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Fireworks

A few reminders for residents regarding the use of fireworks:

  • Fireworks are allowed only on the day before, day of, and day after a national holiday.
  • They can only be ignited from personal property.  It is illegal to ignite fireworks on public property (including streets and sidewalks), school property, church property or another person's property without their express permission.
  • It is illegal to discharge fireworks when intoxicated.
  • It is illegal to discharge fireworks between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.
  • $75 civil fine for first violation of the Township Fireworks Ordinance.  Each subsequent violation of the fine will double, not to exceed $500 per violation.

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 Section 52-3.4         Noxious Weeds

     Any noxious weeds or grass that are 10" in height shall constitute a hazard and shall be cut or eradicated, when and as often as necessary.  In the event any expense is incurred by Lansing Township in the destruction or control of the noxious weeds or grass, the expense shall be paid by the owner or owners of the land.  

Section 21-6              Litter

     It shall be unlawful for any person to place, or cause to be placed, any rubbish, litter, dirt or other litter material including snow, ice, leaves and yard waste or debris in the right-of-way of any street, highway or road in the Charter Township of Lansing. 

 

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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.  This ordinance is effective beginning August 6, 2014.  Information will be sent to all properties currently in the rental database.  You can also download the information here.  If you have any questions, please contact the building department at (517) 485-3510.   REGISTRATION FORMS AND FEES ARE DUE OCTOBER 6, 2014. 

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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). 

   

Thank you for considering this opportunity.

Susan L. Aten, Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing

517-485-4063

 

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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. 

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