NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.16903c Maintenance limiting mosquito breeding; requirements; violation; penalty; payment default.
(1) The owner or operator of a collection site shall ensure that tires at a collection site are maintained in a manner that limits the potential of mosquito breeding by complying with 1 or more of the following:
(a) The tires shall be covered by plastic sheets or other impermeable barriers to prevent the accumulation of precipitation.
(b) The tires shall be chemically treated to eliminate mosquito breeding.
(c) The tires shall be baled, shredded, or chipped into pieces no larger than 4 inches by 6 inches and stored in piles that allow complete water drainage.
(2) A person who violates this section is responsible for a state civil infraction and may be ordered to pay a civil fine of not more than $400.00, plus costs.
(3) A default in the payment of a civil fine or costs ordered under this section or an installment of the fine or costs may be remedied by any means authorized under the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.101 to 600.9947.
History: Add. 2002, Act 496, Imd. Eff. July 3, 2002
Am. 2014, Act 543, Imd. Eff. Jan. 15, 2015
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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