Charter, Ordinances and Zoning
The Charter is a legal document establishing a municipality. The City of Buchanan's Charter was written in 1949 and has undergone many changes in subsequent years.
Ordinances are the legislation enacted by the City Commission. If you are looking for something specific, please follow the link below and use the search feature to find what you are looking for. If you need help, or can't find what you are looking for, please contact the City Clerk and she would be happy to assist you.
Our most recent Ordinance is Ordinance 2019.06/412 Non-Discrimination Ordinance. You may view this Ordinance by following this link Ordinance 2019.06/412.
Zoning ordinances are written regulations and laws that define how property in specific geographic zones can be used. Zoning ordinances specify whether zones can be used for residential or commercial purposes, and may also regulate lot size, placement, and/or the height of structures. If you need help, or can't find what you are looking for, please contact the City Zoning Administrator and he would be happy to assist you.