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PART I - CHARTER AND RELATED LAWS
Subpart A - CHARTER
ARTICLE I. - CORPORATE ORGANIZATION
Sec. 1. - Municipality continued; general corporate powers.
Sec. 2. - Property rights continued.
Sec. 3. - General grant of power.
Sec. 4. - Boundaries.
Sec. 5. - Powers vested in mayor, council and manager.
ARTICLE II. - THE COUNCIL
Sec. 6. - Composition; qualifications and terms of members.
Sec. 7. - Filling of vacancies.
Sec. 8. - Meetings generally; member's oath.
Sec. 9. - Meetings to be open; opportunity of citizens to be heard.
Sec. 10. - Selection of mayor and mayor pro tem; general powers of mayor.
Sec. 11. - Selection of clerk and other officers and employees; duties of clerk; rules and order of business.
Sec. 12. - Quorum; disqualification to vote.
Sec. 13. - Exercise of legislative powers, functions and duties.
Sec. 14. - Ordinances and resolutions—Introduction; subject matter; reading.
Sec. 15. - Same—Effective date.
Sec. 16. - Reserved.
Sec. 17. - Ordinances and resolutions—Authentication and recordation.
Sec. 17A. - Reserved.
Sec. 18. - Ordinances and resolutions—Revision or amendment.
ARTICLE III. - ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE
Sec. 19. - Appointment, qualifications, term and removal of manager; acting manager.
Sec. 20. - Responsibility of manager to council; appointment and removal of officers and employees generally.
Sec. 21. - Further authority for removal; report of appointments and removals.
Sec. 22. - Council not to request or take part in appointments or removals.
Sec. 23. - Council to deal with administrative service through manager.
Sec. 24. - General duties of manager.
Sec. 25. - Right of manager and other officers to seats in council and participation in council discussions.
Sec. 26. - Departments generally.
Sec. 27. - Department heads.
Sec. 28. - Investigation of departments and offices.
Sec. 29. - Rules and regulations governing finances.
Sec. 30. - Limitation on indebtedness.
ARTICLE IV. - RESERVED
Sec. 31. - Reserved.
ARTICLE V. - RESERVED
Sec. 32. - Reserved.
ARTICLE VI. - RESERVED
Secs. 33, 34. - Reserved.
ARTICLE VII. - RESERVED
Secs. 35, 36. - Reserved.
ARTICLE VIII. - POLICE DEPARTMENT
Secs. 37, 38. - Reserved.
Sec. 38A. - Special police.
ARTICLE IX. - RESERVED
Sec. 39. - Reserved.
ARTICLE X. - RESERVED
Secs. 40—64. - Reserved.
ARTICLE XI. - RESERVED
Secs. 65—82C. - Reserved.
ARTICLE XII. - INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
Sec. 83. - Initiative.
Sec. 84. - Referendum.
Sec. 85. - Recall—Generally.
Sec. 86. - Same—Officer sought to be removed as candidate to succeed himself.
ARTICLE XIII. - GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
Secs. 86A—89. - Reserved.
Sec. 90. - Reenactment of provisions relative to actions and claims against city.
Sec. 91. - Reserved.
Sec. 92. - Reenactment of provisions relative to taxation.
Secs. 93, 94. - Reserved.
Sec. 95. - Continuation of ordinances, rules and regulations.
Sec. 96. - Continuation of offices.
Sec. 97. - Oath of officers.
Sec. 98. - Bond of officers.
Sec. 99. - Repealer.
Sec. 100. - Prior Charter continued.
Sec. 101. - Severability of Charter.
Sec. 101A. - Reserved.
CHARTER COMPARATIVE TABLE
Subpart B - RELATED LAWS
ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL
Sec. 1. - Terms of councilmen.
Sec. 2. - Joint performance of city-county administrative functions.
Sec. 3. - Authority to levy and collect privilege taxes.
Sec. 4. - Business licenses generally.
Sec. 5. - Acquisition of land for airport purposes.
Sec. 6. - Annexation of Asheville Airport to the City of Asheville.
Sec. 7. - Reserved.
Sec. 8. - Amendment of General Statutes relative to sale, lease, etc., of parks and recreation property.
Sec. 9. - Amendment of General Statutes relative to sale or lease of property to further the purposes of urban development action grants.
Sec. 10. - Land sales by Asheville City Council and Asheville Housing Authority.
Sec. 11. - Supplying water outside city limits—Generally.
Sec. 12. - Same—Limitation on rates; shutting off service; waste of water, etc.
Sec. 12.1. - Water rates in Buncombe County—Sullivan Act II.
Sec. 12.2. - Operation of public enterprises by the city—Sullivan Act III.
Sec. 13. - Regulation of taxicab, bus, etc., fares.
Secs. 14., 15. - Reserved.
Sec. 16. - Debts of city to be discharged by taxation; city not liable to execution.
Sec. 17. - Officers and employees not to purchase claims, etc., against city.
Sec. 18. - Expenditure of funds for local development.
Sec. 19. - Filing of housing code notices or orders in the notice of lis pendens.
Sec. 20. - Exemption of Buncombe County from certain procedural requirements on disposal of land as an industrial park.
Sec. 21. - Cemeteries.
Sec. 22. - Removal of garbage.
Sec. 23. - Nuisances.
Secs. 24—30. - Reserved.
ARTICLE II. - CIVIL SERVICE
Sec. 31. - Department established.
Sec. 32. - Civil service board generally.
Sec. 33. - Composition of classified service.
Sec. 34. - Rules of civil service board.
Sec. 35. - Authority to review and approve promotions.
Sec. 36. - Investigations.
Sec. 37. - Layoffs, suspensions and removals.
Sec. 38. - Political activities prohibited.
Sec. 38.1. - [Designation of legal counsel.]
Sec. 39. - Administration of article; violations.
Sec. 40. - Application of article to incumbents.
Secs. 41—65. - Reserved.
ARTICLE III. - RESERVED
Secs. 66—190. - Reserved.
ARTICLE IV. - RESERVED
Secs. 191—215. - Reserved.
ARTICLE V. - ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Sec. 216. - Election to authorize operation of liquor store; subsequent elections.
Sec. 217. - Establishment of additional liquor stores.
Sec. 218. - Establishment, composition, chairman, etc., of board of alcoholic control.
Sec. 219. - General powers and duties of board.
Sec. 220. - Jurisdiction in county of law enforcement officers employed by board.
Sec. 221. - Expenditure of funds for education as to effects of use of alcoholic beverages.
Sec. 222. - Division of net profits from liquor store.
Secs. 223—240. - Reserved.
ARTICLE VI. - DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Sec. 241. - Downtown development projects.
Sec. 242. - Applicability.
Secs. 243—260. - Reserved.
ARTICLE VII. - FAIR HOUSING
Sec. 261. - Creation of the Asheville-Buncombe Fair Housing Commission authorized.
RELATED LAWS COMPARATIVE TABLE