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LAND DIVISION ACT
Act 288 of 1967
AN ACT to regulate the division of land; to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare; to further the orderly layout and use of land; to require that the land be suitable for building sites and public improvements and that there be adequate drainage of the land; to provide for proper ingress and egress to lots and parcels; to promote proper surveying and monumenting of land subdivided and conveyed by accurate legal descriptions; to provide for the approvals to be obtained prior to the recording and filing of plats and other land divisions; to provide for the establishment of special assessment districts and for the imposition of special assessments to defray the cost of the operation and maintenance of retention basins for land within a final plat; to establish the procedure for vacating, correcting, and revising plats; to control residential building development within floodplain areas; to provide for reserving easements for utilities in vacated streets and alleys; to provide for the filing of amended plats; to provide for the making of assessors plats; to provide penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.
History: 1967, Act 288, Eff. Jan. 1, 1968
Am. 1982, Act 529, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Am. 1991, Act 59, Imd. Eff. June 27, 1991
Am. 1996, Act 591, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997
Popular Name: Plat Act
Popular Name: Subdivision Control
The People of the State of Michigan enact: