MCL - Act 188 of 1954


Act 188 of 1954

AN ACT to provide for the making of certain improvements by townships; to provide for paying for the improvements by the issuance of bonds; to provide for the levying of taxes; to provide for assessing the whole or a part of the cost of improvements against property benefited; and to provide for the issuance of bonds in anticipation of the collection of special assessments and for the obligation of the township on the bonds.

History: 1954, Act 188, Imd. Eff. May 5, 1954 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 143, Imd. Eff. June 5, 1974 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 139, Imd. Eff. July 10, 1995

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 41.721 Section Public improvements by township board; bonds; special assessments to defray costs.
Section 41.721a Section “Record owner” defined.
Section 41.722 Section Types of improvements authorized; approval; conditions.
Section 41.723 Section Written objections; petition; filing; signatures; determining record owners; determining sufficiency of petition; supplement to petition; validity of signatures.
Section 41.724 Section Plans; cost estimate; resolution; designation of special assessment district; hearing; notice; periodic redeterminations of cost; objections; adding property to special assessment district; supplemental petition; filing by railroad companies; additional notice; affidavit of service.
Section 41.724a Section Notice of hearings in special assessment proceedings.
Section 41.725 Section Approval or determination by township board; levy of special assessment.
Section 41.726 Section Filing and review of special assessment roll; hearing; notice; adjournments; objections; confirmation, referral, or annulment; endorsement; finality; action contesting assessment.
Section 41.727 Section Payment of special assessments in installments; amount of installment; extension; due dates; interest on unpaid installments; lien; limitation; statement of amount; payment of future due installments; delinquent installment; penalty.
Section 41.728 Section Special assessments to constitute lien; limitation; character and effect.
Section 41.729 Section Special assessments; collection by township treasurer, report of delinquencies.
Section 41.729a Section Deferred assessment; application; evidence of hardship; ordinance; deferred assessment as recorded lien.
Section 41.730 Section Special assessments; delinquencies, reassessment.
Section 41.731 Section Division of lands; apportionment of uncollected assessments.
Section 41.732 Section Special assessment roll; insufficiency, additional pro rata assessments; surplus, refunds.
Section 41.733 Section Illegal special assessment; reassessment proceedings.
Section 41.734 Section Exempt corporations; agreement to pay assessment.
Section 41.734a Section Assessment on platted corner lots; payment of portion by governing body.
Section 41.735 Section Bonds.
Section 41.735a Section Township improvement revolving fund; advances; interest.
Section 41.735b Section Township improvement revolving fund; transfer of funds; amount.
Section 41.735c Section Special assessments to defray certain obligations.
Section 41.736 Section Public improvements; powers granted to townships.
Section 41.737 Section Scope of act.
Section 41.738 Section Use of interest earned from investments, money from bond proceeds, or money from interest and penalties on unpaid special assessment.