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Act 215 of 1895
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THE FOURTH CLASS CITY ACT

Act 215 of 1895

AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of cities of the fourth class; to provide for the vacation of the incorporation thereof; to define the powers and duties of such cities and the powers and duties of the municipal finance commission or its successor agency and of the department of treasury with regard thereto; to provide for the levy and collection of taxes, borrowing of money, and issuance of bonds and other evidences of indebtedness by cities; to define the application of this act and provide for its amendment by cities subject thereto; to validate such prior amendments and certain prior actions taken and bonds issued by such cities; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.


History: 1895, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 30, 1895 ;-- Am. 1931, Act 223, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1954, Act 110, Eff. Aug. 13, 1954 ;-- Am. 1962, Act 161, Imd. Eff. May 10, 1962 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 345, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 1974 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 45, Imd. Eff. May 12, 1983 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 149, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
215-1895-IDivisionCHAPTER I INCORPORATION. (81.1...81.18)
215-1895-IIDivisionCHAPTER II CHANGES OF BOUNDARIES. (82.1...82.2)
215-1895-IIIDivisionCHAPTER III WARDS. (83.1...83.4)
215-1895-IVDivisionCHAPTER IV ELECTORS AND REGISTRATION. (84.1...84.8)
215-1895-VDivisionCHAPTER V OFFICERS. (85.1...85.19)
215-1895-VIDivisionCHAPTER VI ELECTIONS. (86.1...86.16)
215-1895-VIIDivisionCHAPTER VII DUTIES AND COMPENSATION OF OFFICERS. (87.1...87.40)
215-1895-VIIIDivisionCHAPTER VIII THE CITY COUNCIL. (88.1...88.20)
215-1895-IXDivisionCHAPTER IX ORDINANCES. (89.1...89.7)
215-1895-XDivisionCHAPTER X ENFORCEMENT OF ORDINANCES. (90.1...90.18)
215-1895-XIDivisionCHAPTER XI GENERAL POWERS OF CITY CORPORATIONS. (91.1...91.9)
215-1895-XIIDivisionCHAPTER XII POLICE. (92.1...92.6)
215-1895-XIIIDivisionCHAPTER XIII CITY PRISON. (93.1...93.2)
215-1895-XIVDivisionCHAPTER XIV PUBLIC HEALTH. (94.1...94.8)
215-1895-XVDivisionCHAPTER XV CEMETERIES. (95.1...95.9)
215-1895-XVIDivisionCHAPTER XVI POUNDS. (96.1...96.2)
215-1895-XVIIDivisionCHAPTER XVII HARBORS, WHARVES AND HARBORMASTERS. (97.1...97.6)
215-1895-XVIIIDivisionCHAPTER XVIII FERRIES. (98.1...98.1)
215-1895-XIXDivisionCHAPTER XIX MARKETS. (99.1...99.2)
215-1895-XXDivisionCHAPTER XX PUBLIC BUILDINGS, GROUNDS AND PARKS. (100.1...100.3)
215-1895-XXIDivisionCHAPTER XXI SEWERS, DRAINS AND WATER-COURSES. (101.1...101.18)
215-1895-XXIIDivisionCHAPTER XXII STREETS AND PUBLIC GROUNDS. (102.1...102.14)
215-1895-XXIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXIII SIDEWALKS. (103.1...103.5)
215-1895-XXIVDivisionCHAPTER XXIV COST OF IMPROVEMENTS—SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS. (104.1...104.30)
215-1895-XXIVADivisionCHAPTER XXIVA SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS. (104A.1...104A.5)
215-1895-XXVDivisionCHAPTER XXV APPROPRIATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY. (105.1...105.29)
215-1895-XXVIDivisionCHAPTER XXVI WATERWORKS. (106.1...106.11)
215-1895-XXVIIDivisionCHAPTER XXVII LIGHTING. (107.1...107.10)
215-1895-XXVIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXVIII BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS. (108.1...108.14)
215-1895-XXIXDivisionCHAPTER XXIX FIRE DEPARTMENT. (109.1...109.12)
215-1895-XXXDivisionCHAPTER XXX FINANCE AND TAXATION. (110.1...110.29)
215-1895-XXXIDivisionCHAPTER XXXI ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES. (111.1...111.20)
215-1895-XXXIIDivisionCHAPTER XXXII EDUCATION. (112.1...112.20)
215-1895-XXXIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXXIII FOURTH CLASS CITIES—MISCELLANEOUS. (113.1...113.20)