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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; to provide for proper ingress and egress to lots and parcels; to promote proper surveying and monumenting of land subdivided and conveyed by accurate legal descriptions; to provide for the approvals to be obtained prior to the recording and filing of plats and other land divisions; to provide for the establishment of special assessment districts and for the imposition of special assessments to defray the cost of the operation and maintenance of retention basins for land within a final plat; to establish the procedure for vacating, correcting, and revising plats; to control residential building development within floodplain areas; to provide for reserving easements for utilities in vacated streets and alleys; to provide for the filing of amended plats; to provide for the making of assessors plats; to provide penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.


History: 1967, Act 288, Eff. Jan. 1, 1968 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 529, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983 ;-- Am. 1991, Act 59, Imd. Eff. June 27, 1991 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 591, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997
Popular Name: Plat Act
Popular Name: Subdivision Control


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
288-1967-GENERAL-PROVISIONSDivisionGENERAL PROVISIONS (560.101...560.109b)
288-1967-PRELIMINARY-PLATSDivisionPRELIMINARY PLATS (560.111...560.120)
288-1967-SURVEYSDivisionSURVEYS (560.125...560.126)
288-1967-FINAL-PLATSDivisionFINAL PLATS (560.131...560.198)
288-1967-ASSESSORS-PLATSDivisionASSESSOR'S PLATS (560.201...560.213)
288-1967-PLAT-CHANGESDivisionPLAT CHANGES (560.221...560.229)
288-1967-FEES-AND-ADMINISTRATIONDivisionFEES AND ADMINISTRATION (560.241...560.259)
288-1967-PENALTIESDivisionPENALTIES (560.261...560.293)