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Notice of Ordinance Adoption

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF FRUITPORT
NOTICE OF POSTING OF ADOPTED ORDINANCE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that at a meeting of the Fruitport Charter Township Board held on November 13, 2017 the Board had a second reading of and adopted the Rental Unit Registration Restatement Amendment Ordinance.

The Ordinance (No. 805) will update section 6-52 changing the renewal date from the end of the calendar year to the anniversary of issuance date, and also update section 6-58 changing the reference of a civil fine from 2-183 to 1-14. This Ordinance shall be effective 8 days after its publication.   

 

 

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.

Section 3.        Effective Date. This Ordinance was approved and adopted by the Township Board of Fruitport Charter Township, Muskegon County, Michigan, on November 13, 2017, after introduction and first reading on October 23, 2017, and publication after the first reading as required by Act 359 of the Michigan Public Acts of 1947, as amended. This Ordinance shall be effective on November 24, 2017.