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Yes, MI Law can be confusing and even most Police Departments do not have the correct information. I have attached some easier to utilize information. I will provide some additional links for review.
Firearms Restrictions (Open Carry without CPL): http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-750-234d
Firearms Restrictions (CPL Pistol-Free Zones): http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-28-425o
Michigan Attorney General Opinion #7113 (Open Carry allowed in CPL Pistol Free Zones): http://www.ag.state.mi.us/opinion/da...0s/op10188.htm