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Announcements


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THE LANSING TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW HIRING!


Adult School Crossing Guard - Click here for the job description and application

Police Officer - Click here for the job description and application  


Please submit application and resume to:  Lansing Township Police Department, Attn:  Cortney Lightheart, 3209 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing MI  48917

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Township and City residents are experiencing flooding and water in basements due to the massive amount of rain that fell within a short period of time.  Please see below for information of whom to call:

SANITARY SEWERS:

If you need someone to come out and check your sewer main, please call Operations and Management at 517-483-4455 or 517-483-4161.  This number is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You may need to leave a message, so please include your name, address, phone number and describe the problem.

If you feel that you have a damage claim due to a sewer failure (sewer must be a tributary to City of Lansing sewer), you may call the same number and ask for a claim form to be mailed to you, or call the receptionist at 517-483-4818 for a form to be mailed to you. Or you may click here for a form.

The City offers a Basement Backup Protection Program that you may be interested in.  Click the following link for more information:  https://www.lansingmi.gov/462/Basement-Backup-Protection-Program

STORM SEWERS:

Please call the Ingham County Drain Office for issues related to storm sewers at 517-676-8395.  Listen carefully to the options if you are calling after normal business hours.



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NOTICE OF ADOPTION  

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING

Ingham County, Michigan

            TAKE NOTICE THAT, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 the Township Board of the Charter Township of Lansing adopted the ordinance referenced below, which ordinance is generally described as follows:

Ordinance No. 75.1 – Prohibition of Marihuana Establishments

ORDINANCE NO. 75.1

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING THAT THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, BE AMENDED BY ADDING CHAPTER 71B (“PROHIBITION OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS”) TO TITLE VI (“LICENSING”) TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS, AS AUTHORIZED BY THE MICHIGAN REGULATION AND TAXATION OF MARIHUANA ACT, WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP’S BOUNDARIES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES AND PORTIONS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; AND TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF.

            NOTICE: Pursuant to Section 8 of the Charter Township Act (Public Act 359 of 1947, as amended), the full text of the proposed ordinance, as introduced, has been posted, and is available for inspection at, the following locations: (1) the office of the Township Clerk, 3209 West Michigan Ave., Lansing, Michigan 48917; and (2) the Charter Township of Lansing’s website, located at the following web address: www.lansingtownship.org

            Copies of the proposed ordinance can be obtained from the office of the Township Clerk for a fee to be determined by the Township Clerk in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, MCL 15.231, et seq.

            

Susan Aten, Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing                        

  

ORDINANCE NO. 75.1

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING THAT THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, BE AMENDED BY ADDING CHAPTER 71B (“PROHIBITION OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS”) TO TITLE VI (“LICENSING”) TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS, AS AUTHORIZED BY THE MICHIGAN REGULATION AND TAXATION OF MARIHUANA ACT, WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP’S BOUNDARIES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES AND PORTIONS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; AND TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF.

            THE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING HEREBY ORDAINS:

            1.         The Charter Township of Lansing Code of Ordinances is hereby amended by adding Chapter 71B (“Prohibition of Certain Marihuana Establishments”) to Title VI (“Licensing”) as follows:

Chapter 71B - Prohibition of Marihuana Establishments

Section 71B-1. Prohibition of Marihuana Establishments.

The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (the “Act”) was initiated by the voters of the State of Michigan pursuant to Proposal 1, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, on November 6, 2018. The Act authorizes a township to completely prohibit marihuana establishments within their boundaries. Pursuant to that legal authority, “marihuana establishments,” as that term is defined in the Act, are hereby prohibited within the Township’s boundaries.

Section 71B-2. Medical Marihuana Facilities.

The provisions of this Chapter are not intended to prohibit medical marihuana facilities as have been, or may be, authorized and approved by the Township pursuant to Chapter 71A (“Medical Marihuana Facilities”) of this Code.

            2.         Severability. If a court of competent jurisdiction declares any provision of this Ordinance, or a statutory or regulatory provision referred to or adopted by reference herein, to be unenforceable, in whole or in part, such declaration shall only affect the provision held to be unenforceable and shall not affect any other part or provision of this Ordinance. Provided, however, that if a court of competent jurisdiction declares a penalty provision to exceed the authority of the Township, the penalty shall be construed as the maximum penalty that is determined by the court to be within the authority of the Township to impose.

            3.         Repeal. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed; provided that any violation charged before the effective date of this Ordinance under an ordinance provision repealed by this Ordinance shall continue under the ordinance provision then in effect.

            4.         Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately following its adoption and publication as required by law.
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DEQ Grants Granger Landfill Expansion Application

(click here to see letter of approval)


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West Side Water 2018 Annual Water Quality Report

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Residential Rental Property Registration

 On July 1, 2014, the Charter Township of Lansing Board of Trustees adopted an ordinance requiring the registration and inspection of residential rental property once every three (3) years.  This ordinance was effective beginning August 6, 2014.  Information has been sent to all properties currently in the rental database informing of the need to register again.  You can also download the forms here:  Property Rental Application or Property Rental Disclaimer.  If you have any questions, please contact the Building Department at (517) 485-3510. 

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 Section 21-7.2          Clearing Snow, Ice and Debris

     Whenever any snow of an accumulation of two inches or more, or any accumulation of ice or debris, shall accumulate, form, fall or drift on or across any sidewalk, the owner of the lot or premises will remove or cause to be removed such snow, ice or debris within 24 hours after the snow, ice or debris has accumulated, formed, fall or drifted on the sidewalk.  


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Election Inspectors Needed


Are you detail oriented, with enough stamina to work A 15 hour day?

Election Inspectors are a vital part of the election process.  The Township will employ approximately 50 Inspectors to run the August and November elections.  If you like to get up early, enjoy working with people, are comfortable using a laptop and are willing to attend a 3 hour training class, you might be just the person I am looking for.  Please contact my office for an application or go to www.lansingtownship.org and print an application and return it to the Clerk’s Office.  Election Inspectors currently earn $195.00 per election (open to close). 

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The Charter Township of Lansing Township DDA Development and TIF Plan (as adopted) is available for review.  Click here to view the plan.