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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN


CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 10TH FLOOR
LANSING CITY HALL
124 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE

AGENDA FOR AUGUAT 30, 2010

TO THE HON. MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL:


The following items were listed on the agenda in the City Clerk's Office by 4:00 p.m. on
Thursday, August 26, 2010, in accordance with Section 3-103(2) of the City Charter and will
be ready for your consideration at the regular meeting of the City Council on Monday,
August 30, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers, 10th Floor, City Hall.
I. ROLL CALL

II. MEDITATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. READING AND APPROVAL OF PRINTED COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

Approval of the Printed Council Proceedings of August 23, 2010


IV. CONSIDERATION OF LATE ITEMS (Suspension of Council Rule # 11 is needed to
allow consideration of late items. Late items will be considered as part of the regular
portion of the meeting to which they relate.)
V. TABLED ITEMS (Tabled items, if removed from the table, will be considered as part
of the regular portion of the meeting to which they relate.)
VI. SPECIAL CEREMONIES

VII. COMMENTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND CITY CLERK

VIII. COMMUNITY EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS (Time, place, purpose, or definition of


event – 1 minute limit)
IX. SPEAKER REGISTRATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

X. MAYOR’S COMMENTS

XI. SHOW CAUSE HEARINGS

XII. PUBLIC COMMENT ON LEGISLATIVE MATTERS (Legislative matters consist of the


following items on the agenda: public hearings, resolutions, ordinances for
introduction, and ordinances for passage. The public may comment for up to three
minutes. Speakers must sign up on white form.)
A. SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

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1. In consideration of an Application for Naming and Renaming
Memorials in the City of Lansing filed by Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez
to Rename part of Grand River Avenue as Cesar E. Chavez Avenue
(NOTE: since the scheduling of this Public Hearing the application has
been modified to add an honorary street name of Cesar E. Chaves
Avenue to Grand River Avenue and to rename Lot 56 as Cesar E.
Chavez Plaza)
XIII. COUNCIL CONSIDERATION OF LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

A. REFERRAL OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

B. CONSENT AGENDA

1. BY COUNCIL MEMBER CAROL WOOD


a. In recognition of September 2010 as National Alcohol and Drug
Addiction Recovery Month
2. BY THE COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL
a. Approval of a contract with Terese Horn for temporary services
in the position of Legislative Office Manager
3. BY THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Requiring the owners of property located at 6226 Barker St. to
Make Safe or Demolish their property within sixty days from
Monday, August 30, 2010
C. RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION

D. REPORTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

1. BY THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY


a. Report on the proposed Manufactured Homes Ordinance
E. ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION and Setting of Public Hearings

1. BY COUNCIL MEMBER JEFFRIES, CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE


ON DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING
a. Introduction of Z-7-2010; 127 W. Grand River Ave., a request
on behalf of S.A. Properties, LLC to rezone the property at 127
W. Grand River Ave. from “C” Residential District to “G-1”
Business District to permit the building at this location to be
restored to its original historic character and reused for
commercial purposes, and setting a Public Hearing for
September 27, 2010

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2. BY COUNCIL MEMBER WOOD, CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON
PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Introduction of an Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan,
to Repeal Chapter 1615 of the Lansing Codified Ordinances
and Add a New Chapter 1615, to align its provisions with those
of the Michigan Penal Code Fireworks Chapter, to allow for
issuance of permits for retail sale for three months or for one
year, and to clarify when inspections of permittees will be
conducted, and setting a Public Hearing for September, 13,
2010
b. Introduction of an Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan,
to Amend Section 1248.03 of the Lansing Codified Ordinances
to address the presence of primary caregivers under the
Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in residential districts (home
occupation regulation), and setting a Public Hearing for
September 13, 2010
F. ORDINANCES FOR PASSAGE

1. BY THE COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING


a. Adoption of Z-3-2010; 2925 and 2935 N. East St., a request
from Parviz Soroughian to rezone the property located at 2925
and 2935 N. East St. from “F” Commercial District to “E-1”
Apartment Shop District to allow the buildings at this location to
be used either exclusively for residential, light commercial or
office use or for any combination of those uses
b. Adoption of Z-4-2010; 1301 E. Miller Rd., a request from
Dennis Stiffler to rezone the property located at 1301 E. Miller
Rd. from “H” Light Industrial, “G-2” Wholesale and “J” Parking
Districts to “D-1”Professional Office District to permit the
building at this location to be used for a combination of
residential and office purposes
c. Adoption of Z-5-10; 717 E. Shiawassee St., a request from
Neogen Corporation to rezone the property at 717 E.
Shiawassee Street from "A" Residential to "H" Light Industrial
to utilize the property for laboratories, warehousing, assembly,
light manufacturing and offices as part of its operations
d. Adoption of an Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan to
Amend Title 6 of the Planning and Zoning Code, Part 12 of the
Codified Ordinances of the City of Lansing by Adding Chapter
1279 to establish and regulate overlay districts in certain
geographic areas of the city

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XIV. SPEAKER REGISTRATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON CITY GOVERNMENT
RELATED MATTERS

XV. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS; COMMUNICATIONS


AND PETITIONS; AND OTHER CITY RELATED MATTERS (Motion that all items be
considered as being read in full and that the proper referrals be made by the
President)
1. REPORTS FROM CITY OFFICERS, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS

a. Letters from the City Clerk:


i. Submitting a request to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed
2010 Class C Licensed Business, located at 511 E Hazel,
Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to
Tini Bikinis - Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-
Entertainment Permit
ii. Providing notice of the Denial of Applications for a Cabaret,
Billiard Room and Bowling Alley Licenses filed by Rehmann-
Robson on behalf of Serrie Inc., Metro Bowl located at 5141
Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. based on the recommendation of
the Lansing Building Safety Office
iii. Providing notice of the Denial of an Application for a Vehicle for
Hire Wrecker Class B License filed by Jack L. Thomas on
behalf of Discount Towing located at 8354 S. Clinton Trail,
Eaton Rapids, based on the recommendation of the Planning
Department
b. Letters from the Mayor re:
i. Request for Public Hearing; Z-7-2010; 127 W. Grand River
Ave., a request on behalf of S.A. Properties, LLC to rezone the
property at 127 W. Grand River Ave. from “C” Residential
District to “G-1” Business District to permit the building at this
location to be restored to its original historic character and
reused for commercial purposes
2. COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS, AND OTHER CITY RELATED MATTERS

a. Letter from the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources


and Environment providing notice of the issuance of a permit to the
Parks and Recreation Department to allow for the construction of a
45-foot long boulder, stone or riprap shore protection structure on the
Red Cedar River with 35-cubic yards of 6 to 8-inch diameter stone
over a geo-textile fabric

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b. Letter from the State of Michigan Department of Treasury providing a
copy of an Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act (OPRA) Certificate for
property located at 300 Elvin Ct.
c. Community Funding Reporting Statement submitted by Pinebrook
Manor for its Neighborhood Networks “Get to Know Your Neighbor
Day” event held August 5, 2010
d. Letter of Resignation from the Park Board submitted by Cynthia Ward
e. Letters from John Pollard of 1718 Blair St. submitting an alleged
Charter violation by Mayoral Executive Assistant Jerry Ambrose, and
a copy of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding City
Council committee meetings
XVI. MOTION OF EXCUSED ABSENCE

XVII. REMARKS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

XVIII. REMARKS BY THE MAYOR OR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

XIX. PUBLIC COMMENT ON CITY GOVERNMENT RELATED MATTERS (City government


related matters are issues or topics relevant to the operation or governance of the
city. The public may comment for up to three minutes. Speakers must sign up on
yellow form.)
XX. ADJOURNMENT

CHRIS SWOPE, CITY CLERK

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in this meeting should contact the
City Clerk’s Office at (517) 483-4131 (TDD (517) 483-4479). 24 hour notice may be needed for certain
accommodations. An attempt will be made to grant all reasonable accommodation requests.

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CITY OF LANSING
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday,


August 30, 2010 at 7:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers, 10th Floor Lansing
City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI to receive public comment on and
to consider an Application for Naming and Renaming Memorials in the City of
Lansing filed by Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez to Rename part of Grand River
Avenue as Cesar E. Chavez Avenue. For more information please call 483-
4177.

Interested Persons are invited to attend this Public Hearing

CHRIS SWOPE,,LANSING CITY CLERK



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Mr. Chris Swope, City Clerk


124 W. Michigan Ave., 9th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Mr. Swope;


The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee and the Old Town Commercial
Association are proud to announce' you will find attached a joint amended
application for an honorarium street name of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue.
Also. attached is an application to name Lot 56'in Old Town to Cesar E. Chavez'
Plaza. There will be a joint press conference held Friday, August 13, 2010, 1.2
noon at Turner Mini park in Old Town to announce our joint effort.

We will also be making a joint announcement at the Dolores Huerta Fundraising


event on Friday, August 13, 2010, in her honor. If you have further questions
please feel free to contact me at (517) 749-0181.

Thank you for your attention in this matter.

Elva Reyes, Chair


The Lansing for Cesar.E. Chavez Committee

Attachments
Application for Naming and Renaming Memorials
In the
City of Lansing, Michigan
Attachments

1-The proposed honorary street name of Cesar E. Chavez Ave, commencing at Oakland and East Grand
River Ave and ending at Pine Street and West Grand River Avenue. The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez
Committee and the Old Town Commercial Association is requesting the name of an American hero
whose struggle for justice and equality for all Americans is well recognized and documented. He, like
Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa and others, understood the meaning of non
violent social change and used it to elevate the human condition. Cesar E. Chavez was a social activist
who founded the first successful Farm Workers union in American history whose mission was to reclaim
dignity, fair wages, medical coverage, benefits and humane living conditions for millions of Americans.
Cesar E. Chavez inspired millions of Americans and was a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace
Prize and also awarded the presidential Medal of Freedom America's highest civilian honor. His
philosophy, "Si se Puede" or "Yes we can," influenced millions of Americans to seek economic and social
equality since the 1960's and that philosophy is still alive and well today. Cesar E. Chavez, a United
States veteran served in the Navy and served in World War II. His life was dedicated to advancing the
cause and improving the life of all farm workers and of all oppressed people in the United States and the
world.

2-The effect of the proposed honorary name upon residents is very positive. We have found zero
negative impact and believe the honorary signs for Chavez will give an opportunity to raise awareness
about who he was and what he did. Other potential positive effects include the increase of commerce,
and in turn increased property values, in the area. The signage will illustrate that Lansing, Michigan is a
city that believes in diversity and understands the importance of tolerance and inclusion of honoring
Americans who have made a difference for all.

3 -The effect of the proposed honorary name upon business is very positive. We have found zero
negative impact and believe the honorary signs for Chavez will give an opportunity to raise awareness
about who he was and what he did, while limiting the proposed cost of a complete street name change.
The proposed additional signage will addresses three main concerns from Old Town businesses and
property owners. 1) It maintains the historic integrity of Grand River Ave. as a heritage trail and main
artery through the state of Michigan used first by the Native Americans. 2) The additional signage does
not demand extra cost or confusion for businesses that are currently within the proposed area or the
customers that patronize them. And lastly, 3) the decision to move forward on a combination of
projects to honor Cesar E. Chavez and educate the community has been an inclusive one. The process
included many meetings, letters, signatures, and heightened awareness and respect for what both
Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez and the Old Town community want to achieve for the greater Lansing area.

4- Implementation cost will be minimal.to both the City and business owners. Maximum cost for sign
toppers for the 28 signs along the proposed section of Grand River Avenue is $100 each.

5 - In terms of anticipated support, each day citizens of Lansing and organizations continue to express
great support of a visible and honorable memorial for Cesar E. Chavez. A variety of local organizations
and stakeholders have clearly stated their support of both honorary street signs and Cesar E. Chavez
Plaza. This project will unite many of the citizens of Lansing to work together for the betterment of the
City of Lansing using Old Town as a vehicle to unify.

6 - Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Old Town Commercial Association


P.O. Box 27072 1232 Turner St.
Lansing, MI 48909 Lansing, MI 48906
517.749.0181 517.485.4283

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Application for Naming and Renaming Memorials
In the
City of Lansing, Michigan
Attachments

1-The proposed name change of City Lot 56 to Cesar Chavez Plaza. The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez
Committee and the Old Town Commercial Association is requesting the name of an American hero
whose struggle for justice and equality for all Americans is well recognized and documented. He, like
Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa and others, understood the meaning of non
violent social change and used it to elevate the human condition. Cesar E. Chavez was a social activist
who founded the first successful Farm Workers union in American history whose mission was to reclaim
dignity, fair wages, medical coverage, benefits and humane living conditions for millions of Americans.
Cesar E. Chavez inspired millions of Americans was a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Prize
and also awarded the presidential Medal of Freedom America's highest civilian honor. His philosophy,
"Si se Puede" or "Yes we can," influenced millions of Americans to seek economic and social equality
since the 1960's and that philosophy is still alive and well today. Cesar E. Chavez, a United States
veteran served in the Navy and served in World War II. His life was dedicated to advancing the cause
and improving the life of all farm workers and of all oppressed people in the United States and the
world.

2 -The effect of the proposed plaza upon residents is very positive. We have found zero negative
impact and believe the signage and educational information throughout the plaza in honor of Chavez
will give an opportunity to raise awareness about who he was and what he did. Other potential positive
effects include the increase of commerce, and in turn increased property values, in the area. The Plaza
will give residents and stakeholders a safe and welcoming area to gather and celebrate the power of
community. The signage will illustrate that Lansing, Michigan is a city that believes in diversity and
understands the importance of tolerance and inclusion of honoring Americans who have made a
difference for all.

3 -The effect of the proposed plaza upon business is very positive. We have found zero negative impact
and believe the signage and educational information throughout the plaza in honor of Chavez will give
an opportunity to raise awareness about who he was and what he did. Currently, the lot in the heart of
Lansing's culture and arts district is the stage for over 111 festivals and events attracting 125,000 people
and $146,000 in advertising. The plaza has acted as a gathering place for events celebrating the history
and diversity of Lansing and will now be named after a man that recognized the power of community.
The process in which this memorial was decided included many meetings, letters, signatures, and
heightened awareness and respect for what both Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez and the Old Town
community want to achieve for the greater Lansing area.

4- Implementation cost will be minimal to both the City and business owners. All improvements to
Cesar E. Chavez Plaza will be privately funded including archways, statues, gardens and educational
plaques. Lansing for Cesar Chavez will act as the fiduciary arm of the partnership while both Old Town

Commercial Association and Lansing for Cesar Chavez volunteers will donate time and resources to
make the memorial a reality.

5- In terms of anticipated support, each day citizens of Lansing and organizations continue to express
great support of a visible and honorable memorial for Cesar Chavez. A variety of local organizations and
stakeholders have clearly stated their support of both honorary street signs and Cesar E. Chavez Plaza.
This project will unite many of the citizens of Lansing to work together for the betterment of the City of
Lansing using Old Town as a vehicle to unify.

6 - Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Old Town Commercial Association


P.O. Box 27072 1232 Turner St.
Lansing, MI 48909 Lansing, MI 48906
517.749.0181 517.485.4283

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Mr. Chris Swope, City Clerk


124 W. Michigan Ave., 9th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Mr. Swope;


After much debate and consideration the Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez
Committee would like the City Council to hold our current application for the
Cesar E. Chavez Street re-naming in abeyance.
The committee feels very strongly that our goal to honor Cesar E. Chavez can
only be accomplished with full cooperation from all parties involved.

1n the interest of remaining within the initial time lines.of the process we will be
contacting you with updated information to help us further our goal of a proper
memorial for Cesar E. Chavez.

Please forward this information to the City Council for consideration. Thank you
for your prompt attention in this matter. If you have further questions feel free to
contact me at (517) 749-0181.

Elva Reyes, Chair


The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee

Cc: Old Town Commercial Association

"Preserving the legacy of Cesar E. Chavez through education, commemoration, service


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Mr. Chris Swope, City Clerk


124 W. Michigan Ave., 9th Floor
Lansing, Ml 48933

Dear Mr. Swope;


The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee is making application for a street
renaming from East Grand River Avenue to Cesar E. Chavez Avenue. The local
street section being considered is East Grand River Avenue commencing at
Oakland Avenue and ending at Pine Street and West Grand River Avenue.

The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee members have committed


themselves not just to this initial effort of renaming a street in honor of Cesar E.
Chavez; but to continue his 'humanitarian efforts throughout our community.

Please find attached the necessary documents needed for review to consider the
application and a check for the cost of the mailing for notification to those
affected by the change. If there is more information or documentation needed to
complete the process please contact me at (517) 749-0181. Thank you for your
attention in this matter.

The committee leaves you with our words of encouragement. Si se puede!

va Reyes, Chai
The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee

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Application for Naming and Renaming Memorials


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City of Lansing, Michigan

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Basis and significance of proposed name:

Object, site, or street to be named or renamed:

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Projected implementation .cost if application is approved:

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Anticipated support and/or opposition to the proposal: .044uLetuAw

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If you have questions please call: 517-483-4131

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Chris Swope, City Clerk
'Lansing City Clerk's Office
Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, Ml 48933-1695
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progress and prosperity for our eommunity Our
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ADDENDUM

LANSING FOR CESAR E. CHAVEZ AVENUE

(1) The proposed street name change from Grand River Avenue is, to Cesar E.
Chavez Avenue, "commencing at Oakland and East Grand River Avenue and
ending at Pine Street and West Grand River Avenue. The Lansing for Cesar
E. Chavez Committee is requesting the name of an American hero whose
struggle for justice and equality for all Americans is well recognized and
documented. He, like Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother
Teresa and others understood the meaning of non violent social change and
used it to elevate the human condition. Cesar E. Chavez was a social activist
who founded the first. successful Farm Workers union in American history
whose mission was to reclaim dignity, fair wages, medical coverage, benefits
and humane living conditions for millions of American's. Cesar E. Chavez
inspired millions of Americans was a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr.
Peace Prize and also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom America's
highest civilian honor: His philosophy, "Si se Puede"or "Yes we Can,"
influenced millions of Americans to seek economic and social equality since
the 1960's and that philosophy is still alive and well today. Cesar E. Chavez
a United States veteran served in the Navy and sewed in World War H. His
life was dedicated to advancing the cause of and improving the life of all farm
workers and of all oppressed people in the United States and the world.

(2) The subject of the application is Grand River Avenue.

(3) The current name of the street is Grand River Avenue.

(4) The effect of the proposed name change upon residents and businesses is
being received favorably. Many of the businesses currently on what is now
Grand River Avenue have expressed a positive response to the street name
change. The Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee have met with business
owner's and with the Old Town Commercial Association representing many of
the businesses on Grand River Avenue who are supportive of the change.
Another significant effect is the attracting of business and commerce in that area.
Two businesses have been identified and have made it known that the changing
of Grand River to Cesar E. Chavez has encouraged them to open new business
within the area resulting from the proposed street name change. In terms of a
social effect, it will illustrate that Lansing, Michigan is a'city that believes in
diversity and understands the importance of tolerance and inclusion of honoring
Americans who have made a difference for all.

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(5) The projected cost should be minimal to the city and to the business owners
currently on Grand River. Thirty street signs have been identified that would
require changing from Grand River Ave. to Cesar E. Chavez Ave. According to
Chad A. Gamble, P. E., Director of Public Service, it cost about $110.00 per sign
to be replaced and installed. Mr. Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk, has quoted
the anticipated cost of $117.00 for mailing notification to the area businesses and
residents. In terms of the cost of the business owner's changing their stationery,
it is being recommended that a gradual name change process be considered so
that the current stationery can be utilized until the street name is officially
changed. The businesses would incur a one time only cost as part of the normal
procedure for reordering of stationery with the new street name. Another option
is the Committee has negotiated with a local print shop that will offer a group rate
for printing of new stationery to help absorb some of the cost for the business
owners on Grand River Avenue.

(6) In terms of anticipated support, each day citizens of Lansing and


organizations continue to express great support of the street name change. A
variety of local organizations have clearly stated their support and letters
demonstrating that support are attached. The street .name change has received
a positive response from citizens of Lansing representing all walks of life and
ethnic and economic backgrounds. It has united many of the citizens of Lansing
to work together for the betterment of the City of Lansing using the street name
change as a vehicle to unify and better understand each other.

There has been nominal opposition to the street name change. The Lansing for
Cesar E. Chavez Committee representatives continue to meet with individuals,
organizations, business association and business owner's .doing business on the
affected street name change to garner their support. On going meetings have
been scheduled with agreed upon discussion guidelines of civility, to dialogue
with anyone or any organization that may oppose such a street name change.

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Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Avenue

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Cesar E. Chavez

Whereas, Cesar E. Chavez, a social activist founded the first successful Farm
Workers Union (UFWOC) in the United States, whose mission was to obtain
dignity, fair wages, medical coverage, benefits and humane living conditions for
the millions of farm laborers that toil in agricultural industry; and

Whereas, Cesar E. Chavez, a farm worker, an advocate of civil rights, a


spiritual inspiration, an environmentalist, and a crusader for nonviolent civil
disobedience,' manifested through fasts, strikes and boycotts focused on safe
working conditions, fair wages, housing, and the banning of child labor, and

Whereas, Cesar E. Chavez' philosophy, "Si se Puede" or "Yes we Can"


influenced millions of Americans to seek economic and social equality in the
agricultural fields and industry; and

Whereas, Cesar -E. Chavez has inspired millions of people, was a recipient of
the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Prize, and awarded the Presidential Medal of
Freedom, America's highest civilian honor for his outstanding contributions to our
country; and

Whereas, Cesar E. Chavez visited Lansing, Michigan, the Capital City of the
State of Michigan, a major agricultural state, several times as a result of his
concern for the thousands of farm workers in Michigan; and

Whereas, it is fitting and proper to honor Cesar E. Chavez, an exemplary role


model, for all United States citizens, whose name is synonymous with justice,
equality and freedom. Such that Lansing the Capitol City would be proud'to pay
homage to this man by naming a street Cesar E. Chavez in his honor.

Whereas, the Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee proposes to rename a


portion of Grand River Avenue to Cesar E. Chavez Avenue commencing at
Oakland Street & East Grand River Avenue and ending at Pine Street and West
Grand River Avenue.

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Whereas, it is fitting to rename that portion of Grand River Avenue commencing
at Oakland Street and East Grand River Avenue and ending at Pine Street and
West Grand River Avenue, to Cesar E. Chavez Avenue because of its, visibility
and proximity to the Capital, and its location in the heart of Lansing's well
established Latino Community and Old Town which has been recognized as a
cultural and business attraction. Moreover, the name change will enhance the
business and cultural environment of the area, promote economic investment,
and will alleviate the confusion caused by the use of North, East, and West
Grand River.

Therefore, be it resolved that the Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez


Committee recommends that a portion of Grand River Avenue be
renamed Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, as described above, in honor of
and in recognition of this great American hero.

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COMMITTEES
89TH DISTRICT MICHIGAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
STATE CAPITOL CHAIR, JUDICIARY
P.O. BOX 30014 GREAT LAKES AND ENVIRONMENT
LANSING. MI 48909-7514 MARK MEADOWS MICHIGAN LAW REVISION
PHONE: (517) 373-1786 COMMISSION
FAX: (517) 373-5717
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E-MAIL: markmeadows©house.mi.gov
ASSISTANT LEADER
95TH LEGISLATURE
12 February 2009

Elva Reyes, Chairperson


Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee
P.O. Box 27072
Lansing, MI 48924

Dear Ms. Reyes:

I am writing today to express my heartfelt support for your campaign to honor Cesar E.
Chavez. Mr. Chavez was a diligent, dedicated champion of worker's rights. He
established an activist legacy that is to be greatly admired. His sacrifice and
determination serve as an inspiration to each of us.

Renaming a section of E. Grand River Avenue in Chavez' honor would serve as fitting
reminder of his ceaseless efforts to bring about positive change. Such an action would
reflect the respect and admiration felt by so many in our community who value Mr.
Chavez' tireless crusade for social justice.

Because of this, I stand with you in your effort to recognize the memory of Cesar Chavez
and his important work.
Lansing City Council
124 W. Michigan Ave.
9th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear City Council Members,

l am signing this letter to let you know I support the name change of
Grand River Ave. to Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

It is important to honor a man who has done so much for so many.

If the name is changed I feel it would help the neighborhood become


stronger and more unified.

Thank you,
February 18, 2010

Lansing City Council


Lansing City Hall
124 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear City Council Members;

The Lansing Area Hispanic Business Association is proud to endorse the


renaming of part of Grand River Avenue, in Old Town, to Cesar E. Chavez
Avenue. Why Should the Lansing City Council honor Cesar E. Chavez?

This man was an:


1. American activist and Labor organizer
2. He leaves a legacy of fairness and justice for all
3. He was respected and honored by Presidents and the American people
4. He left us with core values of stewardship, relevancy, service to others,
sacrifice, non-violence and respect for life and the environment.

On August 8, 1994, President Clinton awarded the Medal of Freedom to Cesar E.


Chavez. In the citation accompanying America's highest civilian honor, which
was awarded posthumously, the President lauded Chavez for having "faced
formidable, often violent opposition with dignity and nonviolence and he was
victorious." Cesar E. Chavez left our world better than he found it, and his legacy
inspired us still. He was for his own people a "Moses figure" the President
declared. "The farm workers who labored in the fields and yearned for respect
and self-sufficiency pinned their hopes on this remarkable man who, with faith
and discipline, soft spoken humility and amazing inner strength, led a very
courageous life." The time has come for the city of Lansing to stand tall and
honor this great American hero.

John J. Catiilo, President


Lansing Area Hispanic Business Association

Lansing City Council


124 W. Michigan Ave.
9th
Floor
Lansing, Ml 48933

Dear City Council Members,

l am signing this letter to let you know l support the name change of
Grand River Ave. to Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

It is important to honor a man who has done so much for so many.

If the name is changed l feel it would help the neighborhood become


stronger and more unified.

Thank you,

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Labor Council for Latin American Advancement

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Maria G. Starr, President, 4629 Stillwell Ave., Lansing, MI 48911, PH: 517-712-7056

Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez


CIo Elva Reyes, Chairperson
P.O.. Box 27072
Lansing, MI 48924

Dear Ms. Elva Reyes,

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement of Greater Lansing Area Chapter,
supports the, safety of migrant and seasonal workers. Ensuring their protection as well as
the enforcement of contractual obligations by the Code of Regulations set forth by the
Department of Labor.

Cesar E. Chavez organized the migrant worker for better conditions. For their health,
safety, not working in pesticides fields, and better wages.

Today many migrant workers still struggle to make abetter living. But with Cesar
Chavez determination in educating the legislature and their community to be strong.

We need to continue this education within our community. And this will be the first
question as to why we should have a street named after Cesar E. Chavez. For his hard
work to educate the community that migrant workers need safe working conditions and
better pay.

We are in support in the street name change.

In Solidarity,
at.
aria C#. Starr, P esident
Greater Lansing Area LCLAA Chapter
Coalition of Labor Union Women
Michigan Capitol Area Chapter

Veronica Johnson; President


2617 Winsford St.
Lansing, MI 48911
PH: 517-393-8695

Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez


P.O Box 27072
Lansing, MI 48924

Dear Chairperson Elva Reyes,

The Coalition of Labor Union Women is America's only national organization for union
women formed in 1974.

The primary mission of CLUW is to unify all union women in a viable organization to
determine our common problems and goals. We have four goals: to promote affirmative
action in the workplace, to strengthen the role of women in unions, to organize the
unorganized women, and to increase the involvement of women in the political and
legislative process.

As we know, Delores Huerta worked closely with Cesar E. Chavez. Her concern for the
working conditions of farm workers, Ceasr E. Chavez made a difference in Delores
Huerta's life. By organizing the migrant workers, helping them get a better life. And
educating the legislators about the bad working conditions in the fields.

We are in support of the street being named "Cesar E. Chavez". Our community need to
be educated and remember Cesar E. Chavez for his hard work.

rho^o^d,
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Veronica Johnson, P i sident
Michigan Capitol Area CLUW Chapter
President
Roberta Cannon Lansing Chapter
Vice President
Kim Wilson AT R.I.
Secretary/reasurer
Glender Anderson
A. Philip . Randolph Institute
Recording Secretary P.O. BOX 12041 • LANSING, MI 48901-2041
Anita R. Dawson
Corresponding Secretary
Temea Robertson
Parliamentarian March 2, 2010
John Fedewa
Sergeant-at-Arms To: Community Leaders
Maria Starr
RE: Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez
Trustees
Melvin Coleman
Marilyn Coulter On behalf of the A. Philip Randolph Institute =- Lansing .Chapter, € would like to
Veronica Johnson express our support of the Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee. As an
organization named for another labor leader, A. Philip Randolph, we understand
the importance of the sacrifice and courage that these men endured in their
lives. They strongly fought for equality of all people. We as a nation have reaped
the benefits of their hard work and commitment.

"Fighting for social justice, it seems to me, is one of the profounder ways in
which man can say yes to man's dignity, and that really means sacrifices. There
is no way on this earth in which you can say yes to man's dignity and know that
you' re going to be spared some sacrifice." Chavez, 1975

it is based on this principle that we are asking you to strongly consider the
request of the Committee to rename Grand River Avenue (commencing at
Oakland Street and ending at Pine Street and West Grand River Avenue) to
Cesar E. Chavez Avenue. Chavez sacrificed much, and we feel that it is time that
his dignity is honored.

in Solidarity,

Roberta Cannon, President


A .Philip Randolph Institute
Lansing Chapter

"Freedom is never granted, it is won. Justice is never given, it is exacted... "


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MICHIGAN STATE
UNIVERSITY

February 24, 2010

Cesar E. Chavez Committee


Lansing, MI

Dear Committee Members:

It is my pleasure to support your efforts to have the City of Lansing adopt a measure that
will honor Cesar E. Chavez in a manner that pays tribute to him and reminds us of his
extraordinary life and how much he contributed to Lansing, to Michigan, and the nation.

Cesar E. Chavez was one of those extraordinary individuals who reminded the entire
nation about its core values, and through his actions, raised our humanity and that of the
people on whose behalf he advocated - farmworkers and their families.

Cesar Chavez focused the nation on the basic principles that we are all human and that
the poor and powerless must not be treated in subhuman ways just because those with
power and resources wish to do so as they pursue profits and wealth.

Frmmworkers and their families tend to and harvest the crops that feed the nation and the
world. These are hardworking honest people who, during his time, lived and labored,
and, in many cases still today, continue to live and labor in deplorable conditions on our
nation's farms. They experienced long hours in the fields without basic necessities,
such as shade from the hot sun, drinking water and toilets, often under the spray of
pesticides, and for exceptionally low wages.

JSR1 Cesar argued that these conditions robbed workers out of several years of life, with the
average life span of a farmworker during his day being as low as 49 years.

Cesar forced the nation to recognize the humanity of farmworkers and in the process
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working conditions and wages for farmworkers, and provides real opportunity for
everyone to pursue life, liberty and happiness.
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better society - that conspicuous consumption is not a virtue, and that our own lives
should not be based on the dehumanization of others.

This message is one that needs to be taught to our children and one that we must be
constantly reminded of if we are to stay the course in realizing a better, more just and
more humane society and world. The near collapse of our financial sector reminds us
that human nature has not changed much over the centuries, and that greed must be
overcome with values and principles that guide our behaviors.

Cesar Chavez could have led a vastly different life given his talents, but instead he
dedicated himself to improving the lives of one of the most vulnerable populations in
our society. In doing so he became the most recognized Latino leader.of the 20 th
Century.

For his achievements and contributions Cesar Chavez was nominated three times for the
Nobel Peace Prize by the American Friends Service Committee. In 1994, he was
awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President William Clinton, and in 2006,
he was inducted into the California Hall of Fame by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

He has been recognized by organizations, cities, towns, and states across the country.
Sadly, Lansing, the capital city of Michigan, a state which has hosted millions of
farmworkers over the decades, and maintains a $4 billion industry with the support of
farmworkers, has not been willing nor found a way to pay tribute to this great man.

Cesar Chavez' courage was extraordinary, his commitment was extraordinary, and his
deeds and life were extraordinary. Lansing must find a way to celebrate both his life
and his contributions to Michigan and show the state and the nation that it, too, stands
for justice and equality for all.
Sincerely,

Lae--1m,
Ruben Martinez, PhD.
Director

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Lansing Branch

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

March 22, 2010

Elva Reyes
Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee
'1984 S. Steward Road
Charlotte, Ml. 48813
Winston Williams, Jr.
President
Giender Anderson Dear Mrs. Reyes,
le Vice President

Dorothy Wilson
Secretary The Lansing Branch NAACP is honored to support the Lansing for
Cesar E. Chavez Committee, in their efforts to request that the City of
Cathy Milett Lansing rename the city street Grand River Avenue (commencing at
Assistant Secretary Oakland Street and ending at Pine Street and West Grand River Ave.) to
Marquis Hudson Cesar E. Chavez Avenue.
Treasurer
Cesar E. Chavez stood on the principles of ensuring the political,
Executive Committee:
educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to
Sarah Anthony eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. These are also the same
Jeanne Baugh principles that the NAACP has embraced for over . 100 years.
Jerusha Bonham
Lester Bryant
Roberta Canon Thus the Lansing Branch NAACP understands that it is vitally
Melvin Coleman important that the memory of Cesar E. Chavez is actively engaged in the
Marilyn Coulter minds and hearts of the citizens of Lansing on a daily basis. This is a great
Anita Dawson opportunity for Lansing to advance Cesar legacy of working together for the
Patricia Fitzpatrick betterment of mankind.
James Gill
Betty Gilmore
Carolyn Logan The renaming of Grand River Ave. is long overdue. I am confident
Lillian McFadden, EdD. that no 'matter what struggles we have to overcome, we will be victorious.
Melvin McWilliams, Esq.
Tynnetta Qawwee
Derrell Slaughter
Danielle Stubbs
Penny Warner
Rudolf Wilson

Winston Williams, Jr.


President : . .

1JTOMOBILE • AEROSPACE ® AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WORKERS


of AMERICA (UAW)

LOCAL O. 65
426 CLARE STREET e LANSING, MICHIGAN 48917
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,^, MIKE GREEN, PRESIDENT BOB SMITH, FINANCIALSEC'Y-TREAS.
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December 18, 2009

Alfonso Salas
Cesar Chavez Committee
3705 W. Jolly Rd.
Lansing, Iv1[ 48911

Dear Mr. Salas,

We stand in support of the Cesar Chavez Commissions quest to name a street in


his honor.
Cesar stood for and about labor unions, the disenfranchised, working people and
people of color.
Therefore the membership of UAW Local 652 stands in support of this mission to
honor a great American.

In Solidarity & "Si Se Puede",

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Mike Green, President
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450 CLARE ST.. LANSING, MI 48917 ® PHONE .(517) 482-7377 • FAX (517) 482-0586

INTERNATIONAL UNION, UNITED AUTOMOBILE, AEROSPACE & AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WORKERS OF AMERICA-UAW

DEAN L. POGGIALI - President DEBRA S. MILLS - Financial Sec./Treas.

January 15, 2010

Alfonso Salas- .
•C/O` Cristo Rey.C lwrch .
6121 Rosedale
' Lansing, Mi 48911

Al,

On behalf of the membership of Amalgamated UAW Local 724, we stand in


support of the efforts. to rename a street in honor of Cesar E. Chavez:
In order for Lansing to proclaim itself as a "world class city", we must go foitivard
in honoring a "world class American." .
In closing, *e believe honoring this great American labor leader is important.
'nether a :sire_et,• . plaza, or a building, the true testament is to live our-lives following
the principles of such American heroes as Cesar E. Chavez, Walter Reuther and Martin
Luther King.

Dean L..Poggi esident


Amalgamated UAW Local 725

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BY COUNCILMEMBER CAROL WOOD


RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANSING

WHEREAS, treatment and recovery improve the community's welfare and


provide a renewed outlook on life for those who struggle with substance use
disorders and their family and friends; and

WHEREAS, 23.2 million people age 12 and older in the United States needed
treatment for a substance use disorder in 2009 and less than 10% were able to
access treatment; and

WHEREAS, the stigma attached to alcohol and drug disorders has kept a
significant number of Americans from seeking treatment for their use; and

WHEREAS, resources exist online and in our community, willing, ready, and able
to provide education, prevention, treatment, and a welcoming hand to help
change and redirect lives; and

WHEREAS, it is critical that we educate our community members that substance


use disorders are treatable, yet serious health care problems, and by treating
them like other chronic health conditions, we can improve the quality of life for
the entire community; and

WHEREAS, to help achieve this goal, the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Recovery Network Inc., and
the Recovery Month Coalition invite all residents of City of Lansing to participate
in National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Month (September 2010); and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Lansing City Council, hereby,


proclaims the month of September 2010 as National Alcohol and Drug
Addiction Recovery Month and encourage the people of the City of Lansing to
observe this month with appropriate programs, activities, and ceremonies
supporting this year's theme, "Now More Than Ever;"

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, we celebrate those people who are in recovery and


those who serve them. We wish each and every one involved in this endeavor
continued success.
BY THE COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL
RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANSING

WHEREAS, with the retirement of the City Council's Legislative Office Manager,
the City Council is in need of immediate temporary assistance to continue to
timely fulfill its duties and obligations; and

WHEREAS, the Committee on Personnel met on Thursday, August 26, 2010 and
interviewed the Legislative Office Manager prior to her retirement and has
determined that she is willing to return and assist City Council on a temporary
employment basis after her retirement; and

WHEREAS, she would continue to serve the City Council temporarily in the
capacity of Legislative Office Manager by entering into a temporary employment
contract within the constraints of the current FY 2011 budget;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Lansing City Council, hereby,


approves entering into a contract with Terese A. Horn for temporary services in
the position of the Legislative Office Manager on the execution of a contract
subject to the approval as to form by the City Attorney.
BY THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY
RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANSING

WHEREAS, the Code Compliance Manager has determined that the building located at 6226
Barker, Parcel # 33-01-05-08-203-141 legally described as: Lot 136 Southfield is an unsafe or
dangerous building as defined in Section 1460.24 of the Lansing Uniform Housing Code and the
Housing Law of Michigan and was red tagged on April 23, 2008; and

WHEREAS, a hearing was held by the Hearing Officers on March 25, 2010, at which the
Hearing Officers determined that said building was an unsafe and dangerous building and
ordered the building demolished or made safe by April 22, 2010; and

WHEREAS, said Hearing Officers filed a report of their findings and order with the City Council
and requested the City Council to take appropriate action under the Lansing Housing and
Premises Code and the Housing Law of Michigan; and

WHEREAS, the Housing Law of Michigan and Premises Code require a hearing be conducted
to give the property owner an opportunity to show cause why a dangerous structure should not
be demolished or otherwise made safe; and

WHEREAS, the City Council held a public hearing on May 24, 2010, to review the findings and
the order of the Hearing Officers and the owners were notified in writing of said hearing and had
an opportunity to appear and show cause why said building should not be demolished or
otherwise made safe; and

WHEREAS, the Code Compliance Office has determined that compliance with the order of the
Lansing Demolition Hearing Board Officer has not occurred; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the owner(s) of 6226 Barker are hereby directed
to comply with the order of the Hearing Officers to demolish or otherwise make safe the said
building within sixty days from the date of this resolution, Monday, August 30, 2010.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the property owner(s) is hereby notified that this order must
be appealed within twenty days pursuant to MCL 125.542 and should the owners fail to comply
with the Hearing Officers' order for demolition or make safe, the Manager of Code Compliance
is hereby directed to proceed with demolition of said building.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED whether demolition is accomplished by said property owner or


the city that appropriate seeding and restoration of property take place to avoid run-off to
adjacent properties.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the cost of such demolition shall be a lien against the real
property and shall be reported to the City Assessor.

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the owners in whose name the property appears upon the last
local tax assessment record shall be notified by the City Assessor of the amount of such cost by
first class mail at the address shown on the records. Upon the owners failure to pay the same
within thirty (30) days after mailing by the City Assessor of the notice of the amount thereof, the
amount of said costs shall be a lien and shall be filed and recovered as provided by law and the
lien shall be collected and treated in the same manner as provided for property tax liens under
the general property tax act.
REPORT BY THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY met on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, to continue the
discussion on its proposed Manufactured Homes Ordinance, which would allow the City to
register manufactured homes as rentals and make safety inspections.

In response to concerns raised by residents of manufactured home communities regarding the


inability to enforce Housing Code regulations, the Committee began discussion on this issue two
years ago. At that time, we were informed that the Michigan Manufactured Housing Commission
was responsible for safety standards and the City had to defer to them for enforcement of safety
issues. In 2009, the Michigan Manufactured Housing Commissions working with the legislature
amended the State statute to allow local municipalities to inspect rental manufactured home units
for safety issues. Governor Granholm signed the legislation into law January 10, 2010, at which
time the City Attorney was asked to review the statute changes and draft an ordinance, which
would allow Code Compliance to conduct safety inspections to provide safe dwellings for those
who choose to rent mobile homes. The Committee began the discussion on. the ordinance
February 23, 2010. During the process of drafting an ordinance we worked with the City of
Lansing Building Safety and Code Compliance Offices, a number of issues came up and to this
date are unresolved.

e Some of the concerns of the Department included training for Code Officers based on the
National Manufactured Housing Construction Standards and where our employees could
obtain that training.
• The law requires the approval of the Lansing Housing and Premises Code by the
Michigan Manufactured Housing Commission, which must comport with the National
Manufactured Housing Construction Standards.

The Committee requested that the Building Safety Office compile a report detailing how the
proposed ordinance would be enforced, a cost estimate for training for Code Compliance
Officers, along with a plan to implement the amendment to the Mobile Home Commission Act 96
of 1987. The report outlining their findings is attached.

After reviewing the report in the Committee we came to the following conclusions:

✓ Based on the information and discussion with the Manger of Building Safety and Code
Compliance Office for the City of Lansing we cannot implement an ordinance to provide
safety inspections of rented manufactured homes.
❑ The State abdicated their responsibility to local municipalities without giving them the
tools which would allow them to enforce such an ordinance.
• The Committee on Public Safety and the staff deemed appropriate by the Manager of
Building Safety and Code Compliance conduct a meeting with the Michigan
Manufactured Housing Commission to discuss the short falls in the statue.

The safety of residents who choose to rent should not be based on whether they rent a single
family home, apartment, or mobile home. Many years ago the City of Lansing understood the
importance of having safe housing available for its residents and adopted Lansing Housing and
Premises Code; due to the loophole in the Mobile Home Act people who rent mobile homes in
Lansing cannot be assure that same level of safety. Mobile home occupants are twice as likely to
die from a fire as occupants of other one-or-two family residences according to HUD. This is
unacceptable, the U. S. Fire Administration states fires in manufactured homes claim the lives of
over 300 Americans each year and injure 700 more. Many of these fires cause by heating and
electrical systems malfunctions and improper storage of combustibles. Many of these are same
issues that today Lansing cannot inspect for.

Date: August 24, 2010

Signed by:

Carol Wood, Chair


Eric Hewitt, Vice Chair
Jessica Yorko, Member

Interoffice Communication
Building Safety Office
City of Lansing
316 N. Capitol Ave., Suite C-i
Mayor Virg Bernero Lansing, MI 48933-1238
(517) 483-4355 Fax (517) 377-0169

TO: Councilwoman Wood, Chair


Public Safety Committee .

FROM: Chris Segerlind


Mgr. of Building Safety & Code Compliance

DATE: August 17, 2010

SUBJECT: Manufactured Homes Ordinance

The legislation allowing local units of government to register manufactured homes as rentals
and make "inspections for safety" was proposed in the legislature and was signed into law by
Gov. Granholm. This is an amendment to the Mobile Home Commission Act 96 of 1987. This
law became effective January 4, 2010. It is not a mandate. Municipalities may adopt an
Ordinance for this purpose.

The change to the Mobile Home Act states a local government may inspect mobile homes
rented to tenants by the owner for safety if the safety inspection ordinance applies to all other
rental housing within the local governmental unit. Inspections for safety shall not require
enforcement of any mobile home construction standards that are greater than those applicable
to the mobile home under the national manufactured housing construction and safety standards
act of 1974, 42 USC 5401 - 5426, or standards or codes to which the mobile home was
constructed if it was constructed before application of the national manufactured housing
construction and safety standards act of 1974.

Issues I see are noted below. They are consistent with comments made previously.

• This ordinance would not apply to all other rental units in the City of Lansing as required
by the law.

• The legislation states the construction standards cannot be greater than those applicable
under the national manufactured housing construction standards ar the codes to which
they were constructed if constructed before 1974. The published standards and codes
pertaining to manufactured housing are not available in this office. If a manufactured
unit was constructed in 1972, it would have to be inspected to the 1972 code and/or
standard to which it was constructed. This office has no knowledge as to where these
codes and/or standards can be obtained if at all..
• The proposed ordinance, along with the Lansing Housing and Premises Code, requires
submittal to the Manufactured Housing Commission for approval.

• The legislation does not contain language as to inspector qualifications. City of Lansing
Code Officers, Building and Trade Inspectors are not trained to inspect to the standards
required in the Act.

The City of Lansing Manufactured Housing Ordinance, as proposed, puts the


responsibility of inspection on the Office of Code Compliance. I am of the opinion that
Code Officers could do a general inspection, however, would not have the ability to cite
owners for non-compliance as they are not registered under Act 54 with the State of
Michigan.

• Part-time contract inspectors for building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing


inspections will be necessary. There will also be the cost of additional training to be
come knowledgeable in HUD requirements. This training may only be available out of
state.

• I propose waiting until a bulletin is issued by the Bureau of Construction Codes to


provide clarification regarding administration of this change.
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INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

Council Member Jeffries, Chair of the Committee on Development and Planning


introduced:

An ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, providing for the rezoning of a parcel
of real property located in the City of Lansing, Michigan, and for the revision of the
district maps adopted by Section 1246.02 of the Code of Ordinances.

Property identified as: Z-7-2010; 127 W. Grand River Ave., from "C" Residential
District to "G-1" Business District

The Ordinance is referred to the Committee on Development and Planning.

BY THE COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING


RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANSING

Resolved by the City Council of the City of Lansing that a public hearing be set for
Monday, September 27, 2010, at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Tenth Floor, Lansing
City Hall, 124 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, for the purpose of approving
and/or opposing the Ordinance for rezoning:

Z-7-2010; 127 W. Grand River Ave., from "C" Residential District to "G-1"
Business District

ORDINANCE #

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING FOR THE


REZONING OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF LANSING,
MICHIGAN AND FOR THE REVISION OF THE DISTRICT MAPS ADOPTED BY
SECTION 1246.02 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES.

The City of Lansing ordains:

Section 1. That the district maps adopted by and incorporated as Section 1246.02 of the Code of
Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Michigan be amended to provide as follows:

To change the zoning classification of the property described as follows:


Case Number: Z-7-2010
Address: 127 W. Grand River Avenue
Parcel Number: PPN: 33-01-01-09-331-001
Legal Descriptions: West 42.5 Feet of the North 6 Rods of Lots 11 & 12, Block 34,
Original Plat, City of Lansing, Ingham County, State of Michigan,
from "C" Residential District to "G-1" Business District.

Section 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions hereof are
hereby repealed.

Section 3. This ordinance was duly adopted by the Lansing City Council on , 2010,
and a copy is available in the office of the Lansing City Clerk, 9th Floor, City Hall, 124 W.
Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect upon the expiration of seven (7) days from the date
this notice of adoption is published in a newspaper of general circulation.

Page 1 of 1 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney
INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE
REPEAL CHAPTER 1615 AND ADD NEW CHAPTER 1615

Council Member Wood, Chair of the Committee on Public Safety introduced:

An Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, to repeal Chapter 1615 of the Lansing
Codified Ordinances and add a new Chapter 1615, to align its provisions with those of
the Michigan Penal Code Fireworks Chapter, to allow for issuance of permits for retail
sale for three months or for one year, and to clarify when inspections of permittees will
be conducted,

The Ordinance is referred to the Committee on Public Safety

RESOLUTION SETTING PUBLIC HEARING


By Council Member Wood

RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY OF LANSING, that a public hearing be set
for Monday, September 13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 10th Floor
Lansing City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI for the purpose of considering an
Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, to repeal Chapter 1615 of the Lansing
Codified Ordinances and add a new Chapter 1615, to align its provisions with those of
the Michigan Penal Code Fireworks Chapter, to allow for issuance of permits for retail
sale for three months or for one year, and to clarify when inspections of permittees will
be conducted.

Interested Persons are invited to attend this Public Hearing


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1 ORDINANCE NO.

2 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, TO REPEAL

3 CHAPTER 1615 OF THE LANSING CODIFIED ORDINANCES AND ADD A NEW

4 CHAPTER 1615, TO ALIGN ITS PROVISIONS WITH THOSE OF THE MICHIGAN PENAL

5 CODE FIREWORKS CHAPTER, TO ALLOW FOR ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR RETAIL

6 SALE FOR THREE MONTHS OR FOR ONE YEAR, AND TO CLARIFY WHEN

7 INSPECTIONS OF PERMITTEES WILL BE CONDUCTED.

8 THE CITY OF LANSING ORDAINS:

9 Section 1. That Chapter 1615 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lansing,

10 Michigan, be and is hereby repealed and replaced with the following:

11 CHAPTER 1615. FIREWORKS ORDINANCE

12 1615.01. PURPOSE

13 THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHAPTER IS TO PRESERVE THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY,

14 AND WELFARE BY ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS FOR THE USE, POSSESSION,

15 SALE, STORAGE, AND TRANSPORTATION OF FIREWORKS WITHIN THE CITY.

16 1615.02. DEFINITIONS

17 AS USED IN THIS CHAPTER:

18 FIREWORKS MEANS "FIREWORKS" AS DEFINED IN MCL 750.243a(l)(a).

19 1615.03. MANUFACTURE OF FIREWORKS PROHIBITED

20 THE MANUFACTURE OF FIREWORKS WITHIN THE CITY IS PROHIBITED.

21 1615.04. GENERAL PROHIBITIONS

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1 (a) NO PERSON SHALL PURCHASE, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, POSSESS, TRANSPORT,

2 OR USE ANY FIREWORKS EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY THIS CHAPTER, CHAPTER

3 1610 OF THIS CODE, STATE LAW, AND FEDERAL LAW.

4 (b) ANY PERSON 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER OR ANY PERSON UNDER 18 YEARS

5 OF AGE WHO IS PROPERLY SUPERVISED BY A PARENT OR ADULT GUARDIAN

6 MAY PURCHASE, POSSESS, OR USE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 1610 OF

7 THIS CODE, THOSE FIREWORKS FOR WHICH MCL 750.243a(3) DOES NOT REQUIRE

8 A PERMIT. NOTHING IN THIS SUBSECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS

9 AUTHORIZING THE USE OF FIREWORKS BY A PERSON FOR WHOM NO AMOUNT

10 OF SUPERVISION WOULD RENDER SUCH PERSON'S USE SAFE OR APPROPRIATE,

11 NOR SHALL ANYTHING IN THIS SUBSECTION BE CONSTRUED AS PROVIDING

12 IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENT USE OF FIREWORKS BY ANY

13 PERSON, NEGLIGENTLY ALLOWING ANY PERSON TO USE FIREWORKS,

14 NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION OF THE USE OF FIREWORKS BY ANY PERSON, OR ANY

15 OTHER SIMILAR CAUSE OF ACTION.

16 (c) NO PERSON SHALL USE FIREWORKS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 11 P.M. AND 7

17 A.M. UNLESS THE PERSON DOES SO PURSUANT TO A FIREWORKS DISPLAY

18 PERMIT ISSUED UNDER SECTION 1615.06.

19 (d) FOR EMERGENCY SIGNAL PURPOSES, RAILROADS MAY USE THOSE

20 FIREWORKS PERMITTED FOR SUCH USE BY MCL 750.243a(3)(f) AFTER NOTIFYING

21 THE FIRE MARSHAL.

22 (e) THIS CHAPTER DOES NOT PROHIBIT SHIPPING FIREWORKS DIRECTLY OUT OF

23 STATE IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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1 1615.05. WHOLESALE PERMITS

2 (a) NO PERSON SHALL SELL OR OFFER TO SELL WHOLESALE FIREWORKS

3 WITHOUT FIRST HAVING A VALID PERMIT. A PERMIT MAY BE ISSUED UNDER

4 THIS SECTION FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR. COUNCIL MAY ESTABLISH, BY

5 RESOLUTION, APPROPRIATE FEES FOR PERMITS ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION.

6 (b) APPLICATION FOR SUCH A PERMIT MUST BE MADE IN WRITING, TO THE CITY

7 CLERK, AT LEAST 45 BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE: THE APPLICANT PLANS TO

8 ENGAGE IN THE WHOLESALE SALE OF FIREWORKS; OR AN EXISTING PERMIT

9 EXPIRES. THE APPLICATION SHALL CONTAIN ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

10 (1) A NON-REFUNDABLE PERMIT FEE IN THE AMOUNT SET BY COUNCIL

11 RESOLUTION.

12 (2) THE APPLICANT'S NAME, THE APPLICANT'S VERIFIED EMAIL ADDRESS, AND

13 AT LEAST ONE PHONE NUMBER AT WHICH THE APPLICANT CAN BE REACHED.

14 (3) PROOF OF A BOND, AN INSURANCE POLICY NAMING THE CITY AS CO-

15 INSURED, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, AVAILABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY

16 DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF AN ACT OR OMISSION OF THE PERMITTEE OR HIS

17 AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OR SUBCONTRACTORS, COVERING THE FOLLOWING: (A)

18 AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FOR PROPERTY

19 DAMAGE; AND (B) AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FOR

20 INJURY TO ONE PERSON AND ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000) FOR INJURY TO

21 TWO OR MORE PERSONS RESULTING FROM THE SAME OCCURRENCE.

22 (4) IDENTIFICATION OF THE PREMISES WHERE FIREWORKS ARE TO BE SOLD,

23 INCLUDING A SITE PLAN; THE LOCATION ON THE PREMISES WHERE FIREWORKS

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1 ARE TO BE SOLD; THE LOCATION ON THE PREMISES WHERE FIREWORKS ARE TO

2 BE STORED; THE NAME OF THE OWNER OF THE PREMISES; THE NAME OF ANY

3 BUSINESS OPERATED ON THE PREMISES AND THE NAME OF ITS OPERATOR; AND

4 THE NAME OF ALL PERSONS WHO WILL SELL THE FIREWORKS.

5 (5) THE MOST RECENT INSPECTION REPORT OF THE APPLICANT'S FIRE

6 SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEM AND DOCUMENTATION

7 SHOWING THAT THE SYSTEMS ARE MONITORED.

8 (6) DISCLOSURE OF ANY CITATION OR CONVICTION FOR, OR GUILTY PLEA TO, A

9 VIOLATION OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, ANY STATE, OR ANY LOCAL

10 UNIT OF GOVERNMENT REGULATING THE SALE, USE, OR POSSESSION OF

11 FIREWORKS BY THE APPLICANT, ANY PERSON WITH AN OWNERSHIP INTEREST

12 IN THE APPLICANT, THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISION OF THE

13 STORAGE BUILDING, OR ANY PERSON WHO WILL SELL THE FIREWORKS.

14 (7) AN AFFIDAVIT THAT NEITHER THE APPLICANT NOR ANY PERSON WITH AN

15 OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN THE APPLICANT IS IN DEFAULT TO THE CITY.

16 (8) ANY OTHER ITEM OR INFORMATION DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE CITY

17 CLERK, THE FIRE MARSHAL, THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

18 TO COMPLETE AN INVESTIGATION OF THE APPLICANT.

19 (c) THE CITY CLERK SHALL REFER THE APPLICATION TO THE CITY ATTORNEY,

20 THE FIRE MARSHAL, THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND THE CITY TREASURER FOR

21 APPROVAL.

22 (d) BEFORE APPROVING THE APPLICATION, THE FIRE MARSHAL SHALL:

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1 (1) INSPECT THE LOCATION OF THE STORAGE BUILDING FOR COMPLIANCE WITH

2 THE REQUIREMENTS OF MCL 750.243d, CHAPTER 1610 OF THIS CODE, AND

3 CHAPTER 1420 OF THIS CODE.

4 (2) CONFIRM THAT NEITHER THE APPLICANT, THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR

5 SUPERVISION OF THE STORAGE BUILDING, NOR ANY PERSON WHO WILL SELL

6 THE FIREWORKS IS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE; AND THAT ALL SUCH PERSONS

7 ARE OTHERWISE COMPETENT FOR THEIR DUTIES.

8 (e) IF EVERY PERSON AND DEPARTMENT NAMED IN SUBSECTION (c) APPROVES

9 THE APPLICATION IN WRITING, THE APPLICATION SHALL BE REFERRED TO CITY

10 COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. THE FIRE MARSHAL OR THE CITY ATTORNEY MAY

11 IMPOSE ADDITIONAL REASONABLE LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS ON THE

12 PERMITTEE AND MAY CONDITION APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION ON SUCH

13 LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS.

14 (f) A PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE.

15 (g) A PERMITTEE SHALL REPORT ANY CHANGE IN THE INFORMATION REQUIRED

16 TO BE CONTAINED ON AN APPLICATION UNDER THIS SECTION TO THE CITY

17 CLERK WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE CHANGE. THE CITY CLERK SHALL FORWARD

18 ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION TO THE CITY

19 ATTORNEY, THE FIRE MARSHAL, AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

20 1615.06. FIREWORKS DISPLAY PERMITS

21 (a) NO PERSON SHALL SPONSOR A DISPLAY OF FIREWORKS NOT LISTED IN MCL

22 750.243a(3) WITHOUT FIRST HAVING A VALID PERMIT. COUNCIL MAY ESTABLISH,

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1 BY RESOLUTION, APPROPRIATE FEES FOR PERMITS ISSUED UNDER THIS

2 SECTION.

3 (b) APPLICATION FOR SUCH A PERMIT MUST BE MADE IN WRITING, TO THE CITY

4 CLERK, AT LEAST 45 BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE THE PROPOSED DATE OF THE

5 DISPLAY. THE APPLICATION SHALL CONTAIN ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

6 (1) A NON-REFUNDABLE PERMIT FEE IN THE AMOUNT SET BY COUNCIL

7 RESOLUTION.

8 (2) THE APPLICANT'S NAME, THE APPLICANT'S VERIFIED EMAIL ADDRESS, AND

9 AT LEAST ONE PHONE NUMBER AT WHICH THE APPLICANT CAN BE REACHED.

10 (3) PROOF OF A BOND, AN INSURANCE POLICY NAMING THE CITY AS CO-

11 INSURED, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, AVAILABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY

12 DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF AN ACT OR OMISSION OF THE PERMITTEE OR HIS

13 AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OR SUBCONTRACTORS, COVERING THE FOLLOWING: (A)

14 AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FOR PROPERTY

15 DAMAGE; AND (B) AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FOR

16 INJURY TO ONE PERSON AND ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000) FOR INJURY TO

17 TWO OR MORE PERSONS RESULTING FROM THE SAME OCCURRENCE.

18 (4) THE NAMES OF ALL PERSONS WHO WILL OPERATE THE DISPLAY, THEIR AGE,

19 A DESCRIPTION OF THEIR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE, AND COPIES OF STATE

20 ISSUED IDENTIFICATIONS.

21 (5) THE PROPOSED DATE, TIME, AND EXACT LOCATION OF THE DISPLAY.

22 (6) A DESCRIPTION OF THE TYPE AND QUANTITY OF FIREWORKS TO BE USED IN

23 THE DISPLAY.

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1 (7) THE MANNER AND LOCATION OF THE STORAGE OF THE FIREWORKS PRIOR

2 TO THE DISPLAY.

3 (8) DISCLOSURE OF ANY CITATION OR CONVICTION FOR, OR GUILTY PLEA TO, A

4 VIOLATION OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, ANY STATE OR ANY LOCAL

5 UNIT OF GOVERNMENT REGULATING THE SALE, USE, OR POSSESSION OF

6 FIREWORKS BY THE APPLICANT, ANY PERSON WITH AN OWNERSHIP INTEREST

7 IN THE APPLICANT, OR ANY PERSON WHO WILL OPERATE THE DISPLAY.

8 (9) AN AFFIDAVIT THAT NEITHER THE APPLICANT NOR ANY PERSON WITH AN

9 OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN THE APPLICANT IS IN DEFAULT TO THE CITY.

10 (10) IF THE APPLICANT IS A NONRESIDENT PERSON, WRITTEN APPOINTMENT OF

11 A RESIDENT AGENT TO SERVE AS LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE UPON WHOM ALL

12 PROCESS IN AN ACTION OR PROCEEDING AGAINST THE PERSON MAY BE

13 SERVED.

14 (11) ANY OTHER ITEM OR INFORMATION DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE CITY

15 CLERK, THE FIRE MARSHAL, THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

16 TO COMPLETE AN INVESTIGATION OF THE APPLICANT.

17 (c) THE CITY CLERK SHALL REFER THE APPLICATION TO THE CITY ATTORNEY,

18 THE FIRE MARSHAL, THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND THE CITY TREASURER FOR

19, APPROVAL.

20 (d) BEFORE APPROVING THE APPLICATION, THE FIRE MARSHAL SHALL:

21 (1) INSPECT THE LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED DISPLAY TO CONFIRM THAT IT IS

22 A SAFE AND PROPER LOCATION FOR THE DISPLAY.

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1 (2) CONFIRM THAT THE TIME AND ALL OTHER ASPECTS OF THE DISPLAY ARE

2 ADEQUATE TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY.

3 (3) EXAMINE THE FIREWORKS PROPOSED TO BE USED IN THE DISPLAY.

4 (4) CONFIRM THAT THE APPLICANT IS NOT UNDER THE AGE OF 18 AND THAT

5 ANY PERSON WHO WILL OPERATE THE DISPLAY IS NOT UNDER THE AGE OF 18

6 AND IS OTHERWISE COMPETENT TO PERFORM THE DISPLAY IN A SAFE MANNER,

7 BASED ON THE QUALIFICATIONS DESCRIBED IN THE APPLICATION.

8 (e) IF EVERY PERSON AND DEPARTMENT LISTED IN SUBSECTION (c) APPROVES

9 THE APPLICATION IN WRITING, THE APPLICATION SHALL BE REFERRED TO CITY

10 COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. THE FIRE MARSHAL OR THE CITY ATTORNEY MAY

11 IMPOSE ADDITIONAL REASONABLE LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS ON THE

12 PERMITTEE AND CONDITION APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION ON SUCH

13 LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS.

14 (f) ANY PERSON WITH A VALID DISPLAY PERMIT MAY PURCHASE, POSSESS, USE,

15 AND TRANSPORT FIREWORKS FOR PURPOSES RELATED TO THE DISPLAY FOR

16 WHICH THE PERMIT HAS BEEN GRANTED.

17 (g) THE FIRE MARSHAL AND HIS OR HER DESIGNEE SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO

18 BE PRESENT AT ANY DISPLAY FOR WHICH THIS SECTION REQUIRES A PERMIT.

19 THE FIRE MARSHAL AND HIS OR HER DESIGNEE SHALL ALSO HAVE THE RIGHT

20 TO TERMINATE ANY DISPLAY THAT (1) IS NOT CONDUCTED IN STRICT

21 COMPLIANCE WITH ANY REPRESENTATIONS MADE ON A PERMIT APPLICATION

22 AND WITH A PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION, OR (2) IS CONDUCTED IN AN

23 UNSAFE MANNER.

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1 (h) ANY PERSON TRANSPORTING FIREWORKS WITHIN THE CITY FOR THE

2 PURPOSE OF A DISPLAY FOR WHICH A PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED MUST CARRY A

3 COPY OF THE PERMIT AT ALL TIMES WHILE THE FIREWORKS ARE BEING

4 TRANSPORTED, MAY ONLY TRANSPORT SUCH FIREWORKS IN COMPLIANCE WITH

5 MCL 750.243c, AND SHALL NOTIFY THE FIRE MARSHAL OF WHEN THE FIREWORKS

6 WILL BE TRANSPORTED AND THE ROUTE TO BE USED.

7 (i) FIREWORKS LISTED ON A DISPLAY PERMIT MAY BE STORED IN THE CITY

8 DURING THE FOUR DAYS PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE DISPLAY, IN THE

9 MANNER DESCRIBED ON THE PERMIT APPLICATION OR AS OTHERWISE AGREED

10 UPON, IN WRITING, BY THE FIRE MARSHAL AND THE APPLICANT.

11 (j) A PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE.

12 (k) A PERMITTEE SHALL REPORT ANY CHANGE IN THE INFORMATION REQUIRED

13 TO BE CONTAINED ON AN APPLICATION UNDER THIS SECTION, BUT NO CHANGES

14 SHALL BE MADE WITHIN 1 BUSINESS DAY OF THE DATE OF THE DISPLAY FOR

15 WHICH THE PERMIT WAS ISSUED WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE FIRE MARSHAL

16 OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE. THE CITY CLERK SHALL FORWARD ANY

17 INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION TO THE CITY

18 ATTORNEY, THE FIRE MARSHAL, AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

19 1615.07. RETAIL PERMITS

20 (a) NO PERSON SHALL SELL AT RETAIL, OFFER FOR RETAIL SALE, OR EXPOSE

21 FOR RETAIL SALE ANY FIREWORKS WITHOUT FIRST HAVING A VALID PERMIT. A

22 PERMIT MAY BE ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION FOR A TERM OF THREE MONTHS

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1 OR FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR. COUNCIL MAY ESTABLISH, BY RESOLUTION,

2 APPROPRIATE FEES FOR EACH TYPE OF PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION.

3 (b) APPLICATION FOR SUCH A PERMIT MUST BE MADE IN WRITING, TO THE CITY

4 CLERK, AT LEAST 45 BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE: THE APPLICANT PLANS TO

5 ENGAGE IN THE RETAIL SALE OF FIREWORKS; OR AN EXISTING PERMIT EXPIRES.

6 THE APPLICATION SHALL CONTAIN ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

7 (1) IDENTIFICATION OF THE TYPE OF PERMIT FOR WHICH THE APPLICATION IS

8 BEING FILED (THREE-MONTH OR ONE-YEAR) AND THE CORRESPONDING NON-

9 REFUNDABLE PERMIT FEE IN THE AMOUNT SET BY COUNCIL RESOLUTION.

10 (2) THE APPLICANT'S NAME, THE APPLICANT'S VERIFIED EMAIL ADDRESS, AND

11 AT LEAST ONE PHONE NUMBER AT WHICH THE APPLICANT CAN BE REACHED.

12 (3) PROOF OF A BOND, AN INSURANCE POLICY NAMING THE CITY AS CO-

13 INSURED, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH, AVAILABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY

14 DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF AN ACT OR OMISSION OF THE PERMITTEE OR HIS

15 AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OR SUBCONTRACTORS, COVERING THE FOLLOWING: (A)

16 AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FOR PROPERTY

17 DAMAGE; AND (B) AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($500,000) FOR

18 INJURY TO ONE PERSON AND ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000) FOR INJURY TO

19 TWO OR MORE PERSONS RESULTING FROM THE SAME OCCURRENCE.

20 (4) IDENTIFICATION OF THE PREMISES WHERE FIREWORKS ARE TO BE SOLD,

21 INCLUDING A SITE PLAN; THE LOCATION ON THE PREMISES WHERE FIREWORKS

22 ARE TO BE SOLD; THE LOCATION ON THE PREMISES WHERE FIREWORKS ARE TO

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1 BE STORED; THE NAME OF THE OWNER OF THE PREMISES; AND THE NAME OF

2 ANY BUSINESS LOCATED ON THE PREMISES AND THE NAME OF ITS OPERATOR.

3 (5) THE MOST RECENT INSPECTION REPORT OF THE APPLICANT'S FIRE

4 SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEM AND DOCUMENTATION

5 SHOWING THAT THE SYSTEMS ARE MONITORED.

6 (6) DISCLOSURE OF ANY CITATION OR CONVICTION FOR, OR GUILTY PLEA TO, A

7 VIOLATION OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, ANY STATE, OR ANY LOCAL

8 UNIT OF GOVERNMENT REGULATING THE SALE, USE, OR POSSESSION OF

9 FIREWORKS BY THE APPLICANT OR ANY PERSON WITH AN OWNERSHIP

10 INTEREST IN THE APPLICANT.

11 (7) AN AFFIDAVIT THAT NEITHER THE APPLICANT NOR ANY PERSON WITH AN

12 OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN THE APPLICANT IS IN DEFAULT TO THE CITY.

13 (8) ANY OTHER ITEM OR INFORMATION DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE CITY

14 CLERK, THE FIRE MARSHAL, THE CITY ATTORNEY, OR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

15 TO COMPLETE AN INVESTIGATION OF THE APPLICANT.

16 (c) IF SALES ARE TO BE CONDUCTED FROM A TENT, ROADSIDE STAND, OR

17 OTHER NON-PERMANENT STRUCTURE, A PEDDLER'S OR TRANSIENT

18 MERCHANT'S LICENSE MUST ALSO BE OBTAINED.

19 (d) THE CITY CLERK SHALL REFER THE APPLICATION TO THE CITY ATTORNEY,

20 THE FIRE MARSHAL, THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, AND THE CITY TREASURER FOR

21 APPROVAL.

22 (e) BEFORE APPROVING THE APPLICATION, THE FIRE MARSHAL SHALL:

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1 (1) INSPECT THE PROPOSED PREMISES TO DETERMINE THAT THEY ARE A SAFE

2 PLACE TO STORE AND SELL FIREWORKS.

3 (2) CONFIRM THAT NEITHER THE APPLICANT NOR ANY PERSON WHO WILL SELL

4 THE FIREWORKS IS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.

5 (f) IF EVERY PERSON AND DEPARTMENT LISTED IN SUBSECTION (d) APPROVES

6 THE APPLICATION IN WRITING, THE APPLICATION SHALL BE REFERRED TO CITY

7 COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL. THE FIRE MARSHAL OR THE CITY ATTORNEY MAY

8 IMPOSE ADDITIONAL REASONABLE LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS ON THE

9 PERMITTEE AND CONDITION APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION ON SUCH

10 LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS.

11 (g) NO MORE THAN 2000 POUNDS OF GROSS WEIGHT OF FIREWORKS SHALL BE

12 PRESENT ON THE ENTIRE PREMISES FOR WHICH A PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED -

13 UNDER THIS SECTION.

14 (h) A PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE.

15 (i) A PERMITTEE SHALL REPORT ANY CHANGE IN THE INFORMATION REQUIRED

16 TO BE CONTAINED ON AN APPLICATION UNDER THIS SECTION TO THE CITY

17 CLERK WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE CHANGE. THE CITY CLERK SHALL FORWARD

18 ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION TO THE CITY

19 ATTORNEY, THE FIRE MARSHAL, AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

20 1615.08. ENFORCEMENT

21 (a) ALL SWORN MEMBERS OF THE LANSING POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE FIRE

22 MARSHAL, AND ALL FIRE INSPECTORS ARE HEREBY DESIGNATED AS

23 AUTHORIZED CITY OFFICIALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING THIS CHAPTER.

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1 (b) INSPECTIONS OF PREMISES FOR WHICH A PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED UNDER

2 THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN THE MANNER BEST CALCULATED TO

3 SECURE COMPLIANCE WITH THIS CHAPTER AND THE APPROPRIATE NEEDS OF

4 THE CITY.

5 (c) WITHOUT A WARRANT, THE INDIVIDUALS AUTHORIZED IN SUBSECTION (a)

6 MAY:

7 (1) INSPECT ANY AREA OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS

8 WITHOUT GIVING NOTICE OR SEEKING CONSENT;

9 (2) INSPECT ANY AREA NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, WITH CONSENT; OR

10 (3) INSPECT ANY AREA, WITHOUT CONSENT, IF EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES ARE

11 PRESENT.

12 (d) IF NONE OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES LISTED IN SUBSECTION (c) EXIST, THE

13 INDIVIDUALS AUTHORIZED IN SUBSECTION (a) MAY SEEK A WARRANT ON ANY

14 OF THE FOLLOWING BASES:

15 (1) SELECTION OF THE PERMITTED PREMISES PURSUANT TO A GENERAL

16 ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN DEVELOPED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND USING

17 NEUTRAL CRITERIA. SUCH NEUTRAL CRITERIA MAY INCLUDE THE HISTORY OF

18 VIOLATIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, ANY STATE, OR ANY LOCAL

19 UNIT OF GOVERNMENT REGULATING THE SALE, USE, OR POSSESSION OF

20 FIREWORKS COMMITTED BY THE PERMITTEE, ANY PERSON WITH AN

21 OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN THE PERMITTEE, ANY PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR

22 SUPERVISION OF A WHOLESALE PERMITTEE' S STORAGE BUILDING, OR ANY

23 PERSON WHO SELLS FIREWORKS AS AN AGENT OF THE PERMITTEE.

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1 (2) SPECIFIC EVIDENCE OF AN EXISTING VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER.

2 (3) ANY OTHER BASIS FOR WHICH THE STATE AND FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONS

3 PERMIT A SEARCH WARRANT TO BE ISSUED.

4 (e) ANY INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFIED IN SUBSECTION (a) MAY CONFISCATE ANY

5 FIREWORKS FOUND WITHIN THE CITY IN VIOLATION OF STATE OR FEDERAL

6 LAW OR ANY OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANSING. WITHIN

7 20 DAYS OF THE CONFISCATION, NOTICE THAT THE FIREWORKS WILL BE

8 FORFEITED UNLESS A CLAIM FOR THEIR RETURN IS FILED SHALL BE GIVEN BY

9 (1) ORAL NOTICE TO A PERSON IN WHOSE POSSESSION THE FIREWORKS ARE

10 FOUND; OR (2) IF NO PERSON IS PRESENT AT THE BUILDING OR VEHICLE IN

11 WHICH THE FIREWORKS ARE FOUND, AFFIXING WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE

12 BUILDING OR VEHICLE. IF A VALID DISPLAY PERMIT IS PRESENTED, THE

13 FIREWORKS SHALL BE RETURNED TO THE PERMITTEE IMMEDIATELY.

14 (f) ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING LAWFUL POSSESSION OF SEIZED FIREWORKS

15 MAY FILE A CLAIM FOR THEIR RETURN WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY, IN WRITING.

16 ANY SUCH CLAIM MUST STATE THE CLAIMANT'S GROUNDS FOR LAWFUL

17 POSSESSION. THE CLAIMANT MUST ALSO GIVE A BOND IN WHICHEVER OF THE

18 FOLLOWING TWO AMOUNTS IS GREATER: (1) TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY

19 DOLLARS; OR (2) TEN PERCENT OF THE VALUE OF THE SEIZED FIREWORKS, UP TO

20 FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS. THE BOND SHALL GUARANTEE PAYMENT OF THE

21 COSTS AND EXPENSES OF ANY FORFEITURE PROCEEDING, INCLUDING THE COST

22 OF STORING THE FIREWORKS FOR THE DURATION OF THE FORFEITURE

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1 PROCEEDINGS, IF THE PROPERTY IS ORDERED FORFEIT. THE CITY MAY REQUIRE

2 THAT THE BOND BE GUARANTEED BY SURETIES MEETING ITS APPROVAL.

3 (g) UPON RECEIPT OF A CLAIM AND THE BOND REQUIRED BY SUBSECTION (f),

4 THE CITY ATTORNEY SHALL CONDUCT A HEARING AND RENDER A DECISION ON

5 THE QUESTION OF FORFEITURE WITHIN 20 DAYS. THE CLAIMANT MAY APPEAL

6 AN ADVERSE DETERMINATION BY THE CITY ATTORNEY TO THE CLAIMS REVIEW

7 COMMITTEE, CITY COUNCIL, OR CIRCUIT COURT.

8 (h) IF 20 DAYS HAVE PASSED SINCE A SEIZURE UNDER THIS SECTION AND A

9 CLAIM AND BOND HAVE NOT BEEN FILED, THE FIREWORKS ARE FORFEITED TO

10 THE CITY. IF ANY CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS RELATING TO THE SEIZED

11 FIREWORKS ARE PENDING, DISPOSITION OF THE FIREWORKS MUST BE

12 APPROVED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY IN WRITING. IF NO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

13 RELATING TO THE SEIZED FIREWORKS ARE PENDING, THE CITY MAY DISPOSE OF

14 THE FIREWORKS. IN EITHER CASE, FIREWORKS SHALL BE DISPOSED OF

15 PROPERLY BY DESTRUCTION OR BY SALE TO A PERSON IN A JURISDICTION IN

16 WHICH POSSESSION OF THE FIREWORKS IS LEGAL.

17 1615.09. GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OR REVOCATION OF PERMITS REQUIRED BY THIS

18 CHAPTER

19 (a) A PERMIT ISSUED UNDER THIS CHAPTER MAY BE REVOKED AFTER AN

20 ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING AT WHICH THE CITY ATTORNEY, THE FIRE

21 MARSHAL, AND THE CHIEF OF POLICE DETERMINE THAT ANY GROUNDS FOR

22 REVOCATION UNDER SUBSECTION (b) EXIST. NOTICE OF THE TIME AND PLACE

23 OF THE HEARING AND THE GROUNDS FOR REVOCATION MUST BE GIVEN TO THE

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1 PERMITTEE AT LEAST FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO. THE DATE OF THE HEARING, BY

2 FIRST CLASS MAIL TO THE ADDRESS GIVEN ON THE PERMIT APPLICATION OR

3 ANY ADDRESS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION 1615.05(g), SECTION 1615.06(k),

4 OR SECTION 1615.07(i).

5 (b) ANY PERMIT REQUIRED BY THIS CHAPTER MAY BE DENIED OR REVOKED ON

6 ANY OF THE FOLLOWING GROUNDS:

7 (1) THE APPLICANT COMMITS FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION OR MAKES A

8 FALSE STATEMENT DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

9 (2) ANY CITATION OR CONVICTION FOR, OR GUILTY PLEA TO, A VIOLATION OF

10 THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, ANY STATE, OR ANY LOCAL UNIT OF

11 GOVERNMENT REGULATING THE SALE, USE, OR POSSESSION OF FIREWORKS BY

12 ANY OF THE PERSONS FOR WHOM A DISCLOSURE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS

13 REQUIRED BY SECTIONS 1615.05(b)(6), 1615.06(b)(6), AND 1615.07(b)(6).

14 (3) THE APPLICANT OR A PERSON WITH AN OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN THE

15 APPLICANT IS IN DEFAULT TO THE CITY.

16 (4) THE APPLICANT HAS COMMITTED FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION OR HAS

17 MADE A FALSE STATEMENT WHILE CONDUCTING ANY ACTIVITY FOR WHICH

18 THIS CHAPTER REQUIRES A PERMIT.

19 (5) ANY VIOLATION OF FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW RELATED TO HEALTH,

20 SAFETY, OR WELFARE COMMITTED ON THE PREMISES FOR WHICH THE PERMIT

21 HAS BEEN ISSUED OR IS TO BE ISSUED.

22 (6) THE APPLICANT VIOLATES ANY LIMITATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS PLACED

23 ON THE PERMIT.

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1 (c) REVOCATION OF A PERMIT UNDER THIS SECTION MAY BE APPEALED TO THE

2 CITY COUNCIL.

3 1615.10. FEES NOT EXCLUSIVE

4 NOTHING IN THIS CHAPTER SHALL PRECLUDE THE IMPOSITION OF FEES BY

5 OTHER FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS.

6 1615.11. PENALTY

7 ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES THIS CHAPTER OR THE TERMS OF ANY PERMIT

8 ISSUED UNDER THIS CHAPTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR A MISDEMEANOR AND

9 SUBJECT TO A FINE NOT EXCEEDING FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00), PLUS

10 COSTS OF PROSECUTION; IMPRISONMENT NOT EXCEEDING NINETY (90) DAYS; OR

11 BOTH, FOR EACH VIOLATION.

12 Section 2. All ordinances, resolutions or rules, parts of ordinances, resolutions or rules

13 inconsistent with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed.

14 Section 3. Should any section, clause or phrase of this ordinance be declared to be

15 invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any part thereof

16 other than the part so declared to be invalid.

17 Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect on the 30th day after enactment, unless given

18 immediate effect by City Council.

19 Approved as to form:
20
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22 City Attorney
23 Dated:
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INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE
AMEND SECTION 1248.03

Council Member Wood, Chair of the Committee on Public Safety introduced:

An Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, to Amend Section 1248.03 of the


Lansing Codified Ordinances to address the presence of primary caregivers under the
Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in residential districts,

The Ordinance is referred to the Committee on Public Safety

RESOLUTION SETTING PUBLIC HEARING


By Council Member Wood

RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY OF LANSING, that a public hearing be set
for Monday, September 13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 10th Floor
Lansing City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI for the purpose of considering an
Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, to Amend Section 1248.03 of the Lansing
Codified Ordinances to address the presence of primary caregivers under the Michigan
Medical Marihuana Act in residential districts.

Interested Persons are invited to attend this Public Hearing


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JUNE 29, 2010
1 ORDINANCE NO.

2 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, TO AMEND SECTION

3 1248.03 OF THE LANSING CODIFIED ORDINANCES TO ADDRESS THE PRESENCE OF

4 PRIMARY CAREGIVERS UNDER THE MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA ACT IN

5 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.

6 THE CITY OF LANSING ORDAINS:

7 Section 1. That Section 1248.03 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lansing,

8 Michigan, be and is hereby amended to read as follows:

9 1248.03. Uses permitted subject to special conditions.

10 (a) Conditional uses described in this section shall be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential

11 District, if the dimensional requirements described in Sections 1248.05 to 1248.12, the

12 landscaping, screening and buffering requirements described in Chapter 1290, the conditions

13 imposed by this section and all local, State and Federal laws are met.

14 (b) An accessory structure and/or an accessory use which meets all of the following floor area

15 conditions shall be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential District, except as otherwise

16 specifically provided in this section:

17 (1)

18 TABLE INSET:
19
Lot Size Maximum Square Footage Maximum Square Maximum Square
(square of Detached Accessory Footage of All Footage of Attached
foot) Garages Accessory Buildings Garages
Less than
600 800 600
5,000
5,000--
720 1,000 800
7,800
7,801-- 770 1,050 800

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10,800
10,80--
840 1,200 1,000
21,780
21,781--
1,000 1,200 1,000
43,560
43,560+ 1,200 1,400 1,200
1 (2) The floor area of additions and structures attached to the private garage, including, but not

2 limited to, covered patios, decks, storage areas and carports, shall be included in calculating the

3 total allowable floor area of that garage.

4 (3) The floor area of a garage or carport space in a Planned Residential Development shall not

5 exceed 770 square feet.

6 (4) The floor area of an accessory building shall not exceed the ground floor area of the

7 principal building.

8 (5) A single-family lot shall not have more than one storage shed and one garage or detached

9 carport.

10 (6) Each accessory structure shall not be located closer than 60 feet from the front lot line, nor

11 closer than three feet to a rear or side lot line, unless attached to the structure containing the

12 principal use. Detached accessory structures of 1,000 square feet or more shall be setback not

13 less than six feet from a side lot line and a rear lot line. If an accessory structure is attached to a

14 structure containing the principal use, it shall meet all dimensional requirements imposed upon

15 the structure containing the principal use, except as provided in subsection (n) hereof.

16 (7) Accessory structures for an approved nonresidential use shall comply with the setback

17 requirements for the principal structures and shall provide landscaping, screening and buffering

18 in accordance with Chapter 1290. These accessory structures are not subject to the size

19 limitations of this section.

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1 (8) On through lots, an accessory structure located behind the principal structure shall conform

2 to the front yard setback of the district in which it is located.

3 (9) An attached garage with doors, that is designed for three or more vehicles, shall have at

4 least one vehicle stall offset by not less than two feet from the front facade of the remaining

5 vehicle stalls.

6 (10) The accessory structure shall not involve the operation of a business.

7 (11) An accessory structure shall not be used to service or repair a motor vehicle owned by a

8 person other than a person having a legal or equitable interest in the lot on which the accessory

9 structure is located.

10 (12) No accessory structure may be a public garage.

11 (13) An accessory use on a lot shall not include motor vehicle repair. "Motor vehicle repair"

12 does not include minor motor vehicle service which is completed within a 24-hour period and is

13 limited to:

14 A. Changing oil or other fluids;

15 B. Minor tuneup;

16 C. Tire rotation; and

17 D. Changing brake pads if the vehicle is supported in a safe manner.

18 (14) An accessory use of a lot may include the parking of up to four operable vehicles or one

19 operable vehicle for each licensed resident driver at the dwelling, whichever is greater. All

20 vehicles must be incidental to the primary use and not be stored on the lot.

21 (15) An accessory use on a lot shall not include junk storage.

22 (c) A temporary structure or a temporary use which meets all of the following conditions shall

23 be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential District:

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1 (1) In the case of a temporary structure, a pe^init has been issued by the Building Safety Office

2 authorizing the temporary structure.

3 (2) In the case of a temporary use, a permit has been issued by the Planning Division. In

4 determining whether to issue a permit, the Planning Division shall review a request in

5 accordance with the standards outlined in Section 1282.02(f)(l) to (9) and shall approve the

6 request, deny it or approve it with conditions.

7 (3) The person issued a peuuit under subsection (c)(1) or (2) hereof agrees in writing to remove

8 the temporary structure or cease temporary use pursuant to the pennit.

9 (4) Permits issued under subsection (c)(1) or (2) hereof shall be for a period not to exceed two

10 weeks, and upon request may be extended twice for a period not to exceed two weeks for each

11 extension.

12 (d) The temporary use of a permanent structure as a real estate office for the purpose of

13 marketing new residential development which meets all of the following conditions shall be

14 permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential District:

15 (1) The temporary use of the permanent structure is located within the residential development.

16 (2) The temporary use of the permanent structure shall be removed after three years, or after 90

17 percent of the residential development is sold, whichever comes, first.

18 (e) A home occupation which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an A,

19 A-1 or B Residential District:

20 (1) No person, other than a member of the family residing in the dwelling unit, SHALL engages

21 in the home occupation AND NO MORE THAN ONE PRIMARY CAREGIVER, AS THAT

22 TERM IS DEFINED IN THE MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA ACT, BEING MCL

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1 333.26421 ET SEQ., AS AMENDED, SHALL ENGAGE IN THE ACTIVITIES OF A

2 PRIMARY CAREGIVER ON ANY LOT.

3 (2) The use of the dwelling unit as a home occupation SHALL BE is clearly incidental and

4 subordinate to its use for residential purposes.

5 (3) Not more than 20 percent of the gross floor area of the dwelling unit is used in any way for

6 the home occupation.

7 (4) No change occurs in the outside appearance of the dwelling.

8 (5) Not more than one sign exists, which sign does not exceed one square foot in area, is not

9 illuminated and is mounted flat against the wall of the dwelling. NO SIGNS SHALL BE

10 POSTED ON THE LOT ADVERTISING ANY HOME OCCUPATION.

11 (6) The sale of goods does not occur in the dwelling unit or on the lot on which the dwelling

12 unit is located.

13 (7) No equipment is used, except equipment which is normally used for purely domestic or

14 household purposes. Equipment not normally used for purely domestic or household purposes

15 OR ANY PORTION OF THE DWELLING UNIT WHERE ENERGY USE AND HEAT

16 GENERATION RESULTING FROM THE GROWTH OF MARIHUANA EXCEEDS LEVELS

17 REASONABLY ATTRIBUTABLE TO RESIDENTIAL USES ARE PERMITTED may be

18 installed if the Board of Zoning Appeals approves such use. The Board shall approve of such

19 use if it is satisfied that the intensity of use will not be increased to a level that will adversely

20 impact any lot within 300 feet of the lot seeking Board approval AND THAT ANY ENERGY

21 USE AND HEAT GENERATION RESULTING FROM THE GROWTH OF MARIHUANA

22 EXCEEDING LEVELS REASONABLY ATTRIBUTABLE TO RESIDENTIAL USES HAS

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1 BEEN APPROVED BY THE FIRE MARSHAL OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE AND THE

2 BUILDING SAFETY OFFICE.

3 (8) No activity related to the occupation occurring on the premises including clients, customers,

4 or pickup and delivery vehicles shall adversely impact the surrounding neighborhood or the right

5 of surrounding residents to quiet enjoyment of their property, including but not limited to, the

6 creation of noise, vibrations, odors, heat, glare, UNNATURAL LIGHT, or electrical interference

7 detectable beyond the property line; or have any pickup or delivery by motor vehicle before 7:00

8 a.m. or after 7:00 p.m. and not more than a total of ten pickups or deliveries each day during the

9 permitted time.

10 (9) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, ANY TERM DEFINED BY 21 USC 860(e)

11 SHALL HAVE THE MEANING GIVEN TO IT BY 21 USC 860(e). NO PERSON SHALL

12 ENGAGE IN THE ACTIVITIES OF A PRIMARY CAREGIVER AS A HOME

13 OCCUPATION:

14 (A) WITHIN 1000 FEET OF THE REAL PROPERTY COMPRISING A PUBLIC OR

15 PRIVATE ELEMENTARY, VOCATIONAL, OR SECONDARY SCHOOL; A PUBLIC OR

16 PRIVATE COLLEGE, JUNIOR COLLEGE, OR UNIVERSITY; A PLAYGROUND; A

17 CHURCH OR OTHER STRUCTURE IN WHICH RELIGIOUS SERVICES ARE

18 CONDUCTED; A FACILITY AT WHICH SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICES

19 OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION SERVICES, AS THOSE

20 TERMS ARE DEFINED IN PART 61 OF PA 368 OF 1978, BEING MCL 333.6101 ET SEQ,

21 ARE OFFERED; OR

22 (B) WITHIN 100 FEET OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE YOUTH CENTER, PUBLIC

23 SWIMMING POOL, OR VIDEO ARCADE FACILITY.

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1 (10) ALL MARIHUANA PLANTS SHALL BE KEPT IN AN ENCLOSED, LOCKED

2 FACILITY, AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA

3 ACT.

4 (11) THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO EVERY PERSON ENGAGING IN THE

5 ACTIVITIES OF A PRIMARY CAREGIVER AS A HOME OCCUPATION, REGARDLESS

6 OF WHETHER OR NOT THE ACTIVITIES COMMENCED PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT

7 OF THIS SECTION.

8 (f) A temporary bulletin board or sign which meets all of the requirements of Chapter 1440 of

9 Part Fourteen--the Building and Housing Code and does not exceed ten square feet in area shall

10 be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential District, if the sign advertises the sale or lease of a

11 structure or lot on which the sign is located.

12 (g) An educational facility, except an educational facility or an agent thereof that is a high

13 school, college, university, trade or vocational school or a community or junior college, shall be

14 permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential District.

15 (h) A group day care home which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an

16 A, A-1 or B Residential District:

17 (1) The facility provides and maintains on the lot not less than 900 square feet of outdoor play

18 space.

19 (2) The use of the structure as a group day care home shall be clearly incidental to the principal

20 residential use.

21 (3) One person, other than a member of the family residing in the dwelling, may be employed,

22 so long as that person is not the primary caregiver.

23 (4) No change occurs in the outside appearance of the dwelling.

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1 (5) No signs are permitted.

2 (6) The outdoor play space shall be fenced. This requirement can be waived by approval of the

3 Planning Division if the specified outdoor area is common open space shared with other dwelling

4 units.

5 (i) A golf course which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an A, A-1 or

6 B Residential District:

7 (1) The lot on which the golf course is located has not less than one lot line abutting a principal

8 or minor arterial, as defined in the Comprehensive Plan.

9 (2) Each vehicular ingress or egress is directly onto a principal or minor arterial, except if

10 approval is obtained from the Planning Board after a public hearing is held pursuant to the

11 procedures described in Section 1282.02.

12 (j) An outdoor swimming pool which is owned and operated by a governmental entity and

13 which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential

14 District:

15 (1) Front, rear and side yards are not less than 80 feet, except as provided in paragraph ()(2)

16 hereof.

17 (2) If a front, rear or side yard is abutting a D-1, E-1, E-2, F, G-1, G-2, H, I or J District, then

18 the yard which abuts such District shall meet the dimensional requirements of the District which

19 abuts such yard.

20 (3) No parking exists in the front yard.

21 (4) No accessory structure is located in the front yard.

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1 (k) An indoor swimming pool which is owned and operated by a governmental entity and

2 which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential

3 District:

4 (1) Front, rear and side yards are not less than 25 feet, except as provided in paragraph (k)(2)

5 hereof.

6 (2) If a front, rear or side yard abuts a D-1, E-1, E-2, F, G-1, G-2, H, I or J District, then the

7 yard which abuts such District shall meet the dimensional requirements of the District which

8 abuts such front, rear or side yard.

9 (1) A library or museum which is owned and operated by a governmental entity and which

10 meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an A, A-1 or B Residential District:

11 (1) Front, rear and side yards are not less than 25 feet, except as provided in subsection (1)(2)

12 hereof.

13 (2) If a front, rear or side yard abuts a D-1, E-1, E-2, F, G-1, G-2, H, I or J District, then the

14 yard which abuts such District shall meet the dimensional requirements of the District which

15 abuts such front, rear or side yard.

16 (3) No parking exists in the front yard.

17 (4) No accessory structure is located in the front yard.

18 (m) A functional family which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in an A,

19 A-1 or B Residential District:

20 (1) Not more than three persons shall be allowed.

21 (2) The square footage of the bedroom area shall meet the minimum requirements of the

22 Building Code.

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1 (3) There is one off-street parking space for each vehicle associated with the members of the

2 functional family, but not less than two off-street parking spaces altogether.

3 (n) An attached open carport which meets all of the following conditions shall be permitted in

4 an A, A-1 or B Residential District:

5 (1) The carport is attached to the principal structure.

6 (2) The carport is completely open on not less than two sides.

7 (3) The carport is at least three feet from the side lot line and six feet from the closest point that

8 a structure could be or is built on an adjacent lot.

9 Section 2. All ordinances, resolutions or rules, parts of ordinances, resolutions or rules

10 inconsistent with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed.

11 Section 3. Should any section, clause or phrase of this ordinance be declared to be

12 invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any part thereof

13 other than the part so declared to be invalid.

14 Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect on the 30th day after enactment, unless given

15 immediate effect by City Council.

16 Approved as to form:
17
18
19 City Attorney
20 Dated:
21

22

10

PASSAGE OF ORDINANCE

An Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, Providing for the Rezoning of a parcel of
real property located in the City of Lansing, Michigan and for the revision of the district
maps adopted by section 1246.02 of the Code of Ordinances.

Property identified as Z-3-2010; 2925 and 2935 N. East St.

Is read a second time by its title. The Ordinance was reported from the Committee on
Development & Planning and is on the order of immediate passage.

By Council Member Jeffries

COUNCIL MEMBER YEAS NAYS


DUNBAR ❑ ❑
HEWITT ❑ ❑
HOUGHTON ❑ ❑
JEFFRIES ❑ ❑
QUINNEY ❑ ❑
ROBINSON ❑ ❑
WOOD ❑ ❑
YORKO ❑ ❑

❑ ADOPTED ❑ FAILED

ORDINANCE #

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING FOR THE


REZONING OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF LANSING,
MICHIGAN AND FOR THE REVISION OF THE DISTRICT MAPS ADOPTED BY
SECTION 1246.02 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES.

The City of Lansing ordains:

Section 1. That the district maps adopted by and incorporated as Section 1246.02 of the Code of
Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Michigan be amended to provide as follows:

To change the zoning classification of the property described as follows:


Case Number: Z-3-2010
Address: 2925 & 2935 N. East Street
Parcel Number: PPN: 33-01-01-04-278-283
Legal Descriptions: Lot 1, Except the South 2.25 Feet, Lot 2, Lot 3, Except the East
13.58 Feet, also the East 10 Feet of Lot 78; Supervisor's Plat of
Community Home Sites, City of Lansing, Ingham County, State of
Michigan, from "F" Commercial District to "E-1" Apartment Shop
District.

Section 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions hereof are
hereby repealed.

Section 3. This ordinance was duly adopted by the Lansing City Council on , 2010,
and a copy is available in the office of the Lansing City Clerk, 9th Floor, City Hall, 124 W.
Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect upon the expiration of seven (7) days from the date
this notice of adoption is published in a newspaper of general circulation.

Page 1 of 1 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

PASSAGE OF ORDINANCE

An Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, Providing for the Rezoning of a parcel of
real property located in the City of Lansing, Michigan and for the revision of the district
maps adopted by section 1246.02 of the Code of Ordinances.

Property identified as Z-4-2010; 1301 E. Miller Rd.

Is read a second time by its title. The Ordinance was reported from the Committee on
Development & Planning and is on the order of immediate passage.

By Council Member Jeffries

COUNCIL MEMBER YEAS NAYS


DUNBAR ❑ ❑
HEWITT ❑ ❑
HOUGHTON ❑ ❑
JEFFRIES ❑ ❑
QUINNEY ❑ ❑
ROBINSON ❑ ❑
WOOD ❑ ❑
YORKO ❑ ❑

❑ ADOPTED ❑ FAILED

ORDINANCE #

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING FOR THE


REZONING OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF LANSING,
MICHIGAN AND FOR THE REVISION OF THE DISTRICT MAPS ADOPTED BY
SECTION 1246.02 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES.

The City of Lansing ordains:

Section 1. That the district maps adopted by and incorporated as Section 1246.02 of the Code of
Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Michigan be amended to provide as follows:

To change the zoning classification of the property described as follows:


Case Number: Z-4-2010
Address: 1301 E. Miller Road
Parcel Number: PPN: 33-01-05-03-377-082
Legal Descriptions: S 25 FT LOT 45 E OF C/L PAWLOWSKI DRAIN MIDWAY
INDUSTRIAL CENTER NO 2, ALSO COM 50 FT W OF S 1/4
POST SEC, TH N OODEG 05MIN 30SCD W 286 FT, N 89DEG
49MIN 40SCD W 239 FT, S 21DEG 28MIN 50SCD W 271.56
FT, S OODEG 10MIN 20SCD W 33 FT, S 89DEG 49MIN
4OSCD E 339 FT TO BEG; SEC 3, T3N R2W, City of Lansing,
Ingham County, State of Michigan, from "H" Light Industrial, "G-
2" Wholesale and "J" Parking Districts to "D-1" Professional
Office District.

Section 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions hereof are
hereby repealed.

Section 3. This ordinance was duly adopted by the Lansing City Council on , 2010,
and a copy is available in the office of the Lansing City Clerk, 9th Floor, City Hall, 124 W.
Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect upon the expiration of seven (7) days from the date
this notice of adoption is published in a newspaper of general circulation.

Page 1 of 1 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

PASSAGE OF ORDINANCE

An Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan, Providing for the Rezoning of a parcel of
real property located in the City of Lansing, Michigan and for the revision of the district
maps adopted by section 1246.02 of the Code of Ordinances.

Property identified as Z-5-10; 717 E. Shiawassee St.

Is read a second time by its title. The Ordinance was reported from the Committee on
Development & Planning and is on the order of immediate passage.

By Council Member Jeffries

COUNCIL MEMBER YEAS NAYS


DUNBAR ❑ ❑
HEWITT ❑ ❑
HOUGHTON ❑ ❑
JEFFRIES ❑ ❑
QUINNEY ❑ ❑
ROBINSON ❑ ❑
WOOD ❑ ❑
YORKO ❑ ❑

❑ ADOPTED ❑ FAILED

ORDINANCE #

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING FOR THE


REZONING OF A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF LANSING,
MICHIGAN AND FOR THE REVISION OF THE DISTRICT MAPS ADOPTED BY
SECTION 1246.02 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES.

The City of Lansing ordains:

Section 1. That the district maps adopted by and incorporated as Section 1246.02 of the Code of
Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Michigan be amended to provide as follows:

To change the zoning classification of the property described as follows:


Case Number: Z-5-2010
Address: 717 E. Shiawassee Street
Parcel Number: PPN: 33-01-01-15-103-022
Legal Descriptions: Lots 8 & 9, Block 3, Assessors Plat No. 7, City of Lansing, Ingham
County, State of Michigan, from "A" Residential District to "H"
Light Industrial District.

Section 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions hereof are
hereby repealed.

Section 3. This ordinance was duly adopted by the Lansing City Council on , 2010,
and a copy is available in the office of the Lansing City Clerk, 9th Floor, City Hall, 124 W.
Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect upon the expiration of seven (7) days from the date
this notice of adoption is published in a newspaper of general circulation.

RF
Page 1 of 1 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

i F4/

PASSAGE OF ORDINANCE

An Ordinance of the City of Lansing, Michigan to Amend Title 6 of the Planning and
Zoning Code, Part 12 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lansing by Adding
Chapter 1279 to establish and regulate overlay districts in certain geographic areas of
the city

Is read a second time by its title. The Ordinance was reported from the Committee on
Ways and Means and is on the order of immediate passage.

By Council Member Jeffries

COUNCIL MEMBER YEAS NAYS


DUNBAR ❑ ❑
HEWITT ❑ ❑
HOUGHTON ❑ ❑
JEFFRIES ❑ ❑
QUINNEY ❑ ❑
ROBINSON ❑ ❑
WOOD ❑ ❑
YORKO ❑ ❑

❑ ADOPTED ❑ FAILED

Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 ORDINANCE NO.

2 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, TO AMEND TITLE 6

3 OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING CODE, PART 12 OF THE CODIFTRD ORDINANCES

4 OF THE CITY OF LANSING BY ADDING CHAPTER 1279 TO ESTABLISH AND

5 REGULATE OVERLAY DISTRICTS IN CERTAIN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS OF THE CITY.

6 THE CITY OF LANSING ORDAINS:

7 Section 1. That Title 6 of the Planning and Zoning Code, Part 12 of the Codified

8 Ordinances of the City of Lansing, Michigan; be and are hereby amended as follows:

9 CHAPTER 1279. OVERLAY DISTRICTS

10 1279.01 INTENT

11 THE INTENT OF THIS CHAPTER IS TO ENCOURAGE APPROPRIATE

12 DEVELOPMENT WITHIN EACH OVERLAY DISTRICT BY PROVIDING RELIEF FROM

13 ON-SITE PARKING REQUIREMENTS, ALLOWING PEDESTRIAN-ORIENTED

14 SIGNAGE, AND ESTABLISHING CRITERIA TO ASSURE COMPATIBILITY OF NEW,

15 INFILL, AND REDEVELOPMENT WITH THE UNIQUE CHARACTER OF EACH

16 DISTRICT CONSERVING CULTURAL, HISTORIC AND PROPERTY VALUES.

17 1279.02 GENERAL PROVISIONS

18 A. THE OVERLAY DISTRICTS OF THIS CHAPTER APPLY IN COMBINATION

19 WITH THE UNDERLYING BASE DISTRICT TO IMPOSE REGULATIONS AND

PAGE 1 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

AFT Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 STANDARDS THAT ADDRESS SPECIAL GEOGRAPHIC AREAS OR LAND USE

2 ISSUES.

3 B. IN THE EVENT OF CONFLICT BETWEEN OVERLAY DISTRICT

4 REGULATIONS AND THE REGULATIONS OF THE UNDERLYING BASE

5 DISTRICT, THE OVERLAY DISTRICT REGULATIONS GOVERN. IN ALL OTHER

6 CASES, BOTH THE OVERLAY DISTRICT AND BASE DISTRICT REGULATIONS

7 APPLY.

8 1279.03 LOCATION

9 THE LOCATION AND EXTENT OF EACH DISTRICT SHALL BE DEPICTED IN

10 THE APPENDICIES AS FOLLOWS:

11 (A) OLD TOWNNEIGHBORHOOD OVERLAY DISTRICT: APPENDIX A

12 (B) REO TOWNNEIGHBORHOOD OVERLAY DISTRICT: APPENDIX B

13 (C) EAST MICHIGAN AVENUE NEIGHBORHOOD OVERLAY DISTRICT:

14 APPENDIX C

15 (D) WEST SAGINAW STREET NEIGHBORHOOD OVERLAY DISTRICT:

16 , APPENDIX D

17 1279.04 PRINCIPAL USES PERMITTED.

18 ALL PRINCIPAL USES PERMITTED IN THE UNDERLYING ZONING

19 DISTRICT(S) ARE PERMITTED BY RIGHT IN THE OVERALY DISTRICTS, PROVIDED

20 THEY COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNDERLYING

PAGE 2 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

R ;...,^ FT
Brigham Smith Date
City Attorney

Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 ZONING DISTRICT AND OF THIS CHAPTER. IN ADDITION, RESIDENTIAL USE. TO

2 THE DENSITY OF THE "DM-4" RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT SHALL BE PERMITTED AS A

3 SECONDARY USE TO A PRIMARY COMMERCIAL USE IN ALL COMMERCIALLY

4 ZONED BUILDINGS LOCATED WITHIN THE OVERLAY DISTRICTS.

5 1279.05 USES PERMITTED SUBJECT TO SPECIAL CONDITIONS.

6 ALL CONDITIONAL USES OF THE UNDERLYING BASE ZONING DISTRICTS,

7 EXCEPT VEHICLE DEALERSHIPS ARE PERMITTED IN THE OVERLAY DISTRICTS IF

8 THE REQUIRED CONDITIONS OF THE UNDERLYING ZONING DISTRICT AND ALL

'9 APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER ARE MET.

10 1279.06 SPECIAL LAND USES.

11 VEHICLE DEALERSHIPS AND ALL OTHER SPECIAL LAND USES DESCRIBED

12 IN THE UNDERLYING ZONING DISTRICTS MAY BE PERMITTED IN THE OVERLAY

13 DISTRICTS, IN ACCORDANCE . WITH THE PROCEDURES DESCRIBED IN CHAPTER

14 1282 (SPECIAL LAND USE), IF THE CONDITIONS DESCRIBED IN CHAPTER 1282, THE

15 UNDERLYING ZONING DISTRICT AND THE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS

16 CHAPTER ARE MET. NO SPECIAL LAND USE PERMIT SHALL BE REQUIRED FOR

17 RESIDENTIAL USES THAT ARE SECONDARY TO A PRIMARY COMMERCIAL USE

18 AND MEET THE DENSITY RESTRICTIONS OF THE "DM-4" RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.

19 1279.07 HEIGHT AND AREA REQUIREMENTS GENERALLY

PAGE 3 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 IN THE OVERLAY DISTRICTS, THE FOLLOWING HEIGHT AND AREA

2 REQUIREMENTS SHALL APPLY:

3 (A) FRONT YARDS.

4 THERE SHALL BE NO FRONT YARD SETBACK REQUIREMENT IN THE

5 OVERLAY DISTRICTS. BUILDINGS SHALL BE PLACED UP TO THE

6 FRONT PROPERTY LINE OR TO THE AVERAGE SETBACK WITHIN

7 THE BLOCKFACE, OR ANYPLACE IN BETWEEN. THE SETBACK

8 SHALL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AVERAGE SETBACK OF THE

9 OTHER BUILDINGS WITHIN THE SAME BLOCKFACE AND PARKING

10 SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED IN A FRONT YARD.

11 (B) SIDE YARDS.

12 THERE SHALL BE NO SIDE YARD SETBACK REQUIREMENTS IN THE

13 OVERLAY DISTRICTS.

14 (C) REAR YARDS.

15 THERE SHALL BE NO REAR YARD SETBACK REQUIREMENT IN THE

1.6 OVERLAY DISTRICTS.

17 (D) HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.

18 1. ALL NEW BUILDINGS SHALL HAVE AT LEAST 2 STORIES AND

19 SHALL BE AT LEAST 25 FEET IN HEIGHT MEASURED FROM

20 GRADE LEVEL AT THE FRONT WALL OF THE BUILDING. .

PAGE 4 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 2. ALL BUILDINGS, OR PORTIONS OF BUILDINGS, LESS THAN 50

2 FEET FROM A RESIDENTIAL USE PARCEL SHALL NOT EXCEED

3 40 FEET IN HEIGHT OR THE HEIGHT OF THE EXISTING

4 STRUCTURES ON THE RESIDENTIAL USE PARCELS,

5 WHICHEVER IS HIGHER;

6 3. ALL BUILDINGS, OR PORTIONS OF BUILDINGS, 50 FEET OR

7 GREATER THAN 50 FEET FROM A RESIDENTIAL USE PARCEL

8 SHALL NOT EXCEED 80 FEET IN HEIGHT;

9 1279.08 OFF-STREET PARKING.

10 (A) ALL AREAS INCLUDED IN THE OVERLAY DISTRICTS, WITH THE

11 EXCEPTION OF THOSE LISTED IN 1297.08 (B-C), ARE GRANTED

12 AN 80% REDUCTION IN THE MINIMUM PARKING

13 REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 1284. ALL REQUIRED PARKING

14 SPACES, EXCEPT THOSE REQUIRED FOR RESIDENTIAL USES,

15 MUST BE LOCATED WITHIN 300 FEET OF THE PROPERTY THEY

16 SERVE AND MAY INCLUDE LEGAL ON-STREET PARKING, CITY-

17 OWNED OFF-STREET PARKING LOTS AND PRIVATE PARKING

18 LOTS WHERE THERE IS AN AGREEMENT FOR JOINT USE.

19 (B) ALL COMMERCIALLY ZONED PROPERTIES LOCATED WITHIN

20 THE REO TOWN AND OLD TOWN OVERLAY DISTRICTS; THAT

PAGE 5 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

,Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


i Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 PORTION OF THE WEST SAGINAW OVERLAY DISTRICT ON THE

2 NORTH SIDE OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY IN THE 900 BLOCK AND

3 THE EAST 1/2 OF THE 1000 BLOCK; AND THAT PORTION OF THE

4 EAST MICHIGAN AVENUE DISTRICT IN THE 2000 BLOCK ON

5 BOTH THE NORTH AND SOUTH SIDES OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY

6 SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE MINIMUM PARKING

7 REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 1284.

8 (C) IN ALL OVERLAY DISTRICTS, AT LEAST ONE OFF-STREET

9 PARKING SPACE SHALL BE REQUIRED FOR EACH

10 RESIDENTIAL UNIT. PARKING SPACES FOR RESIDENTIAL

11 UNITS MAY BE LOCATED ON THE SAME LOT AS THE UNIT OR

12 ON A SEPARATE LOT IF IT IS LOCATED WITHIN 300 FEET OF

13 THE UNIT THAT IT SERVES AND THERE IS AN EXISTING

14 ENFORCEABLE AGREEMENT WITH OWNER OF SAID LOT.

15 1279.09 SIGNS. THE DEFINITIONS SET FORTH IN CHAPTER 1442 SHALL

16 APPLY TO THIS SECTION.

17 (A) EACH COMMERCIAL BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT IS

18 PERMITTED TO HAVE ONE PROJECTING SIGN. SUCH SIGN

19 SHALL NOT EXCEED 16 SQUARE FEET IN AREA AND CANNOT

20 PROJECT MORE THAN 4.5 FEET FROM THE FRONT WALL OF

PAGE 6 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 THE BUILDING. PROJECTING SIGNS SHALL HAVE A MINIMUM

2 OF 10 FEET OF CLEARANCE FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SIGN

3 TO GRADE AND MAY NOT EXTEND ABOVE THE ROOF LINE.

4 THE AREA OF THE PROJECTING SIGN SHALL NOT BE

5 CONSIDERED FOR THE NUMBER OF WALL SIGNS AND

6 WALL SIGN AREA PERMITTED UNDER CHAPTER

7 1442. PROJECTING SIGNS ARE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS

8 OF SECTION 1022.06, ENCROACHMENTS, OF THE CITY OF

9 LANSING CODIFIED ORDINANCES.

10 (B) EACH BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT WITHIN AN OVERLAY

11 DISTRICT IS PERMITTED TO HAVE ONE SANDWICH BOARD

12 SIGN NOT TO EXCEED 4 FEET IN HEIGHT AND 2 FEET IN

13 WIDTH. SIDEWALK SIGNS MAY BE DISPLAYED DURING

14 REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS AND MUST BE PLACED IN A

15 LOCATION THAT DOES NOT INTERFERE WITH VEHICULAR OR

16 PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC.

17 (C) NO GROUND POLE SIGNS ARE ALLOWED, EXCEPT IN THOSE

18 CASES WHERE THE EXISTING BUILDING IS SETBACK FURTHER THAN

19 20 FEET.
20
21 (D) NO BILLBOARDS SHALL BE PERMITTED WITHIN AN OVERLAY
PAGE 7 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

Overlay District - Ordinance Amendment


Draft No. 2
May 18, 2010

1 DISTRICT.

2 Section 2. All ordinances, resolutions or rules, parts of ordinances, resolutions or rules

3 inconsistent with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed.

4 Section 3. Should any section, clause or phrase of this ordinance be declared to be

5 invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any part thereof

6 other than the part so declared to be invalid.

7 Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect on the 30th day after enactment unless given

8 immediate effect by City Council.

10

11

PAGE 8 OF 8 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney
Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

June 16, 2010

City Council President and Members of the Lansing City Council


10th Floor, City Hall
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Council Members:

The attached application for a permit/license has been submitted to the City
Clerk's Office, and is being forwarded for your consideration and appropriate
action:

A request to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed


Business, located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County
from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis - Lansing, LLC; & Requests New
Dance-Entertainment Permit.

Please note that the Ingham County Health Department's approval is


contingent upon the facility undergoing modifications pertaining to a site
visit of August 18, 2010 and must be approved to open and operate prior
to health licensure.

Sincerely,

Chris Swope, Lans g City Clerk

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 0 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com oclerk@Iansingmi.gov

Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

REPORT ON'APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


Transfer Ownership Class C
❑ Transfer Location ❑ SDD
❑ Add Partner ❑ SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ Tavern
Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:

Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)


1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

THE REQUEST: to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business,


located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis -
Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location Approval CityClerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature & Date

Chief of Police ~7-a)--/V -7 36 --/o


Fire Marshal / a-Io l 9-/-/c
Planning/Zoning -7- 1 l-/c JO-- 7-1r- /o
Building Comm. 7-11- / 7_ /1.-7A
City Treasurer 7- 7--/e -7-•/d
Health Dept. g-QS-. /

Date to City Council Y-3U -/ C


Lansing City Clerk's Office
Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com $ clerk@lansingmi.gov
FEE PAID

$775.00 .DATE PAID 7-7-2010 TO DEPARTMENTS 7-7-2010


If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at: 483-4135. Thank you.

*PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO KEVIN REEVES IN THE CITY CLERK'S


,OFFICE*

FAX 377-0068

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com $ clerk@lansingmi.gov

Chris Swope2 1 3, HWli,:


Lansing City Clerk ,_t,

REPORT ON APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


^ Transfer Ownership Class C
❑ Transfer Location ❑ SDD
❑ Add Partner ❑ SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ Tavern
Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:

Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)


1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

THE REQUEST: to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business,


located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis -
Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location Approval City Clerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature & Date


7 .23/
Chief of Police 42/. ed/I
Fire Marshal
Planning/Zoning
Building Comm.
City Treasurer
Health Dept.

Date to City Council

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com • clerk@lansingmi.gov
FEE PAID

$775.00 DATE PAID 7-7-2010 TO DEPARTMENTS 7-7-2010


If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at: 483-4135. Thank you.

*PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO KEVIN REEVES IN THE CITY CLERK'S


OFFICE*

FAX 377-0068

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com • clerk@lansingmi.gov

Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

REPORT ON APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


Transfer Ownership Class C
❑ Transfer Location ❑ SDD
❑ Add Partner ❑ SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ 'Tavern
Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:

Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)


1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

THE REQUEST: to -Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business,


located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis -
Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location Approval City Clerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature &.Date

Chief of Police
Fire Marshal Ph LTSabo ,r'/1z1i a
Planning/Zoning
Building Comm.
City Treasurer
Health Dept.

Date=to=C ty. eo:uncii

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
. 517-483-4131 $517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com $ clerk@lansingmi.gov

8/10/2010) Kevin Reeves - -Tern Bikinis Lansin LLC Class C Application Page 1t

From: "Amy Thomas" <athomas@ingham.org >


To: <kreeves@lansingmi.gov >
CC: "Christopher Klawuhn" <cklawuhn@ingham.org >
Date: 8/10/2010 10:31 AM
Subject: Tini Bikinis-Lansing, LLC Class C Application

Kevin:

Thank you so much for speaking with me this morning concerning the above captions facility. As
discussed, I am not able to sign off on this facility at this time as we have yet to receive a'food service
license application and approve plans. This department does not normally sign off on a facility until a
pre-opening inspection has taken place and the facility is approved to open and operate. However, we
have on occasion signed off on a Class C Application once the plan review process is complete and
approved so that construction can begin. I will be in contact with the applicant and inform him of the
situation and that I have contacted you concerning the issue.

Thank you for your advice,

Amy E Thomas, -REHS


Plan Review Specialist
ICHD Bureau of Environmental Health
P.O. Box 30161
5303 S. Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48909
517.887.4525
athomas@ingham.org

Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

REPORT ON APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


Transfer Ownership Class C
❑ Transfer Location ' ❑ SDD
❑ Add Partner ❑ SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ Tavern
Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:

Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)


1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

THE REQUEST: to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business, located
at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis -Lansing,
LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location Approval City Clerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature & Date

Chief of Police
Fire Marshal
Planning/Zonin
Building Comm.
City Treasurer
Health Dept.

Date to City Council

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
cierk.cityoflansingmi.com • clerk@Iansingmi.gov
FEE PAID

$775.00 DATE PAID 7-7-2010 TO DEPARTMENTS 7-7-2010


If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at: 483-4135. Thank you.
*PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO KEVIN REEVES IN THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE*

FAX 377-0068

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com • clerk@lansingmi.gov

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Chris Swope 7

Lansing City Clerk

REPORT ON APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


Transfer Ownership M Class C
❑ Transfer Location ❑ SDD
❑ Add Partner ❑ SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ Tavern
Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:

Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)


1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

THE REQUEST: to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business,


located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini
Bikinis - Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location Approval City Clerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature & Date

Chief of
Police
Fire
Marshal
Planning/Zoning

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City
Treasurer
Lansing City Clerk's Office
Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com $ clerk@lansingmi.gov

7/12/2010) Jon Wadsworth - Tim Bi kinis 2 Depts Approval Re

Health Dept.

Date to City Council

FEE PAID

$775.00 DATE PAID 7-7-2010 TO DEPARTMENTS 7-7-2010


If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at: 483-4135. Thank you.

*PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO KEVIN REEVES IN THE CITY CLERK'S


OFFICE*

FAX 377-0068

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
c|erk.cityofanoingm|.oom$ c|ork@|anningmigov

7/7/2010) Doug Chambers - Tini Bikinis 2 Depts Approval Request.doc Page 1

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Chris Swope a£ t,, ^1.

Lansing City Clerk

REPORT ON APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


Transfer Ownership Class C
❑ Transfer Location ❑ SDD
❑ Add Partner ❑ SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ Tavern
El Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:

Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)


1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426

THE REQUEST: to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010-Class C- Licensed: Business;


located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini
Bikinis - Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location Approval City Clerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature & Date

Chief of
Police
Fire
Marshal
Planning/Zoning
Building
Comm.
City
Treasurer
Lansing City Clerk's Office
Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi,corn $ clerk@lansingmi.gov
Health Dept.

Date to City Council

FEE PAID

$775.00 DATE PAID 7-7-2010 TO DEPARTMENTS 7-7-2010


If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at: 483-4135. Thank you.

*PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO KEVIN REEVES IN THE CITY CLERK' S


OFFICE*

FAX 377-0068

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-4O3'4131$ 517-377-0068 FAX

Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

REPORT . ON APPLICATION FOR:

ACTION TYPE OF LICENSE


. Transfer Ownership -® Class C
❑ Transfer Location c7 SDD
❑ Add Partner o SDM
❑ Drop Partner ❑ Tavern
Other: Add Dance-Entertainment ❑ Other:

NAME:
Christopher Petrick 248-496-7874 (Steve Petrick, Contact)
1572 Lakeside Dr.
Hudsonville, MI 49426 u Se r ov,^rc *t y drS c--. ,ee ^. ,.a lu^c. t<c

THE REQUEST: to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business,


located at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis -
Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.
Location A pproval City Clerk Receipt

Signature & Date Signature & Date

Chiefof Police
Fire Marshal
Planning/Zoning
Building Comm.
City Treasurer
Health Dept. L ^ M Red

Date to City Council

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 46933-1695
517-453-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com $ clerk@lansingmi.gov Environmental Health
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FEE PAID

$775.00 DATE PAID 7-7-2010 TO DEPARTMENTS 7 -7-201Q,


If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at: 483-4135. Thank you.

*PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO KEVIN REEVES IN THE CITY CLERK'S


OFFICE*

FAX 377-0068

Re-are9a UAv SirC ii

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com $ clerk@fansingmi,gov

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8/.10/201- Amy Thom as - Tini BI Ines-Lansing, LLC Class C Application
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From: Amy Thomas


To: kreeves@lansingmi.gov
CC: Klawuhn, Christopher
Date: 8/10/2010 10:39 AM
Subject: Tini Bikinis-Lansing, LLC Class C Application

Kevin:

Thank you. so much for speaking with me-this morning concerning the above captions facility. As discussed, I am not able
to sign off on this facility at this time as we have yet to receive a food service license application and approve plans, This
department does not normally sign off on a facility until a pre-opening inspection has taken place and the facility is
approved to open and operate. However, we. have on occasion signed off on a Class C Application once the plan review
process is complete and approved so that construction can begin. I will be in contact with the applicant and inform him of
the situation and that I have contacted you concerning the issue.

Thank you for your advice,

Amy E Thomas, REHS


Plan Review Specialist
ICHD Bureau of Environmental Health
P.O. Box 30161
5303 S. Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48909
517:887.4525
athomas@ingham.org

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Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

July 1, 2010

Contact: Steve Petrick


627 Charlesina Drive.
Rochester, MI 48306

RE: A request to Transfer Ownership of an Escrowed 2010 Class C Licensed Business, located
at 511 E Hazel, Lansing, MI 48912, Ingham County from Clifford W Green to Tini Bikinis -
Lansing, LLC; & Requests New Dance-Entertainment Permit.

Dear Applicants' Contact:

Please be advised that we are in receipt of the above referenced communication from the Liquor
Control Commission.

To begin the City's review process, please remit $775.00 to the Lansing City Clerk to cover
applicable fees for necessary investigations, inspections and council action. For this particular case,
the following administrative approvals are required:

DEPARTMENT CONTACT PERSON PHONE #

Lansing Police Chris Devlin 483-4633


Planning/Zoning Div. Susan Stachowiak 483-4085
Fire Marshall Phil Sabon 483-6048
City Treasurer Doug Chambers 483-4119
Building Commissioner Jon Wadsworth 483-4355
Ingham Co. Health Dept. Diane Gorsch 887-431.2

Feel free to contact these offices to check on the status of your request at any time after payment of
the above fee.

Once these approvals are returned to the City Clerk's Office, the matter will be placed on the Council
agenda foir referral to the General Services Committee. The committee will review your application
and prepare a report back to the Council. The Council will then vote on the resolution, after which
the resolution is mailed to the Liquor Control Commission or picked up for hand delivery.

Please note that you may also be required to obtain a Cabaret License from the City of Lansing. If
your liquor license includes a Dance-Entertainment Permit or if the nature of your business includes
dancing and/or live music or other live entertainment this license will be required. The current
Cabaret License fee is $350, and you should apply after completion of your Liquor License.

We hope this information is helpful. Feel free to contact our office at 483-4131 if you have
Lansing City Clerk's Office
Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.citvofiansingmi.com clerk(lansin g mi.gov
any questions about the fee or approval process at the local level.

Sincerely,

Kevin Reeves
Chief Deputy City Clerk

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing; MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 $ 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansinami.com clerknlansingmi.9o

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r 'rtment of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth
Michigan
FOR MLCC USE ONLY
MICHIGAN L. _,UOR CONTROL COMMISSION (ML(. ^
7150 Harris Drive, P.O. Box 30005
Request ID # 558531
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7505
Business ID # 223758
LOCAL APPROVAL NOTICE
[Authorized by MCL 436.1501]

MAY 13, 2010

TO: LANSING CITY COUNCIL


ATTN: CLERK
124 W MICHIGAN AVE
mac, R f
LANSING, MI 48933-1694

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APPLICANT: TINT BIKINIS-LANSING, LLC

Home Address and Telephone No. or Contact Address and Telephone No.:
CHRISTOPHER PETRICK, 1572 LAKESIDE DRIVE, HUDSONVILLE, MI 49426
CONTACT: STEVE PETRICK, 627 CHARLESINA DRIVE, ROCHESTER, MI 48306, B(248) 496-7874 1 --

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The MLCC cannot consider the approval of an application for a new or transfer of anFon premises
license without the approval of the local legislative body pursuant to the provisions of M'CL 436.1501
of the Liquor Control Code of 1998. For your information, local legislative body
approval is also required for DANCE, ENTERTAINMENT, DANCE-ENTERTAINMENT AND
TOPLESS ACTIVITY PERMITS AND FOR OFFICIAL PERMITS FOR EXTENDED HOURS FOR
DANCE AND/OR ENTERTAINMENT pursuant to the provisions of MCL 436.1916 of the Liquor
Control Code of 1998.

For your convenience a resolution form is enclosed that includes a description of the licensing
application requiring consideration of the local legislative body. The clerk should complete the
resolution certifying that your decision of approval or disapproval of the application was made at an
official meeting. Please return the completed resolution to the MLCC as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact Unit 3 of the Retail Licensing Division at (517) 636-0204.

PLEASE COMPLETE ENCLOSED RESOLUTION AND RETURN


TO THE LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION AT ABOVE ADDRESS

dl

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Request ID # 558531

RESOLUTION

At a meeting of the
(Regular or Special) (Township Board, City or Village Council)

called to order by on at P.M.

The following resolution was offered:

Moved by and supported by

That the request from TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF AN ESCROWED 2010 CLASS C LICENSED BUSINESS,
LOCATED AT 511 E HAZEL,- LANSING, MI 48912, INGHAM COUNTY FROM CLIFFORD W GREEN TO TINT BIKINIS --
LANSING, LLC; & REQUESTS NEW DANCE-ENTERTAINMENT PERMIT.

be considered for
(Approval or Disapproval)

APPROVAL DISAPPROVAL

Yeas: Yeas:

Nays: Nays:

Absent: Absent:

It is the consensus of this legislative body that the application be:

for issuance
(Recommended or Not Recommended)

State of Michigan

County of .

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of a resolution offered and

adopted by the at a
(Township Board, City or Village Council) (Regular or Special)

meeting held on
(Date)

(Signed)
(Township, City or Village Clerk)
SEAL

(Mailing address of Township, City or Village)

LC-1305 (Rev. 08/2006) The Department of Labor & Economic Growth will not discriminate against any individual or group because of race, sex, religion, age,
Authority: MCL 436.1501 national origin, color, marital status, disability, or political beliefs. If you need help with reading, writing, hearing, etc., under the Americans
Completion: Mandatory with Disabilities Act, you may make your needs known to this agency.
Penalty: No License

DEPARTMENT 16 CITY OF LANSING 623980


DIVISION ICHIGAN ^J DATE 7^ a20/0
CREDIT AMOUNT RECEIVED OF 0 46, Pt-I'V4G
DOLLAR CENTS
7er- AND e. O

f7?-f t '6 0

IN PAYMENT OF 1 0' /C_()5t.

CASH:

CHECK NO. 11 0l

AUTHORIZIED AGENT
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Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

August 23, 2010

President Robinson and Members of the Lansing City Council


10th Floor, City Hall
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Council Members:

The attached applications for a license, was submitted to the City Clerk's Office and are
being forwarded to you. My office has not approved the application based on the
recommendation from the Building Safety Department.

Applications for a Cabaret, Billiard Room and Bowling Alley Licenses filed by
Rehmann-Robson on behalf of Serrie Inc., Metro Bowl located at 5141 Martin
Luther king Jr. Blvd, Lansing, MI 48911.

Please let me know if I can provide any further information in this matter.

Sincerely,

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com • clerk@ci.lansing.mi.us
Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

August 23, 2010

Metro Bowl-Serrie Inc.


5141 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48911

Dear Mr. Rehmann-Robson:

This letter is to inform you that the Office of the City Clerk cannot approve your applications
for a Cabaret, Billiard Room and Bowling Alley licenses that were filed in our office on May
5, 2010. The applications cannot be approved due to the denial by the Lansing Building
Safety Office (see attached letter).

Please note, that your Cabaret, Billiard Room and Bowling Alley licenses have expired.
Therefore, you are hereby prohibited from performing any actions for which a Cabaret,
Billiard Room and Bowling Alley licenses are required. Performing any of these actions is
a violation of the City of Lansing Code of Ordinances Section 806 for Billiard Rooms and
Bowling Alley's and Section 808 for Cabaret.

Please feel free to contact Jon Wadsworth in the Lansing Building Safety Office at (517)
483-4363, for further information. To reapply for your license, an application can be
obtained by visiting the City Clerk's Website at www.lansingmi.gov/clerk or by calling Tracy
Scott in the Lansing City Clerk's Office at (517) 483-4131.

Sincerely

cc: Lansing Police Department


Lansing City Council

Enc.

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
www.lansingmi.gov/clerk • clerk@lansingmi.gov
Department .of Planning and
Neighborhood Development
316 N. Capitol Ave., Suite C-1- Lansing, MI 48933-1238 - (517) 483-4355 - Fax (517) 377-0169
Bob Johnson, Director
www.cityoflansingmi.com

Building Safety Office


Christine Segerlind
Building Safety Office Manager
August 19, 2010

Plan Review Analysts


Jim Bennett City Clerk's Office,
John Kloosterman

Building Inspectors Mr. Brian Carter's inspection of 5141 S M L King "Blvd found some
Jon F. Wadsworth, Chief deficiencies in the building. He requested those items be corrected. That
Ralph Gregus request was made more than 30 days ago and he has not been asked to
Doug Halstead
Steven Swan . make a re-inspection.

The renewal of the pool room, bowling alley and cabaret license's for the
Plumbing Inspectors
Frank Eirosius, Chief address are therefore denied until such time as a re-inspection is asked
Dave Burton for, made and approved.

Electrical Inspectors
Brian Carter, Chief
Chris Blackburn

Mechanical Inspectors Chief Building Inspector


Brian Shields, Chief Building Safety Office
Cal Baxter
City of Lansing
316 N. Capitol Ave. Suite C-1
Sign Inspector Lansing, MI. 48933-1238

(517) 483-4363 .

CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN


APPLICATION FOR A CABARET LICENSE

CABARET NAME .e yr/ f ,, /


DESCRIP. OF PREMISES r i / ,f^! 1 - / J l l-Q d^

NAME OF APPLICANT ,4 i on -oAzit kQ .'


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ADDRESS OF APPLICANT 02350 P-ve,3E, 6dAo St


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DOES APPLICANT OWE ANY PERSONAL TAXES? ( ) YES ( NO


ARE TAXES UNPAID ON PROPERTY TO BE USED? ( ) YES NO

The undersigned applicant hereby agrees and consents that any


member of the Lansing Police or Fire Department, Inspectors
from the Health and Building Department or other officers of
the City of Lansing may enter and inspect any part of such
premises including the locked portions thereof, and further
agrees to abide by and comply with the laws of the United
States and the State of Michigan and the rules and regulations
of the Liquor Control Commission relative to the sale of
holic 1' ores.
/
(Applicant' a€ttre.) (Da e)

FEE: $ 350.00; non-refundable

5-7- i 0
(Ch f of Police) (Date)
P\r ^s
(Fire Marshall) (Date)
5- 16- 10
(Health Department) (Date)

(Building Department) (Date)


&ucai) , CP4 II-1o
(City Treasure (Date)

POOL ROOM OR BOWLING ALLEY LICENSE


THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY APPLIES FOR A LICENSE TO CONDUCT A POOL ROOM OR BOWLING
ALLEY.
1. NAME OF APPLICANT
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RESIDENCE J3 © 1' 9 7 21 6 c'onaW rJ
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2. NAME OF POOL ROOM OR BOWLING ALLEY /421bRoNL
ADDRESS P-277n L0-not-IL )1 'J J • L / - /JS 1 -A -1 5 / /
PHONE I&aa-O
NUMBER OF TABLES
NUMBER OF BOWLING ALLEYS
3. NAME OF OWNER OF PROPOSED LOCATION &IA) L
ADDRESS $ / /'/ L /. 1<. JP. J L NSf^ b t- r, q t /I
PHONE^,^ 1 B -C ^-
4. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER 806 GOVERNING POOL
HALLS AND BOWLING ALLEYS? IF SO, STATE WHEN AND THE CHARGE INVOLVED.
Q

CHIEF OF POLICE
FIRE MARSHALL
BUILDING & SAFETY DIV.
PLANNING DIVISION
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FEES: $20,00 FOR FIRST/$10.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL/NON-REFUNDABLE


POOLROOM.APP (REV. 1/98)

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POOL ROOM OR BOWLING ALLEY LICENSE


THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY APPLIES FOR A LICENSE TO CONDUCT A POOL ROOM OR BOWLING
ALLEY.
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1. NAME OF APPLICANT P ee.e/opr
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2. NAME OF POOL ROOM OR BOWLING ALLEY 04 QRcb))L
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NUMBER OF TABLES
NUMBER OF BOWLING ALLEYS
3. NAME OF OWNER OF PROPOSED LOCATION
ADDRESS 5I k•VR, J L NS J,+.) /J

PHONFI ^3^ -^^^


4. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER 806 GOVERNING POOL
HALLS AND BOWLING ALLEYS? IF SO, STATE WHEN AND THE CHARGE INVOLVED.
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CHIEF OF POLICE
FIRE MARSHALL
BUILDING & SAFETY DIV.
cbeilmi/1-(c /elf PLANNING DIVISION
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FEES: $20,00 FOR FIRST/$10.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL/NON-REFUNDABLE


POOLROOM.APP (REV. 1/98)

LI .
Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

August 24, 2010

President Robinson and Members of the Lansing City Council


10th Floor, City Hall
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Council Members:

The attached application for a license, was submitted to the City Clerk's Office and is being
forwarded to you. My office has not approved the application based on the
recommendation from the Planning Department.

Application for a Vehicle for Hire Wrecker Class B License filed by Jack L. Thomas
on behalf of Discount Towing located at 8354 South Clinton Trail, Eaton Rapids, MI
48827.

Please let me know if I can provide any further information in this matter.

Sincerely,

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
clerk.cityoflansingmi.com • clerk@ci.lansing.mi.us
Chris Swope
Lansing City Clerk

August 24, 2010

Discount Towing
Jack L. Thomas
2800 S. Cedar Street
Lansing MI 48910

Dear Mr. Thomas:

This letter is to inform you that the Office of the City Clerk cannot approve your
application for a Vehicle for Hire Class B Wrecker License that was filed in our office on
July 6, 2010. The application cannot be approved due to the denial by the Lansing
Planning Department (see attached letter).

Please note that you are hereby prohibited from performing any actions for which a
Vehicle for Hire license is required. Performing any of these actions is a violation of the
City of Lansing code of Ordinances Section 872.

Please feel free to contact Susan Stachowiak in the City Planning Office at (517) 483-
4085, for further information. To reapply for your license an application can be obtained
by visiting the City Clerk's Website at www.lansingmi.gov/clerk or by calling Florence
Jones in the City Clerk's Office at (517) 483-4133.

Sincerely

cc: Lansing Police Department


Lansing City Council

Enc.

Lansing City Clerk's Office


Ninth Floor, City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933-1695
517-483-4131 • 517-377-0068 FAX
www.lansingmi.gov/clerk • clerk@lansingmi.gov

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT
316 N. CAPITOL AVENUE. LANSING, MI 48933-1236. (517) 483-4066. FAx: (517)
483-6036

PLANNING OFFICE
316 N. CAPITOL AVE., SUITE D-1

MEMO
TO: Susan Stachowiak
Zoning Administrator

FROM: Florence Jones


City Clerk's Office

DATE: August 24, 2010

RE: Wrecker License Denial

The Department of Planning & Neighborhood Development has cited the


owner of Discount Towing for numerous violations at 2800 S. Cedar Street.
As long as the applicant has unresolved violations pending with the city, I am
unable to approve his wrecker license application, despite his changing the
address on the application from 2800 S. Cedar town address in Eaton Rapids.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 483-4085.

Please recycle "Equal Opportunity Employer'


DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT
316 N. CAPITOLAVENUE. LANSING, MI 48933-1236. (517) 483-4066. FAX: (517)
483-6036

.., 1 PLANNING OFFICE


Virg Bernero, Mayor 316 N. CAPITOL AVE., SUITE D-1

July 1, 2010 c_ ;ID


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Mr. Jack Thomas r_ra C>


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Discount Towing Wrecker Service
Beal Street Auto Sales
2800 S. Cedar Street C
Lansing, MI 48910 C)

Dear Mr. Thomas:

Please be advised that the property at 2800 S. Cedar Street contains the following violations of
the City of Lansing Zoning Ordinance:

1. Outdoor storage of tires, junk and junk vehicles on the property. This property is
not zoned for use as a storage lot, junk yard or salvage yard. Furthermore, all
usable products, including usable tires, are to be stored in an enclosed area.

2. Too many vehicles parked on the property. There is absolutely no room on the
property for customer or employee parking. The Zoning Ordinance requires three
parking spaces, plus 2 for each service bay. These parking spaces are for use by
employees and incoming and outgoing customers only.

3. There have been vehicles associated with your business parked illegally on the
public streets and on other privately owned lots .in the area that are not approved
for use as a parking/storage lot.

4. There are vehicles obstructing driveways, overhanging the sidewalk and parked in
the 25 foot corner clearance area at the corner of Willard and Cedar. The corner
clearance area is illustrated as follows:

25'
Cedar

Please recycle "Equal Opportunity Employer"


Mr. Jack Thomas


Discount Towing - Beal Street Auto Sales
July 1, 2010
Page 2

Based on these violations, I am unable to approve your wrecker service license application.

Please have all of the above violations corrected within fourteen (14) calendar days from the date
of this letter. Failure to comply with this notice within the allowable time frame will result in
issuance of a civil fine. In addition, the city will seek a court order of compliance.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate 'to call me at 483-4085.

cc: Theresa Szymansk, Chief of Police (via email)


Yolanda Bennett, Assistant City Attorney, Neighborhood Specialist (via email)
Mark Leonard, Assistant City Attorney (via email)
David Vincent, Code Compliance Officer (via email and hard copy)
Florence Jones, City Clerk's Office (via email and hard copy)

Please recycle "Equal Opportunity Employer"



Ci of Lansin . - A II I lication for License to 0. erate A Wrecker Service


FEE SCHEDULE
Effective July 1.2005

Class A Application $1,000 Class B Application $50

Class A License Fee $1,000

Per Vehicle Inspection Fees

GVWR > 12,001 < 18,000 Ibs. (Med.duty) - $200 GVWR >18,000lbs. (Heavy Duty)- $250

Class A Licensed Denied - Re-inspection fee - $500 / license


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Business Owner Name -/CJs Phone Number 6-/"Z P 'r

Location of All Storage Lots Phone Number of All Storage Lots


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Legal Name of Applicant f may,Phone Number

Registered Address
If Partnership, Partner's Name and Address:

If Corporation, Name and Addr ss of Lo fficer:

Type of License Applied For # of Veh.s below 12,000 GVWR # Veh.s 12,000-18,000 GVWR # of Veh.s above 18,000 GVWR

2
Vehicles to be licensed / used in the next 12 xnonths (Use additional sheets for more wreckers; provide all information.)

Unit # Year Make VIN Vehicle GVWR Plate

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Applicants are encouraged to submit applications not later than March 30 th to meet April
30`h deadlines
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ALL Drivers used in the past 12 months (Use additional sheets for more drivers; provide all information.)
Name Driver License Number Hire Date End Date Date of Birth License Class

Subscribed and sworn before me, a Notary Public,


in and for Ingham County, Michigan, this
(o Day of c A.(1j, , 20 /6 .

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Commissioi? Expires

Chief of Police /&/ Id, (2. Syhn & e:: 7-Y(-/d


(Signature of Approval) / (Date)

Planning / Zoning t L 2.77


(Signature of Approval) (Date)

Insurance and bond requirements apply for both the Class A and B Licenses:

BOND: $1,000 indemnifying the City against any and all violations of any
ordinance, rule or regulation.
INSURANCE: According to state law with a 20-day cancellation notice.

Insurance by

Bond
(Insurance and Bond must be filed with the Application.)

VEHWRKR.APP (Rev. 8/05)


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR


9th Floor, City Hall
124 W. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933-1694
(517) 483-4141 (voice)
(517) 483-4479 (TDD)
(517) 483-6066 (Fax)

Virg Bernero, Mayor

TO: City Council President A'Lynne Robinson and Council Members

FROM: Mayor Virg Bernero

DATE: August 26, 2010

RE: Resolution-Setting a Public Hearing for Z-7-2010- 127 W. Grand River Ave-
Rezoning from "C" Residential District to "G-1" Business District

The attached correspondence is forwarded for your review and appropriate action.

VB/rh
Attachment

"Equal Opportunity Employer"


City of Lansing

Inter-Departmental
Memorandum

Virg Bernero, Mayor

To: Virg Bernero, Mayor

From: Susan Stachowiak, Zoning Administrator

Subject: CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM - Z-7-2010

Date: August 25, 2010

Please forward this resolution to City Council for placement on the Agenda.

If you have any questions, or need additional information, please give me a call.

Attachments

"Equal Opportunity Employer"


BY THE COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING

RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANSING

Resolved by the City Council of the City of Lansing that a public hearing be set for
Monday, September 27, 2010, at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Tenth Floor, Lansing
City Hall, 124 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, for the purpose of approving
and/or opposing the Ordinance for rezoning:

Z-7-2010, 127 W. Grand River Avenue, rezoning from "C" Residential district to
"G-1" Business district

Page 1 of 1 Approval for placement on City Council agenda:

Brigham Smith Date


City Attorney

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT


PERMIT
ISSUED TO: n.
1,i-',

Permit No. 10-33-0018-P


City of Lansing Parks
Issued July 23, •2010
717 East Shiawassee Street
Extended
Lansing , Michigan 48912
Revised
Expires July 23, 2015
This permit is being issued by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (MDNRE) under
the provisions of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA)
and specifically:
® Part 301 Inland Lakes and Streams ❑ Part 315 Dam Safety
❑ Pan`. 325 Great Lakes Submerged Lands ❑ Part 323 Shorelands Protection and Management
❑ Part 303 Wetlands Protection ❑ Part 353 Sand Dune Protection and Management
❑ Part 31 Floodplain/Water Resources Protection
Permission is hereby granted, based on permittee assurance of adherence to State requirements and permit
conditions to:

Permitted Activity:

Construct a 45-foot long boulder, stone or riprap shore protection structure on the Red Cedar River
with 35-cubic yards of 6 to 8-inch diameter stone over a geo-textile fabric.

All work shall be completed in accordance with the attached plans and the terms and conditions of
this permit.

Water Course Affected: Red Cedar River Latitude, Longitude: 42.72091601792113, -84.51837480068207
Property Location: Ingham County, City of Lansing, Section 23
Town/Range 4N, 2W Property Tax No. 33-01-01-23-176-002
Authority granted by this permit is subject to the following limitations:
A. Initiation of any work on the permitted project confirms the permittee's acceptance and agreement to comply with all terms and
conditions of this permit.
B. The permittee in exercising the authority granted by this permit shall not cause unlawful pollution as defined by Part 31,
Floodplain/Water Resources Protection of the NREPA.
C. This permit shall be kept at the site of the work and available for inspection at all times during the duration of the project or until its
date of expiration.
D. All work shall be completed in accordance with the plans and the specifications submitted with the application and/or plans and
specifications attached hereto.
E. No attempt shall be made by the permittee to forbid the full and free use by the public of public waters at or adjacent to the
structure or work approved herein.
F. It is made a requirement of this permit that the permittee give notice to public utilities in accordance with Act 53 of the Public Act of
1974 and comply with each of the requirements of that act.
G. This permit does not convey property rights in either real estate or material, nor does it authorize any injury to private property or
invasion of public or private rights, nor does it waive the necessity of seeking federal assent, all local permits or complying with
other state statutes.
H. This permit does not prejudice or limit the right of a riparian owner or other person to institute proceedings in any circuit court of this
state when necessary to protect his rights.
I. Permittee shall notify the DNRE within one week after the completion of the activity authorized by this permit, by completing and
forwarding the attached, preaddressed post card to the office addressed thereon.
J. This permit shall not be assigned or transferred without the written approval of the DNRE.
K. Failure to comply with conditions of this permit may subject the permittee to revocation of permit and criminal and/or civil action as
cited by the specific State Act, Federal Act and/or Rule under which this permit is granted.
L. Work to be done under authority of this permit is further subject to the following special instructions and specifications:

City of Lansing Parks 2 of 3 Permit Number 10-33-0018-P

1. All work shall be completed in accordance with the attached plans and the terms and conditions of this
permit.

2. Prior to initiating construction, authorized by this permit, the permittee is required to provide a copy of
the permit to the contractor(s) for his/her review.

3. The property owner, contractor(s), and any agent involved in exercising this permit are held
responsible to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with all drawings and specifications
contained in this permit. The contractor is required to provide a copy of the permit to any and all
subcontractors doing work authorized by this permit.

4. Prior to the initiation of any permitted construction activities, a siltation barrier shall be constructed
immediately down gradient of the construction site. Siltation barriers shall be specifically designed. to
handle the sediment type, load, water depth, and flow conditions of each construction site throughout
the anticipated time of construction and unstable site conditions. The siltation barrier shall be
maintained in good working order throughout the duration of the project. Upon project completion, the
accumulated materials shall be removed and disposed of at an upland (non-wetland, non-floodplain)
site. The siltation barrier shall then be removed in its entirety and the area restored to its original
configuration and cover. .

5. All fill/backfill shall consist of clean inert material which will not cause siltation nor contain soluble
chemicals, organic matter, pollutants, or contaminants. All fill shall be CONTAINED in such a manner
so as not to erode into any surface water, floodplain, or wetland. All raw areas associated with the
permitted activity shall be STABILIZED with sod and/or seed and mulch, riprap, or other technically
effective methods as necessary to prevent erosion.

6. The riprap shall consist of clean stone or rock (free of paint, soil or other fines, asphalt, soluble
chemicals, or organic material). The riprap shall be of appropriate weight and dimension necessary to
achieve the intended shore protection.

7. All raw areas resulting from the permitted construction activity shall be promptly and effectively
stabilized with sod and/or seed and mulch (or other technology specified by this permit or project plans)
in a sufficient quantity and manner so as to prevent erosion and any potential siltation to surface
waters or wetlands.

8. The permittee is cautioned that grade changes resulting in increased runoff onto adjacent property is
subject to civil damage litigation.
9. Authority granted by this permit does not waive permit requirements under Part 91, Soil Erosion and
Sedimentation Control, of the NREPA, or the need to acquire applicable permits from the County
Enforcing Agent (CEA). To locate the Soil Erosion Program Administrator for your county visit
www.deq.state:mi.us/sesca/.

10. In issuing this permit, the DNRE has relied on the information and data which the permittee has
provided in connection with the permit application. If, subsequent to the issuance of this permit, such
information and data prove to be false, incomplete, or inaccurate, the DNRE may modify, revoke, or
suspend the permit, in whole or in part, in accordance with the new information.

11. The authority to conduct the activity as authorized by this permit is granted solely under the provisions
of the governing act as identified above. This permit does not convey, provide, or otherwise imply
approval of any other governing act, ordinance, or regulation, nor does it waive the permittee's
obligation to acquire any local, county, state or federal approval, or authorizations necessary to
conduct the activity.

City of Lansing Parks 3 of 3 Permit Number 10-33-0018-P

12. The permittee shall indemnify and hold harmless the State of Michigan and its departments, agencies,
officials, employees, agents and representatives for any and all claims or causes of action arising from
acts or omissions of the permittee, or employees, agents, or representatives of the permittee,
undertaken in connection with this permit. This permit shall not be construed as an indemnity by the
State of Michigan for the benefit of the permittee or any other person.

13. If any change or deviation from the permitted activity becomes necessary, the permittee shall
request, in writing, a revision of the permitted activity and/or mitigation plan from the DNRE.
Such revision requests shall include complete documentation supporting the modification and
revised plans detailing the proposed modification. Proposed modifications must be approved,
in writing, by the DNRE prior to being implemented.

14. This permit may be transferred to another person upon written approval of the DNRE. The
permittee must submit a written request to the DNRE to transfer the permit to the new owner.
The new owner must also submit a written request to accept transfer of the permit. The new
owner must agree, in writing, to accept all conditions of the permit. A single letter signed by
both parties which includes all the above information may be provided to the DNRE. The
DNRQ will review the request and if approved, will provide written notification to the new owner.

15. This permit is being issued for the maximum time allowed under Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams,
of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, PA 451 of 1994, as amended, including all
permit extensions allowed under the administrative rules R 281.813 and R 281.923. Therefore, no
extensions of this permit will be granted. Initiation of the construction work authorized by this permit
indicates the permittee's acceptance of this condition. The permit, when signed by the DNRE, will be
for a five-year period beginning at the date of issuance.

16. This permit placard shall be kept posted at the work site, in a prominent location at all times for the
duration of the project, or until permit expiration.

Rebecca A. Humphries, Director


Michigan Dep rtrnent of.,Natural Resources and Environment

By 1.
Carol Vi',
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Envir. nmental Quality Analyst
Wat Resources Division

cc: Ingham County CEA


City of Lansing Clerk

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STATE OF MICHIGAN
JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY ROBERT J. KLEINE
GOVERNOR LANSING STATE TREASURER

August 23, 2010

Patrick Gillespie
Eastside Armory, LLC --"-:
2501 Coolidge Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
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Dear Sir or Madam: P.m

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The State Tax Commission at their August 16, 2010 meeting considered and approved your
application for an obsolete property rehabilitation project, in accordance with Public Act 146 of
2000, as amended. Enclosed is certificate number 3-10-0013, issued to Eastside Armory, LLC
for the project located at 300 Elvin Ct., City of Lansing, Ingham County.

If you have any questions regarding this exemption please contact the Property Services Division
at (517) 373-0675.

Sincerely,

Kelli Sobel, Executive Director


State Tax Commission

Enclosure
By Certified Mail
c: Maria L. Irish, Assessor, City of Lansing
Clerk, City of Lansing

P.O BOX 30471 • LANSING, MICHIGAN 48909-7971


www.michigan.goWtreasury (517) 373-0500
Michigan Department of Treasury
4483 (4-07)

Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Exemption


Certificate
Certificate No. 3-10-0013

Pursuant to the provisions of Public Act 146 of 2000, as amended, the State Tax Commission
hereby issues an Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate for the commercial
property, owned by Eastside Armory, LLC, and located at 300 Elvin Ct., City of Lansing,
County of Ingham, Michigan.

This certificate provides the authority for the assessor to exempt the commercial property" for
which this Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate is in effect, but not the land on
which the rehabilitated facility is located or the personal property, from -ad valorem taxation.
This certificate further provides the authority to levy a specific tax known , as the Obsolete
Property Rehabilitation tax.

This certificate, unless revoked as provided by Public Act 146 of 2000, as amended, shall
remain in force for a period of 12 year(s);

Beginning December 31, 201'0, and ending December 30, 2022.

The real property investment amount for this obsolete facility is $3,670,238.

The taxable value of the real property related to this certificate is $512,400.

The State Treasurer has not excluded local school operating or state education tax levied from
the specific Obsolete Property Rehabilitation.

This Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate is issued on August 16, 2010.

Kelli Sobel, Executive Director


State Tax Commission

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Michigan Department of Treasury

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FINANCIAL REPORTING INFORMATION:


Revenue Raised:
Total Donations and Contributions SISO.oo
(List each donation & contribution source along
with the amount on a separate sheet of paper)

Admission/Registration Fee

Advertisements

Other Sales and Revenue


(List all other sales & revenue and the amounts raised on a separate sheet of paper)

Total Revenue (please add all of the line items under "Revenue Raised") 150 o O

EXPENSES

Wages/Salaries

Printing

Facility Rentals

Meals/Refreshments

Other
^^. 32
Total Expenses (please add all line items of Expenses)

Attendance Totals
List of Donations and Contributions:

August 18, 2010

Arby's 6 gift certificates for complimentary meals


Boston Market 3 gift certificates for complimentary meals
Blue Raven Imports Wolf dream catcher
BoRics Hair Care 3 complimentary hair cuts
City of Lansing $150.00
Dairy Queen 5 $1 gift certificates
Hooters 2 gift certificates 50 free wings
Marco's Pizza 3 $10 gift certificates
Texas Steak House $25 gift certificate
YMCA of Lansing One month family membership

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CASHBACK: 0.00
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DEBIT 15.94
CHANGE 0.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF ITEMS 'SOLD = 5

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STR CPN & KRO PLUS SAVINGS $ 3,50
TOTAL COUPONS . $ 3.50
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Points under 100 do not carry over.

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Months ' points do not combine.

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Chips Regular 1-50 11.39
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1904101
SC Beef Sirloin Pty 3 5.00-
SC 39849
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Paper Plate 9" Whi 3.78 T
1142781
Plastic Cup 7oz 1- 2.37 T
2564981
Water Dasani 1-20o 1.42
4372211
Classic Franks 10/ 12,90
3052860
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POPSC FREEZER POP 5.68
7783611
4+1 Conc Fruit Pun 4.74
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Charcoal Briquets 7.12 T
4272110
Charcoal Lighter F 4.74 T
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Debit 80,38
CHANGE 0.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF ITEMS SOLD = 19
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6 @ 2,37
1-16CT HOT DOG BUN 14.22
6058910
Chips Regular 1-50 11.39
4093700
Grd Sr1n Stkbrger 14,24
1904101
SC Beef Sirloin Pty 3 5.00-
SC 39849
2 @ 1.89
Paper Plate 9" Whi 3.78 T
1142781
Plastic Cup 7oz 1- 2.37 T
2564981
Water Dasani 1-20o 1.42
4372211
Classic Franks 10/ 12.90
3052860
2 -@ -2:84'
POPSC FREEZER POP 5.68
7783611
4+1 Conc Fruit Pun 4,74
8335171
Charcoal Briquets 7.12 T
4272110
Charcoal Lighter F 4.74 T
5823521"
TAX 1.08
**** BALANCE 80,38
************3991
APPROVED PU2403920803232 S5

Debit 80,38
CHANGE 0.00
TOTAL NUMBER OF ITEMS SOLD = 19
08/04/10 03:30pm 392 3 8803 35582

1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111
80039200388031008041530

Total Customer Discounts: 4.40

Store 392 Lane 3


Transaction 8803 Operator 35582

Thank you for shopping


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GFS Marketplace Store!

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X. aA
From: "Cynthia Ward" <wardc@cooley.edu >
To: "Murdock Jemerson" <mjemerso@Iansingmi.gov>
CC: <clerk@lansingmi.gov>, <mayor@lansingmi.gov>
Date: 8/22/2010 2:43 PM
Subject: Resignation from City of Lansing Park Board

Dear Director Jemerson:

Please allow this e-mail correspondence to serve as formal notice of my resignation, effective
immediately, from the City of Lansing Park Board. I enjoyed serving Lansing as a Park Board member
and I especially enjoyed working with you, the Department, and my Park Board colleagues.

Thank you for being so gracious during our brief telephone conversation on Friday.

Sincerely,

Cynthia Ward
ZV 2<
John Pollard
1718 Blair St.
Lansing, MI 48910

August 23, 2010

Chris Swope, City Clerk


City of Lansing
124 W. Michigan Ave.
9TH Floor, City Hall
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Chris:

Enclosed are two items that I want you to put on next week's City Council agenda, so that they will become a
part of the public record. The first document is a letter detailing the 29 TH Charter Violation I have filed since
Bernero to office as Mayor in 2006. The second document is a copy of a Freedom of Information request for a
detailed list of all City Council Committee meetings scheduled from January 1, through July 30, 2010. Please
note that I have also requested information regarding all cancelled committee meetings, as well as the
attendance records of each Council committee member for all committee meetings that actually occurred.

At City Council meetings on July 12 and again on August 16, I asked Jerry Ambrose for a phone number to alert
the people responsible for City TV if a City Council meeting replay--especially on the weekends-was not being
aired as it should, and to fix the replay for the viewing audience.

Thank you for your cooperation in these matters. It is greatly appreciated.

C)
John Pollard
1718 Blair St.
Lansing, MI 48910

August 23, 2010

Brigham Smith, City Attorney


City of Lansing
124 W. Michigan Ave.
5TH Floor, City Hall
Lansing, MI 48933

Dear Brigham:

Article 4 (Executive Branch), Chapter 1 (Mayor), Section 4-102.2 (Obligations of Leadership) states: "The
Mayor, or the Executive Assistant to the Mayor, shall attend all regular and special meetings of the City
Council to submit such reports and proposals to the City Council as are appropriate, and to respond to
questions of the Council members and citizens."

At City Council meetings on July 12 and again on August 16, I asked Jerry Ambrose for a phone number to alert
the people responsible for City TV if a City Council meeting replay--especially on the weekends-was not being
aired as it should, and to fix the replay for the viewing audience.

According to Article 1 (General), Chapter 5 (Penalties), Section 1-501 (Penalties for Violation of Charter):
"Any person found guilty of an act constituting a violation of this Charter may be punished by a fine not
exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment for not to exceed 90 days, or both...."

This is the 29th City Charter Violation I have filed since Virg took office in January, 2006. We, the People of
Lansing, demand justice and expect you to do your job as City Attorney for once in your life by enforcing the
City Charter, Lansing' s constitution.
John Pollard
1718 Blair St.
Lansing, Mi 48910
(517) 484-1171
johnlpollard@comcast.net

August 23, 2010

Brigham Smith, FOIA Officer


City Attorney's Office
124 W. Michigan Ave.
5th Floor, City Hall
Lansing, Ml 48933

Dear Brigham:

Pursuant to the state open records law, Mich. Stat. Ann. Secs. 15.231 to 15.246, I hereby formally request access to and
copies of the records or list of all City Council Committee meetings for the period of January 1 through July 30, 2010. Not .
only do I want a list of all these Council Committee meetings, but I also need documentation of all cancelled Committee
meetings and the attendance records of each council member for all these Council Committee meetings that actually
occurred during the seven-month period I noted above. As provided by the open records law, I expect a response within
five (5) business days. If you choose to deny this second request, please provide a written explanation for the denial,
including a reference to the specific statutory exemption(s) upon which you rely. Also, please provide all segregable
portions of otherwise exempt material.

Furthermore, I agree to pay any reasonable copying and postage fees of not more than $500.00. If the cost would be
greater than this amount, please notify me. Also, provide a receipt indicating the charges for each document.

Be advised that I am also prepared to pursue whatever legal remedy necessary to obtain access to the requested records
and information. I would note that the willful violation of the open records law can result in a fine of up to $500.00 and
the award of actual and compensatory damages, reasonable attorney fees, costs and disbursements.

Please give your immediate attention to this formal request. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Sincerely,

John Pollard

cc: Chris Swope, City Clerk