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Code of Ordinances


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405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC  27514
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The Town provides access to the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Chapel Hill (with a Mobile version) as maintained by Municode, a private online service under contract with the Town of Chapel Hill and is not intended to serve as the official Town Code for the Town of Chapel Hill.  Purchasing this Code and supplemental updates can be done directly from Municode. The information contained at this site does not include recent amendments to the Town Code, as indicated below.  Current information is available from records in the Communications and Public Affairs Department in the official minutes of the Chapel Hill Town Council.

2014 Code of Ordinances Updates

  • 2014-03-10/O-1 (PDF) (Chapter 21, Article IV, Section 21-27.1 [No parking during certain hours])
  • 2014-03-10/O-2 (PDF) (Appendix A-Land Use Management Ordinance, Article 8, Section 8.2 [Planning Board]; Section 8.5 [Community Design Commission]; See Ordinance for identified sections [Rename Planning Board to Planning Commission])
  • 2014-04-23/O-7 (PDF) (Chapter 2, Article X [Greenways Commission]; Chapter 12, Article II [Parks and Recreation Commission])
  • 2014-05-12/O-3 (PDF) (Appendix A-Land Use Management Ordinance, Article 3, Section 3.11 [Ephesus/Fordham Form District])
  • 2014-05-28/O-3 (PDF) (Chapter 21, Article IV, Section 21-13(a) and Section 21-13(c) [Right-of-way and stop regulations])
  • 2014-05-28/O-4 (PDF) (Chapter 21, Article IV, Section 21-27 [No Parking as to particular streets]; Section 21-27.8(b) [No standing, stopping, or parking anytime except by residential permit parking]; Section 21-27.1(f) [No Parking during certain hours]; Section 21-27.9 (a). [No parking anytime except by
    residential permit]; Section 21-28 [No parking, miscellaneous regulations])
  • 2014-06-09/O-1 (PDF) (Chapter 21, Section 21-27.2.4 [Limited parking hours])
  • 2014-06-23/O-3 (PDF)(Chapter 21, Article VII [Prohibition on Use of Mobile Telephone by Persons 18 Years of Age and Older While Operating Motor Vehicles], Section 21-63 [Findings and Purpose] and 21-64 [Unlawful use of mobile phone by persons 18 years of age and older]).
  • 2014-06-23/O-4 (PDF) (Chapter 11, Section 11-300 [Findings and intent]; Section 11-301 [Notice required]; Section 11-304 [Towing Receipt Required, Fees Reported to the Police Department]; and Section 11-306 [Release prior to tow]).
  • 2014-09-08/O-8 (PDF) (Chapter 14, Articles I-X, Sections 14.1-14.102 [Human Resources Rules and Regulations]).
  • 2014-10-15/O-2 (PDF) (Chapter 11, Section 11-301 [Notice Required.])

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