CHARTER OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, BUTLER COUNTY, OHIO
   EDITOR'S NOTE: The Charter of the City of Trenton was approved by the voters on June 15, 1971. Dates appearing in parentheses, if any, indicate that the section was enacted or amended on the date given.
ARTICLE I
INCORPORATION - FORM OF GOVERNMENT - POWERS
Section   1.01   Incorporation
   1.02   Powers
   1.03   Manner of Exercising Power
   1.04   Form of Government
ARTICLE II
THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH OF COUNCIL
Section   2.01   Number, Selection, Term
   2.02   Qualifications (August 2, 2007; November 7, 2017)
   2.03   Powers (June 8, 1982)
   2.04   Mayor (June 8, 1982; November 3, 1992)
   2.05   Meetings and Organizations (November 6, 1990; November 4, 1997)
   2.051   Special Meetings
   2.06   Quorum
   2.07   Salaries
   2.08   Removal
   2.09   Vacancies
   2.10   Rules and Journal of Council
   2.11   Clerk
ARTICLE III
LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Section   3.01   Forms of Legislative Action
   3.02   Enactment of Ordinances and Resolutions
   3.03   Effective Date
   3.04   Publication of Ordinances (November 3, 1992; November 7, 2017)
   3.05   Zoning Measures (November 4, 1997; November 7, 2017)
   3.06   Adoption of Technical Codes by Reference
   3.07   Codification of Ordinances and Resolutions (November 7, 2017)
ARTICLE IV
CITY MANAGER
Section   4.01   Appointment, Qualifications, Compensations
   4.02   Removal
   4.03   Powers and Duties of the City Manager
   4.04   Acting City Manager (November 7, 2017)
   4.05   Relations with Council
ARTICLE V
ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
Section   5.01   Creation of Departments
   5.02   Department Heads
   5.03   Department Divisions
   5.04   Administrative Code
   5.05   Department of Law (November 3, 1992)
   5.06   Department of Finance
   5.061   Duties of Treasurer (November 4, 1997)
   5.07   Department of Safety
   5.08   Department of Service
ARTICLE VI
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
Section   6.01   Council Power to Create Boards and Commissions
   6.02   Removal of Members
   6.03   Open Meetings (November 6, 1990)
   6.04   Organization
   6.05   Quorum
   6.06   Personnel Board
   6.061   Merit System
   6.062   Rules and Regulations (November 3, 1992)
   6.063   Promotion
   6.064   Probation Period
   6.07   Planning Commission
   6.071   Powers and Duties
   6.08   Board of Zoning Appeals
   6.081   Powers and Duties
ARTICLE VII
FINANCE
Section   7.01   General
   7.02   Limitation on Tax Rate
   7.03   Limitation of Debt
   7.04   Contracting Procedures (November 3, 1992; November 5, 2002)
ARTICLE VIII
NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section   8.01   Elections
   8.02   Recall (November 3, 1992)
   8.03   Initiative and Referendum
   8.04   Municipal Elections
   8.05   Conduct of Elections
   8.06   Nominations (November 3, 1987)
   8.07   Sponsors, Acceptance, Verifications (November 3, 1987)
   8.08   Ballots (November 3, 1987)
ARTICLE IX
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section   9.01   Oath of Office
   9.02   Conflict of Interest
   9.03   Amendments to the Charter
   9.04   Savings Clause
   9.05   Charter Review Commission
ARTICLE X
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
Section   10.01   Succession
   10.02   Effect of Charter on Existing Laws and Rights
   10.03   Effective Date of Charter
   10.04   Continuance of Present Officials - Abolishment of Offices