MICHIGAN ZONING ENABLING ACT Act 110 of 2006 AN ACT to codify the laws regarding local units of government regulating the development and use of land; to provide for the adoption of zoning ordinances; to provide for the establishment in counties, townships, cities, and villages of zoning districts; to prescribe the powers and duties of … Read more

INCORPORATION OF SUMMER RESORT OWNERS Act 137 of 1929   AN ACT to authorize the formation of corporations by summer resort owners; to authorize the purchase, improvement, sale, and lease of lands; to authorize the exercise of certain police powers over the lands owned by said corporation and within its jurisdiction; to impose certain duties … Read more

NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT Act 162 of 1982 AN ACT to revise, consolidate, and classify the laws relating to the organization and regulation of certain nonprofit corporations; to prescribe their duties, rights, powers, immunities, and liabilities; to provide for the authorization of foreign nonprofit corporations within this state; to impose certain duties on certain state departments; … Read more

LAND DIVISION ACT Act 288 of 1967 AN ACT to regulate the division of land; to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare; to further the orderly layout and use of land; to require that the land be suitable for building sites and public improvements and that there be adequate drainage of the land; … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR’S OFFICE CONDOMINIUMS MICHIGAN CONDOMINIUM ACT RULES (By authority conferred on the department of licensing and regulatory affairs by section 142 of 1978 PA 59, MCL 559.242, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4 and 2011-4, MCL 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025 and 445.2030) PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS R 559.101 … Read more

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKER’S LIEN ACT Act 201 of 2010 AN ACT to create a lien against real property for unpaid commercial real estate broker’s commissions and services; and to provide remedies. History: 2010, Act 201, Imd. Eff. Oct. 5, 2010. The People of the State of Michigan enact: 570.581 Short title. Sec. 1. This … Read more

NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT) Act 451 of 1994 PART 325 GREAT LAKES SUBMERGED LANDS (Great Lakes Submerged Land Act) 324.32501 Additional definitions. Sec. 32501. As used in this part: “Department” means the department of environmental “Director” means the director of the “Marina purposes” means an operation making use of submerged bottomlands or … Read more

  Michigan Condominium Buyer’s Handbook CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP Condominium unit co-owners have exclusive ownership rights to their unit and the right to share the common elements of the condominium development with other co- owners. The condominium subdivision plan, which is part of the master deed, identifies which areas are units and which areas are common elements. … Read more

STATE OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS CONDOMINIUM ACT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What is the role of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)? The role of the Office of Policy & Legislative Affairs within LARA includes: the creation of the Condominium Buyer’s Handbook to be distributed by developers to potential … Read more

REPORT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL It is my opinion, therefore, in answer to your second question, that a vessel intentionally sunk in the Great Lakes does not automatically become property of the State of Michigan when it comes to rest on state bottomlands. The State does, how- ever, reserve to itself a possessory right or … Read more