§ 154.02  PURPOSE.
   The purpose of this chapter is to carry out the provisions of the Land Division Act (Public Act 288 of 1967, as amended, being M.C.L.A. §§ 560.101 through 560.293, formerly known as the Subdivision Control Act), to prevent the creation of lots and parcels that do not comply with applicable city ordinances, to minimize potential boundary disputes, to maintain the orderly development of the city, and to otherwise protect the public health, safety and general welfare of the residents and the present and future property owners of the city. This shall be accomplished by regulating the division of existing lots and parcels and the property transfer between two or more adjacent lots or parcels. It is further the purpose of this chapter to prescribe the procedures for the submission and review of proposed lot and parcel divisions and property transfers, to authorize fees for the review of applications submitted under this chapter and to provide penalties for violations of this chapter.
(Prior Code, § 5.301)  (Ord. 680, passed 11-18-2002)