MCL - Act 106 of 1972


Act 106 of 1972

AN ACT to provide for the licensing, regulation, control, and prohibition of outdoor advertising adjacent to certain roads and highways; to prescribe powers and duties of certain state agencies and officials; to promulgate rules; to provide remedies and prescribe penalties for violations; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1972, Act 106, Imd. Eff. Mar. 31, 1972 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 464, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 252.301 Section Short title.
Section 252.302 Section Definitions.
Section 252.303 Section Purpose.
Section 252.304 Section Size, lighting, and spacing of signs and sign structures; regulation and control; exceptions.
Section 252.305 Section Signs subject to act.
Section 252.306 Section Permit; application; contents of form; change in highway designation or other reason; digital billboard permit; owner of nonstandard sign.
Section 252.307 Section Permit; fees; expiration; renewal; exception; effect of nonpayment; notice of permit cancellation; maximum amount of increased renewal fees for late payments; transfer fee.
Section 252.307a Section Issuance of annual permit for new sign on or after January 1, 2007; permit issued before January 1, 2007; interim permit; conditions; limitations; renewable permit; size limitation on service club signs or religious organization signs; sign advertising product, service, or retail business owned and operated by sign owner; transfer of permit; permit canceled due to nonpayment of renewal fees.
Section 252.307b Section Directional sign for publicly or privately owned activity or attraction; permit; limitations; display of message.
Section 252.308 Section Repealed. 1976, Act 265, Imd. Eff. Oct. 1, 1976.
Section 252.309 Section Permit; issuance or denial.
Section 252.310 Section Permit; exemption.
Section 252.311 Section Trimming or removing trees or shrubs within highway right-of-way; violation; penalty; hearing; removal of sign.
Section 252.311a Section Permit to manage vegetation.
Section 252.312 Section Placing permit number on sign; violation; penalty.
Section 252.313 Section Signs prohibited on adjacent areas; exceptions.
Section 252.314 Section Signs on land leased from state; conditions; terms; cancellation.
Section 252.315 Section Size requirements and limitations.
Section 252.316 Section Illuminated signs.
Section 252.317 Section Distances between signs; sign utilizing digital billboard; distance from interchange, intersection, or rest area.
Section 252.317a Section Nonconforming sign; maintenance and repair; compliance with federal statutes, rules, regulations, or agreements; nonstandard sign; "customary maintenance and repair" defined.
Section 252.317b Section Crossing limited right-of-way to erect or maintain sign; penalties.
Section 252.318 Section Prohibited signs or sign structures.
Section 252.318a Section Billboards; advertising purchase or consumption of tobacco products prohibited; advertising sexually oriented business prohibited; violation; civil fine.
Section 252.318b Section Voluntary agreement.
Section 252.318c Section Michigan billboard advisory council; creation; purpose; duration; recommendations as advisory; membership; appointment; terms; vacancy.
Section 252.319 Section Removal of signs or sign structures; procedure.
Section 252.320 Section Severability.
Section 252.321 Section Penalty; misrepresentation.
Section 252.322 Section Removal of signs or sign structures; compensation; condition.
Section 252.322a Section Rescission of rules.
Section 252.323 Section Rules; hearings; review.
Section 252.324 Section Repeal.
Section 252.325 Section Repealed. 2006, Act 448, Eff. Jan. 1, 2007.