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Act 283 of 1909
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PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND PRIVATE ROADS

Act 283 of 1909

AN ACT to revise, consolidate, and add to the laws relating to the establishment, opening, discontinuing, vacating, closing, altering, improvement, maintenance, and use of the public highways and private roads; the condemnation of property and gravel therefor; the building, repairing and preservation of bridges; maintaining public access to waterways under certain conditions; setting and protecting shade trees, drainage, and cutting weeds and brush within this state; providing for the election or appointment and defining the powers, duties, and compensation of state, county, township, and district highway officials; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.


History: 1909, Act 283, Eff. Sept. 1, 1909 ;-- Am. 1929, Act 31, Eff. Aug. 28, 1929 ;-- Am. 1951, Act 50, Imd. Eff. June 1, 1951 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 218, Imd. Eff. May 28, 1996 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 173, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 220.1SectionHighways and private roads; establishment and maintenance; authority of municipalities; highway officials, duties.
283-1909-IDivisionCHAPTER I LAYING OUT, ALTERING AND DISCONTINUING HIGHWAYS (221.1...221.30)
283-1909-IIDivisionCHAPTER II TAXES FOR HIGHWAY PURPOSES (222.1...222.19)
283-1909-IVDivisionCHAPTER IV COUNTY ROAD LAW (224.1...224.32)
283-1909-VDivisionCHAPTER V STATE REWARD FOR ROADS (225.1...225.17)
283-1909-VIDivisionCHAPTER VI FOR THE SECURITY OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY ON THE HIGHWAYS (226.1...226.6)
283-1909-IXDivisionCHAPTER IX OPENING OF PRIVATE ROADS AND TEMPORARY HIGHWAYS (229.1...229.11)
283-1909-XDivisionCHAPTER X PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES (230.1...230.9)
283-1909-XIDivisionCHAPTER XI SHADE TREES IN HIGHWAYS (231.1...231.4)
283-1909-XIIDivisionCHAPTER XII GENERAL DUTIES OF COMMISSIONERS AND OVERSEERS (232.1...232.6)
283-1909-XIIIDivisionCHAPTER XIII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS (233.1...233.15)
283-1909-XIVDivisionCHAPTER XIV HIGHWAY TAXES AND THE ASSESSMENT THEREOF (234.1...234.18)
283-1909-XVDivisionCHAPTER XV DRAINS (235.1...235.8a)
283-1909-XVIDivisionCHAPTER XVI POWERS AND DUTIES OF BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS (236.1...236.11)
283-1909-XVIIIDivisionCHAPTER XVIII HIGHWAY ORDERS (238.1...238.4)
283-1909-XIXDivisionCHAPTER XIX CULVERTS, OR CATTLE-PASSES AND HEDGES (239.1...239.6)
283-1909-XXDivisionCHAPTER XX STATE ROADS (240.1...240.5)
283-1909-XXIDivisionCHAPTER XXI SIDEWALKS (241.1...241.13)
283-1909-XXIIDivisionCHAPTER XXII RECOVERY OF DAMAGES (242.1...242.8)
283-1909-XXIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXIII LAW OF THE ROAD (243.1...243.9)
283-1909-XXIVDivisionCHAPTER XXIV NOXIOUS WEEDS (244.1...244.10)