Recently Adopted Ordinances

The ordinances listed below have been adopted by City Council and are waiting to be integrated into the City Code in its next code update. If there is an ordinance missing that was recently passed, you may find it under non-codified ordinances.

  • Ordinance No. 1355 (PDF): Amends the property maintenance code to make further local changes to the international property maintenance code.
  • Ordinance No. 1359 (PDF): Amends section 50-144 of Chapter 50 to allow for an increase in allowed window well encroachment into the setback.
  • Ordinance No. 1372 (PDF): Amends section 26-52 of Division 2 - Disorderly Conduct - Article II - Offenses Against Public Peace and Order - Of Ch. 6 Offenses
  • Ordinance No. 1374 (PDF): Adds section 2-84a to Div. 2 - Code of Ethics - of Art. III - Officers and Employees - Of Ch. 2 - Administration. 
  • Ordinance No. 1377 (PDF): Amends the code to prohibit the operation of excessively loud air conditioner and handling devices. 
  • Ordinance No. 1380 (PDF): Allows renovations to multi-family buildings with non-conforming uses in cases where the renovations will not increase the occupancy or footprint by more than 20%.
  • Ordinance No. 1382 (PDF): Clarifies the nonconforming use provisions and allows structural alterations to the interior of nonconforming rental units as well as an addition of not more than 20% of the floor area.
  • Ordinance No. 1384 (PDF): Establishes special use standards for multiple family dwellings in a portion of the Downtown Development Authority District.
  • Ordinance No. 1385 (PDF): Adds new sections to the City Code that requires universal design features in multiple family housing.
  • Ordinance No. 1390 (PDF): Amends the code to require compliance with restricted entertainment licenses.
  • Ordinance No. 1392 (PDF): Amends the code to add definitions relating to the expansion, maintenance and reconstruction of paving.
  • Ordinance No. 1393 (PDF): Amends the provisions in the code with respect to the use and possession of marijuana.
  • Ordinance No. 1394 (PDF): Amends the City Code to prohibit smoking cigarettes in City parks, plazas and recreational facilities. Prohibits smoking in City parking lots during City events.
  • Ordinance No. 1398 (PDF): Amends a section of the code to specify sewer connection charges for all properties connected to and/or serviced by the 36" combined sewer constructed in 2012 on Albert Avenue, from Charles Street to Grove Street. 
  • Ordinance No. 1399 (PDF): Adds a section to the code, under offenses involving property rights, to prohibit unlawful entry on library property.
  • Ordinance No. 1402 (PDF): Amends sections of the code related to Officers and Employees and Boards and Commissions.
  • Ordinance No. 1404 (PDF): Amends the code to allow for extended care facilities to be licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages/liquor.
  • Ordinance No. 1405 (PDF): An ordinance that amends the existing electric franchise with Consumers Energy. 
  • Ordinance No. 1406 (PDF): An ordinance that outlines a franchise agreement with the Lansing Board of Water & Light.
  • Ordinance No. 1411 (PDF): An ordinance outlining a franchise agreement with the Lansing Board of Water & Light.
  • Ordinance No. 1412 (PDF): An ordinance that amends the existing electric franchise with Consumers Energy.
  • Ordinance No. 1413 (PDF): An ordinance adopting the Michigan Uniform City Income Tax Ordinance by reference.