STILLE-DEROSSETT-HALE SINGLE STATE CONSTRUCTION CODE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 230 of 1972
125.1509c Effect of delinquent payment of civil fine, costs, or assessment.Sec. 9c.
(1) A city that, pursuant to section 8b, has assumed responsibility for administration and enforcement of this act within its political boundary may by ordinance provide that a person is not eligible to apply for a building permit under section 10, a certificate of use and occupancy under section 13, or a variance under section 15 if the person or the owner of the affected or proposed building or structure is delinquent in paying a civil fine, costs, or a justice system assessment imposed by an administrative hearings bureau established in that city pursuant to section 4q of the home rule city act, 1909 PA 279, MCL 117.4q.
(2) An ordinance adopted under subsection (1) does not apply to an applicant if the applicant became the owner of the property by foreclosure or by taking a deed in lieu of foreclosure and is 1 of the following:
(a) A government-sponsored enterprise. As used in this subdivision, "government-sponsored enterprise" means that term as defined in 2 USC 622(8), or the Michigan state housing development authority created under the state housing development authority act of 1966, 1966 PA 346, MCL 125.1401 to 125.1499c.
(b) A financial institution. As used in this subdivision, "financial institution" means that term as defined in section 4(c) of the Michigan strategic fund act, 1984 PA 270, MCL 125.2004.
(c) A mortgage servicer, as that term is defined in section 1a of the mortgage brokers, lenders, and servicers licensing act, 1987 PA 173, MCL 445.1651a, that is subject to the mortgage brokers, lenders, and servicers licensing act, 1987 PA 173, MCL 445.1651 to 445.1684.
(d) A credit union service organization that is organized under the laws of this state or the United States.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to an application for a building permit if the work authorized under the building permit will correct, in whole or in part, the blight violation that was the subject of the delinquent payment referred to in subsection (1).
History: Add. 2013, Act 190, Eff. Mar. 14, 2014
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