CHARTER
Section
   Ch. 1.   Name and Boundaries, §§ 1.1, 1.2
   Ch. 2.   Municipal Powers, §§ 2.1—2.3
   Ch. 3.   Plan of Government, §§ 3.1—3.19
   Ch. 4.   Elections, §§ 4.1—4.18
   Ch. 5.   General Provisions Regarding Officers and Personnel of the City, §§ 5.1—5.17
   Ch. 6.   The Commission: Procedure and Miscellaneous Powers and Duties, §§ 6.1—6.9
   Ch. 7.   Legislation, §§ 7.1—7.14
   Ch. 8.   General Finance—Budget, Audit, Purchasing, §§ 8.1—8.7
   Ch. 9.   Taxation, §§ 9.1—9.19
   Ch. 10.   Borrowing Power, §§ 10.1—10.5
   Ch. 11.   Special Assessments, §§ 11.1—11.10
   Ch. 12.   Municipally Owned Utilities, §§ 12.1—12.6
   Ch. 13.   Purchasing—Contracts—Leases, §§ 13.1—13.3
   Ch. 14.   Public Utility Franchises, §§ 14.1—14.5
   Ch. 15.   Supervisors, §§ 15.1—15.4
   Ch. 16.   Court, §§ 16.1—16.15
   Ch. 17.   Miscellaneous, §§ 17.1—17.13
   Ch. 18.   Schedule, §§ 18.1—18.8
Editor’s note:
   The city’s Home Rule Charter was adopted by the electors on December 10, 1951, and is included herein for the convenience of the users of this code. The original arrangement, numbering system, chapter headings and section catchlines have been retained. Obvious mistakes in spelling were corrected. Other changes are indicated by brackets [ ] for added material and editor’s notes for clarification. References have also been added at the end of certain sections.
State constitutional reference:
   Power to adopt and amend Charter, see Mich. Const. of 1963, Art. VII, § 22.
Statutory references:
   Charter amendment procedure, see M.C.L.A. §§ 117.21et seq.
   Home rule cities generally, see M.C.L.A. §§ 117.1 et seq.
   Restrictions on submission of Charter to electors, see  M.C.L.A. § 117.5