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Address Ordinance 
Adopted 10-17-1990 
Amended 7-15-1992, Amended 3-16-1994, Amended 12-20-1995, Amended 9-20-1998, Amended 3-21-2007

The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish a county system of assigning addresses to buildings to facilitate the locating of buildings in order to protect the public health and safety by enabling a quicker response time by police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency services; and to provide for more efficient delivery of county services such as building inspections, soil evaluations, health inspection, property tax administration, property mapping, and other county affairs; and to provide for efficient parcel delivery, and U.S. Mail delivery in Eaton County.


 

Animal Control Ordinance 
Adopted 1-17-1977
Amended 5-21-2003, Amended 10-21-2009, Amended 1-18-2012

An ordinance providing for general animal control within Eaton County, prescribing the licensing and regulation of animals and kennels, setting standards and conditions for animal care, prohibiting animal cruelty, establishing powers and duties of Animal Control Officers, prescribing the County Treasurer’s duties with regard to animal control, providing for the impoundment, adoption, redemption and humane destruction of animals, providing special controls for keeping vicious and exotic animals, authorizing an annual dog census to be taken, establishing penalties for violations, declaring certain offenses as municipal civil infractions, establishing a Municipal Civil Infractions Violations Bureau and repealing other inconsistent ordinances.


 

Building Code Ordinance
Adopted

Ordinance to amend the 2012 Michigan building code, as amended, to provide for violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the 2012 Michigan building code; to place the violations bureau at the department of construction codes; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.

See also the Construction Code Department's page


 

Electrical Code Ordinance
Adopted 5-20-1998 
Amended 2-17-1999, Amended 7-21-2004, Amended 3-19-2008, Amended 4-26-2012

An Ordinance to amend the Eaton County Electrical Code as amended, to adopt by reference the National Electrical Code (1999 Ed.) and the Residential Electrical Maintenance Code for One and Two Family Dwellings (1994 Ed.), and as amended herein, to provide for certain violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the Electrical Code; to place the Violations Bureau at the Eaton County Construction Code Department; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.

See also the Construction Code Department's page 


 

Historical Commission Ordinance and By Laws
Adopted 3-16-1977, Amended 3-16-1988, Amended 12-15-l993, Amended 1-20-2010
By-Laws approved 1-8-2002, amended 1-20-2010


An Ordinance to create a Historical Commission, provide for its appointment and prescribe its functions pursuant to Act 213 of the Public Acts of 1959, MCL 399.171, et seq. as amended.


 

Mechanical Code Ordinance
Adopted 10-18-1995
Amended 5-20-1998, Amended 7-21-2004 Amended 3-19-2008, Amended 4-26-2012

An Ordinance to amend the Eaton County Mechanical Code, as amended, to adopt by reference the International Mechanical Code (1998 Ed.), and as amended herein, to provide for certain violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the Mechanical Code; to place the Violations Bureau at the Eaton County Construction Code Department; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.

See also the Construction Code Department's page


 

Municipal Civil Infraction Ordinance
Adopted 12-20-1995

An Ordinance to provide for a municipal civil infraction and a Municipal Ordinance Violations Bureau; to provide for sanctions for violations of municipal civil infractions; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Parks Ordinance
Adopted 10-14-1980
Amended 3-17-2010

An Ordinance to provide for the use, protection, regulation, and control of the public parks and park facilities in the County of Eaton, and for other matters concerning recreation, conservation, education, historic and scenic areas, preserves and parkways, and to provide for adoption of rules and regulations and other matters related to the use of and conduct on park property.  

See also the Parks Department's page


Property Maintenance Code
Adopted

An ordinance to amend the 2015 international property maintenance code, as amended, to provide for violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the 2015 international property maintenance code; to place the violations bureau at the department of construction codes; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Plumbing Code Ordinance
Adopted 5-20-1998
Amended 7-21-2004, Amended 3-18-2008, Amended 4-26-2012

An Ordinance to amend the Eaton County Plumbing Code, as amended, to adopt by reference the International Plumbing Code (1997 Ed.), and as amended herein, to provide for certain violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the Plumbing Code; to place the Violations Bureau at the Eaton County Construction Code Department; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.

See also the Construction Code Department's page


 

Rehabilitation Code Ordinance
Adopted

An ordinance to amend the 2012 Michigan rehabilitation code for existing buildings, as amended, to provide for violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the 2012 Michigan rehabilitation code for existing buildings; to place the violations bureau at the department of construction codes; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Residential Code Ordinance
Adopted

An ordinance to amend the 2015 Michigan residential code, as amended, to provide for violations of said ordinance to be municipal civil infractions; to designate authorized local officials responsible to enforce municipal civil infraction violations of the 2015 Michigan residential code; to place the violations bureau at the department of construction codes; to adopt a savings clause; and to provide an effective date.


 

Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance
Adopted 2-16-2005

An Ordinance to provide for the administration of a soil erosion and sedimentation control program for those areas within Eaton County except for those of the county where a Part 91 Municipal Enforcement Agency program or Authorized Public Agency program is in effect, in order to encourage and regulate the proper use and protection of natural resources, to provide for administration and enforcement, to establish civil penalties for violations, and to provide for reimbursement of costs incurred by the County Enforcing Agency pursuant to this Ordinance and to Part 91, Act 451 of 1994, as amended. This Ordinance shall take effect 30 days following its acceptance by the Eaton County Board of Commissioners and shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Eaton County. This ordinance is also subject to MDEQ approval.

See also the Drain Commissioner page


 

Solid Waste Ordinance
Adopted 10-20-1999 
Amended 1-03-1994, Amended 10-19-1994, Amended 1-18-1995

An Ordinance to implement the Eaton County Solid Waste Management Plan, as amended, adopted pursuant to 1978 PA 641; to exclude municipalities; to designate administration of the Ordinance; to define certain terms; to adopt licensing requirements for hauling solid waste; to adopt licensing fees and conditions for hauler licenses; to adopt a county recycling surcharge; to promulgate rules and regulations; to adopt penalties and remedies; to adopt a severability clause; to adopt an effective date.

See also the Resource Recovery Department's page


 

Zoning Ordinance
Adopted 5-20-1959

An ordinance to provide for the establishment of Land Development Regulations and Districts for those areas of Eaton County, Michigan, lying outside the limits of incorporated cities and villages, and outside of townships having their own ordinances adopted or amended pursuant to Public Act 110 of 2006, in order to encourage and regulate the proper use of land and natural resources, to provide for the administration, enforcement, and penalties for violation, to provide for the establishment of a Board of Appeals and to provide duties for the County Planning Commission pursuant to Act 282 of the Public Acts of 1945, as amended Public Act 110 of 2006, as amended.  

See also the Community Development Department's page


 

 

 

Rescinded Ordinances 
by Action of the Board of Commissioners 10-18-2006

Massage Parlors Ordinance

Noise Control Ordinance

Open House Parties Ordinance

Outdoor Gathering Ordinance

 

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