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Act 167 of 1917 - HOUSING LAW OF MICHIGAN (125.401 - 125.543)
167‑1917‑I ‑ ARTICLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS. (125.401...125.410a)
     Section 125.401 ‑ Short title; scope of act.
     Section 125.402 ‑ Housing law of Michigan; definitions.
     Section 125.402a ‑ Enforcing agency; definition.
     Section 125.403‑125.406 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
     Section 125.407 ‑ Sewer connections and water supply.
     Section 125.408 ‑ Minimum requirements; law not to be modified.
     Section 125.409 ‑ State board of health; authority.
     Section 125.410 ‑ Time for compliance.
     Section 125.410a ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
167‑1917‑II ‑ ARTICLE II DWELLINGS HEREAFTER ERECTED. (125.411...125.450a)
     167‑1917‑II‑I ‑ TITLE I LIGHT AND VENTILATION. (125.411...125.429)
          Section 125.411‑125.429 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
     167‑1917‑II‑II ‑ TITLE II SANITATION. (125.430...125.437)
          Section 125.430‑125.437 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
     167‑1917‑II‑III ‑ TITLE III FIRE PROTECTION. (125.438...125.450a)
          Section 125.438‑125.450a ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
167‑1917‑III ‑ ARTICLE III ALTERATIONS. (125.451...125.464)
     Section 125.451‑125.464 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
167‑1917‑IV ‑ ARTICLE IV MAINTENANCE. (125.465...125.488)
     Section 125.465 ‑ Public halls in multiple dwellings; lighting; exit lights.
     Section 125.466 ‑ Water closets in cellars.
     Section 125.467 ‑ Water closet accommodations.
     Section 125.468 ‑ Basement and cellar rooms.
     Section 125.469 ‑ Joint use of kitchen by more than one family prohibited.
     Section 125.470 ‑ Water closets and sinks; floors under and around.
     Section 125.471 ‑ Repairs and drainage.
     Section 125.472 ‑ Water supply.
     Section 125.473 ‑ Catch-basins.
     Section 125.474 ‑ Cleanliness of dwellings.
     Section 125.475 ‑ Multiple dwellings; walls of courts.
     Section 125.476 ‑ Multiple dwellings; walls and ceilings of rooms.
     Section 125.477 ‑ Multiple dwellings; wallpaper.
     Section 125.478 ‑ Receptacles for ashes, garbage and rubbish; chutes prohibited.
     Section 125.479 ‑ Prohibited uses.
     Section 125.480 ‑ Storage of combustible materials.
     Section 125.481 ‑ Storage of combustible materials; openings between storage room and public hall.
     Section 125.482 ‑ Fire prevention and safety requirements.
     Section 125.482a ‑ Class “A” multiple dwelling; smoke alarm; requirements; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; definitions.
     Section 125.483 ‑ Overcrowding; minimum space requirements.
     Section 125.484 ‑ Multiple dwellings; regulation; application; lodgers prohibited.
     Section 125.485 ‑ Health order; infected and uninhabitable dwellings to be vacated.
     Section 125.485a ‑ Site of illegal drug manufacturing; notification of potential contamination; determination of contamination; rules; order by local health department.
     Section 125.486 ‑ Health order; repairs to buildings, other structures.
     Section 125.487 ‑ Fire escape maintenance.
     Section 125.488 ‑ Scuttles, bulkheads, ladders and stairs in multiple dwellings.
167‑1917‑V ‑ ARTICLE V IMPROVEMENTS. (125.489...125.497)
     Section 125.489 ‑ Rooms; lighting and ventilation.
     Section 125.490 ‑ Multiple dwellings; public halls and stairs, lighting and ventilation.
     Section 125.491 ‑ Plumbing fixtures.
     Section 125.492 ‑ Privy vaults, school-sinks and water closets.
     Section 125.493 ‑ Protection of basements and cellars.
     Section 125.494 ‑ Shafts and courts; openings.
     Section 125.495 ‑ Egress; means above first floor.
     Section 125.496 ‑ Egress; other means.
     Section 125.497 ‑ Roof egress in multiple dwellings.
167‑1917‑VI ‑ ARTICLE VI REQUIREMENTS AND REMEDIES. (125.498...125.519)
     Section 125.498‑125.519 ‑ Repealed. 1968, Act 286, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968.
167‑1917‑VII ‑ ARTICLE VII ENFORCEMENT. (125.521...125.543)
     Section 125.521, 125.522 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 230, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
     Section 125.523 ‑ Administration of act; joint administration and enforcement agreement.
     Section 125.525 ‑ Registry of owners and premises.
     Section 125.526 ‑ Inspection; intervals; inspection by federal government as substitute; basis; inspectors; hours of inspection; permission to enter leasehold; duties of owner; ordinance; multiple lessees; discrimination prohibited; fees; report; dwelling or rooming house with child residing; definitions.
     Section 125.527 ‑ Inspection; warrants for nonemergency situation; no warrant required in emergency.
     Section 125.528 ‑ Inspections; public policy; records; checklist of violations.
     Section 125.529 ‑ Certificate of compliance; issuance; inspection.
     Section 125.530 ‑ Certificate withheld; premises not to be occupied; conditions of issuance; suspension of rent payments, escrow; account for rent and possession.
     Section 125.531 ‑ Certificate; application; temporary certificates; fee.
     Section 125.532 ‑ Violations; recording; notice; order to correct, reasonable time; reinspection; notice to family independence agency.
     Section 125.533 ‑ Compliance by owner and occupant.
     Section 125.534 ‑ Noncompliance with notice of violation; actions; parties; motion for temporary relief; service of complaint and summons; filing notice of pendency of action; orders and determinations; repair or removal of structure; exception; costs; order approving expenses; lien; authority of municipality; “urban core cities” defined.
     Section 125.535 ‑ Receiver; appointment, termination; purpose; powers; expenses.
     Section 125.536 ‑ Additional remedies; occupant's action; concurrent remedies.
     Section 125.537 ‑ Common law rights retained.
     Section 125.538 ‑ Dangerous building prohibited.
     Section 125.539 ‑ “Dangerous building” defined.
     Section 125.540 ‑ Notice of dangerous building; contents; hearing officer; service.
     Section 125.541 ‑ Hearing; testimony; determination to close proceedings or order building or structure demolished, made safe, or properly maintained; failure to appear or noncompliance with order; hearing; enforcement; reimbursement and notice of cost; lien; remedies.
     Section 125.541a ‑ Enforcement of judgment against other assets; lien; effectiveness; priority.
     Section 125.541b ‑ Noncompliance with order as misdemeanor; penalties; designation of blight violation by municipality.
     Section 125.541c ‑ Board of appeals; establishment; appointment and terms of members; vacancy; election of officers; quorum; compensation; expenses; meetings; writings.
     Section 125.542 ‑ Appeal to circuit court.
     Section 125.543 ‑ Adoption of housing law not required.