Passed Legislation and Council Meeting Minutes are available on our documents portal. If you do not know the Ordinance or Resolution number, you may enter a keyword in the "Title Clause" box. Please remember to use asterisk (*) around your search term, for example *contract* or *Main*. Minutes are posted once approved by Council. Clerk's Office staff is continually adding meeting minutes from previous years. For other public record requests, please see the Public Record Request Policy.
Ordinances and resolutions are introduced as new legislation at council meetings and can be viewed on the Agenda. Items may be declared emergencies and voted on immediately or referred to the regular agenda for the next committee and council meetings. There is a short summary of each ordinance and resolution (also called the title clause), organized by the committee to which the legislation is assigned. You may view the legislation by clicking on an item and viewing the supporting document.
The Code of the City of Akron, also called the Municipal Code, comprises Akron's laws. Akron’s Municipal Code is available online. The current version is Supplement 55, which was updated June 14, 2023 with laws passed through December 12, 2022.
The following ordinances have been passed by Council and will be included in the next supplement:
Ordinance 224-2022 amending and/or supplementing Title 1, Chapter 11, Sections 11.01 through and including 11.11 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Akron, Ohio, by subdividing the City into wards in conformity with the 2020 Federal Census and Akron Charter Section 28a to be effective for the municipal primary election to be held on May 2, 2023; repealing existing Sections 11.01 through and including 11.11 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Akron, Ohio, on the effective date of the new ward boundaries, authorizing the Director of Law to have prepared a more detailed map and/or description of said wards as shown by Exhibit A; and declaring an emergency.
Ordinance 19-2023 repealing Title 3, Chapter 31, Article 3 "Citizen Oversight of Police" including Sections 31.50 "Definitions," 31.51 "Citizen Oversight Board," 31.52 "Powers and Duties of Citizen Oversight Board," and 31.53 "Office of the Inspector General" of the Akron Codified Ordinances; and declaring an emergency.
Ordinance 20-2023 amending/supplementing Title 15, Chapter 153, "Zoning Code", Article 12 "Appeals and Applications," Article 13 "Amendments," and Article 14 "Conditional Uses" regarding fees for the Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission; and declaring an emergency.
Ordinance 26-2023 amending and/or supplementing Title 3, Chapter 31 and enacting Article 3 "Akron Citizens' Police Oversight" including Section 31.50 "Definitions," and 31.51 "Citizens' Police Oversight Board- Term" in order to orderly implement certain portions of Section 68a of the Charter; and declaring an emergency.
Ordinance 81-2023 amending and/or supplementing Title 1, Chapter 11 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Akron, Ohio by enacting new Sections 11.01 through and including 11.10, to subdivide the City into wards in conformity with the 2020 Federal Census and Akron Charter Section 28a; amending and/or supplementing Section 1 of Ordinance No. 224-2022, passed July 25, 2022; and declaring an emergency.
Ordinance 140-2023 amending/supplementing Title 15, Chapter 153, “Zoning Code”, Article 8 “On-Premises Exterior Signs” and Article 11 “Board of Zoning Appeals” regarding ground signs in residential areas; and declaring an emergency. (passed 5/15/2023)
Ordinance 193-2023 amending Title 7, Chapter 70 “Traffic Code,” Section 70.51 “Return of Towed Vehicles” of the Akron Codified Ordinances to eliminate the mandatory fee for the return of towed vehicles; and declaring an emergency. (passed 7/17/23)