Citizens Community Federal
image
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep

Springfield Township


AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 15A AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TRAFFIC CODE . . .



shadow
shadow
December 21, 2011 - NOTICE OF ADOPTION

AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 15A AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TRAFFIC CODE ORDINANCE FOR THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD, IN ITS ENTIRETY.

Notice is hereby given that at a regular board meeting on December 8, 2011, the Charter Township of Springfield adopted an amendment to the Springfield Township Ordinance No. 15-A, the Traffic Code Ordinance, adopting by reference the Uniform Traffic Code, which purpose is to regulate traffic safety; the Michigan Vehicle Code, which purpose is to cope with the problems of motor vehicle registrations, licensing, and traffic safety; the Motor Carrier Safety Act, which purpose is to regulate the operation of certain vehicles, to provide consistent regulation, to establish the qualifications of persons necessary for the safe operation of such vehicles, and to establish certain violation and penalties therefore; and Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act, which purpose is to cope with the problems of snowmobile registrations, licensing, and traffic safety.

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD ORDAINS:

Ordinance No. 15-A, the Uniform Traffic Code Ordinance of the Township of Springfield is hereby amended in its entirety, adopting by reference the Uniform Traffic Code, the Michigan Vehicle Code, Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act, and the Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act.

ARTICLE I – ADOPTION OF UNIFORM TRAFFIC CODE

Section 1 – Code Adopted

The Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships, and Villages as promulgated by the Director of the Michigan Department of State Police pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to 24. 328 and made effective October 30, 2002, and all future amendments and revisions to the Uniform Traffic Code when they are promulgated and effective in this state are incorporated by reference, and its provisions will be effective in this Township from the effective date of this Ordinance.

Section 2 – References in Code

References in the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships, and Villages to a "governmental unit" shall mean the Charter Township of Springfield.

Section 3 – Notice

The Township Clerk shall publish this Ordinance in the manner required by law and shall publish, at the same time, a notice stating the purpose of the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships, and Villages and the fact that a complete copy of the Code is available to the public at the Office of the Clerk for inspection.

Section 4 – Penalties

The penalties provided by the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships, and Villages are adopted by reference.

ARTICLE II – ADOPTION OF MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE

Section 1 – Code Adopted

The Michigan Vehicle Code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.1 to 257.923, as amended, and all future amendments and revisions to the Michigan Vehicle Code when they are promulgated and effective in this State are incorporated by reference, and its provisions will be effective in this Township from the effective date of this Ordinance.

Section 2 – References in Code

References in the Michigan Vehicle Code to "local authorities" shall mean the Charter Township of Springfield.

Section 3 – Notice

The Township Clerk shall publish this Ordinance in the manner required by law and shall publish, at the same time, a notice stating the purpose of the Michigan Vehicle Code and the fact that a complete copy of the Code is available to the public at the Office of the Clerk for inspection.

Section 4 – Penalties

The penalties provided by the Michigan Vehicle Code are adopted by reference, provided, however, that the Township may not enforce any provision of the Michigan Vehicle Code for which the maximum period of imprisonment is greater than 93 days.

ARTICLE III - ADOPTION OF NATURAL RESOURCE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, CHAPTER 324, PART 821. SNOWMOBILES

Section 1 –Act Adopted

Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.82101 to 324.82160, as amended, and all future amendments and revisions to Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act when they are promulgated and effective in this State are incorporated by reference, and its provisions will be effective in this Township from the effective date of this Ordinance.

Section 2 – References in Act

References in Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act to "local unit of government" shall mean the Charter Township of Springfield.

Section 3 – Notice

The Township Clerk shall publish this Ordinance in the manner required by law and shall publish, at the same time, a notice stating the purpose of Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act. A complete copy of Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Act is available to the public at the Office of the Clerk for inspection.

Section 4 – Penalties

The penalties provided by Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Natural Resource Environmental Protection Act are adopted by reference, provided, however, that the Township may not enforce any provision of Chapter 324, Part 821 of the Act for which the maximum period of imprisonment is greater than 93 days.

ARTICLE IV – ADOPTION OF MICHIGAN MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ACT

Section 1 – Act Adopted

The Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act, 1963 PA 181, MCL 480.11 to 480.25, as amended, and all future amendments and revisions to Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act when they are promulgated and effective in this state are incorporated by reference, and its provisions will be effective in this Township from the effective date of this Ordinance.

Section 2 – References in Act

References in the Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act to "local authorities" shall mean the Charter Township of Springfield.

Section 3 – Notice

The Township Clerk shall publish this Ordinance in the manner required by law and shall publish, at the same time, a notice stating the purpose of the Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act and the fact that a complete copy of the Act is available to the public at the Office of the Clerk for inspection.

Section 4 – Penalties

The penalties provided by the Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act are adopted by reference, provided, however, that the Township may not enforce any provision of the Michigan Vehicle Code for which the maximum period of imprisonment is greater than 93 days.

ARTICLE V - 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.

ARTICLE VI – REPEALER

All other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed only to the extent necessary to give this Ordinance full force and effect.

ARTICLE VII - SAVINGS CLAUSE

Nothing in this Ordinance shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court or any rights acquired or any liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in Article VI of this Ordinance; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired, or affected by this Ordinance.

ARTICLE VII - 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. 15A adopted at the Regular Meeting of the Springfield Township Board held on the 8th day of December 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

print
Print
email
Email Link
share
Share
The Oxford Leader
SPI Restaurants
SPI Subscriptions
Don't Rush Me - The Show
OxfordsTV.com
Site Search