MCL - Section 125.660

Act 18 of 1933 (Ex. Sess.)

125.660 Municipal housing commission; proceedings under power of eminent domain.

Sec. 10.

    (a) The housing commission may recommend to the governing body the institution and prosecution of proceedings under the power of eminent domain in accordance with the laws of the state, and/or provisions of a local charter relative to condemnation. Housing projects contemplated by this act are hereby declared to be for public purposes within the meaning of the constitution, state laws and charters relative to the power of eminent domain.
    (b) The governing body of a county may, by the exercise of the power of eminent domain, acquire private property lying within the corporate boundaries of cities, villages and townships within the county, for purposes of this act, upon the consent, by resolution, of the legislative body of the city, village or township in which the property is located. The resolution shall be adopted by a majority of the members of the legislative body elected and serving on the question.

History: 1933, Ex. Sess., Act 18, Imd. Eff. Jan. 9, 1934 ;-- CL 1948, 125.660 ;-- Am. 1969, Act 327, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970