City of Cortland, NY
Cortland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Cortland 12-20-1977 by L.L. No. 2-1977, approved 12-28-1977 (Ch. 2, Art. III, of the 1969 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Authorizing provisions — See Charter.
Code of Ethics — See Charter.
Voting procedure of boards and commissions — See Ch. 10, Art. I.
Defense and indemnification of officers and employees — See Ch. 17.
Ordinance adoption procedure — See Ch. 31.
Municipal Seal — See Ch. 44.
Article I General Provisions

§ 5-1 Title.

§ 5-2 Purpose.

§ 5-3 City boundaries.

§ 5-4 Ward boundaries.

§ 5-5 Effect on state law.

§ 5-6 Effect on local legislation.

§ 5-7 Definitions.

Article II City Officers

§ 5-8 Bonds required.

Article III Common Council

§ 5-9 Confirmation of appointments.

§ 5-10 Power to authorize conference attendance and expenses.

Article IV Mayor

§ 5-11 Duties.

Article V City Judge and City Court

§ 5-12 Powers and duties.

Article VI Director of Administration and Finance

§ 5-13 Quarterly financial reports.

§ 5-14 Personnel coordination.

§ 5-15 Management studies.

§ 5-16 Custody of documents.

§ 5-17 Powers of access.

Article VII City Assessor; Plumbing Board; Electrical Board

§ 5-18 Maintenance of codes.

§ 5-19 Assessment procedures.

§ 5-20 Plumbing Board.

§ 5-21 Electrical Board.

Article VIII City Clerk

§ 5-22 Maintenance of records.

§ 5-23 Disposition of fees.

Article IX Department of Law

§ 5-24 Settling of claims against City.

§ 5-25 Actions against City.

§ 5-26 Conflicts of interest.

Article X Planning Commission

§ 5-27 Members; terms; compensation; Chairman; qualification and requalification.

§ 5-28 Powers and duties.

Article XA Landscape and Design Commission

§ 5-28.1 Members; terms; compensation; Chairman.

§ 5-28.2 Powers and duties.

Article XI Fire Department

§ 5-29 Appearance tickets.

Article XII Local Improvement Assessments

§ 5-30 Levy and collection.

§ 5-31 Resolution of purpose.

§ 5-32 Plans and estimates of cost.

§ 5-33 Apportionment of cost.

§ 5-34 Preliminary hearing.

§ 5-35 Report of Department of Public Works.

§ 5-36 Consideration by Council.

§ 5-37 Final action by Council.

Article XIII Amendments; Applicability

§ 5-38 Amendment procedure.

§ 5-39 Severability.

§ 5-40 Construal of provisions.

Article XIV When Effective

§ 5-41 Effective upon adoption as local law.