November 23, 2011 - NOTICE OF ADOPTION
AMENDMENTS TO ORDINANCE NO. 42
REGULATIONS FOR THE USE OF PARK AND RECREATION LANDS WITH SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at a regularly-scheduled meeting held on November 10, 2011, the Township Board of the Charter Township of Springfield adopted amendments to Springfield Township Ordinance No. 42 which amendments are set forth herein and shall take upon publication of the Notice of Adoption.
THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD, OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN, ORDAINS:
Ordinance No. 42, Ordinance Establishing Regulations for the Use of Park and Recreation Lands with Springfield Township, is hereby amended as follows:
SECTION 1. Amendments
Article III—GENERAL RULE, Section 3.3 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Commercial solicitation in any park and recreation area is prohibited. For purposes of this section, "solicitation" shall mean any activity which seeks to obtain customers or orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, food stuffs, or services of any kind, character or description whatever, for any kind of consideration.
Distribution of noncommercial handbills or similar printed materials may be distributed within the park and recreation areas only by hand distribution and only in automobile parking lots, or in any other specific areas for such distribution as designated by the Commission. Distribution of these materials may only be done by individuals who have received written permission from the Parks Director to do so. Application for permission shall be made at least seven (7) days in advance.
No person shall post, fasten, paint, or affix any placard, bill, notice, sign, or similar materials upon any structure, tree or automobile within the park and recreation areas, except that temporary directional signs for group picnics or similar events may be placed in areas designated for such purposes by the Commission, which must be removed at the conclusion of the event.
This section shall not apply to any solicitation conducted by the Commission, or that is approved in conjunction with an activity or event sponsored by the Commission.
SECTION 2. Balance of Ordinance Remains in Effect
The balance of Ordinance No. 42 shall remain in full force and effect, except as specifically modified herein.
SECTION 3. Repealer
All ordinances and portions of ordinances inconsistent with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.
SECTION 4. Severability
Should any provision or part of this Ordinance be declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the same shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the balance of this Ordinance, which shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 5. Effective Date
This Ordinance shall take effect following publication in the manner prescribed by law. This Ordinance shall be published in the manner provided by law.
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct summary of amendments to Ordinance No. 42 adopted at the Regular Meeting of the Springfield Township Board held on the 10th day of November 2011. Documents pertaining to the adopted amendments may be inspected or obtained at the office of the Springfield Township Clerk, 12000 Davisburg Rd., Davisburg, MI 48350, at all times said office is open for business. Anyone needing a special accommodation should contact the Clerk's Office at least two (2) business days in advance. 248-846-6510.
Laura Moreau, Clerk