Home Rule Charter, Ordinances & Resolutions

Find the latest ordinances and resolutions approved by the Town Council. For assistance in finding an ordinance or resolution, please contact the Town Secretary.

Home Rule Charter

During a Special Election held on May 1, 2021, the Town of Northlake Home Rule Charter was adopted by the voters. The codified version of the Charter is available to view online.   

Code of Ordinances

The Code of Ordinances is a compilation of ordinances adopted by the Town Council. The Code of Ordinances is updated periodically, but it may not include the most recent ordinances. The Ordinance number and date of approval for which the Code is current through are listed on the main page of the online Code of Ordinances.

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An ordinance is a law adopted by the Town Council. Ordinances which have been approved but not yet codified can be found in the New Laws section of the Code. 


A resolution is a formal expression of opinion or intention of the Town Council.