Town of Matthews Charter

General Provisions

Chapter 10 - General Provisions
Chapter 11 - Town Policies


Chapter 30 - General Administrative Provisions
Chapter 31 - Board of Commissioners
Chapter 32 - Town Officials and Employees
Chapter 33 - Boards and Commissions
Chapter 34 - Criminal History and Motor Vehicle Record Checks

Public Works

Chapter 50A - Solid Waste
Chapter 51 - Sewerage and Water Systems
Chapter 52A - Surface Water Pollution Control

Traffic Code

Chapter 70 - General Provisions
Chapter 71 - Traffic Rules
Chapter 72 - Stopping, Standing, or Parking
Chapter 73 - Traffic Schedules
Chapter 74 - Parking Schedules
Chapter 75 - Traffic Control Photographic Systems
Chapter 76 - Valet Parking

General Regulations

Chapter 90 - Abandoned and Junked Vehicles; Junk Removal
Chapter 91A - Animals
Chapter 92A - Noise Control
Chapter 93 - Parks and Recreation
Chapter 94 - Public Nuisances
Chapter 94A - Graffiti Abatement
Chapter 95 - Streets and Sidewalks
Chapter 96 - Cable Television
Chapter 97 - Towing of Vehicles
Chapter 98 - False Alarm Ordinance
Chapter 99 - Tree Ordinance
Chapter 100 - Gated Communities
Chapter 101A - Parades and Picketing

Business Regulations

Chapter 110 - Privilege License Tax
Chapter 111 - Advertising
Chapter 112 - Charitable Solicitation Control
Chapter 113 - Taxicabs
Chapter 114 - Privilege Tax on Motor Vehicles
Chapter 115 - Tax on Gross Receipts Derived from Retail Short-Term Lease or Rental of Vehicles
Chapter 116 - Alcohol Beverage Commissions Permits/Local Opinion Form Ordinance
Chapter 117 - Tax on Gross Receipts Derived from Short-Term Lease or Rental of Heavy Equipment
Chapter 118 - Peddlers, Solicitors and Itinerant Merchants

General Offenses

Chapter 130 - Offenses Against Town Regulations

Land Usage

Chapter 150 - Building Regulations

Unified Development Code

Chapter 1: General Provisions [155.101-155.103]
Chapter 2: Decision-making, Administration and Enforcement [155.201-155.214]
Chapter 3: Nonconformities [155.301-155.309]
Chapter 4: Application Requirements and Review Procedures [155.401-155.405.11]
Chapter 5: Use Districts [155.501-155.506.50]
Chapter 6: General Development Standards (all sections) [155.601-155.609.10]
601-603: General Regulations (individual section)
604: General Regulations (individual section)
605: General Regulations (individual section)
606: Tree Protection and Landscaping Regulations (individual section)
607: Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements (individual section)
608: Signs (individual section)
609: Outdoor Illumination (individual section)
Chapter 7: Public Improvement Standards [155.701-155.712]
Chapter 8: Post Construction Storm Water Regulations [155.801-155.808]
Chapter 9: Floodplain Regulations [155.901-155.906]
Chapter 10: Housing Code [155.1001-1006]

Table of Special Ordinances

Table I - Franchises

Ordinance Database

Searchable index [downloads Excel spreadsheet]


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