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MI Lakes & Streams Assoc. files amicus brief with MI Supreme Court re: municipal ordinance enforcement

In Fraser Township v Haney, 327 Mich App 1 (2018), the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a surprising decision concluding that most municipal ordinance enforcement proceedings must be instituted within six years of a violation commencing. The Court held that a six year “hard” statute of limitations applies, regardless of whether the violation was continuing and even if the municipality was unaware of the infraction. Now that the Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear a further appeal of the case, Bloom Sluggett, PC has filed an amicus curiae brief supporting Fraser Township on behalf of the Michigan Lakes & Streams Association, Inc.

Another Short-Term Rental Case Decision in Michigan

On January 28, 2021, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued another short-term rental decision in Pigeon v Ashkay Island, LLC (unpublished decision; Case No. 351235; 2021 WL 299329).  Read More