24 Crazy Laws in Michigan That You Probably Didn’t Know About

Before moving in a new place,it’s a must that you read and fully understand all the existing laws at that place. There might be some acts that are legal at your previous community but punishable by law at your new found state.

If you are living or wanted to move in Michigan, here are few crazy laws that you must know and fully understand.

Crazy Laws In Michigan

Crazy Laws in Michigan


Persons may not be drunk on trains.

It is illegal to kill a dog using a decompression chamber.

Adultery is illegal, but can only be punished upon a complaint by the affected husband or wife.

No man may seduce and corrupt an unmarried girl, or else he risks five years in prison.

The last Sunday in June of every year was named “log cabin day”.

Cars may not be sold on Sunday.

A woman isn’t allowed to cut her own hair without her husband’s permission.

There is a 3 cent bounty for each starling and 10 cent bounty for each crow killed in any village, township, or city in the state. (Repealed, 2006)

It is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.

You may not swear in front of women and children. (Repealed, 2002)
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Any person over the age of 12 may have a license for a handgun as long as he/she has not been convicted of a felony.

Crazy City Laws in Michigan



There is a law that makes it legal for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.


Putt-putt golf courses must close by 1:00 AM.

Security guards at Joe Louis Arena will confiscate any item they feel might be thrown onto the ice.

Couples are banned from making love in an automobile unless the act takes place while the vehicle is parked on the couple’s own property.

Willfully destroying your old radio is prohibited.

It is illegal for a man to scowl at his wife on Sunday.

It is illegal to let your pig run free in Detroit unless it has a ring in its nose.

Grand Haven

No person shall throw an abandoned hoop skirt into any street or on any sidewalk, under penalty of a five- dollar fine for each offense.

Harper Woods

It is illegal to paint sparrows to sell them as parakeets.


It is against the law to serenade your girlfriend.


All bathing suits must have been inspected by the head of police.


Smoking while in bed is illegal.


Anyone can keep their cow on Main Street downtown at a cost of 3 cents per day.

20 thoughts on “24 Crazy Laws in Michigan That You Probably Didn’t Know About

  1. Some of these are crazy!! Get your bathing suit inspected by the police? Illegal for a man to scowl at his wife on Sunday? Crazy….

  2. For real? These laws are hilarious! Some of them make sense but the others will have you questioning why it’s a law in the first place. No matter, thanks for the laugh! Lol.

  3. Wow, these are crazy. You can’t even sell a car on a Sunday. I think that’s ridiculous! I don’t like that they can’t cut hair without the husbands permission. Now that is really crazy.

  4. My goodness, some of these laws are really crazy enough & quiet funny. Wondering who would really be monitoring most of these laws. Banning couples making love in automobiles made me laugh so much after a long time, lol.

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