Skip to code content (skip section selection)
The City shall have all the powers granted to municipal corporations and to cities by the Constitution and general laws of this State together with all the implied powers necessary to carry into execution all the powers granted. The City may acquire property within or without its corporate limits for any City purpose, in fee simple or any lesser interest or estate, by purchase, gift, devise, lease or condemnation, and may sell, exchange, or lease, at public or private sale as determined by the Council, mortgage, hold, manage and control such property as its interests may require; and except as prohibited by the Constitution of this State or restricted by this Charter, the City shall and may exercise all municipal powers, functions, rights, privileges and immunities of every name and nature whatsoever. The enumeration of particular powers by this Charter shall not be deemed to be exclusive, and in addition to the powers enumerated therein or implied thereby, or appropriate to the exercise of such powers, it is intended that the City shall have and may exercise all powers which, under the Constitution or laws of this State, it would be competent for this Charter specifically to enumerate.
All powers of the City shall be exercised in the manner prescribed in this Charter, or if not prescribed herein, in such manner consistent as Council may determine, or, unless a contrary intent appears in this Charter or in the enactments of Council, in such a manner as may be provided by the laws of Ohio.