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Morgue Ordinance 21-05

ORDINANCE NO. 21-05

TOWNSHIP OF KOCHVILLE

COUNTY OF SAGINAW

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF KOCHVILLE, SAGINAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN, TO AMEND THAT PORTION OF THE KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP CODE OF ORDINANCES, BEING THE KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE, BEING ORD. 6-14-Z, PASSED 10-3-2006 AND FURTHER BEING TITLE XV, CHAPTER 155, TO ADD TO THE DEFINTIONS, BEING SECTION 155.005 (B) AND TO ADD TO THE USES BY RIGHT IN SECTION 155.276, THE FOLLOWING.

WHEREAS, the Kochville Township Board of Trustees desires to Amend the Kochville Township Zoning Ordinance, specifically being Section 155.005 (b) Definitions, and Section 155.276, being Uses-by-Right, adding the Definition of a Morgue and allowing such as a Use-By-Right in the M-1 District within Kochville Township.

                WHEREAS, the Kochville Township Board of Trustees has determined that the adoption of this Ordinance will serve to effectuate the goals and desires stated herein and will benefit the health, safety, and welfare of the residents and property owners of Kochville Township.

NOW THEREFORE, KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP ORDAINS THE FOLLOWING:

Section §155.005 (B) DEFINITIONS

Add the following definition.

“Morgue – A place where the bodies of deceased persons are temporarily kept pending identification or release for burial or autopsy, and in which no medical procedures occur.  A Morgue is not to be considered synonymous with the definition of a Mortuary.”

  • 155.276  USES PERMITTED BY RIGHT. (add line M)

   The following are the principal uses permitted by right within an M-1 district. Only similar principal permitted uses are permitted on a single lot. Where more than one principal permitted use is proposed for a lot, the Planning Commission shall determine if the uses are similar enough to be compatible with each other and in harmony with the character of the existing and adjacent principal uses:

(A)   Office buildings for any of the following: executive, administrative, professional, accounting or  writing, clerical or stenographic and drafting;

                (B)   Production, manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging or treatment of goods;

                (C)   Laboratories, research and testing;

(D)   Restaurants, taverns and other eating or drinking establishments which provide entertainment, food and/or drink on the premises, including "drive-in" services;

                (E)   Commercial schools;

                (F)   Veterinary hospitals or clinics;

                (G)   Public buildings;

                (H)   General contractors;

                (I)   Landscape contractors;

                (J)   Contractor's storage;

                (K)   Warehouse and storage buildings and yards; and

                (L)   Billboards, as defined in Ch. 153 of this code of ordinances.

                (M) Morgues, as defined in Ch. 155.005 of this code of ordinances.

 

Effective Date.

                This Ordinance shall take effect 30 (thirty) days following publication as required by law following adoption by the Township Board.

                This Ordinance is hereby declared to have been adopted by the Kochville Township Board of Trustees, County of Saginaw, State of Michigan, at a regular meeting held on the 19th day of July 2021 and ordered to be given publication in the manner prescribed by law.

ADOPTED

YEAS:

NAYS:

ABSENT:

 

___________________________________________     ________________________________________

Alan Malesky                                                                                     Kevin Machata

Supervisor of Kochville Township                                              Clerk of Kochville Township

 

 

CERTIFICATION

State of Michigan)

County of Saginaw)

                I, the undersigned, Township Clerk for the Township of Kochville, Saginaw County, Michigan, certify that the above Ordinance No. 21-05 adopted by the Township Board of Trustees of the Township of Kochville on the 19th day of July 2021, was recorded in full in the minutes of the meeting of the Township Board of Trustees on said date.  It was signed by the Supervisor and the Clerk of the Township.

Dated: July 19, 2021

                                                                                                ___________________________________________

                                                                                                KEVIN MACHATA, Clerk

Date of Publication:

Newspaper: The Saginaw News