THE DRAIN CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 40 of 1956
280.543 River, creek, or watercourse; board determination, final order, contents, recording, effect.
After the hearing, the augmented drainage board shall determine whether or not it will assume such jurisdiction and perform the work proposed, if any, and shall issue its order accordingly, which order shall be known as the “final order of determination”. The final order of determination shall contain the description of the bed, tributaries, banks and flood plains of the river, creek or watercourse over which jurisdiction has been assumed and shall be recorded in the county records in the county in which any part thereof is located. After such recording, no constructing, excavating, land filling, removing of structures, trees, plants or shrubs, dumping, or discharging of sewers or drains shall be permitted or continued in the bed, tributaries, banks or flood plains of the river, creek or watercourse within the recorded description thereof, except upon written order or permit issued by the drainage board.
History: Add. 1965, Act 194, Imd. Eff. July 15, 1965
Popular Name: Act 40
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