City Charter and Code
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:
For more information, please contact the City Clerk, Laura Reams, at (301) 985-5009.
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.
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.