CHARTER
OF THE
MUNICIPALITY OF PEPPER PIKE, OHIO
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pepper Pike Charter was originally adopted on November 8, 1966.  Dates appearing in parentheses following an article or section heading indicate that the article or section was amended, repealed or enacted on the date given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARTICLE I .      NAME AND BOUNDARIES
ARTICLE II .      POWERS
ARTICLE III .   THE COUNCIL
SECTION 1.   Composition and Term.
SECTION 2.   Organization.
SECTION 3.   Powers.
SECTION 4.   Meetings.  (Nov. 7, 1989)
SECTION 5.   General Ordinances.
SECTION 6.   Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions.
SECTION 7.   Vacancies.
SECTION 8.   Zoning Ordinances. (Nov. 6, 2012)
ARTICLE IV .      THE MAYOR
SECTION 1.   Term of Office.
SECTION 2.   Judicial Powers.
SECTION 3.   Legislative Powers.
SECTION 4.   Veto Powers.
SECTION 5.   Executive Powers.
SECTION 6.   The Vice Mayor.
SECTION 7.   Election of Successor in Case of Vacancy.
ARTICLE V .      ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS AND COMMISSIONS
SECTION 1.   General Provisions.
SECTION 2.   Director of Law.
SECTION 3.   Treasurer.
SECTION 4.   The Civil Service Commission.  (Nov.  7, 2000)
SECTION 5.   The City Planning Commission.
 
ARTICLE VI.   SALARIES AND BONDS
ARTICLE VII .   NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
SECTION 1.   Procedures.
SECTION 2.   Vacancies in Elective Offices.
ARTICLE VIII .   INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
SECTION 1.   Initiative and Referendum.  (May 7, 1974; Nov. 6, 2012)
SECTION 2.   Recall.
ARTICLE IX .   FINANCES
SECTION 1.   Contracts and Fiscal Matters.
SECTION 2.   Limitation on the Rate of Taxation.
   SECTION 3.   Operating Budget, Capital Improvements, Financial Forecast.
      (August 3, 2010)
ARTICLE X .      FRANCHISES
ARTICLE XI .   AMENDMENTS TO CHARTER
ARTICLE XII .   MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 1.   Effective Date of Charter.
SECTION 2.   Effect of Partial Invalidity.
SECTION 3.   Effect on Existing Laws and Rights.
SECTION 4.   Interpretation of Charter.
ARTICLE XIII .   ZONING  (Nov.  5, 1968)
CHARTER
OF THE
MUNICIPALITY OF PEPPER PIKE, OHIO