MCL - Section 207.953

Act 237 of 2022

207.953 Residential housing district; establishment by qualified local governmental unit; adoption of resolution; notice and opportunity for hearing; findings and determination.

Sec. 3.

    (1) A qualified local governmental unit, by resolution of its legislative body, may establish 1 or more residential housing districts.
    (2) The legislative body of a qualified local governmental unit may establish a residential housing district on its own initiative or upon a written request filed by the owner or owners of property comprising at least 50% of all taxable value of the property located within a proposed district. The written request must be filed with the clerk of the qualified local governmental unit.
    (3) Before adopting a resolution establishing a district, the legislative body shall give written notice by certified mail to the county in which the proposed district is to be located and the owners of all real property within the proposed district and shall afford an opportunity for a hearing on the establishment of the district at which any of those owners and any other resident or taxpayer of the qualified local governmental unit may appear and be heard. The legislative body shall give public notice of the hearing not less than 10 days or more than 30 days before the date of the hearing.
    (4) The legislative body of the qualified local governmental unit, in its resolution establishing a district, shall set forth a finding and determination that there is a need for residential housing within the district and shall provide a copy of the resolution by certified mail to the county in which the district is located.

History: 2022, Act 237, Imd. Eff. Dec. 13, 2022