Charter and Code

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Every effort is made to guarantee the accuracy of this online version of the City's Charter and Code.  Readers are advised, however, that the only official version of the City's Charter and Code is the printed version maintained in the City Clerk's Office located in the City Municipal Building.

A full, searchable copy of the January 2014 version is available here. To search the PDF, press Ctrl F and enter in your search keyword(s). Ordinances that have been passed by the Mayor and City Council after January 2014 are listed below. You may view the Ordinances by clicking on the linked Ordinance number. Recently passed Ordinances can also be found here:  http://www.hyattsville.org/349/Hyattsville-Ordinances

For more information, please contact the City Clerk, Laura Reams, at (301) 985-5009.
 
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2014 Addendums
#1 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-01
An Ordinance whereby the City Council clarifies the definition of front yard in the City Fence Ordinance and changes the maximum front yard fence height from 3.5 feet to 4 feet.

#2 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-02

An Ordinance whereby the City Council updates and revises Articles VI and VIII of the Vehicles and Traffic Chapter of the City Code, specifically dealing with metered parking and enforcement.

#3 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-03
An Ordinance whereby the City Council clarifies the conditions whereby a temporary and annual business license may be issued, revoked, clarifies how an action of the City regarding a business license may be appealed and makes it a criminal violation to continue to do business without a license after notice from the City.

#4 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-04
An Ordinance whereby the City Council updates and revises Articles VI and VII for the Vehicles and Traffic Chapter of the City Code, specifically dealing with residential permit parking and parking regulations and servicing vehicles on the street.

#5 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-05
An Ordinance adopting an annual budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, for the general purpose; fixing the tax rates for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014; authorizing collection of taxes herein levied, and appropriating funds for the fiscal year.

#6 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-06
An Ordinance whereby the City Council updates its speed monitoring system Ordinance to conform to recent State legislation.

#7 Hyattsville Ordinance 2014-07
An Ordinance whereby the City Council updates and revises Article V of the Vehicles and Traffic provisions of the City Code to reflect new definitions of commercial vehicles and regulates commercial vehicle traffic as well as parking and storage on public and private residential property.
*This Ordinance requires approval by the Prince George's District Council and will not be enforced until 60 days after that approval.

#8 Hyattsville Emergency Ordinance 2014-08
An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Hyattsville to ratify and adopt an extension of the franchise agreement with Comcast of Maryland, Inc.