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Township introduces building ordinance update


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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees introduced a new ordinance Monday night designed to update the township’s building code ordinance.

Ordinance No. 58 would repeal and replace the existing Ordinance No. 14, which was enacted in 1975.

“The old ordinance lacked a number of things, so what this does is update (the language),” said LeRoy Johnson, the township’s deputy supervisor and zoning administrator.

He told the board there were a number of changes in the new ordinance, including eliminating the language in the township’s...