The General Law Village Act (Excerpt) Act 3 Of 1895

Published: 2015

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Act 3 of 1895

67.13 Vacating, discontinuing, or abolishing highway, street, lane, alley, or public ground; resolution; meeting; objections; notice of meeting; filing objection; record.

Sec. 13.

When the council considers it advisable to vacate, discontinue, or abolish a highway, street, lane, alley, or public ground, or a part of a highway, street, lane, alley, or public ground, it shall by resolution declare its intent and appoint a time not less than 4 weeks after the date of the resolution, when it shall meet and hear objections to the resolution. Notice of the meeting, with a copy of the resolution, shall be given in the manner prescribed by the open meetings act, 1976 PA 267, MCL 15.261 to 15.275. An objection to the proposed action of the council may be filed with the clerk in writing, and if an objection is filed, the highway, street, lane, alley, or public ground, or a part of the highway, street, lane, alley, or public ground, shall not be vacated or discontinued, except by a resolution or ordinance stating, if applicable, the name of the plat or plats affected and adopted by a majority vote of the members of council or by order of the circuit court in the county in which the land is situated as provided by the land division act, 1967 PA 288, MCL 560.101 to 560.293. The clerk of the municipality within 30 days shall record a certified copy of the resolution or ordinance with the register of deeds and file a certified copy with the department of consumer and industry services.

History: 1895, Act 3, Imd. Eff. Feb. 19, 1895


CL 1897, 2781


CL 1915, 2652


CL 1929, 1561


CL 1948, 67.13


Am. 1977, Act 197, Imd. Eff. Nov. 17, 1977


Am. 1983, Act 205, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 1983


Am. 1998, Act 255, Imd. Eff. July 13, 1998

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