Only 19 States Have Township Governments
Michigan State Laws and Proposed Bills
State Law Governing Townships
Charter Township Act of 1947
Oakland Township Voting Precincts
Open Meetings Act
Open Meetings Act as it Applies to Subcommittees – Michigan Municipal League
Open Meetings Act Handbook
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Pamphlet
Township Ordinances – State Law
Fire Prevention Code
Fire and/or Police Board
Michigan Act 368 of 1978 (Public Health Act)
This state law attempts to be sure our that among other things our local fire department Emergency Medical Services meet basic standards for quality and speed of response to your 911 call for help.
Key parts of this act pertaining to our local fire department’s Emergency Medical Service are :
333.20901-333.20908 – meanings and definitions
333.20910 – powers and duties of Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services to set up our Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA) to set detailed regulation suitable for our county.
Oakland County Medical Control Authority
protocols (rules) for response to medical emergencies
Right to Farm Act
International Property Maintenance Code – 2003
Our Code Section 4-61 (Ordinance 50) says we have adopted this code with a few exceptions listed in our Code 4-62. It is rather extensive and detailed. It is revised nearly every year; however our code specifies the 2003 code.