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Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 178 of 2019
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Chapter 252 - HIGHWAYS
Act 381 of 1925 ‑ INTER-COUNTY HIGHWAYS, SUPER-HIGHWAYS, AND LIMITED ACCESS HIGHWAYS (252.1 - 252.12)
     Section 252.1 ‑ Inter-county highways, super-highways, limited access highways; inter-county contract, renewal, term.
     Section 252.2 ‑ Inter-county, super and limited access highways; definitions.
     Section 252.3 ‑ Inter-county highway commission; members.
     Section 252.4 ‑ Inter-county highway commission; plan, recording; plats, buildings, rules.
     Section 252.5 ‑ Inter-county highway commission; expenses.
     Section 252.6 ‑ Inter-county highway commission; officers; employees; records; warrants; reports; depositories; interest; secured deposits; limitation on acceptable assets; “financial institution” defined.
     Section 252.7 ‑ Inter-county highway commission; treasurer, compensation, bond; moneys, payments on warrants and orders.
     Section 252.8 ‑ Inter-county highway fund; creation, disbursement.
     Section 252.9 ‑ Repealed. 1955, Act 195, Imd. Eff. June 17, 1955.
     Section 252.10 ‑ Inter-county highway contract; obligations.
     Section 252.11 ‑ Inter-county highway; ordinances; rights-of-way.
     Section 252.12 ‑ Jurisdiction retained by state highway department.
Act 205 of 1941 ‑ LIMITED ACCESS HIGHWAYS (252.51 - 252.64)
     Section 252.51 ‑ Limited access highways; definition.
     Section 252.52 ‑ Limited access highways; establishing, opening, discontinuing, vacating, closing, altering, improving, maintaining, and providing for public use; vending machines; other commercial enterprises prohibited; liability insurance; monitoring compliance; use of facilities for sale of articles for export; operation of customs brokering facilities; lease; distribution of travel-related information; disposition of revenue; electronic devices; logo signage; exit signs indicating hospital.
     Section 252.53 ‑ Authority to acquire property; purchase, gift, devise or condemnation.
     Section 252.54 ‑ Limited access highways; authority to acquire entire lot, block or plat of land.
     Section 252.55 ‑ Limited access highways; intersections; elimination; establishment in future prohibited.
     Section 252.56 ‑ Limited access highways; plans for construction or improvement; estimate of cost, approval.
     Section 252.57 ‑ Limited access highways; contracts for construction or improvement; allocation of cost, approval.
     Section 252.58 ‑ Limited access highways; contributions and pledges of funds; payment.
     Section 252.59 ‑ Limited access highways; county, city, or village contributions, payment procedure.
     Section 252.60 ‑ Limited access highways; federal aid.
     Section 252.61‑252.63 ‑ Repealed. 2002, Act 331, Imd. Eff. May 23, 2002.
     Section 252.64 ‑ Scope of act.
Act 176 of 1953 ‑ Repealed-TURNPIKES (252.101 - 252.126)
Act 347 of 1966 ‑ RELOCATION OF PERSONS DISPLACED BY HIGHWAY PROJECTS (252.131 - 252.135)
     Section 252.131 ‑ Relocation of persons displaced by certain highway projects; costs.
     Section 252.132 ‑ Relocation of persons; hearings and approval by state administrative or hearing board.
     Section 252.133 ‑ Demolition of residential dwellings; certificate of relocation; failure to file, effect, procedure.
     Section 252.134 ‑ Construction contracts; letting; approval; administrative board resolutions.
     Section 252.135 ‑ Effective date of act.
Act 31 of 1970 ‑ RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR PERSONS DISPLACED BY ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY FOR HIGHWAYS (252.141 - 252.143)
     Section 252.141 ‑ Highways, displaced persons, relocation; federal funds.
     Section 252.142 ‑ State funds; limitations; rules.
     Section 252.143 ‑ Assistance independent of condemnation.
Act 12 of 1967 (Ex. Sess.) ‑ ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES INVOLVING INTERSTATE HIGHWAY ROUTES (252.151 - 252.158)
     Section 252.151 ‑ Arbitration of interstate highway route locations; definitions.
     Section 252.152 ‑ Review of highway location; arbitration; procedure; notice; voluntary arbitration.
     Section 252.153 ‑ Highway location arbitration board; members, qualification, appointment.
     Section 252.154 ‑ Highway location arbitration board; convening time; notice to affected municipalities.
     Section 252.155 ‑ Highway location arbitration board; submission of maps by municipality, time; content; copies.
     Section 252.156 ‑ Highway location arbitration board; duties; additional maps and information; approval of location, time; notice.
     Section 252.157 ‑ Approval of board; consent to designation of route; acquisition of property.
     Section 252.158 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 180, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1980.
Act 219 of 1966 ‑ CONTROL OF JUNKYARDS ADJACENT TO HIGHWAYS (252.201 - 252.211)
     Section 252.201 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 252.202 ‑ Legislative declaration; nonconforming junkyard as public nuisance.
     Section 252.203 ‑ Junkyards prohibited within 1000 feet of highway; exceptions.
     Section 252.204 ‑ Screening or removal of nonconforming junkyards; removal cost.
     Section 252.204a ‑ Junkyards adjacent to secondary highway; screening or removal.
     Section 252.205 ‑ Screening by state highway department; acquisition of land.
     Section 252.206 ‑ Junkyards; relocation, removal or disposal; costs.
     Section 252.207 ‑ Construction or maintenance of junkyards; rules and regulations; standards.
     Section 252.208 ‑ Injunction to compel conformance.
     Section 252.209 ‑ Construction of act.
     Section 252.210 ‑ Control of junkyards; agreement with United States secretary of commerce.
     Section 252.211 ‑ Interests in land to be acquired; methods.
Act 333 of 1966 ‑ Repealed-SCENIC AND REST AREAS; SIGNS (252.251 - 252.262)
Act 106 of 1972 ‑ HIGHWAY ADVERTISING ACT OF 1972 (252.301 - 252.325)
     Section 252.301 ‑ Short title.
     Section 252.302 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 252.303 ‑ Purpose.
     Section 252.304 ‑ Size, lighting, and spacing of signs and sign structures; regulation and control; exceptions.
     Section 252.305 ‑ Signs subject to act.
     Section 252.306 ‑ Permit; application; contents of form; change in highway designation or other reason; digital billboard permit; owner of nonstandard sign.
     Section 252.307 ‑ Permit; fees; expiration; renewal; exception; effect of nonpayment; notice of permit cancellation; maximum amount of increased renewal fees for late payments; transfer fee.
     Section 252.307a ‑ Issuance of annual permit for new sign on or after January 1, 2007; permit issued before January 1, 2007; interim permit; conditions; limitations; renewable permit; size limitation on service club signs or religious organization signs; sign advertising product, service, or retail business owned and operated by sign owner; transfer of permit; permit canceled due to nonpayment of renewal fees.
     Section 252.307b ‑ Directional sign for publicly or privately owned activity or attraction; permit; limitations; display of message.
     Section 252.308 ‑ Repealed. 1976, Act 265, Imd. Eff. Oct. 1, 1976.
     Section 252.309 ‑ Permit; issuance or denial.
     Section 252.310 ‑ Permit; exemption.
     Section 252.311 ‑ Trimming or removing trees or shrubs within highway right-of-way; violation; penalty; hearing; removal of sign.
     Section 252.311a ‑ Permit to manage vegetation.
     Section 252.312 ‑ Placing permit number on sign; violation; penalty.
     Section 252.313 ‑ Signs prohibited on adjacent areas; exceptions.
     Section 252.314 ‑ Signs on land leased from state; conditions; terms; cancellation.
     Section 252.315 ‑ Size requirements and limitations.
     Section 252.316 ‑ Illuminated signs.
     Section 252.317 ‑ Distances between signs; sign utilizing digital billboard; distance from interchange, intersection, or rest area.
     Section 252.317a ‑ Nonconforming sign; maintenance and repair; compliance with federal statutes, rules, regulations, or agreements; nonstandard sign; "customary maintenance and repair" defined.
     Section 252.317b ‑ Crossing limited right-of-way to erect or maintain sign; penalties.
     Section 252.318 ‑ Prohibited signs or sign structures.
     Section 252.318a ‑ Billboards; advertising purchase or consumption of tobacco products prohibited; advertising sexually oriented business prohibited; violation; civil fine.
     Section 252.318b ‑ Voluntary agreement.
     Section 252.318c ‑ Michigan billboard advisory council; creation; purpose; duration; recommendations as advisory; membership; appointment; terms; vacancy.
     Section 252.319 ‑ Removal of signs or sign structures; procedure.
     Section 252.320 ‑ Severability.
     Section 252.321 ‑ Penalty; misrepresentation.
     Section 252.322 ‑ Removal of signs or sign structures; compensation; condition.
     Section 252.322a ‑ Rescission of rules.
     Section 252.323 ‑ Rules; hearings; review.
     Section 252.324 ‑ Repeal.
     Section 252.325 ‑ Repealed. 2006, Act 448, Eff. Jan. 1, 2007.

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