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CITY OF SYLVANIA, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sylvania Charter was approved by the voters on September 6, 1961. Dates appearing in parentheses following section headings indicate that those provisions were subsequently amended, added or repealed on the date given.
ARTICLE I. NAME AND BOUNDARIES
ARTICLE II. MUNICIPAL POWERS
ARTICLE III. THE COUNCIL
Sec. 1.0 Composition and Term.
Sec. 4.0 Organization.
Sec. 5.0 Quorum.
Sec. 6.0 Rules and Journal of Council.
Sec. 7.0 Clerk of Council.
Sec. 8.0 Vacancies. (11-5-68)
Sec. 9.0 Meetings. (11-7-00)
Sec. 10.0 Powers.
Sec. 11.0 Provisions as to Legislative Action. (11-6-84)
Sec. 12.0 Publication of Ordinances, Resolutions and Notices.
Sec. 13.0 Effective Date of Ordinances and Resolutions. (11-5-68)
ARTICLE IV. THE MAYOR
Sec. 1.0 Election and Term.
Sec. 4.0 Absence or Vacancy. (11-5-68)
Sec. 5.0 Executive Powers.
Sec. 6.0 Legislative Powers.
ARTICLE V. CLERK-AUDITOR
Sec. 1.0 Term. (11-5-85)
Sec. 2.0 Vacancy. (11-5-85)
Sec. 3.0 Qualifications. (11-5-85)
Sec. 4.0 Eligibility of Treasurer. (11-5-85)
Sec. 5.0 Clerk of Council. (11-5-85)
Sec. 6.0 Fiscal Officer. (11-5-85)
Sec. 7.0 Other Duties. (11-5-85)
Sec. 8.0 Compensation. (11-5-85)
Sec. 9.0 Council’s Authority. (11-5-85)
ARTICLE VI. CITY TREASURER
Sec. 1.0 Term.
Sec. 2.0 Vacancy.
Sec. 3.0 Qualifications. (11-8-11)
Sec. 4.0 Eligibility of Clerk-Auditor.
Sec. 5.0 Powers and Duties.
Sec. 6.0 Compensation.
ARTICLE VII. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS
Sec. 2.0 Solicitor.
Sec. 3.0 Director of Finance.
Sec. 4.0 Director of Public Service.
Sec. 5.0 Director of Public Safety.
ARTICLE VIII. CIVIL SERVICE
Sec. 1.0 Classification of Employees.
Sec. 2.0 Prior Service Provisions.
ARTICLE IX. COMMISSIONS AND BOARDS
Sec. 2.0 The Civil Service Commission.
Sec. 3.0 The Municipal Planning Commission.
Sec. 4.0 The Board of Health.
ARTICLE X. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Sec. 1.0 Municipal Elections.
Sec. 2.0 Nominating Procedure. (11-5-68)
Sec. 3.0 Candidates at Elections. (11-5-68)
Sec. 4.0 Who to be Declared Elected. (11-5-68)
Sec. 5.0 Voting Procedure. (11-5-68)
ARTICLE XI. INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM AND RECALL
Sec. 1.0 Initiative.
Sec. 2.0 Referendum.
Sec. 3.0 Recall.
Sec. 4.0 General Provisions.
ARTICLE XII. FINANCE
Sec. 1.0 Contracts and Fiscal Matters.
Sec. 2.0 Limitation on the Rate of Taxation.
ARTICLE XIII. FRANCHISES
ARTICLE XIV. AMENDMENTS TO CHARTER
ARTICLE XV. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 1.0 Effective Date of Charter.
Sec. 2.0 Effect of the Charter upon Existing Laws and Rights.
Sec. 3.0 Continuation of Officers and Employees.
Sec. 4.0 Military Service.
Sec. 5.0 Bonds of Officers and Employees.
Sec. 6.0 Forfeiture of Office.
Sec. 7.0 Interpretation.
Sec. 8.0 Saving Clause.
CITY OF SYLVANIA, OHIO
(Adopted September 6, 1961)