The City Council in Linden voted this week to approve the ordinance covering employment, housing, public services and other areas, reports The Flint Journal.
Mayor David Lossing says the ordinance in the Flint-area community wasn’t in response to any particular concern or complaint.
Linden’s ordinance was formed by looking at other communities’ ordinances and finding the best fit.
A violation of the ordinance is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine up to $500 or 90 days in the county jail. It’s scheduled to take effect later this year.
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