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Address Ordinance
Adopted 10-17-1990
Amended 7-15-1992, Amended 3-16-1994, Amended 12-20-1995,
Amended 9-20-1998, Amended 3-21-2007

 

The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish a county system of assigning addresses to buildings to facilitate the locating of buildings in order to protect the public health and safety by enabling a quicker response time by police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency services; and to provide for more efficient delivery of county services such as building inspections, soil evaluations, health inspection, property tax administration, property mapping, and other county affairs; and to provide for efficient parcel delivery, and U.S. Mail delivery in Eaton County.


 

Animal Control Ordinance
Adopted 1-17-1977
Amended 5-21-2003, Amended 10-21-2009, Amended 1-18-2012

An ordinance providing for general animal control within Eaton County, prescribing the licensing and regulation of animals and kennels, setting standards and conditions for animal care, prohibiting animal cruelty, establishing powers and duties of Animal Control Officers, prescribing the County Treasurer’s duties with regard to animal control, providing for the impoundment, adoption, redemption and humane destruction of animals, providing special controls for keeping vicious and exotic animals, authorizing an annual dog census to be taken, establishing penalties for violations, declaring certain offenses as municipal civil infractions, establishing a Municipal Civil Infractions Violations Bureau and repealing other inconsistent ordinances.


 

Electrical Code Ordinance
Adopted 5-20-1998
Amended 2-17-1999
Amended 7-21-2004 Amended 3-19-2008, Amended 4/26/2012

 

An Ordinance to amend the Eaton County Electrical Code as amended, to adopt by reference the National Electrical Code (1999 Ed.) and the Residential Electrical Maintenance Code for One and Two Family Dwellings (1994 Ed.), and as amended herein, to provide for certain violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the Electrical Code; to place the Violations Bureau at the Eaton County Construction Code Department; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Historical Commission Ordinance and By Laws

Adopted 3-16-1977,Amended 3-16-1988
Amended 12-15-l993,
By-Laws approved 1-8-2002, amended 1-20-2010


An Ordinance to create a Historical Commission, provide for its appointment and prescribe its functions pursuant to Act 213 of the Public Acts of 1959, MCL 399.171, et seq. as amended.


 

Mechanical Code Ordinance
Adopted 10-18-1995
Amended 5-20-1998
Amended 7-21-2004 Amended 3-19-2008, Amended 4/26/2012

An Ordinance to amend the Eaton County Mechanical Code, as amended, to adopt by reference the International Mechanical Code (1998 Ed.), and as amended herein, to provide for certain violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the Mechanical Code; to place the Violations Bureau at the Eaton County Construction Code Department; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Municipal Civil Infraction Ordinance

Adopted 12-20-1995

An Ordinance to provide for a municipal civil infraction and a Municipal Ordinance Violations Bureau; to provide for sanctions for violations of municipal civil infractions; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Plumbing Code Ordinance
Adopted 5-20-1998
Amended 7-21-2004 Amended 3-18-2008, Amended 4/26/2012

An Ordinance to amend the Eaton County Plumbing Code, as amended, to adopt by reference the International Plumbing Code (1997 Ed.), and as amended herein, to provide for certain violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the Plumbing Code; to place the Violations Bureau at the Eaton County Construction Code Department; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance
Adopted 2/16/2005

An Ordinance to provide for the administration of a soil erosion and sedimentation control program for those areas within Eaton County except for those of the county where a Part 91 Municipal Enforcement Agency program or Authorized Public Agency program is in effect, in order to encourage and regulate the proper use and protection of natural resources, to provide for administration and enforcement, to establish civil penalties for violations, and to provide for reimbursement of costs incurred by the County Enforcing Agency pursuant to this Ordinance and to Part 91, Act 451 of 1994, as amended. This Ordinance shall take effect 30 days following its acceptance by the Eaton County Board of Commissioners and shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Eaton County. This ordinance is also subject to MDEQ approval.


 

Solid Waste Ordinance
Adopted 10-20-1999
Amended 1-03-1994, Amended 10-19-1994, Amended 1-18-1995

An Ordinance to implement the Eaton County Solid Waste Management Plan, as amended, adopted pursuant to 1978 PA 641; to exclude municipalities; to designate administration of the Ordinance; to define certain terms; to adopt licensing requirements for hauling solid waste; to adopt licensing fees and conditions for hauler licenses; to adopt a county recycling surcharge; to promulgate rules and regulations; to adopt penalties and remedies; to adopt a severability clause; to adopt an effective date.


 

Rescinded Ordinances

by Action of the Board of Commissioners 10-18-2006

 

Massage Parlors Ordinance

 

Noise Control Ordinance

 

Open House Parties Ordinance

 

Outdoor Gathering Ordinance

 

 

 

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