Yuma City Charter & Code
The Charter is the “constitution” of the City while the City Code is commonly known as local laws.
The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for updating and maintaining the Yuma City Charter and the Yuma City Code.
The Yuma City Charter is the “constitution” of the City and can only be amended by a majority vote of the qualified electors of the City of Yuma. The Yuma City Code is a compilation of ordinances, commonly known as local laws, which are adopted by the City Council. The Yuma City Code is amended by ordinances that are adopted by the Yuma City Council. Both the Yuma City Charter and the Yuma City Code are available on-line to view, search and print.
The Yuma City Charter & Yuma City Code is Available Online
The link below will take you to an external website that is not part of the City of Yuma official website.
Please note the following:
- The official version of the Yuma City Code is the printed version on file in the City Clerk's Office.
- In addition, ordinances and/or resolutions which amend the Code may have been enacted subsequent to the following version of the Code.
- The Yuma City Code is updated quarterly.
View the Yuma City Charter & Yuma City Code Online
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