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General Ordinances

General Ordinances

In the Law Room, you will be able to search and view Hamburg Township's ordinances and plans online.

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ABOUT HAMBURG TOWNSHIP

Hamburg Township was organized as a township in 1837. We are a "general law" township as defined under Michigan law. Hamburg is a "zoned" community. Zoning was first enacted in 1968.  Hamburg Township participates in the National Flood Insurance Program and is a Community Rating Service Class 8 community. Many areas of the township are served by sewer service, and some are served by water service.  The Township supports its own fire and police departments. Hamburg's fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th. In the 2000 Census, Hamburg had 20,627 people. In the 2010 Census, Hamburg had 21,165 people. 


Ordinances in Bold have been reviewed and adopted

Ordinances in Italic have been repealed in their entirety 

Copies of ordinances currently under review and not available on this site can be provided upon request.

Number OrdinanceTitle  File PDF  Supporting/Reference Publication Date/File
         
1 & 1A Junk Yard Ordinance - REPEALED On file with the Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
2 Permanent Zoning - DEFEATED  On file with Clerk  Defeated by Voters Nov 1960  
3C Emergency Management Ordinance Ord 3C  Prior versions: 3A & 3B   11/26/17
4 & 4A Liquor Control Ordinance - REPEALED On file with the Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
5A & 5B Stone Street Parking Ordinance - REPEALED On file with the Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
6 & 6A Anti-Litter Ordinance - REPEALED 02/11/18 On file with the Clerk  See: 38C  
7, 7A & 7B Nuisance Ordinance - REPEALED 02/11/18 On file with the Clerk  See: 44B  
8 Mobile Home and Trailer Coach - REPEALED On file with the Clerk    
9 Zoning Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk    
10 Nuisance Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk    
12 Building Ordinance - REPEALED 5/1/1991 On file with Clerk  See: 50 Repeal Ordinance   
13 & 13A Outdoor Assembly Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
14 Watercraft Control – Tamarack Channel Ord 14   See: 92 Marine Safety  
15B Snowmobile Ordinance Ord 15B   Prior versions: 15 & 15A  9/10/2017 
16 Community Antenna Television System Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
17  Watercraft Control – Shan-gri-la, Bass Lake Canals Ord 17   See: 92 Marine Safety  
18 Water control – Little Ore Ord 18   See: 92 Marine Safety  
19 Enforcing Agency Ordinance – State Construction Code Act - REPEALED 5/1/1991 On file with Clerk  See: 50 Repeal Ordinance   
20A Noise Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 94 Breach of Peace  
20 & 20B Noise Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 94 Breach of Peace  
21 Special Watercraft Control Ordinance – Huron River Ord 21   See: 92 Marine Safety  
22 & 22A Watercraft Control – Chilson Creek & Chilson Pond - REPEALED On file with Clerk  REPEALED by Resolution on: 7/25/01  
23 Ordinance to Adopt the National Electrical Code and Enforcement - REPEALED 5/1/1991 On file with Clerk  See: 50 Repeal Ordinance   
23 Ordinance Adopting Basic Fire Control Measures and Regulations Governing Conditions Which Could Impede or Interfere with Fire Suppression Forces Ord 23   Scheduled for Repeal  
24, 24A & 24B Subdivision Control Ordinance Ord 24, 24A & 24B     
26 & 26A Omnibus Penal Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
27 State Uniform Traffic Code - REPEALED On File with Clerk See: 42 Uniform Traffic Code  
28E Private Road Ordinance Ord 28E  Prior versions: 28, 28A, 28B, 28C, 28D  
29B Gut Lake Hunting Ordinance Ord 29B  Prior versions: 29 & 29A  9/10/2017
30B Hamburg Township Parks Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk See: 88 Parks Ordinance  
31C Police Protection Ordinance Ord 31C  Prior versions: 31, 31A & 31B  9/10/2017
32D Cemetery Ordinance Ord 32D   Prior versions: 32, 32A, 32B & 32C  3/29/2018
33 Special Watercraft Control Ordinance – Bishop Lake Ord 33  See: 92 Marine Safety  
34 & 34A Alarm Ordinance Ord 34 & 34A    
35 & 35A BOCA Basic Fire Prevention Code - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
37B Solicitation Ordinance Ord 37B Prior versions: 37 & 37A  9/10/2017
38C Anti-Blight and Anti-Nuisance Ordinance Ord 38C Prior versions: 38, 38A & 38B  01/12/2018
39B Open Party (formerly Minors-Alcohol or Drugs) Ord 39B  Prior versions: 39 & 39A  9/10/2017
40F Burn Ordinance Ord 40F Prior versions: 40, 40A, 40B, 40C, 40D, 40E  11/26/17
41 Ordinance Enforcement Officer Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk See: 70 - Enforcement Officer Ordinance  
42 Uniform Traffic Code - REPEALED On File with Clerk See: 59C Traffic Code & 60B Motor Carriers  
44B Inoperable and/or Unlicensed Motor Vehicle and/or Inoperable Machinery Ordinance Ord 44B Prior versions: 44 & 44A   01/12/2018
45B Motorcycle Operation Ord 45B Prior versions: 45 & 45A  9/10/2017
46A Condominium Ordinance  Ord 46A Prior version: 46  
47 Sewer Usage and Administration Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 65 - Sewer Usage and Administration   
48-D Parking Ordinance 48D Ord 48D Prior versions: 48, 48A, 48B & 48C  9/10/2017
49 Watercraft Control Ordinance – Tamarack Lake Ord 49 See: 92 Marine Safety  
50 Ordinance Repealing Ordinance 12 (Building Ordinance), Ordinance 19 (Plumbing Codes), and Ordinance 23 (Electrical Code) Ord 50    
51 & 51A Portage-Base Lakes Sewage Disposal Ordinance Ord 51 & 51A  See: 55 Sewer Use Ordinance Amendment  
52 & 52A Hamburg Village Plaza Parking Ordinance  Ord 52 & 52A    
53 & 53A Property Identification Ordinance Ord 53 & 53A     
54 Land Division and/or Combination Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk See: 95-A Land Division, Combinations and Boundary Adjustments effective 11/28/18    
55 Sewer Use Ordinance Amendment  Ord 55 See: 51 Portage-Base Lakes Sewage Disposal  
56 Group Insurance Coverage Ordinance Ord 56     
57 Ordinance to Adopt Regulations and Procedures for Basic Cable TV Rate Regulation - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
58 Consumers Power Gas Company Franchise Ordinance  Ord 58   30 yr Agreement with Vendor  10/2/93
59D Traffic Code Ordinance Ord 59D Prior versions: 27, 42, 59, 59A, 59B & 59C  01/10/2018
60B Motor Carriers Ordinance  Ord 60B Prior versions: 60 & 60A   9/10/2017
61 Watercraft Control Ordinance – Cordley Lake Ord 61  See: 92 Marine Safety   
62 & 62A Stormwater Drainage Ordinance Ord 62 & 62A    
63 Hazardous Spill Cost Recovery Ordinance Ord 63     
64 Establishment of a Township Sewer Enterprise Fund & Schedule 1  Ord 64     
65 Sewer Usage and Administration – REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 69 Wastewater Treatment and Administration  
66 Wastewater Treatment Plant Revenue Bond Sale Ordinance Ord 66     
67A  Special Watercraft Control Ordinance – Gill/Gut Lake Ord 67A  See: 92 Marine Safety   
68 Transfer of Franchise/Cable Television System Ordinance - REPEALED Ord 68   See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
69F & 69G Wastewater Treatment and Administration Ordinance  Ord 69F & 69G  Prior versions: 69, 69A, 69B, 69C, 69D, 69E  
70 Ordinance Enforcement Officer Ordinance - REPEALED On file with Clerk See: 71A Civil Infractions    
71A Civil Infractions Ordinance Ord 71A Prior version: 71   9/10/2017
72A Watercraft Control Ordinance for Appleton Lake Ord 72A Prior version: 72
See: 92 Marine Safety 
 
73 Water Use and Rate Ordinance Ord 73    
74 Telecommunications - REPEALED On file with Clerk  See: 93 Repeal Ordinance  10/24/17
75A Pesticides & Manufactured Fertilizers - REPEALED On file with Clerk    
76 International Fire Code Ordinance Ord 76    
77 Uniform Addressing and Road Naming Ordinance Ord 77     
78 Emergency Response Cost Recovery Ord 78    
79 WWTP Revenue Refunding Bonds Authorizing Ordinance  Ord 79    
80 Video Service Provider Right-of-Way Management Ordinance Ord 80     
81 Ordinance Addressing Floodplain Management Provisions of the State Construction Code  Ord 81     
82 Brine Discharging Water Softening Appliance Use Regulation Ordinance Ord 82     
83 LCWA Water Use & Rate Ordinance Ord 83     

84-A

Grass and Noxious Weeds Ordinance  Ord 84A Prior version: 84  1/10/2018
85-A Dangerous, Abandoned Buildings Ord 85A Prior version: 85  1/10/2018
86 Ordinance Confirming Creation of the Hamburg Township Planning Commission Ord 86     
87A Domestic Animal Control Ordinance Ord 87A Prior version: 87   9/10/2017
88-B Hamburg Township Park Ordinance Ord 88B Prior version: 88 & 88A  9/10/2017
89-A Substance Abuse Ordinance Ord 89A Prior version: 89   9/10/2017
90-A Commercial Vehicle Parking Ordinance Ord 90A Prior version: 90   9/10/2017
91-A Coal Tar Ordinance Ord 91A Prior version: 91   9/10/2017
92 Marine Safety Ordinance Ord 92 (New - amends 14, 17, 18, 21, 33, 49, 61, 67A & 72A)   9/10/2017
93 Repeal Ordinance Ord 93  (New)  10/24/2017
94 Breach of Peace Ordinance Ord 94 (New)  9/10/2017
95-A  Land Division, Combinations & Boundary Adjustments Ordinance  Ord 95 Prior version: 95 & 54   11/28/18
         
  Ordinances in Bold have been reviewed and adopted

Ordinances in Italic have been repealed in their entirety 

Copies of ordinances currently under review and not available on this site can be provided upon request.
     

    Updated December 3, 2018 dh
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