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OF THE MUNICIPALITY
OF GROVEPORT, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Art. I NAME; BOUNDARIES; FORM OF GOVERNMENT
1.01 Name and Boundary.
1.02 Form of Government.
Art. II POWERS
2.01 Powers Granted.
2.02 Exercise of Powers.
2.03 Construction of Powers.
2.04 Intergovernmental Cooperation.
Art. III COUNCIL
3.01 Powers of Council.
3.02 Composition, Term and Qualifications.
3.03 President of Council.
3.04 President Pro Tem of Council.
3.05 Clerk of Council.
3.06 Council Meetings.
3.07 Council Organization and Rules.
3.08 Salaries of Elected Officials.
3.09 Council Vacancies.
3.10 Council Approval of Expenditures. (11-3-20)
Art. IV LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE
4.01 Form of Action by Council.
4.02 Introduction of Ordinances and Resolutions.
4.03 Form of Ordinances and Resolutions.
4.04 Reading Ordinances and Resolutions.
4.05 Vote Required for Passage.
4.06 Content of Emergency Legislation.
4.07 Effective Date of Legislation. (11-2-10)
4.09 Recording Legislation.
4.11 Zoning Measures. (11-2-10)
4.12 Adoption of Technical Codes.
4.14 Publication of Ordinances and Resolutions.
Art. V THE MAYOR
5.01 Election and Term of Office.
5.03 Powers, Duties and Functions.
5.04 Vacancy, Succession.
Art. VI ADMINISTRATOR
6.01 Appointment, Tenure. (11-2-10)
6.02 Powers and Duties. (11-2-10; 11-3-20)
6.03 Acting Administrator.
Art. VII ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
7.01 Chief Fiscal Officer, Department of Finance.
7.02 Department of Law. (11-2-10)
7.03 Contract Services.
7.04 Police Department. (11-2-10)
7.05 Other Departments.
7.06 Acting Department and Division Heads.
Art. VIII BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
8.01 Merit System.
8.02 Planning and Zoning Commission.
8.03 Board of Zoning Appeals.
8.04 Charter Review Commission. (11-2-10)
8.05 Other Boards and Commissions.
8.06 Organization and Vacancies.
Art. IX FINANCE, TAXATION AND DEBT
9.02 Contracting Powers and Procedures. (11-2-10)
10.02 Regular Municipal Elections.
10.03 Special Elections.
10.04 Conduct of Elections.
10.05 Initiative and Referendum.
Art. XI GENERAL PROVISIONS
11.01 Removal of Officials
11.02 Conflicts of Interest, Ethics, Campaign Financing.
11.04 Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights.
11.05 Effect of Charter on Existing Offices.
11.06 Continuance of Present Employees.
11.07 Reference to Village/City Status. (11-2-10)
CHARTER OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF
In order that we may have the benefits of municipal home rule and exercise all of the powers of local self-government conferred under the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Ohio, We, the citizens of the Municipality of Groveport, Ohio, do hereby adopt this Charter for our municipality.