City of Creve Coeur, MO
St. Louis County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Article I Incorporation, Name and Boundaries

Section 1.1 Incorporation, Name and Boundaries.

Article II Powers

Section 2.1 Powers.

Section 2.2 Construction.

Article III City Council

Section 3.1 Where Powers Vested.

Section 3.2 Composition, Eligibility, Election And Terms.

Section 3.3 Compensation.

Section 3.4 President of The City Council.

Section 3.5 Prohibitions.

Section 3.6 Vacancies — Forfeiture of Office — Filling of Vacancies.

Section 3.7 Judge of Qualifications.

Section 3.8 City Clerk.

Section 3.9 Investigations.

Section 3.10 Independent Audit.

Section 3.11 Legislative Proceedings.

Section 3.12 Revision of Ordinances.

Article IV Mayor

Section 4.1 Election — Term — Qualifications.

Section 4.2 Compensation — Expenses.

Section 4.3 Vacancy — Forfeiture of Office — Filling of Vacancies.

Section 4.4 Mayor's Powers and Duties.

Article V City Administrator

Section 5.1 Appointment — Qualifications.

Section 5.2 Removal.

Section 5.3 Acting City Administrator.

Section 5.4 Powers and Duties of City Administrator.

Article VI Department of Law

Section 6.1 City Attorney — Appointment — Qualifications.

Section 6.2 Duties.

Article VII Municipal Court

Section 7.1 Municipal Court.

Section 7.2 Judge of The Municipal Court.

Section 7.3 Marshal.

Section 7.4 Proceedings.

Article VIII Administrative Organization

Section 8.1 Administrative Organization.

Section 8.2 Personnel System.

Article IX Financial Procedure

Section 9.1 Fiscal Year.

Section 9.2 Submission of Budget.

Section 9.3 Budget.

Section 9.4 Capital Program.

Section 9.5 City Council Action On Budget.

Section 9.6 City Council Action On Capital Program.

Section 9.7 Public Records.

Section 9.8 Amendments After Adoption.

Section 9.9 Administration of Budget.

Section 9.10 Tax Rates and Tax Rolls.

Section 9.11 Sale of Bonds.

Article X Nominations and Elections

Section 10.1 City Elections.

Section 10.2 Nominations By Petition.

Section 10.3 Preparation of Ballots.

Section 10.4 Voting Machines.

Section 10.5 Determination of Election Results.

Section 10.6 City Wards.

Article XI Initiative, Referendum and Recall

Section 11.1 General Authority.

Section 11.2 Commencement of Proceedings, Petitioners' Committee; Affidavit.

Section 11.3 Petitions.

Section 11.4 Procedure After Filing.

Section 11.5 Referendum Petitions; Suspension of Effect of Ordinance.

Section 11.6 Action On Petitions.

Section 11.7 Results of Election.

Section 11.8 Recall Election.

Section 11.9 Recall Ballot.

Section 11.10 Effect of Election.

Section 11.11 Conduct of Initiative, Referendum and Recall Elections.

Article XII Franchises

Section 12.1 Granting of Franchises.

Section 12.2 Right of Regulation.

Section 12.3 Revocable Permits.

Section 12.4 Operation Beyond Franchise Period.

Article XIII Licensing, Taxation, and Regulation of Businesses, Occupations, Professions, Vocations, and Other Activities or Things

Section 13.1 Objects of Licensing — Taxation — Regulation.

Article XIV General Provisions

Section 14.1 Personal Financial Interest.

Section 14.2 Prohibitions.

Section 14.3 Notice of Suits.

Section 14.4 Official Bonds.

Section 14.5 Charter Amendment.

Section 14.6 Public Improvements and Special Assessments.

Section 14.7 Proof of Ordinance.

Section 14.8 Separability.

Article XV Transitional Provisions

Section 15.1 Personnel System.

Section 15.2 Ordinances To Remain in Force.

Section 15.3 Pending Actions and Proceedings.

Section 15.4 Continuance of Contracts, Public Improvements and Taxes.

Article XVI Schedule

Section 16.1 Election To Adopt Charter.

Section 16.2 Time of Taking Full Effect.

Section 16.3 Incumbent Council Members — First Meeting Of Newly Elected City Council.

Section 16.4 Temporary Ordinances.

Section 16.5 Purpose of Schedule.