Village of Baroda, MI
Berrien County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Council of the Village of Baroda 12-3-2018 by Ord. No. 197. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as and may be cited as the "Baroda Village Prohibition of Marihuana Establishments Ordinance" to opt out of Initiated Law 1 of 2018.
Words used herein shall have the definitions as provided for in Initiated Law 1 of 2018, as may be amended.
Baroda Village hereby prohibits all marihuana establishments within the boundaries of the Village pursuant to Initiated Law 1 of 2018, as may be amended.
Any person who disobeys, neglects or refuses to comply with any provision of this chapter or who causes, allows or consents to any of the same shall be deemed to be responsible for the violation of this chapter. A violation of this chapter is deemed to be a nuisance per se.
A violation of this chapter is a municipal civil infraction, for which the fines shall not be less than $100 nor more than $500, in the discretion of the Court. The foregoing sanctions shall be in addition to the rights of the Village to proceed at law or equity with other appropriate and proper remedies. Additionally, the violator shall pay costs which may include all expenses, direct and indirect, which the Village incurs in connection with the municipal civil infraction pursuant to MCL 600.8727.
Each day during which any violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
In addition, the Village may seek injunctive relief against persons alleged to be in violation of this chapter, and such other relief as may be provided by law.
This chapter shall be administered and enforced by the Ordinance Enforcement Officer of the Village or by such other person(s) as designated by the Village Council from time to time.
The provisions of this chapter are hereby declared to be severable. If any clause, sentence, word, section or provision is hereafter declared void or unenforceable for any reason by a court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the remainder of such ordinance which shall continue in full force and effect.
All ordinance or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
This chapter shall take effect the 21st day after publication.