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Charter and Code of Ordinances of the City of Sterling Heights, Michigan
Charter and Code of Ordinances of the City of Sterling Heights, Michigan
ADOPTING ORDINANCE
CHARTER
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2: ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 3: ADVERTISING
CHAPTER 4: AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
CHAPTER 5: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
CHAPTER 6: RESERVED
CHAPTER 7: AMUSEMENT DEVICES
CHAPTER 8: ANIMALS
CHAPTER 9: BICYCLES
CHAPTER 10: RESERVED
CHAPTER 11: BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 12: BUSINESS REGISTRATION AND REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13: CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 13A: CARNIVALS
CHAPTER 14: ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 15: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 16: RESERVED
CHAPTER 17: EARTH CHANGES
CHAPTER 18: RESERVED
CHAPTER 19: FENCES
CHAPTER 20: FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
CHAPTER 21: RESERVED
CHAPTER 22: FOOD AND FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
CHAPTER 23: GARBAGE AND REFUSE
CHAPTER 24: RESERVED
CHAPTER 25: HUMAN RELATIONS
CHAPTER 26: JUNK YARDS AND AUTOMOBILE WRECKING YARDS
CHAPTER 27: LAND DIVISION AND COMBINATION
CHAPTER 28: LIBRARY
CHAPTER 29: LICENSING OF BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 30: MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS
CHAPTER 31: NOISE
CHAPTER 32: RESERVED
CHAPTER 33: NUISANCES
CHAPTER 34: OBSCENITY
CHAPTER 35: OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 36: FALSE ALARMS
CHAPTER 37: PARKING AND STORAGE OF VEHICLES
CHAPTER 38: PARKS
CHAPTER 39: PEDDLERS, ITINERANT MERCHANTS AND THE LIKE
CHAPTER 40: POLITICAL AND CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS
CHAPTER 41: PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT
CHAPTER 42: RESERVED
CHAPTER 43: RECREATIONAL WATERS
CHAPTER 44: SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 45: SOLID WASTE REDUCTION
CHAPTER 46: RESERVED
CHAPTER 47: SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS
CHAPTER 48: STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
CHAPTER 48A: TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 49: TRAFFIC AND VEHICLE CODE
CHAPTER 51: VEGETATION
CHAPTER 52: VEHICLES FOR HIRE
CHAPTER 53: WATER, SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL
ZONING ORDINANCE
SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
Zoning Comparative Table Subdivision Comparative Table
APPENDIX
12-47.  LICENSE REQUIRED.
   The term "outdoor patio space" is abbreviated in this division as an OPS and includes, but is not limited to, a designated area outside of the primary structure to which it is attached, whether or not it is functionally capable of being completely enclosed, that is utilized for patron seating, dining and/or drink service for patrons, and any other form of patron congregation, with the exception of an outside area that is designated solely for smoking and which complies with the Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free Air Law.  An OPS must be licensed by the city if it falls within any of the following categories:
   (A)   The OPS is defined by a perimeter of walls, fencing, trees, shrubbery, or any other design that restricts ingress and egress from the OPS, and the OPS is larger than 100 square feet.
   (B)   The business to which the OPS is open later than 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and/or later than 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.  However, a license will not be required for the OPS if it is not accessible to the public or otherwise being utilized during unusual occasions when indoor business operations are extended beyond those times.
   (C)   Total tabletop space available outdoors on the site for patron use exceeds 100 square feet.
   (D)   Any form of amplified sound is transmitted on, in, from, or through the OPS.
   (E)   The OPS is part of an area licensed or authorized for alcoholic beverage consumption and/or service under the Liquor Control Code.
(Ord. No. 450, § 1, 12-20-16)