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FIRST READING- RENTAL UNIT REGISTRATION RESTATEMENT AMENDMENT ORDINANCE

THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE HAD ITS FIRST READING AT A REGULAR MEETING ON OCTOBER 23, 2017:


ORDINANCE NO. 805

RENTAL UNIT REGISTRATION RESTATEMENT AMENDMENT ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF FRUITPORT, MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, BY RESTATING SECTION 6-52 REGARDING CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE FOR RENTAL UNITS; BY RESTATING SECTION 6-58 REGARDING CIVIL INFRACTIONS FOR RENTAL UNIT VIOLATIONS; AND BY PROVIDING FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE.

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF FRUITPORT, MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN ORDAINS:

Section 1.        Certificate of Compliance. Section 6-52 in Article III, Chapter 6 of the Fruitport Charter Township Code of Ordinances shall be restated in its entirety as follows.

            Sec. 6-52.        Certificate of compliance.

            After the registration is complete, the township shall issue a certificate of compliance for the rental unit. The certificate of compliance shall be valid for one year from the date of issuance, at which point the certificate must be renewed. There shall be a fee of $10, payable upon receipt of the first certificate and subsequently payable upon an annual basis at the time of certificate renewal.

            Section 2.        Municipal Civil Infraction.  Section 6-58 in Article III, Chapter 6 of the Fruitport Charter Township Code of Ordinances shall be restated in its entirety as follows.

            Sec. 6-58.        Municipal civil infraction.

            Any person who violates any provision of this article is responsible for a municipal civil infraction, subject to payment of a civil fine as set forth in section 1-14.  Repeat offenses under this article shall be subject to increased fines as set forth in section 1-14.