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CITY OF SEVEN HILLS
EDITOR'S NOTE: The City Charter was originally adopted by the electors at a special election on October 10, 1966. Dates in parentheses at the end at a section heading indicate those provisions were subsequently amended or adopted on the date given.
ARTICLE I. NAME AND BOUNDARIES
ARTICLE II. FORM OF GOVERNMENT AND POWERS
Section 1. Form.
Section 2. Powers.
ARTICLE III. THE COUNCIL
Section 1. Composition and Term. ( 11-2-93)
Section 2. Wards. (5-8-01)
Section 3. Qualifications. (11-6-18)
Section 4. Salaries and Bonds. (11-5-13)
Section 5. Meetings.
Section 6. Quorum.
Section 7. Clerk of Council. (11-3-09)
Section 8. Vacancies.
Section 9. Powers. (11-6-90; 11-3-98)
Section 10. Validation of Actions.
Section 11. President of Council. (11-6-90)
Section 12. Removal.
ARTICLE IV. THE MAYOR
Section 1. Term. (11-6-18)
Section 2. Qualifications. (11-6-18)
Section 3. Judicial Powers.
Section 4. Legislative and Veto Powers.
((a) amended 11-5-74)
Section 5. Executive Powers and Duties. (11-7-06)
Section 6. Absence and Vacancy in Office of Mayor.
Section 7. Removal.
((f) amended 11-2-71; 11-7-89)
((c)(l) amended 11-2-71; (d) amended 11-6-73)
ARTICLE VI. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section 1. Nominations. (11-4-08; 11-6-12)
Section 2. Elections. (11-4-08; 11-6-12)
ARTICLE VII. INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
Section 1. Initiative.
Section 2. Referendum. (11-5-02)
Section 3. Petition Procedure. (11-8-16)
Section 4. Recall.
ARTICLE VIII. ORDINANCES AND EFFECTIVE DATES
Section 1. Ordinances. (11-3-15)
Section 2. Effective Date of Ordinances
and Resolutions. (11-5-02)
ARTICLE IX. FRANCHISES
ARTICLE X. AMENDMENTS TO CHARTER
Section 1. Indexing; Severability.
Section 2. Amendments. (11-8-83)
ARTICLE XI. CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE (11-7-06)
ARTICLE XII. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
ARTICLE XIII. LIMITATION ON RATE OF TAXATION
Section 1. Limitation.
Section 2. Limitations on Levying an Income or Receipts Tax.
Section 3. Limitation on Levying Income Tax on Other Income. (11-6-18)
ARTICLE XIV. VOTER APPROVAL OF ZONING CHANGES
(11-6-79; 11-4-86; 11-5-02; 5-2-06)
ARTICLE XV. GENDER (11-4-86)
CHARTER OF THE CITY OF SEVEN HILLS
We, the people of the City of Seven Hills, County of Cuyahoga, State of Ohio, believing in our ability to govern ourselves in local self-government under the Constitution and the laws of the State of Ohio, do hereby adopt this Charter.