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Ordinance preventing use of coal-tar pavement sealants

Ordinance preventing use of coal-tar pavement sealants

On April 17, 2017 the Ann Arbor Charter Township Board of Trustees approved the 2nd reading of a new ordinance, Ordinance 1-2017, an ordinance to prohibit the use and sale of high-PAH content sealant products, including coal-tar based sealants, within Ann Arbor Township and to require registration of commercial applicators. Educational materials regarding coal-tar sealants, and information regarding alternative asphalt sealants are in the Township newsletter and website. The Township Board approved the ordinance which becomes effective on June 23, 2017.

The full text of the ordinance is available for review or purchase at the Township Hall, 3792 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor, MI during regular business hours, 8:00-4:30 pm, M-F.  The full text of the ordinance amendments are also posted on the Township website: http://aatwp.org/township-government/code-of-ordinances/recently-passed/