CHARTER OF THE CITY OF TIFFIN, OHIO
      (EDITOR'S NOTE:  The Tiffin Charter was originally adopted on June 7, 1977.  Dates appearing in parentheses following a section heading indicate that those provisions were subsequently amended on the date given.)
                                           
TABLE OF CONTENTS
      PREAMBLE
         Sec.  1.01  Name.
         Sec.  1.02  Boundaries.
         Sec.  1.03 Form of Government.
         Sec.  2.01  Powers.
         Sec.  2.02  Distribution of Powers.
         Sec. 2.03  Manner of Exercise of Powers.
         Sec.  2.04 Construction.
         Sec.  2.05  Intergovernmental Relations.
         Sec. 3.01  Powers.
         Sec.  3.02  Composition.
         Sec.  3.03  Term.  (11-6-01)
         Sec.  3.04  Council as a Continuing Body.
         Sec.  3.05  Change of Compensation During Term. (11-5-91)
         Sec.  3.06  President of Council. (11-5-91; 11-6-01)
         Sec.  3.07  Organization. (11-5-91)
         Sec.  3.08  Vacancies.  (11-6-01; 11-8-11)
         Sec.  3.09  Meetings. (11-5-91)
         Sec.  3.10  Rules.
         Sec.  3.11  Relationship to Administrative Officers.
         Sec.  3.12 Wards.
         Sec.  4.01  Legislative Action.
         Sec.  4.02  Reading Requirements. (11-5-91)
         Sec.  4.03  Emergency Measures. (11-5-91; 11-8-11)
         Sec.  4.04  Zoning Measures.
         Sec.  4.05 Amendments. (11-5-91)
         Sec. 4.06  Authentication.
         Sec.  4.07 Effective Date. (11-6-01)
         Sec.  4.08  Publication, Public Meetings and Notice (11-6-01; 11-8-11)
         Sec.  4.09  Adoption by Reference and Codification. (11-5-91)
         Sec.  5.01  Election, Term and Vacancy.  (11-5-91; 11-6-01)
         Sec.  5.02  Powers.
         Sec.  5.03  Mayor's Participation at Council Meetings.
         Sec. 5.04  Veto Power.  (11-6-01)
         Sec.  5.05 Appointments by Mayor-Elect.  (11-3-81)
         Sec.  6.01  Department of Finance. (11-6-01; 11-8-11)
         Sec.  6.02  Department of Law. (11-6-01)
         Sec. 6.03 City Administrator. (11-6-01)
         Sec.  6.04  Other City Departments.  (11-6-01)
         Sec.  6.05  Chief of Police Department. (11-5-91; 11-8-11)
         Sec.  6.06  Chief of Fire Department. (11-5-91)
         Sec.  7.01  Planning Commission.  (11-6-01)
         Sec.  7.02  Park and Recreation Board.  (11-8-77; 11-5-91))
         Sec.  7.03  Zoning Board of Appeals.  (11-6-01)
         Sec. 7.04  Civil Service Commission and Personnel.  (11-8-77;
                 11-3-81; 11-6-01; 11-8-11)
         Sec.  7.05  Charter Review Commission.  (11-3-81; 11-5-91; 11-6-01)
         Sec.  7.06  Other Boards and Commissions.
         Sec.  7.07  Organization and Vacancies.
         Sec.  8.01  General.
         Sec. 8.02  Contracting Powers. (11-6-01))
         Sec. 9.01  Measures Not Subject to Initiative and Referendum.
         Sec.  9.02  Initiative.  (11-8-77; 11-5-91))
         Sec.  9.03 Referendum.  (11-8-77; 11-5-91))
         Sec.  9.04  Recall. (11-5-91)
         Sec. 10.01  Nominations.  (11-8-11)
         Sec. 10.02  Regular Municipal Elections.
         Sec. 10.03  Special Elections.
         Sec. 10.04 Conduct of Elections.
         Sec. 11.01  Qualifications of Elected Officers.
         Sec. 11.02  Removal of Officials.  (11-6-01)
         Sec. 11.03  Conflicts of Interest, Ethics and Campaign Financing.
         Sec. 11.04  Succession.
         Sec. 11.05  Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights.
         Sec. 11.06  Amendments.  (11-6-01)
         Sec. 11.07  Effect of Partial Invalidity.  (11-6-01)
         Sec. 11.08 Construction. (11-6-01)
         Sec. 12.01  Effective Date of Charter.  (11-6-01)
CHARTER OF THE CITY OF TIFFIN, OHIO