CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   EDITOR’S NOTE: The Clarksburg Charter was approved by the voters on February 14, 1957.
Section 1.   Incorporation.
Section 2.   Succession.
Section 3.   Form of Government.
Section 4.   Powers of City.
Section 5.   The Council; Qualifications, Term of Office, and Salary of Members; Selection of Mayor; Vacancies.  (6-1-93)
Section 6.   Meetings of Council; Rules of Procedure; Journal.
Section 7.   Powers of The Council; Appointment and Tenure of City Manager.
Section 8.   Powers and Duties of City Manager.
Section 9.   City Clerk.
Section 10.   Police Court and Judge; Jurisdiction; Practice and Procedure.
Section 11.   City Attorney.
Section 12.   Administrative Offices and Departments.
Section 13.   Chief of Police.
Section 14.   Chief of Fire Department.
Section 15.   Director of Public Works. 
Section 16.   Director of Finance.
Section 17.   Budget and Budget Message; Public Hearing; Adoption and Revision.  (6-1-93)
Section 18.   Bonds of Officers and Employees; Audits and Accounts.
Section 19.   Board of Park Commissioners; Superintendent of Parks and Recreation.
Section 20.   Board of Directors of Public Library. (7-21-83)
Section 21.   City Planning Commission; Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment.
Section 22.   Public Health Unit.
Section 23.   Sanitary Board.
Section 24   Parking Authority.
Section 25.   The Water Board; Continuance; Qualifications, Term of Office, and Salary of Members; Selection of President; Vacancies.  (8-1-02)
Section 26.   Meetings of the Water Board; Rules of Procedure; Journal.  (8-1-02)
Section 27.   General Powers of the Water Board.
Section 28.   Appointment and Tenure of General Manager of the Water Department.
Section 29.   Powers and Duties of General Manager of the Water Department.
Section 30.   Employment of Counsel by Water Board; Audits and Accounts.
Section 31.   Application of Funds of Water Board.
Section 32.   Contracts and Purchases.  (2-18-82)
Section 33.   Status of Existing Officers and Employees.
Section 34.   Discriminatory Practices Prohibited.
Section 35.   Social Security.
Section 36.   Oath of Office.
Section 37.   Elections.  (6-1-93)
Section 38.   Candidates for Clarksburg City Council or Clarksburg Water Board; Filing Fee; Filing Date.  (6-1-93)
Section 39.   Form of Certificate of Announcement; Blank Forms to be Furnished by City Clerk.  (6-1-93)
Section 40.   Effect of Charter on Existing Ordinances and Administrative Rules and Regulations.
Section 41.   Reference to General Law.
Section 42.   Meetings and Other Acts or Legal Holidays.
Section 43.   Separability.
Section 44.   Effective Date of Charter.
 
CHARTER
OF THE CITY OF
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA