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PLEASE NOTE: THE CODE OF ORDINANCES IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING RECODIFICATION. ITEMS LISTED BELOW HAVE BEEN APPROVED AND ARE IN EFFECT BUT ARE NOT CODIFIED INTO THE CODE LOCATED ON THE MUNICODE.COM WEBSITE.

Land Management Ordinance: Browse to Chapter 19 of the Municipal Code to view the complete Land Management Ordinance.

The Code of Ordinances of the City of Greenville (1997) serves as the current Municipal Code. The Municipal Code is updated two to four times a year to include Ordinances passed by City Council and Fees and Charges authorized by the City Manager. Ordinances are effective on the date of passage, unless otherwise noted or advised. Fees and Charges authorized by the City Manager are effective on the date of the Memorandum, unless otherwise noted or advised.

Recently Passed Ordinances

Ordinance 2014-25 passed May 12, 2014, Ordinance to establish nonpartisan municipal elections in the city of Greenville by amending Chapter 14, “Nominations and Elections,” of the City of Greenville Code of Ordinances
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Ordinance No. 2014-24, passed on May 12, 2014, Ordinance to clarify Ordinance 2005-41 amending Section 18-105(5), “Investment of Funds,” of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Grenville regarding allowed investments in the Firemen’s Pension Fund
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Ordinance 2014-13 passed February 24, 2014, Ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances of the city of Greenville to approve the abandonment of waterline rights of way held in the name of “the City of Greenville,” or its predecessors in title, when the Chief Executive Officer of Greenville Water makes certain findings and the City Manager agrees to discontinue use of the right of way.
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Ordinance No. 2014-11, passed February 10, 2014, to amend the Code of Ordinances of the city of Greenville to include the offense, exceptions, definitions, and penalties of distracted driving.
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Ordinance No. 2014-07, passed January 27, 2014, to authorize the service of alcoholic beverages in sidewalk encroachment areas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and midnight by amending City Code Section 8-257(l).
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Ordinance No. 2013-66, passed October 28, 2013, to amend sections of Chapter 19 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Greenville (Land Management Ordinance) regarding site plan, stormwater, and land disturbance permit procedures (Z-17-2013).
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Ordinance No. 2013-59, passed September 9, 2013, to amend Section 19-4.1, “Table of Uses,” Section 19-4.3.3, “Use Specific Standards,” Section 19-9.1.7, “Amortization of Nonconforming Uses,” and Section 19-11.2, “Definitions,” of the Code of Ordinances of the city of Greenville to establish standards for dealers of precious metals (Z-6-2013).
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Ordinance No. 2013-58, passed September 9, 2013, to amend the Stormwater Management provisions of the City Code’s Land Management Ordinance by revising the powers and duties of the Planning Commission and clarifying terms and provisions of the Stormwater Ordinance (Z-14-2013).
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Ordinance No. 2013-56, passed August 26, 2013, to amend Section 19-6.6.4(c), Freestanding Signs, and Section 19-2.3.5, Special Exception Permit, of the city of Greenville Code of Ordinances to allow electronic message board signs in residential districts by special exception, and to establish standards for their operation (Z-11-2013).
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Ordinance No. 2013-55, passed August 26, 2013, to amend Section 19-4.3.3, Use Specific Standards for commercial uses of the Code of Ordinances of the city of Greenville to incorporate additional use-specific standards for auto dealers (Z-10-2013).
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Ordinance No. 2013-35, passed June 10, 2013, Ordinance to provide for the adoption of a City Operating Budget, its execution and effect, for the fiscal period July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014
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Ordinance No. 2013-33, passed June 10, 2013, to amend Section 19-6.1.6 “Parking Design and Location Standards,” of the Code of Ordinances of the city of Greenville to include provisions for a fee-in-lieu of Low Impact Development (LID) techniques (Z-7-2013)
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Ordinance No. 2013-34, passed June 10, 2013, to facilitate the permitting and growth of food trucks in the city of Greenville and to revise the regulation of other mobile food vendors by repealing and replacing Division 4, “Mobile Food Vendor Vehicle,” of Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances of the city of Greenville .
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Recently Authorized Fixed, Adjusted and Repealed Fees and Charges

The following Fixed, Adjusted and Repealed Fees and Charges have been authorized by the City Manager under Resolution 2001-3 and Resolution 2001-5 and are currently being codified into the Municipal Code:
Download Stormwater Fee-in-Lieu for Low Impact Development (LID)

Download Amended Non-Business Building Permit Fees