Ordinances & Charter

TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
  10.  General Provisions


TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
  30.  City Council
  31.  City Officials and Employees
  32.  Departments, Commissions and Boards
  33.  Purchasing
  34.  White Birch Apartments LDHA Tax Exemption
  35.  The Trails At West Branch Tax Exemption
  36.  Victorian Trail Tax Exemption
  37.  Maplewood Manor Tax Exemption


TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
  50.  Public Improvements
  51.  Sewers
  52.  Water
  53.  Garbage


TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
  70.  General Provisions
  71.  Traffic rules
  72.  Parking Regulations
  73.  Bicycles; Snowmobiles
  74.  Traffic Schedules
  75.  Skateboard Regulations
  76.  ORV Ordinance


TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
  90.  Animals
  91.  Fire Prevention
  92.  Nuisances; Weeds
  93.  Parks and Recreation
  94.  Streets and Sidewalks
  95.  Unlicensed or Inoperable Vehicles
  96.  Littering


TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
  110.  Alcoholic Beverages
  111.  Peddlers and Solicitors
  112.  Taxicabs
  113.  Cable TV Regulations
  114.  Telecommunications


TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES
  130.  Offenses Against City Regulations


TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
  150.  Building Regulations
  151.  Subdivision Control Regulations
  152.  Zoning Code
  153.  Blight and Nuisance Regulations


CITY CHARTER
  Preamble
  Chapter 1-Names and Boundaries
  Chapter 2-Municipal Powers
  Chapter 3-Elections
  Chapter 4-Plan of Government
  Chapter 5-General Provision Regarding Officers & Personnel of the City
  Chapter 6-The Council
  Chapter 7-Legislation
  Chapter 8-General Finance Budget, Audit
  Chapter 9-Taxation
  Chapter 10-Borrowing Power
  Chapter 11-Special Assessment
  Chapter 12-Purchasing & Contracts
  Chapter 13-Municipally Owned Utilites
  Chapter 14-Public Utility Franchise
  Chapter 15-Miscellaneous
  Chapter 16-Transition Provisions
  Resolution of Adoption
  Proposed Revised Charter


PARALLEL REFERENCES
  References to Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated
  References to Ordinances


INDEX



OPEN MEETINGS ACT


City Code of Ordinance Table of Contents

Ordinance #228 Enacting as an ordinance a code of ordinances for the City of West Branch revising, amending, restating, codifying and compiling certain existing general ordinances of the City dealing with subjects embraced in said code.
The City of West Branch Ordains:

  1. The general ordinances of the City of West Branch as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of West Branch".
  2. Said Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles, to-wit: Resolution #94-55
  3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and re-ordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys, or other public places, nor to any other ordinances of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
  4. Said Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Council and the Clerk of the City of West Branch is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of said Code in the Office of the City Clerk.
  5. Said code shall be in full force and effect 30 days from the date of its publication and filing thereof in the Office of the Clerk, and said Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and tribunals, and that all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained as of the date of passage have been properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.

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