City Charter & Ordinances

The City of Hastings is a Home Rule Charter City.  Home Rule Charters are in effect local constitutions.  The Hastings Charter addresses election issues, Mayor and Council powers and procedures, taxation and finance procedures, and other miscellaneous provisions related to official newspapers, acquisition and sale of property, and other general provisions.

 

CITY CHARTER

 City Charter 

 

CITY ORDINANCES:

Recent Updates to the Code

The city ordinance "master code" is updated within one week of being adopted. However between updates if there are new ordinance amendments that are passed that have not been incorporated into the master code they can be reviewed under recent updates. Click here for a list of these recent updates.

2017 Ordinances Updates:

Ord. No. 2017-01 Dog Licenses

Ord. 2017-02 - Fees

Ord. No. 2017-03 - Sexual Offenders and Sexual Predators

Ord. No. 2017-04 - Sunday Liquor Off-Sale

 

Proposed ordinance changes:

 The city also keeps a list of potential changes to ordinances that have been proposed but not yet passed. Click here for a list of these proposed changes:

Ordinance Number             Description                 Date Adopted

 

 

TITLE 1:  GENERAL PROVISIONS

10.  General Provisions

11.  City Seal

TITLE III: ADMINSTRATION

30. City Organization

31. City Council and Officials

32. City Policies

33. Criminal History Background Investigations

34. Fee Schedule

TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS

50. General provisions

51.Utilities

TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE

70. Traffic Regulations

71. Parking Regulations

TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS

90. Streets and Sidewalks

91.Animals

92.Rental Housing

93. Fire and Prevention

94. Parks and Prevention

95. Health and Safety; Nuisances

 

TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS

110. General Business Licensing 

111. Alcoholic Beverages

112.  Tobacco Regulations

113. Fireworks

114.  Adult Uses

115.  Peddlers and Solicitors

116. Massage Therapy

 

TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES

130. Public Protection, Crimes, & Offenses

 

TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE

150. State Building Code Construction Regulations

151. Flood Plain Regulations

152.Storm Water Management

153. Shoreland Management

154. Subdivision Regulations

155. Zoning Code

156. International Property Maintenance Code

157. Structure Maintenance Code for Rental Residential Properties

158. Property Maintenance

TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES

I.    Franchises

II.  Zoning Map Changes

III. Annexations

 

 

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