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Proposed ordinance to ban coal-tar asphalt sealants

Proposed ordinance to ban coal-tar asphalt sealants

On March 20, 2017 the Ann Arbor Charter Township Board of Trustees approved the 1st 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 will be shared in the Township newsletter and online prior to the ordinance becoming effective. The Township Board will hold a second reading of this ordinance on April 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm.

The full text of the ordinance is also 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, or click here.