[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Township of Grosse Ile 1-14-2002 by Ord. No. 02-03. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to authority conferred by law, including the Condominium Act (Public Act 59 of 1978, as amended), all condominium projects within the Township of Grosse Ile shall be approved by the Township Planning Commission and the Township Board. In determining whether to approve a condominium project, the Planning Commission shall consult with the Zoning Officer, Township Attorney, Township Engineer and Township Planner regarding the adequacy of the master deed, deed restrictions, utility systems and streets and layout and designs in compliance with all requirements of the Condominium Act, applicable state laws and the ordinances of the Township of Grosse Ile.
For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
- CODE or CODES
- The Code or Codes of Ordinances of the Township of Grosse Ile.
- CONDOMINIUM ACT
- Public Act Number 59 of 1978, as amended.
- CONDOMINIUM PROJECT or PROJECT
- A plan or project consisting of not less than two condominium units established in conformance with the Condominium Act.
- CONDOMINIUM SUBDIVISION PLAN
- The drawings and information prepared and required by the Condominium Act.
- CONDOMINIUM UNIT
- That portion of the condominium project designed and intended for separate ownership and use, as described in the master deed.
- A person engaged in the business of developing a condominium project as provided in the Condominium Act.
- EXPANDABLE CONDOMINIUM
- A condominium project to which additional land may be added pursuant to express provision in the condominium documents in accordance with this chapter and the Condominium Act.
- MASTER DEED
- The approved and recorded condominium document recording the condominium project, to which is attached as exhibits and incorporated by reference the approved bylaws for the project and the approved condominium subdivision plan for the project.
- PLANNING COMMISSION
- The Planning Commission for the Township of Grosse Ile.
- The Township of Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Michigan.
- TOWNSHIP BOARD or BOARD
- The legislative body of the Township of Grosse Ile.
Concurrently with the necessary notice required to be given to the Township of Grosse Ile pursuant to the Condominium Act, a person, firm or corporation intending to develop a condominium project shall provide the following information with respect to the project:
The name, address and telephone number of:
All persons, firms or corporations with an ownership interest in the land on which the condominium project will be located together with a description of the nature of each entity's interest (for example, fee owner, optionee, or land contract vendee).
All engineers, attorneys, architects or registered land surveyors associated with the project.
The developer or proprietor of the condominium project.
The legal description of the land on which the condominium project will be developed together with appropriate tax identification numbers and proof of ownership of the land acceptable to the Township.
The acreage content of the land on which the condominium project will be developed.
The purpose of the project (for example: residential, commercial, industrial, etc.).
Approximate number of condominium units to be developed on the subject parcel.
Whether or not a community water system is contemplated.
Whether or not a community sewer system is contemplated.
Notwithstanding anything in this chapter to the contrary, no condominium project shall be approved by the Planning Commission until the following requirements have been satisfied:
The Planning Commission determines that the proposed condominium project complies with the Condominium Act, the applicable provisions of Chapter 285, Zoning, and the site plan review and approval process set forth in Chapter 238, Subdivision Control, of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Grosse Ile.
The proposed condominium project, if abutting a portion of a public road, must have said public road improved to the boundary of the project site.
All condominium units shall be served by the Township public water and sanitary sewer system.
Prior to expansion or conversion of a condominium project to additional land, the new phase of the project shall undergo site plan review and approval pursuant to the provisions of the Condominium Act and this chapter.
The condominium project developer shall furnish the Township with the following: one copy of the approved and recorded master deed, and one copy of all restrictive covenants. The Master Deed shall be approved and recorded before any condominium units shall be sold, conveyed or leased in the condominium project.
All condominium projects shall be marked with monuments as provided in the Condominium Act and the applicable ordinances of the Township.
The Township Board shall not give its final approval to any condominium project until all of the provisions of the Condominium Act and the provisions of this chapter are satisfied and until it has received the recommendations of the Planning Commission after the public hearing concerning same.
Notwithstanding anything in this chapter to the contrary, all condominium projects shall comply with all federal and state statutes and all local ordinances.
All developers of condominium projects within the Township shall pay the required site plan review fees in accordance with the schedule of fees posted in the Township Clerk's office.