MCL - Section 560.222a

Act 288 of 1967

560.222a Public utility easement as part of recorded plat; relinquishment by written agreement; parties; requirements.

Sec. 222a.

    (1) Notwithstanding section 222, a public utility easement that is part of a recorded plat may be relinquished without filing an action in circuit court if a written agreement for that purpose is entered into among all of the following parties:
    (a) Each public utility or municipal entity that has the right to use the recorded easement.
    (b) The owner or owners of record of each platted lot or parcel of land subject to the easement.
    (c) A two-thirds majority of the owners of record of each platted lot or parcel of land within 300 feet of any part of the recorded easement.
    (d) The governing board of the municipality in which the subdivision covered by the plat is located.
    (2) An agreement described in subsection (1) shall meet all applicable requirements for recordation and is effective upon being recorded with the register of deeds and filed with the department of labor and economic growth. The register of deeds and the department of labor and economic growth shall cross-reference the document to the affected plat.

History: Add. 2004, Act 590, Imd. Eff. Jan. 4, 2005
Popular Name: Plat Act
Popular Name: Subdivision Control