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Updates to Milwaukee City Charter and Code of Ordinances

For hard-copy users, provided below are supplements updating the Milwaukee City Charter and Code of Ordinances. If users have properly inserted all supplements, the Milwaukee City Charter and each individual volume of the Code of Ordinances will contain all actions of the Common Council through the meeting dates listed.

Subscribe to receive notices through E-Notify of all future updates to the City Charter and Milwaukee Code of Ordinances by selecting "City Charter and Code Updates" under "Information Updates."

Current hard-copy versions of the Milwaukee City Charter and each volume of the Code of Ordinances can be downloaded in their entirety by clicking on the headings below for the charter or each individual volume number.  The Milwaukee City Charter and Code of Ordinances are also available in a searchable format online:

Volume 1 Milwaukee Code of Ordinances

Volume 1

Regulatory Ordinances: Volume 1, which contains chapters numbering 50 to 120, contains administrative ordinances which pertain to the organization of Milwaukee's city government.

Provided below are the most recent supplements to Volume 1 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances that incorporate changes that occurred from all actions taken by the Common Council on the following meeting dates:

 
 
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Volume 2

Building and Zoning Code: Volume 2, which contains chapters numbering 200 to 299, contains building and zoning regulations.


Provided below are the most recent supplements to Volume 2 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances that incorporate changes that occurred from all actions taken by the Common Council on the following meeting dates:

 
     
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Volume 3

Administrative Ordinances:  Volume 3, which contains chapters numbering 301-399, contains administrative ordinances which pertain to the organization and operation of Milwaukee’s city government.


 

Provided below are the most recent supplements to Volume 3 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances that incorporate changes that occurred from all actions taken by the Common Council on the following meeting dates:

 
 
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City Charter

The Milwaukee City Charter is a compilation of laws affecting the City of Milwaukee adopted by the Wisconsin Legislature and the Milwaukee Common Council. It contains the original 1874 charter and all amendments to it subsequently adopted.  It also contains session laws adopted by the Legislature which affect the city but are not printed in the Wisconsin Statutes.
 

Provided below are the most recent supplements to the City Charter that incorporate changes that occurred from all actions taken by the Common Council on the following meeting dates: 

 
     
     

 

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Phone: (414) 286-8818
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Laurie Phillip

Phone: (414) 286-3905
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