Source: Sherman Publications

Springfield Township
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 29 OMNIBUS CRIMINAL ORDINANCE

August 24, 2011

NOTICE OF ADOPTION

AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 29 OMNIBUS CRIMINAL ORDINANCE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at a regularly-scheduled meeting held on August 11, 2011 the Township Board of the Charter Township of Springfield adopted amendments to Springfield Township Ordinance No. 29, which is set forth herein and shall take effect upon publication of the Notice of Adoption:

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD, OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN, ORDAINS:

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD

OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN

ORDINANCE NO. 29

Ordinance No. 29, Omnibus Criminal Ordinance, is amended as follows:

SECTION 1 – AMENDMENT

Article V, Section 5.07 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 5.07: Failure to Maintain Control of Animal

Any person within the Township who shall keep or harbor any dog and allows or permits, whether by act or omission to act, the following conduct shall be guilty of a misdemeanor: (1) loud, frequent or habitual barking, yelping, howling or other noise that materially disturbs the peace and quiet of the neighborhood or public, or causes annoyance to persons in the neighborhood who are of reasonable and ordinary sensibilities; or (2) any dog to stray unless held properly in leash, except working dogs such as leader dogs, guard dogs, farm dogs, hunting dogs, and other such dogs, when accompanied by their owner or his authorized agent, while actively engaged in activities for which such dogs are trained.

SECTION 2 - 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 3 – 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All other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed only to the extent necessary to give this ordinance full force and effect.

SECTION 4 - 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or any liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in Section 3 of this ordinance; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired, or affected by this ordinance.

SECTION 5 - EFFECTIVE DATE

This Ordinance shall take effect upon publication of Notice of Adoption, 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 copy of amendments to Springfield Township Ordinance No. 29, Omnibus Criminal Ordinance, adopted at the Regular Meeting of the Springfield Township Board held on the 11th day of August, 2011. A true copy of the entire Ordinance No. 29 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.

Laura Moreau, Clerk

Published: August 24, 2011