ordinance : Definition, Usages, News and More

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awr duh nuhns

  • 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

  • The measure's backers, including co-sponsor Freddrenna Lyle, have suggested the ordinance could end up on a referendum in the February elections, and co-sponsor Joe Moore .
  • A city councilman in Miami Gardens, Florida has proposed an ordinance that could penalize banks that fail to offer modifications before starting foreclosure proceedings.
  • The living-wage ordinance, passed by the city council after ferocious campaigning by organized labor and its business opponents, is the country's first directed at big retailers.
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

  • Ken Yeager in AFP
    This ordinance prevents restaurants from preying on children's love of toys to peddle high-calorie, high-fat, high-sodium kids meals,said Ken Yeager, the county supervisor behind the ban. "This ordinance breaks the link between unhealthy...
  • Benita Ferrero-Waldner in AFP
    We will dedicate part of our assistance to early recovery after the conflict at the beginning of the year, notably for urgently needed removal of rubble and unexploded ordinance and for providing assistance for traumatised children,...
  • Tom Bates in BusinessWeek
    This actually is a groundbreaking ordinance,Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said during the city's Dec. 5 meeting, when the issue received unanimous support during its preliminary introduction to the City Council. "The EPA and the federal...

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