ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 802
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF MT. PLEASANT:
   WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the City of Mount Pleasant are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan empower and authorize the City of Mount Pleasant to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, the City Commission of Mount Pleasant has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of Mount Pleasant in a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MOUNT PLEASANT, MOUNT PLEASANT, MICHIGAN:
Section 1.   The general ordinances of the City of Mount Pleasant, Michigan, as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of the City of Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.”
Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Table of Contents
   Charter
   Chapter
TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
   10.   General Provisions
TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
   30.   Commission
   31.   Administrative Divisions and City Officials
   32.   Commissions and Authorities
   33.   Taxation
   34.   Recovered Stolen Property
   35.   Emergency Management
   36.   Municipal Civil Infractions
   37.   Retired Public Safety Employees Health Care Benefits
TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
   50.   Solid Wastes
   51.   Sewers
      Appendix:  Table of Unit Factors
   52.   Water
   53.   Drainage Districts
TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
   70.   General Provisions
   71.   Parking Regulations
   72.   Bicycles
TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
   90.   Alarm Systems
   91.   Animals
   92.   Cemetery Regulations
   93.   Fire Prevention
   94.   Library
   95.   Municipal Airport
   96.   Nuisances
   97.   Parks and Recreation
   98.   Streets and Sidewalks
   100.   Trees, Shrubs and Plants
TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   110.   General Licensing
   111.   Cable Communications Systems
   112.   Taxicabs
   113.   Public Use of Right-of-Way by Telecommunications Providers
TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES
   130.   General Provisions
   131.   Offenses Against Public Peace, Safety and Property
   132.   Controlled Substances
TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
   150.   Building Regulations
   151.   Floodplain Management
   152.   Housing Licensing Code
   153.   Subdivision Regulations
   154.   Zoning Ordinance
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   Table
      I.   Franchises
      II.   Tax Exemptions
      III.   Zoning Map Changes
PARALLEL REFERENCES
   References to Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated
   References to Ordinances
INDEX
   with the following corrections:
      1)   deletion of Chapter 30.08 subsection (D)
      2)   addition of § 71.27-§ 71.31
      3)   substitution of § 71.45
      4)   addition of § 131.09
Section 3.   All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed  repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they  are  included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, 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 public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
Section 4.   Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Commission and the Clerk of the City of Mount Pleasant is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
Section 5.   Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
Section 6.   This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
      Introduced and read the 23rd day of June, 1997.
      PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of Mount Pleasant, Michigan on this 14th day of July, 1997.
Yeas:   Commissioners Cassel, Kaufmann, Pittsley, Ross, Scalise, Sowle and Tilmann
Nays:   None
The Mayor declared the Ordinance adopted and effective immediately:      Date:  July 14, 1997
            Gerald D. Cassel, Mayor
            Mary Ann Kornexl, Acting City Clerk