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Act 451 of 1994
Part 303

Section 324.30301SectionDefinitions; technical wetland delineation standards.
Section 324.30302SectionLegislative findings; criteria to be considered in administration of part.
Section 324.30303SectionStudies regarding wetland resources; contracts; study as public record for distribution at cost; identification of land suitable for cranberry production activities.
Section 324.30303bSectionRepealed. 2009, Act 120, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
Section 324.30303dSectionRepealed. 2009, Act 120, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
Section 324.30304SectionProhibited activities.
Section 324.30304bSectionIssuance of state programmatic general permits; agreement with United States army corps of engineers; applicability of subsections (2) and (3).
Section 324.30305SectionActivities not requiring permit under part; uses allowed without permit; farming operation in wetland not requiring permit; incidental creation of wetland; area created as result of commercial excavation; activities not subject to regulation; subsection (6) inapplicable to certain lands; "agricultural drain" defined.
Section 324.30305bSectionCranberry beds.
Section 324.30306SectionPermit for use or development listed in MCL 324.30304; filing, form, and contents of application; proposed use or development as single permit application; fee; work done in violation of permit requirement; fee refund; conditional permit.
Section 324.30306bSectionPreapplication meeting; fee; withdrawal of request; refund of fee; duration of written agreement.
Section 324.30307SectionHearing; location; notice; approval or disapproval of permit application; appeal; legal action; website and electronic notification of pending permit applications, public notices, and public hearing schedules; effect of ordinance regulating wetlands; review of permit application by local unit of government; effect of failure to approve or disapprove within time period; recommendations; notice of permit issuance.
Section 324.30308SectionAdoption of wetlands ordinance by local unit of government; availability of wetland inventory; completion of inventory map; notice; enforceable presumptions not created; processing wetland use applications.
Section 324.30309SectionRegulation by local unit of government of wetland less than 2 acres; permit application; determination.
Section 324.30310SectionRegulation by local unit of government of wetland less than 2 acres; revaluation for assessment purposes; protest and appeal; judicial review; right to initiate proceedings not limited by section.
Section 324.30311SectionPermit for activity listed in MCL 324.30304; approval conditioned on certain determinations; criteria; findings of necessity; criteria for determining unacceptable disruption to aquatic resources; additional showing; feasible and prudent alternatives; determination of unreasonable costs.
Section 324.30311aSectionGuideline, bulletin, interpretive statement, or form with instructions; effect.
Section 324.30311bSectionPermit; validity; duration; conditions.
Section 324.30311dSectionCompensatory wetland mitigation; methods; submission of mitigation plan; financial assurance.
Section 324.30312SectionMinor project categories of activities; general permit for category of activities; notice and public hearing; determinations; requirements and standards; duration of general permit; determination of more than minimal adverse effects; coordination of general permit and minor project categories; conversion to blueberry farming or certain other agriculture.
Section 324.30312bSectionRepealed. 2009, Act 120, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
Section 324.30312dSectionBlueberry production assistance program.
Section 324.30312fSectionVoluntary wetland restoration program; permit applications; exceptions; eligible applicants; review and approval process; joint agency restoration committee; qualified activities; applicability to former wetlands.
Section 324.30313SectionGrounds for revocation or modification of general permit; grounds for termination or modification for cause of general permit.
Section 324.30313bSectionMinor permit revisions.
Section 324.30314SectionInformation required to obtain compliance with part; conditions for entering on premises.
Section 324.30315SectionViolation; order requiring compliance; civil action.
Section 324.30316SectionCivil action; commencement; request; venue; jurisdiction; violations; civil fines and penalties; restoration of wetland; award of attorney fees.
Section 324.30317SectionDisposition of fees and civil fines; expenditures; report.
Section 324.30318SectionRevaluation of property for assessment purposes.
Section 324.30319SectionRules; hearing; award of costs; judicial review; proceedings to protect wetland owner's rights.
Section 324.30320SectionInventories of wetland; use; updating; maps, ground surveys, and descriptions as public documents; availability and cost of aerial photographs and satellite telemetry data reproduction to county register of deeds.
Section 324.30321SectionBasis and filing of preliminary inventory of wetland; assessment of property; report; determination; agricultural drain; culvert, ditch, or channel; assessment; fee; providing copy of delineation forms.
Section 324.30322SectionNotice to owners of record of change in status of property.
Section 324.30323SectionLegal rights or authority not abrogated; action to determine if property taken without just compensation; court order; limitation on value of property.
Section 324.30325SectionRepealed. 2013, Act 98, Imd. Eff. July 2, 2013.
Section 324.30327SectionCertifications by department under federal water pollution control act.
Section 324.30328SectionApplicability to "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States" as defined under federal law.
Section 324.30329SectionRepealed. 2009, Act 120, Eff. Apr. 1, 2013.
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