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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ACT. Act 236 of the Public Acts of 1961, as amended.
AUTHORIZED TOWNSHIP OFFICIAL. The Township Code Enforcement Officer, the Township Zoning Administrator, a police officer or other personnel of the township authorized by this chapter or any ordinance to issue municipal civil infraction citations or municipal civil infraction violation notices, including members of the County Sheriff’s Department who provide services to the township.
BUREAU. The Township Municipal Ordinance Violations Bureau as established by this chapter.
DISTRICT COURT. The 12th District Court, Jackson County, Michigan.
MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION ACTION. A civil action in which the defendant is alleged to be responsible for a municipal civil infraction.
MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION CITATION or CITATION. A written complaint or notice prepared by an authorized township official, directing a person to appear in court regarding the occurrence or existence of a municipal civil infraction violation by the person cited.
MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION VIOLATION NOTICE. A written notice prepared by an authorized township official, directing a person to appear at the Township Municipal Ordinance Violations Bureau and to pay the fine and costs, if any, prescribed for the violation by the schedule of civil fines adopted by the township, as authorized under M.C.L.A. §§ 600.8396 and 600.8707(6).
TOWNSHIP. Concord Township, Jackson County, Michigan.
TOWNSHIP CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. The person designated by the Township Board to enforce the provisions of township ordinances.
TOWNSHIP ZONING ADMINISTRATOR. The person designated by the Township Board to enforce the township zoning code.
(Ord. 32, passed 7-9-2018)