Ordinances are the legislative enactments of municipal governing bodies. The State of Tennessee general law Mayor-Aldermanic Charter requires two considerations (readings) of an Ordinance prior to its adoption (T.C.A. § 6-2-102).
View copies of many of the Ordinances adopted by the BOMA.
In accordance with T.C.A. § 6-54-512, the following actions must be
accomplished by ordinance:
A tax levy;
A special assessment;
Anything of a permanent nature, i.e., a measure applying to present and future conduct;
A regulatory or penal measure, i.e., a measure controlling conduct or levying a fine or penalty; and
Any action required by the general law or the municipality’s charter to be done by ordinance.
Municipal Code of Ordinances is a compilation (codification) of all city ordinances. View a current copy of the Spring Hill Municipal Code.
Any other actions may be accomplished by resolution or motion, which is a form of resolution. View copies of many of the Resolutions adopted by the BOMA.