Township of Lawrence, MI
Van Buren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of Trustees of the Township of Lawrence 5-11-1978 (Ord. No. 3 of the 2005 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
An ordinance to regulate the speed of vessels and to provide for the safe use of the waters in Lawrence Township, Van Buren County; enacted under the authority of Act 58, Public Acts of 1995, as amended (MCLA § 324.80101 et seq.), being identical to State Administrative Rules filed in the Office of the Secretary of State.
The Township of Lawrence ordains:
All words and phrases used in this chapter shall be construed and have the same meanings as those words and phrases defined in Act 58, Public Acts of 1995, as amended, MCLA § 324.80101 et seq.
Reynolds Lake channels connecting; slow — no wake speed. On the waters of the channel connecting North Reynolds Lake to South Reynolds Lake in Section 24, Town 3 South, Range 15 West, Lawrence Township, Van Buren County, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow — no wake speed, which is a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the vessel would be minimal.
All other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
[Amended 4-12-2018; at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 20, Code Adoption, Art. II)]
Any person found to have violated any of the provisions of this chapter by a court of competent jurisdiction is responsible for a municipal civil infraction under Chapter 25, Municipal Civil Infractions, of the Code of the Township of Lawrence.
This chapter and the various parts, sections, subsections, provisions, sentences and clauses are severable. If any part of this chapter is found to be unconstitutional or invalid it is declared the remainder of this chapter shall not be affected hereby.
This chapter shall take effect June 20, 1978.