The City Council shall act by ordinance in all matters required by law to be done by ordinance, including:
   (A)   The adoption or amending of an administrative code or the establishment, alteration or abolition of a municipal department, office or agency;
   (B)   The establishment of a fine or other penalty or the establishment of any rule or regulation in which a fine or other penalty is imposed for violations;
   (C)   The adoption of budgets or the levy of taxes, except as otherwise provided, with respect to the property tax levied by the adoption of a budget, pursuant to public notice;
   (D)   The granting, renewal or extension of franchises;
   (E)   The authorization to borrow money;
   (F)   The selling, leasing or contracting to sell or lease any lands of the municipality; and
   (G)   The amending or repealing of any ordinance listed above.
(1985 Code, § 2-80)
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see S.C. Code § 5-7-260