CHARTER
EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Charter of the City of Miamisburg, Ohio, was adopted by the voters on December 13, 1966.  Dates appearing in parentheses following a section heading in the Table of Contents, or following a section in the text, indicate that the section was subsequently amended or adopted on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREAMBLE
ARTICLE I   NAME, BOUNDARIES AND FORM OF GOVERNMENT
   Section 1.01   Name and Boundaries.
   Section 1.02   Form of Government.
ARTICLE II   CORPORATE POWERS
   Section 2.01   Powers Granted.
   Section 2.02   Manner of Exercise of Powers.
   Section 2.03   Construction.
ARTICLE III   COUNCIL
   Section 3.01   Number, Term and Salary.  (Nov. 8, 1988)
   Section 3.02   Qualifications.
   Section 3.03   Division of Municipality into Wards.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 3.04   Organization of Council.  (Nov. 8, 1988; Nov. 6, 2018)
   Section 3.05   Mayor; Election, Term, Qualifications and Powers.
   Section 3.06   Vice Mayor.  (Nov. 4, 2003)
   Section 3.07   Clerk of Council.
   Section 3.08   Powers of Council.  (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 3.09   Council Meetings.  (Nov. 7, 1989)
   Section 3.10   Special Council Meetings. (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 3.11   Change in Salary During Term.  (Nov. 2, 1993)
   Section 3.12   Vacancies in Council.
ARTICLE IV   ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
   Section 4.01   Action to be Taken by Ordinance or Resolution.
   Section 4.02   Introduction of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.03   Style of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.04   Subject of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.05   Reading of Ordinances and Resolutions.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2008)
   Section 4.06   Vote Required for Passage of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.07   Content of Emergency Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.08   Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.09   Authentication of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.10   Recording of Ordinances and Resolutions.  (Nov. 2, 1993)
   Section 4.11   Amendment of Ordinances and Resolutions.
   Section 4.12   Referral of Zoning Ordinances to Planning Commission. (Nov. 2, 1993)
   Section 4.13   Public Hearing on Zoning Ordinance or Resolution.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 4.14   Adoption of Technical Codes by Reference.
   Section 4.15   Codification of Ordinances and Resolutions.  (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 4.16   Publication of Ordinances and Resolutions.  (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013; Nov. 6, 2018)
ARTICLE V   CITY MANAGER
   Section 5.01   Appointment and Removal.
   Section 5.02   Qualifications.
   Section 5.03   Acting Manager.
   Section 5.04   Powers and Duties of the City Manager.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2003)
   Section 5.05   Council-Manager Relations.
   Section 5.06   City Manager May Act as Department Head.  (Nov. 8, 1988)
ARTICLE VI   ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
   Section 6.01   Creation of Departments.
   Section 6.02   Department of Law; Law Director; City Prosecutor.  (Nov. 8, 1988)
   Section 6.03   Powers and Duties of the Law Director and City Prosecutor.  (Nov. 8, 1988)
   Section 6.04   Department of Finance; Finance Director. (Nov. 6, 2018)
   Section 6.05   Powers and Duties of the Finance Director.
   Section 6.06   Department of Public Service.  (Nov. 8, 1988; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 6.07   Department of Public Safety.
   Section 6.08   Organization for Departments and Divisions.  (Nov. 5, 2013)
ARTICLE VII   BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
   Section 7.01   Planning Commission; Membership.  (Nov. 6, 1984)
   Section 7.02   Planning Commission; Powers and Duties.
   Section 7.03   Board of Zoning, Building and Housing Appeals; Membership.  (Nov. 7, 1978; Nov. 4, 2008)
   Section 7.04   Board of Zoning, Building and Housing Appeals; Powers and Duties. (Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 7.05   Civil Service Commission; Membership.  (Nov. 7, 1978; Nov. 4, 2008)
   Section 7.06   Civil Service; Classified and Unclassified Service. (Nov. 8, 1988; Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 7.07   Civil Service Commission; Powers and Duties.  (Nov. 7, 1978)
   Section 7.08   Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission; Membership. (Nov. 8, 1988)
   Section 7.09   Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission; Powers and Duties. (Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 7.10   Charter Review Commission.
   Section 7.11   Boards and Commissions; Organization. (Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 7.12   Vacancy in Board or Commission.
ARTICLE VIII   NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
   Section 8.01   Nominations.  (Nov. 5, 1974; Nov. 4, 2003)
   Section 8.02   Regular Municipal Elections.
   Section 8.03   Special Elections.
   Section 8.04   Conduct of Elections.
ARTICLE IX   INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
   Section 9.01   General Authority; Initiative and Referendum.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2008)
   Section 9.02   Commencement of Proceedings; Petitioners' Committee; Affidavit.
   Section 9.03   Petitions; Initiative and Referendum.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2008)
   Section 9.04   Procedure After Filing; Initiative and Referendum.
   Section 9.05   Referendum Petitions; Suspension of Effect of Ordinance or Resolution.
   Section 9.06   Action on Petitions; Initiative and Referendum.
   Section 9.07   Results of Election; Initiative and Referendum.
   Section 9.08   Conduct of Elections; Initiative and Referendum.
   Section 9.09   Referral of Ordinance or Resolution to the Electors by Council.  (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
ARTICLE X   FINANCE, TAXATION AND DEBT
   Section 10.01   Debt Service Levy. 
   Section 10.02   Operating Levy.
   Section 10.03   Other Tax Levies.
   Section 10.04   Procedure in Bond Issues; Debt Limitations.
   Section 10.05   Municipal Trust Fund.  (Nov. 5, 1974)
   Section 10.06   General.
ARTICLE XI   ASSESSMENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS
   Section 11.01   Power of Council to Make Special Assessments.
   Section 11.02   Methods of Special Assessments.
   Section 11.03   Preliminary Resolution.
   Section 11.04   Plans of Proposed Improvements.
   Section 11.05   Notice of Assessments.  (Nov. 2, 1993; Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 11.06   Final Assessments.
   Section 11.07   Special Assessments; When Payable.
   Section 11.08   Board of Revision of Assessments.  (Nov. 2, 1993)
   Section 11.09   Claims for Damages; Waiver.
   Section 11.10   Damages Assessed Preliminary to Improvement.
   Section 11.11   Damages Subsequently Assessed.
   Section 11.12   Suit for Damages.
   Section 11.13   Lands Unalotted or Not on Duplicate.
   Section 11.14   Interest on Assessment Bonds.
   Section 11.15   Limitation on Assessments.  (Nov. 2, 1993)
   Section 11.16   Municipality's Portion of Cost.
   Section 11.17   Replacing Existing Improvements.
   Section 11.18   Supplementary Assessments and Rebates.
   Section 11.19   Sewer, Water, Gas and Other Connections.  (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 11.20   Sidewalks.  (Nov. 4, 2008; Nov. 5, 2013)
   Section 11.21   Municipality May Repair or Construct Sidewalks.
   Section 11.22   Assessment Bonds.
ARTICLE XII   GENERAL PROVISIONS
   Section 12.01   Succession.
   Section 12.02   Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights.
   Section 12.03   Amendments to Charter.   
   Section 12.04   Removal of Elected Officials and Members of Boards and Commissions.
   Section 12.05   Retirement System.
   Section 12.06   Effect of Partial Invalidity.
   Section 12.07   Personal Financial Interest.  (Nov. 2, 1993)
   Section 12.08   Charter to be Gender Neutral; Correction of Misspellings.  (Nov. 2, 1993)
ARTICLE XIII   TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
   Section 13.01   Effective Date of Charter.
   Section 13.02   Continuance of Present Officials; Abolishment of Offices.
   Section 13.03   Continuance of Present Employees.