CHARTER OF LEBANON, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section
Preamble
Article I:  Incorporation — Form of Government — Powers
   1.01     Incorporation
   1.02     Powers
   1.03     Manner of exercising powers
   1.04     Form of government
Article II:  The Council
   2.01     Number, selection, term
   2.02     Qualifications
   2.03     Vacancies — filling of
   2.04     Beginning of term of office
   2.05     Salary
   2.06     Organization and meetings
   2.07     Mayor and Vice-Mayor
   2.08     Salary of Mayor
   2.09     Clerk of Council
   2.10     Rules and journal
   2.11     Powers of the Council
Article III:  Ordinances and Resolutions
   3.01     Action of Council
   3.02     Enactment of ordinances
   3.03     Effective date
   3.04     Publication of ordinances
   3.05     Initiative and referendum
   3.06     Adoption of standard codes by reference
Article IV:  Village Manager
   4.01     Appointment of Manager
   4.02     Manager's duties
   4.03     Absence or disability of Manager
   4.04     Removal of the Manager
   4.05     Relations between Council and Manager
Article V:  Administrative Departments
   5.01     Creation of Departments
   5.02     Department heads
   5.03     Departmental divisions
   5.04     Administrative code
   5.05     Department of Law
   5.06     Department of Finance
   5.07     Department of Safety
   5.08     Department of Service
   5.09     Sale of municipally owned utility
Article VI:  Taxation and Borrowing
   6.01     Levying taxes
   6.02     Submission of extra levy to vote
   6.03     Power to incur debt, issue bonds or notes
   6.04     Mortgage revenue bonds
   6.05     Special assessments
   6.06     Tax anticipation notes
   6.07     Emergency borrowing
   6.08     Procedure in bond issues
Article VII:  Finance
   7.01     Annual tax budget
   7.02     Revision of tax budget
   7.03     Other procedures
   7.04     Fiscal year
Article VIII:  Boards and Commissions
Civil Service Commission
   8.01     Civil Service
   8.02     The Civil Service Commission
   8.03     Rules and regulations
   8.04     Promotion
   8.05     Probation period
   8.06     Planning Commission
   8.07     Powers and duties
   8.08     Board of Zoning Appeals
   8.09     Powers and duties
   8.10     Recreation Board
   8.11     Other boards and commissions
   8.12     Manager — ex officio member
Article IX:  Nominations and Elections
   9.01     Municipal elections
   9.02     Conduct of elections
   9.03     Nominations
   9.04     Ballots
   9.05     Election
   9.06     Recall
Article X:  General Provisions
   10.01     Oath of office
   10.02     Official bonds
   10.03     Personal interest
   10.04     Removal from office:  disqualification
   10.05     Amendments to the Charter
   10.06     Severability clause
Article XI:  Transitional Provisions
   11.01     Fiscal succession
   11.02     Continuation of ordinances
   11.03     Continuation of officers
   11.04     Continuance of employees
   11.05     Transfer of records and property
   11.06     Continuance of contracts and public improvements
   11.07     Pending actions and proceedings
   11.08     When Charter takes effect