City Charter & Ordinances


    • City Charter
      This is the city's guiding document for governance, under the constitution and laws of the State of Maine, adopted by the city in order to secure the benefits of local self-government.  

    • Ordinance Instructions 
      This is an explanation of how to use and navigate the Municode website to find information about ordinances.


Click here to review recent changes to our municipal ordinances.

2020 Charter Review

Charter Review Hub