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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Notice of Adoption of Ordinance #330 - Alcohol Offenses

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ordinance #330 - Alcohol Offenses was adopted on December 14, 2017. The effective date is January 1, 2018.   

The full text of the Ordinance is as follows: 

PITTSFIELD CHARTER TOWNSHIP 
WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN 
ORDINANCE No. 330

ADOPTED 

Amending Chapter 14 
Article IV, 

Alcohol Offenses 

PITTSFIELD CHARTER TOWNSHIP, WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN, HEREBY ORDAINS:

That Article IV of Chapter 14, Sections 14-11 and 14-12 of the Pittsfield Charter Code of Ordinances are amended to read as follows:

Sec. 14-11. Purchase, consumption, possession by person less than 21 years of age.

A minor shall not purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic liquor, consume or attempt to consume alcoholic liquor, possess or attempt to possess alcoholic liquor, or have any bodily alcoholic content, except as provided in MCL 436.1703.

Sec 14-12. Enforcement; violations and penalties.

A minor who violates § 14-11 is responsible for a municipal civil infraction or is guilty of  a misdemeanor punishable as set forth in MCL 436.1703 and is not subject to the penalties prescribed by MCL 436.1909.

Savings Clause.

The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or subsection is declared void or inoperable for any reason by any court, it shall not affect any other part or portion hereof other than the part declared void or inoperable.

Adoption and Effective Date.

This Ordinance shall be published in the manner as required by law. Except as otherwise provide by law, this Ordinance shall be effective on January 1, 2018.


This Ordinance was duly adopted by the Charter Township of Pittsfield Board at its regular meeting held on the 14th day of December, 2017, and was ordered given publication in the manner required by law.

First Reading: November 8, 2017
Adoption: December 14, 2017
Ordinance Posted: December 14, 2017 
Ordinance Publication: December 17, 2017 
Effective Date: January 1, 2018



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