ordinance vs ordnance :


  • n  an authoritative rule
  • n  a statute enacted by a city government
  • n  the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders

  • n  military supplies
  • n  large but transportable armament
News & Articles

  • Damman: Ordinance illegally rids Marysville police and fire chiefs
    A few seemingly harmless language changes to a city ordinance in Marysville turned into another challenge to the city’s proposed public safety department.
    June 16, 2013 - The Voice
  • ORDINANCE: Hey, enough already
    The vote is in, the ordinance passed and we should be moving on, but as evidenced by the articles and letters to the editor in the CDA Press, which in themselves prove this clarification of the constitution was so badly needed, we are going to continue to be subjected to the same redundant rants and deliberate misconceptions of what this law does.
    June 14, 2013 - Coeur d'Alene Press
  • Ordinance change limits size, time for open burning
    Burning in Bolivar will be changed slightly with a new ordinance approved by the board of aldermen at their Tuesday, June 11, meeting.
    June 14, 2013 - Bolivar Herald-Free Press

  • Unexploded ordnance closes Hapuna Beach
    Hapuna Beach was closed Friday after a diver found an unexploded ordnance. Explosives experts from Schofield Barracks on Oahu were called in to dispose of the device, possibly an illumination flare. They were expected to arrive at the Big Island late that afternoon.
    June 15, 2013 - West Hawaii Today
  • Corps to investigate suspected ordnance in Waimea subdivision
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District will investigate and dispose of military ordnance and explosives starting Monday within the Sandalwood subdivision of Waimea. The Corps is coordinating with the state Department of Health and various Hawaii County safety and law enforcement agencies.
    June 15, 2013 - West Hawaii Today
  • Diver finds possible ordnance at Hapuna
    By TOM CALLIS Tribune-Herald staff writer Hapuna Beach was closed Friday after a diver found unexploded ordnance.
    June 15, 2013 - Hawaii Tribune-Herald