Upcoming Conferences

2021 Spring Conference

Double Tree - Bay City

May 10, 11 & 12, 2021

 

2021 Fall Conference

Crystal Mountain

September 27 - October 1, 2021

 

2022 Spring Conference

Double Tree - Bay City

May 2022

 

2022 Fall Conference

Shanty Creek

September 2022

 

2023 Fall Conference

Shanty Creek

Sept. 24-29, 2023

 

 

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COCM Board of Directors

 2019/2020 COCM Board of Directors

"click here" for Board Contact Information

email - cocm1@yahoo.com  phone 517-816-8268
 

 President - Steven Sheldon

Vice President - Matt Leach

Secretary - Stephen Taglauer

Treasurer - Donald Gilmet

1st Director - Jeff Bowdell

2nd Director -  Tim Berger

3rd Director -  Jim Albus

4th Director -  Jessi