Bedford Township Ordinance 44A-306
PAID PUBLIC NOTICE
ORDINANCE NO. 76A-1
AMENDMENT TO THE POND ORDINANCE
An Ordinance enacted pursuant to Act 246 of the Public Acts of 1945, as amended, to amend the Bedford Township Pond Ordinance, Bedford Township Ordinance No. 76; and to further regulate and expand where ponds are allowed, and to provide for the public health, safety, and general welfare of the persons and property of the Township of Bedford; and to repeal all other ordinances and regulations or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith.
THE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BEDFORD, COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF MICHIGAN, ORDAINS:
SECTION 1 – AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6 OF ORDINANCE NO. 76.
Existing Section 6. [251.006 Location of Ponds], of Bedford Township Ordinance No. 76, is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with a new Section 6., which shall hereafter read as follows:
251.006 Location of Ponds
Sec. 6. The location of a pond may only be permitted as an accessory use incident to a public park facility, golf course, or single-family dwelling on a parcel of land not less than five (5) acres in size in agriculturally zoned districts, or as an accessory use incident to a public park facility or golf course on a parcel of land not less than five (5) acres in size in single-family residential zoning districts R-1 through R-3, or as an accessory use incident to a single-family dwelling on a parcel of land not less than ten (10) acres in size in single-family residential zoning districts R-1 through R-3, subject to special approval as established and allowed by the Township of Bedford Zoning Ordinance, (Bedford Township Ordinance No. 44), as may be amended, or any similar successor ordinance.
SECTION 2 - PRIOR AND INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES REPEALED.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are to the extent of such conflict, repealed.
SECTION3 - SEVERABILITY.
This Ordinance and the various parts, sentences, paragraphs, sections, subsections, phrases and clauses thereof are hereby declared severable and if any of them are adjudged unconstitutional and invalid, it is hereby directed that the remainder of the Ordinance shall not be affected.
SECTION 4 - EFFECTIVE DATE.
This Ordinance shall become effective on the 31st day after it, or a summary of it, is published in a newspaper of general circulation in the Township of Bedford, County of Monroe, State of Michigan.
THE TOWNSHIP BOARD,
COUNTY OF MONROE,
STATE OF MICHIGAN:
Trudy L. Hershberger,
Bedford Township Clerk