Initiative petitions for Charter changes may be circulated by any elector or electors of the City in accordance with the Constitution of Ohio and under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Revised Code.  City Council shall not pass any ordinance or resolution to impair the circulation and submission to the voters of any initiative petitions for Charter changes.  At least 10 percent of the qualified electors of the City registered to vote at the next preceding regular Municipal election must sign the initiative petitions for Charter change prior to submission to the Clerk of the City Council.  City Council shall immediately follow procedures set forth in the Ohio Revised Code for placement on the ballot at the next regular or special election.
(Added 11-7-95)