|Case Forum:||Michigan Court of Appeals|
|Keywords:||Michigan Constitution, Home Rule City Act (HRCA), local control, ordinance, seaplane landing areas|
Rosalind Rochkind (P23504) | David M. Shafer | Garan Lucow Miller, P.C. | 1000 Woodbridge Street | Detroit, MI 48207-3108 | 313-446-5522 | [email protected]
Michigan Townships Association (MTA)
Local units of government in Michigan have broad and extensive powers under the Michigan Constitution and Michigan statutes to adopt ordinances relating to the use of land and water within their geographical boundaries. No such power is similarly conferred on state agencies in general or the
This is an action for a declaratory judgment challenging the validity of an administrative rule promulgated by defendant, Michigan Aeronautics Commission.
|MSC requested LDF amicus brief?||No|
Robert Gustafson, who owns waterfront property on the inland lake of Lake Angelus in Oakland County, chose to land a rented seaplane on that inland lake in direct violation of two city ordinances on August 9, 1991. His wife, Alice, is a member and sometime chairperson of the Michigan Aeronautics Commission and the Seaplane Pilots Association.