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Act 23 of 1950 (Ex. Sess.)
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AIRPORT ZONING ACT

Act 23 of 1950 (Ex. Sess.)

AN ACT to empower and direct the Michigan aeronautics commission to adopt airport approach plans for publicly owned airports within this state; to empower the Michigan aeronautics commission, municipalities, and other political subdivisions to promulgate, adopt, establish, administer, and enforce airport zoning regulations limiting the height of structures and objects of natural growth, and otherwise regulating the use of property in the vicinity of publicly owned airports, and to acquire, by purchase, grant, condemnation, or otherwise, air rights and other interests in land; to provide for the establishment of zoning commissions, administrative agencies, and boards of appeals to administer the provisions of this act, and to provide for their organization and procedure and appeals therefrom; and to provide penalties and remedies for violations of this act or ordinances or regulations made under the authority herein conferred; to provide for reciprocity with adjoining states maintaining and operating airports; and to repeal any inconsistent act or parts of acts.


History: 1950, Ex. Sess., Act 23, Imd. Eff. June 7, 1950 ;-- Am. 1976, Act 158, Imd. Eff. June 17, 1976


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 259.431SectionAirport zoning act; definitions.
Section 259.432SectionAirport; publicly owned; definitions.
Section 259.433SectionAirport hazard; definition.
Section 259.434SectionAirport hazard area; definition.
Section 259.435SectionCommission; definition.
Section 259.436SectionPolitical subdivision; definition.
Section 259.437SectionPerson; definition.
Section 259.438SectionState; definition.
Section 259.439SectionStructure; definition.
Section 259.440SectionTree; definition.
Section 259.441SectionAirport hazard declared nuisance; prevention.
Section 259.442SectionAirport approach plan; adoption by aeronautics commission, considerations.
Section 259.443SectionAirport hazard area; determination; zoning regulations; “development” defined.
Section 259.444SectionJoint airport zoning board; creation; powers; membership.
Section 259.445SectionAirport zoning regulations; incorporation into zoning ordinance.
Section 259.446SectionAirport zoning regulations; amendment.
Section 259.447SectionAirport hazard; definition and certification by aeronautics commission; joint airport zoning board, appointment, meetings, powers, compensation and expenses, expenditures.
Section 259.448SectionAirport zoning regulations; conflict, determination by commission.
Section 259.449SectionAirport zoning regulations; public hearing on adoption or amendment, notice.
Section 259.450SectionAirport zoning commission; appointment, reports and hearings.
Section 259.451SectionAirport zoning regulations; reasonableness, considerations.
Section 259.452SectionAirport zoning regulations; removal or alteration of structures or trees prohibited, exception.
Section 259.453SectionAirport zoning regulations; construction permits for new structures required.
Section 259.454SectionAirport zoning regulations; variance.
Section 259.454aSectionConstructing, establishing, rebuilding, or changing, altering, or repairing structure or replanting tree; permit or variance considered as granted.
Section 259.455SectionAirport zoning regulations; variances, markers and lights required.
Section 259.456SectionAirport zoning regulations; administration and enforcement.
Section 259.457SectionBoard of appeals; provision, powers.
Section 259.458SectionBoard of appeals; members, appointment, terms, officers, removals, rules, meetings, records, subpoenas.
Section 259.459SectionAppeals; filing, hearing, notice.
Section 259.460SectionAppeals; petitions for review by circuit court.
Section 259.461SectionBoard of appeals; certiorari; jurisdiction of court.
Section 259.462SectionApproach protection; acquisition of property by aeronautics commission.
Section 259.463SectionViolation of act or regulations; penalty.
Section 259.464SectionAirport zoning act; short title.
Section 259.465SectionPowers and duties of contiguous political subdivision in adjoining state as to airports, landing fields, and other aeronautical facilities.
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