MCL - Act 368 of 1925


Act 368 of 1925

AN ACT to prohibit obstructions and encroachments on public highways; to provide for the removal of obstructions and encroachments on public highways; to prescribe the conditions under which telegraph, telephone, power, and other public utility companies, cable television companies, broadband companies, and municipalities may enter upon, construct, and maintain telegraph, telephone, power, cable television, or broadband lines, pipe lines, wires, cables, poles, conduits, sewers, and like structures upon, over, across, or under public roads, bridges, streets, and waters; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.

History: 1925, Act 368, Eff. Aug. 27, 1925 ;-- Am. 1972, Act 268, Imd. Eff. Oct. 11, 1972 ;-- Am. 2018, Act 450, Eff. Mar. 21, 2019

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 247.171 Section Encroachments; removal order, service; temporary permit.
Section 247.171a Section Rights-of-way, bridges, towers, and welcome centers; use to provide travel-related information through electronic technologies.
Section 247.172 Section Encroachments; removal by commissioner, penalty, expense charged to occupant, collection by tax; limitation.
Section 247.173 Section Encroachments; denied, notice to commissioner; trespass action.
Section 247.174 Section Trespass action; brought by commissioner.
Section 247.175 Section Trespass action; pleadings and trial.
Section 247.176 Section Trespass action; trial and verdict.
Section 247.177 Section Trespass action; trial and appeal.
Section 247.178 Section Encroachment; removal by commissioner; penalty on owner or occupant for neglect.
Section 247.179 Section Encroachment; removal, interference, penalty.
Section 247.180 Section Loose obstructions, logs, or wood; notice to remove; removal; removal by commissioner, sale; proceeds, disposition.
Section 247.181 Section Loose obstructions, logs, or wood; no value, compensation for removing.
Section 247.182 Section Obstructions; road fence if dangerous, penalty.
Section 247.183 Section Public utilities, cable television companies, broadband companies, and municipalities; construction and maintenance of structures; consent of governing body; construction and maintenance of utility lines and structures longitudinally within limited access highway rights-of-way; standards; charges; use of revenue; relocation permit; use of electronic devices within limited access and rights-of-way to provide travel-related information.
Section 247.184 Section Consent of county or state to construction.
Section 247.184a Section Surveillance of occupied manhole; exceptions; training and duties of second employee.
Section 247.185 Section Paramount rights of public; injury to trees and shrubs; regulation of rights.
Section 247.186 Section Public utility; placing poles, fixtures, wires, or cables.
Section 247.187 Section Encroachments; removal, expense of removal by commissioner.
Section 247.188 Section Obstructions to traffic; moving; permit, bond; penalty.
Section 247.189 Section Repealed. 2020, Act 264, Eff. Mar. 29, 2021.
Section 247.190 Section Width of highway; encroachment does not give right to land.
Section 247.191 Section Act inapplicable to encroachments and obstructions erected under MCL 257.1701 et seq.