The Township Board adopted a zoning ordinance text amendment. The summary of the ordnance is as follows
June 06, 2012
Township of Addison
Amendment to the
Code of Ordinances Section 5.02. Discontinuance of use.
At a regular meeting of the Township board held on May 21, 2012 at the Addison Township Complex, 1440 Rochester Road, Leonard, MI 48367. The Township Board adopted a zoning ordinance text amendment. The summary of the ordnance is as follows
Section 5.02. Discontinuance of use. (amendment is underlined)
A nonconforming use shall be deemed discontinued for the purposes of this section if no nonconforming use is made of the property for a period of six (6) months and there is an intent to abandon the right to the nonconforming use by the owner or the holder combined with an act or omission on the part of the owner or holder that clearly demonstrates the decision to abandon.
Penalties.The penalties for violation are as described in the Code of Ordinances Ord. No. 129-06.
Repealler: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Severability: If any section, subsection, clause paragraph or phrase of this ordinance be declared invalid by the courts, the same shall not affect the validity of the Ordinance as a whole or any part thereof, other than the part so invalidated.
Savings: All proceedings pending and all rights and liabilities existing, acquired or incurred at the time this Ordinance and amendatory ordinance takes effect, are saved and may be consummated according to the law in force when they commenced.
Amendatory ordinances: All amendatory ordnances taken by the federal government shall be considered part of the Township of Addison adopted ordinance 12-1 unless otherwise directed by the Township of Addison Board.
Effective date: This Ordinance shall become effective 30 days after summary publication in the official township newspaper.
The complete ordinance may be reviewed, inspected or purchased during normal business hours at the Clerk's office at the address above or 248.628.3317
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable auxiliary aids or services should contact the clerk's office by writing or calling with sufficient notice to accommodate the request.
Pauline Bennett, Township of Addison Clerk
Publish in the Oxford Leader, June 6, 2012
Adopted May 21, 2012
Effective Date; July 7, 2012