Township of Grosse Ile, MI
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Township of Grosse Ile as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Disorderly conduct — See Ch. 80.
Hunting and trapping — See Ch. 132.
Minors — See Ch. 155.
[Adopted 8-11-1980 by Ord. No. 137 as Ch. 14 of the Grosse Ile Township Code.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully enter any privately owned structure, facility, or building or to willfully enter or go upon the premises thereof without lawful authority or without having permission to do so from the owner, occupant, or person in charge thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully enter or go upon the private land of another without lawful authority or without having permission to do so from the owner, occupant, or person in charge thereof; provided that, in the case of vacant land, the owner, occupant, or person in charge thereof or their agent under written authorization to do so has previously posted such vacant land with a conspicuous notice prohibiting trespass thereon.
It shall be unlawful for any person who is upon the private land of another or who is in any private structure, facility or building owned by another or who is on the premises thereof to refuse, neglect, or fail to depart therefrom without lawful authority to do so upon being notified or told to depart therefrom by the owner, occupant or person in charge thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully enter any public structure, facility or building or to willfully enter any structure, facility or building open to the public at such times when such structure, building or facility is not open to the public without lawful authority or without having permission to do so from the governmental authority or its representative having jurisdiction thereof or, in the case of a structure, facility or building open to the public, without having permission to do so from the owner, occupant, or person in charge thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully enter or go upon public land or land open to the public without lawful authority or without having permission to do so from the governmental authority or its representative having jurisdiction thereof or, in the case of land open to the public, without having permission to do so from the owner, occupant or person in charge thereof provided that such public land has been previously posted by the governmental authority or its representative having jurisdiction thereof or, in the case of land open to the public, by the owner, occupant, or person in charge thereof or by their agent with written authorization to do so with a conspicuous notice prohibiting any trespass thereon or prohibiting trespass in certain areas thereof or prohibiting trespass thereon or on a part thereof during certain hours of the day or night.
It shall be unlawful for any person who is in any public structure, facility or building or who is in any such structure open to the public or who is upon any public land or upon any land open to the public to refuse, neglect, or fail to depart therefrom without lawful authority to do so upon being told to depart therefrom by the governmental authority or its representative having jurisdiction thereof or, in the case of land open to the public, upon being notified to depart therefrom by the owner, occupant or person in charge thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully enter any structure, facility, or building located on or at the Grosse Ile Township Airport or to willfully go upon the premises thereof without lawful authority or without having permission to do so from the Grosse Ile Township Airport Commission or its representative or without having permission to do so from the lawful occupant or person in charge of such structure, facility or building.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully go upon the land, landing field or runways or upon any other premises of the Grosse Ile Township Airport without lawful authority or without having permission to do so from the Grosse Ile Township Airport Commission or its representative or without having permission to do so from any occupant or person in charge thereof having the right or authority to give such permission.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any bicycle, motorbike, motorcycle, motor vehicle or any other vehicle upon the land, landing fields or runways or upon any other portion of the Grosse Ile Township Airport or to park any such vehicle thereon without lawful authority to do so or without permission to do so by the Grosse Ile Township Airport Commission or its representative or without permission to do so from an occupant or person in charge thereof having the lawful right to grant such permission; provided, however, that the foregoing provisions shall not apply to public roads nor to roadways or areas located in the Grosse Ile Township Airport designated as roads or parking areas open to the general public during certain hours of the day and night as designated by the Grosse Ile Township Airport Commission.
The provisions set forth hereinbefore in this chapter relating to persons entering upon airport properties and into airport buildings shall not apply to authorized airport or Township personnel, Airport Commissioners, and elected Township officials pursuant to the discharge of their respective duties and responsibilities. Such provision shall further not apply to Grosse Ile Township Airport tenants and lessees and their respective employees, customers and invitees and to such other persons entering upon airport properties and into airport buildings for legitimate purposes or to members of the general public who enter upon airport properties or into airport structures, provided that, in all cases, such entry onto the lands of the airport or into airport structures is in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the Township of Grosse Ile Airport Commission governing such entry.
It shall be unlawful for any person who is in any airport structure, facility or building or who is on any land, landing field, runway or upon any other part of the Grosse Ile Township Airport to refuse, neglect or fail to depart therefrom without lawful authority to do so upon being notified to depart therefrom by the Grosse Ile Township Airport Commission or its representative or upon being notified to depart therefrom by the occupant or person lawfully in charge or control thereof.
[Added 7-22-2002]
Penalties for violation of this article shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-3.
[Adopted 4-25-2005 by Ord. No. 05-03]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY OR OPERATION
The act of performing one or more activities or operations at the airport as a commercial aviation operator.
COMMERCIAL AVIATION OPERATOR (OPERATOR)
A person or persons, firm or corporation who, for compensation or hire, engages in one or more of the following commercial activities or operations utilizing airport facilities or property: air cargo, aircraft charter, aircraft fueling, aircraft rental, aircraft sales, airframe and/or power plant maintenance, avionics sales and maintenance, aerial advertising, aerial firefighting, aerial powerline/pipeline patrol, banner towing, flight training and sightseeing, or other aeronautical activity. This definition excludes any person who is an employee of an aircraft owner who is exercising his right to self-service his aircraft with his own resources in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations. The burden of proof that the person is an employee rests with the aircraft owner.
A. 
No person shall conduct any commercial aviation activity or operations, or act as a commercial aviation operator, or conduct other similar activities at the Grosse Ile Municipal Airport without first securing a written agreement from the Airport Commission or its designated representative and paying the required fees and charges, as set forth in the Airport Rules and Regulations and Airport Commercial Operating Standards.
B. 
Penalties for violation of this section shall be punishable as a municipal civil infraction violation as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II.