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State Boundary Commission Responsibilities and Meeting Schedule

The State Boundary Commission is responsible for administering the State Boundary Commission Act [1968 PA 191, MCL 123.1001-1020] and portions of the Home Rule City Act [1909 PA 279, MCL 117.1-117.38] and the Home Rule Village Act [1909 PA 278, MCL 78.1-78.28].  The Commission is comprised of three members appointed by the Governor, and two members appointed by the chief probate judge of the county in which the land being considered in a petition is located.  The Commission serves as a quasi-judicial body adjudicating many types of municipal boundary adjustments and recommends, to the Director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the approval or denial of petitions for incorporations of new Home Rule Cities, new Home Rule Villages, and municipal consolidations.  The Commission also recommends approvl or denial of certain types of petitions involving land currently under township jurisdicition that is proposed to be annexed into a Home Rule City.

State Boundary Commission Members 

2014 Commission meetings will be held at 2501 Woodlake Circle , Conference Room 3, 1st floor, Okemos on the following dates beginning at 1:30 pm:

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - CANCELLED

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - CANCELLED
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - CANCELLED

The meeting site and parking are accessible. Individuals attending the meeting are requested to refrain from using heavily scented personal care products, in order to enhance accessibility for everyone. Please make sure all cell phones, pagers and other personal electronic devices are turned off or set to vibrate. People with disabilities requiring additional services (such as materials in alternative format) in order to participate in the meeting should call the State Boundary Commission at 517-241-6321 or email at  at least 10 work days before the event. LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Questions regarding commission meetings should be directed to the State Boundary Commission at 517-241-6321.



Related Content
 •  Active Petitions and Docket Material
 •  State Boundary Commission Public Hearings
 •  Petition Signature Collection Form 2010-2002 PDF icon
 •  Petition Circulation Instructions PDF icon
 •  State Boundary Commission Act - 1968 PA 191
 •  State Boundary Commission Rules PDF icon
 •  Charter Township Act - 1947 PA 359
 •  Home Rule City Act - 1909 PA 279
 •  Intergovernmental Conditional Transfer of Property by Contract - 1984 PA 425
 •  Home Rule Village Act - 1909 PA 278
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