United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division
ANDERSON (P28968) Plaintiff, In Pro Per
JOHNSON, ROSATI, SCHULTZ & JOPPICH, P.C. TIMOTHY S.
WILHELM (P67675) Attorneys for Defendant
HONORABLE ROBERT H. CLELAND UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
Stipulation and Consent of the Parties to the above-captioned
case, this Court finds:
Plaintiff Craig Anderson ("Plaintiff") is the owner
and occupant of the parcel of real property located at 5320
Edgelake Road, Pinckney, Michigan (Tax Parcel ID
15-27-101-001)("Property"), more fully described in
Hamburg Township is a general law township and Michigan
municipal corporation ("Township") organized and
existing pursuant to and in accordance with the laws of the
State of Michigan and having its offices located at 10405
Merrill Road, Hamburg, Michigan, 48189.
Pursuant to the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, the Township
has duly adopted a Zoning Ordinance which has been amended
from time to time.
2013, Plaintiff demolished an existing shed located on the
Property and constructed a new shed without a land use
2013, then again in 2015, Defendant Township notified
Plaintiff that a land use permit and/or a variance for the
shed was required.
December 9, 2015, Plaintiff submitted an application for a
variance, and on January 13, 2015, the Township Zoning Board
of Appeals ("ZBA") denied Plaintiff's request
for a variance.
February 11, 2016, Plaintiff filed his Complaint and Demand
for Jury Trial in Livingston County Circuit Court alleging
that the Township's actions relating to his shed violated
his procedural and substantive due process rights under the
Michigan and United States Constitutions and seeking money
damages and injunctive and declaratory relief.
Township removed the case to federal court and filed its
Answer and Affirmative Defenses denying the allegations in
Plaintiff's Complaint and denying that Plaintiff was
entitled to any relief.
parties now desire to settle this lawsuit in accordance with
the terms and conditions of this Consent Judgment and to
avoid further costs and expenses and the uncertainty of a
trial and an appeal ...