COUNTY PARKING LOTS (EXCERPT)
Act 58 of 1945
46.201 Parking lots; maintenance and regulation; civil sanctions; provisions inapplicable to county or regional park; violation as nuisance; abatement; processing violation as civil infraction.
(1) The county board of commissioners of a county may maintain and regulate parking lots on land owned by the county and enact regulations for the safe and proper use of those parking lots for the general public, including the charging of fees for parking; the placing of traffic signs, signals, parking gates, meters, and other controls; and the direction and establishment of time parking zone spaces where parking signs, signals, meters, gates, or other devices and controls may be installed. The board may establish civil sanctions for the violation of the regulations.
(2) This act does not apply to a county or regional park.
(3) A violation of the regulations made in accordance with this act may be treated as a nuisance and abated by a police officer by impoundment of the vehicle involved, by notice of violation, or by removal to a designated motor vehicle pound to be returned only upon payment of reasonable impoundment fees.
(4) Violation of a regulation made in accordance with this act shall be processed in the same manner as a civil infraction under the Michigan vehicle code, Act No. 300 of the Public Acts of 1949, being sections 257.1 to 257.923 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
History: 1945, Act 58, Imd. Eff. Mar. 21, 1945
CL 1948, 46.201
Am. 1966, Act 113, Imd. Eff. June 22, 1966
Am. 1978, Act 517, Eff. Aug. 1, 1979
Am. 1996, Act 534, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1997
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