[HISTORY: Adopted by Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of Northville 9-18-2003. This ordinance superseded former Ch. 166, Uniform Traffic Code, adopted 7-11-1991 as Ch. 50 of the Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter and the provisions of the Uniform Traffic Code and state laws adopted by reference herein shall be collectively known and may be cited as the "Northville Township Traffic Code Ordinance."
The Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships, and Villages as promulgated by the Director of the Michigan Department of State Police pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act of 1969, 1969 Public Act 306, as amended (MCL 24.201 et seq.) and made effective October 30, 2002, is hereby adopted by reference. All references in said Uniform Traffic Code to a "governmental unit" shall mean the Charter Township of Northville.
The following provisions of the Michigan Vehicle Code, 1949 Public Act 300, as amended (MCL 257.1 et seq) are hereby adopted by reference:
Chapter I (Words and Phrases Defined): MCL 257.1 through 257.82;
Chapter II (Administration, Registration): MCL 257.215, 257.216, 257.217, 257.217b, 257.217g, 257.223, 257.224, 257.225, 257.228, 257.230a, 257.233, 257.243, 257.244, 257.255, and 257.256;
Chapter III (Operator's and Chauffeur's License): MCL 257.310e, 257.311, 257.312, 257.312a, 257.319d, 257.319f, 257.324, 257.325, 257.326 and 257.328;
Chapter VI (Obedience to and Effect of Traffic Laws): MCL 257.601-257.601b, 257.602-257.606, 257.611-257.616, 257.617a-257.622, 257.624a-257.624b, 257.625 (except felony provisions), 257.625a, 257.625m, 257.626-257.626b, 257.627-257.627b, 257.628, 257.629, 257.629b, 257.631-257.632, 257.634-257.645, 257.647-257.655, 257.656-257.662, 257.667-257.675d, 257.676-257.682b, 257.683-257.710e, and 257.715-257.726; and
Chapter VIII (License Offenses): MCL 257.904-257.904a, 257.904e, and 257.905.
The following provisions of state law are hereby adopted by reference:
Section 3102 of the Michigan Insurance Code of 1956, 1956 Public Act 218, as amended, pertaining to required insurance (MCL 500.3102).
Subchapter 6 of Part 811 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 Public Act 451, as amended, pertaining to off-road vehicles (MCL 324.81101-324.81147).
Part 821 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 Public Act 451, as amended, pertaining to snowmobiles (MCL 324.82101-324.82158).
Section 703 of the Michigan Liquor Control Act, 1998 Public Act 58, as amended, pertaining to minors and alcoholic liquor (MCL 436.1703).
The penalties provided by Uniform Traffic Code and the provisions of the state laws hereinabove adopted by reference are hereby adopted as the penalties for violations of the corresponding provisions of this chapter.