Charter Township of Midland, MI
Midland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Charter Township of Midland as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-13-2002 by Ord. No. 91]
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 8b of the Michigan State Construction Code Act, Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972,[1] as amended, the Township of Midland hereby assumes responsibility for the administration and enforcement of said Act and the codes promulgated under that Act throughout its territorial boundaries.
[1]
Editor's Note: See MCLA § 125.1508b.
A. 
Agency designated for Building Code. Pursuant to the provisions of the Michigan Building Code and in accordance with Section 8b of Act 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, the Building Official of the Township of Midland is hereby designated as the enforcing agency to discharge the Building Code responsibility of the Township of Midland under Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972,[1] as amended, State of Michigan.
[1]
Editor's Note: See MCLA § 125.1501 et seq.
B. 
Agency designated for Electrical Code. Pursuant to the provisions of the Michigan Electrical Code and in accordance with Section 8b of Act 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, the Electrical Official of the Township of Midland is hereby designated as the enforcing agency to discharge the Electrical Code responsibility of the Township of Midland under Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, State of Michigan.
C. 
Agency designated for Mechanical Code. Pursuant to the provisions of the Michigan Mechanical Code and in accordance with Section 8b of Act 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, the Mechanical Official of the Township of Midland is hereby designated as the enforcing agency to discharge the Mechanical Code responsibility of the Township of Midland under Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, State of Michigan.
D. 
Agency designated for Plumbing Code. Pursuant to the provisions of the Michigan Plumbing Code and in accordance with Section 8b of Act 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, the Plumbing Official of the Township of Midland is hereby designated as the enforcing agency to discharge the Plumbing Code responsibility of the Township of Midland under Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, State of Michigan.
Any person or other entity who violates any provision of this article, the Michigan Building Code, the Michigan Electrical Code, the Michigan Mechanical Code, the Michigan Plumbing Code, or any part thereof, within the territorial boundaries of Midland Township is responsible for a municipal civil infraction as defined by Michigan law and subject to a civil fine of not more than $500, plus costs, which may include all direct or indirect expenses to which the Township has been put in connection with the violation. In no case, however, shall costs of less than $9 or more than $500 be ordered. In addition, all violations are declared a nuisance per se. The Township specifically reserves the right and shall have the authority to proceed in any court of competent jurisdiction for the purpose of obtaining an injunction, restraining order or other appropriate remedy to abate said nuisance and to compel compliance with this article or with the codes.