Weed Ordinance

TO ANY OWNERS OF LAND SITUATED IN THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF GENESEE, GENESEE COUNTY, STATE OF MICHIGAN

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all noxious weeds growing and all dead grass and brush on any subdivided land or land along public streets or roads or improved streets, for a depth of 10 rods or the depth of the lots whichever is the lesser, within the Charter Township of Genesee, County of Genesee and State of Michigan, must be cut down on or before the 1st day of May, June, July, August, September and October 2017 to prevent such dead grass and brush from becoming a fire hazard.  No person shall allow any weeds or grass to exceed ten (10) inches in height.

Failure to comply with this notice on or before the above mentioned dates shall make any party so failing liable for the costs of cutting said noxious weeds and dead grass and brush by said Charter Township of Genesee, said cost to be levied and collected against said lands in the same manner as other taxes are levied and collected, pursuant to the Provisions Act 359 of the Public Acts of 1941, as amended being MCL 247.61 ET SEQ.

THIS NOTICE IS PUBLISHED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF GENESEE ORDINANACE NO 421, AND AMENDED ORDINANCE NO. 511.

***INTERNET ACCESS TO TAXES, ASSESSING, WATER & SEWER***

Effective today the BS&A software databases are available for public viewing on the web, giving taxpayers and business professionals a way to access data at any time.  Included with Internet Services is an online directory of customers who host data online using the BS&A software.  The directory can be accessed by going to http://directory.is.bsasoftware.com.

This is a free service to taxpayers to look up their own property.  However, to look up additional properties and/or business professionals the fees, payable to BS&A with credit cards only, are as follows:

$2.00 per record                                                                 Property lookups, to include Assessing data, Tax data, Delinquent Personal Property data

$2.00 per record                                                                 Comparable Sales Search (Assessing records) allows searches for comparable sale           based query and Neighborhood filters

$1.00 per record                                                                 Utility Billing lookups – Sewer and Water

This link is

http://GeneseeCharterTwp.is.bsasoftware.com

 

 

 

Garage or Yard Sales

Not more than three (3) garage or yard sales shall be conducted by a household of the Township during a calendar year.  Said garage or yard sale shall not exceed three (3) days duration.  Temporary signs for the sale shall be removed at the end of the sale.

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Wetlands

A county weland inventoy has been completed by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) pursuant to Part 303, Wetlands Protection, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended.  The inventory is on the file with the county extension office, register of deeds, and clerk and is also available at www.michigan.gov/deqwetlands.  The inventory map provides potential and approximate locations of wetlands but cannot be used to identify wetlands for regulatory purposes.  Property containing wetlands may be subject to regulation under Part 303.  For more information, including how to obtain a wetland permit or a determination of whether property contains regulated wetland, please visit the MDEQ Web site above.

Burn Permits

Effective January 1, 2011

 

Ordinance No 524

A fee of $10.00 will be charged for each Burn Permit.

Burn Permits can be obtained and paid for at the Township office:

 

7244 N Genesee Road

Genesee, MI 48437

810 640 2000