Source: Sherman Publications

Brandon Township
AMENDING ORDINANCE #138-12 Attached accessory structures

February 15, 2012

BRANDON TOWNSHIP

AMENDING ORDINANCE #138-12

Amending Ordinance to the Code of Ordinances, Accessory Building Ordinance adopted August 2, 2010, by revising Article IV General Regulations, Section 46-242 (1) d. 5. Attached accessory structures.

PREAMBLE

THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON, OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN ORDAINS: that the current code of ordinances Article IV, Section 46-242 (1) d. 5. Attached accessory structures be amended, and it is appropriate for the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Township that the Code be amended accordingly.

Revision to Article IV, Section 46-242 (1) d. 5. Attached accessory structures to read as follows:

5. The total area of all attached accessory buildings in the RE district shall not exceed the total square footage of the living area of the principle building or a maximum of 1,000 square feet.

The total area of all detached accessory buildings in the RE district shall not exceed the total square footage of the living area of the principle building less the existing attached accessory building or 1,200 square feet, whichever is greater. The square footage of finished or unfinished basements shall not be considered when determining accessory building area. The area of detached accessory buildings may be increased by 400 square foot for each acre over 2.5 acres where additional acreage is part of a single lot or parcel.

SEVERABILITY

The invalidity of any clause, sentence, paragraph or part of this Ordinance shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts of this Ordinance.

PUBLICATION

The Clerk for the Charter Township of Brandon shall cause this Ordinance to be published in the manner required by the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Act 110 of 2006 as amended and MCL 42.22.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This Ordinance shall be seven (7) days after publication, February 18, 2012

CERTIFICATION

The forgoing Ordinance was duly adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of Brandon at its regular meeting called and held on the 6th day of February, 2012 and was ordered to be given publication in the manner required by law.

B. Jean McCreery, CMC

Charter Township of Brandon

Introduced 1/23/2012

Adopted 2/06/2012

Published 2/11/20121

Effective 02/18/2012

The full Code of Ordinances can be viewed at the Clerk’s office at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462.

Posted by B. Jean McCreery, CMC, Brandon Township Clerk, 395 Mill Street, PO Box 929, Ortonville, MI 48462

Publish in The Citizen 2-11-12