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OF THE CITY OF
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Willoughby Hills Charter was approved by the voters at a special election on September 15, 1970. Dates appearing in parentheses following section headings indicate that those provisions were subsequently amended, added or repealed on the date given.
ARTICLE I THE MUNICIPALITY
Section 1.1 The Name.
Section 1.2 Boundaries.
Section 1.3 Form of Government.
Section 1.4 Powers of Government. (11-8-88)
ARTICLE II THE MAYOR
Section 2.1 The Office.
Section 2.2 Duties and Responsibilities.
Section 2.3 Vacancy of Office. (11-4-08)
Section 2.4 Acting Mayor. (11-3-98)
ARTICLE III THE COUNCIL
Section 3.1 Composition.
Section 3.2 Organization.
Section 3.3 Powers, Duties and Responsibilities.
ARTICLE IV ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
Section 4.1 The Department of Public Safety.
Section 4.21 The Director of Finance.
Section 4.3 The Department of Law.
Section 4.4 The Department of Public Service.
Section 4.5 Consolidation of Departments. (11-4-08 )
ARTICLE V BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
Section 5.1 Planning and Zoning Commission.
Section 5.2 Architectural Board of Review.
Section 5.3 Board of Building and Zoning Appeals.
Section 5.4 Recreation Commission.
Section 5.5 Civil Service Commission.
Section 5.6 Charter Review Commissions.
Section 5.7 Compensation.
ARTICLE VI LEGISLATION
Section 6.1 General Ordinances.
Section 6.2 Effective Date of Ordinances. (11-6-73)
Section 6.3 Emergency Ordinances. (11-4-75)
ARTICLE VII FISCAL MATTERS
Section 7.1 Fiscal Year.
Section 7.2 Voter Approval of Tax Levies. (11-4-08; 11-3-15)
Section 7.3 Voter Approval of Bond Issues.
Section 7.4 Prohibition of Excessive Income Tax. (11-2-10)
ARTICLE VIII THE ELECTORATE
Section 8.1 Qualifications of Electors.
Section 8.2 Powers of the Electorate.
Section 8.3 Procedures.
ARTICLE IX PERSONNEL
Section 9.1 Officers. (11-3-15)
Section 9.2 General Qualifications.
Section 9.3 Removal from Office.
Section 9.4 Civil Service.
ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Section 10.1 Effective Date of Charter.
Section 10.2 Gender Neutrality. (11-4-08)
Section 10.3 Pending Matters.
Section 10.4 Charter Amendments. (11-4-75; 11-3-15)
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