City of Port Huron, MI
St. Clair County
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[Code 1992, §§ 6-26, 10-140, 19-26, 22-31; 1-10-1994 by Ord. No. 1051; 10-27-1997 by Ord. No. 1133; 4-9-2001 by Ord. No. 1182; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1185; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1186; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1187; 4-28-2003 by Ord. No. 1206; 5-10-2010 by Ord. No. 1310; 12-9-2013 by Ord. No. 1358]
(a) 
Pursuant to the provisions of the Single State Construction Code, in accordance with Public Act No. 230 of 1972 (MCL 125.1501 et seq.), the City assumes responsibility for the administration and enforcement of the state code throughout its corporate limits.
(b) 
The Michigan Building Code (including the Property Maintenance Code), the Michigan Electrical Code, the Michigan Plumbing Code, and the Michigan Mechanical Code are hereby adopted by reference pursuant to the Act cited in Subsection (a) of this section.
[Code 1992, §§ 6-28, 10-50, 19-27, 22-32; 1-10-1994 by Ord. No. 1051; 10-27-1997 by Ord. No. 1128; 4-9-2001 by Ord. No. 1182; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1185; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1186; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1187; 4-28-2003 by Ord. No. 1206; 12-9-2013 by Ord. No. 1358]
A fee schedule for permits and inspections under this article shall be set by resolution of the City Council from time to time.
[Code 1992, §§ 6-31, 19-30, 22-35; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1185; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1186; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1187; 4-28-2003 by Ord. No. 1206; 12-9-2013 by Ord. No. 1358]
(a) 
Except as provided in Subsection 10-33(b), all violations of this article shall be municipal civil infractions.
(b) 
Any violations of the following sections of the International Property Maintenance Code shall be treated as a "blight violation" within the meaning of § 2-901:
(1) 
Section 301 (general);
(2) 
Section 302 (exterior property areas);
(3) 
Section 304, limited to subsections:
a. 
304.1.1.8 (roofing);
b. 
304.2 (protective treatment);
c. 
304.6 (exterior walls);
d. 
304.7 (roofs and drainage);
e. 
304.11 (chimneys and towers).
(4) 
Section 308 (rubbish and garbage).
(c) 
The imposition of any sentence shall not exempt an offender from compliance with this article.
(d) 
The penalty for a municipal civil infraction or blight violation shall not prohibit the City from seeking injunctive relief against a violator or such other appropriate relief as may be provided by the law.
(e) 
A separate offense shall be deemed committed upon each day during or when a violation occurs or continues.
(f) 
The rights and remedies provided in this section are cumulative and in addition to any other remedies provided by law.