City of Binghamton, New York

City Charter and Code of Ordinances

The Charter and Code of the City of Binghamton contains the laws which govern the municipality. It is modified from time to time by legislation which may either alter existing laws or introduce new laws. To learn more about recently adopted legislation, please visit the City Council page. If you have questions about where to find certain items in the Code, please contact the City Clerk.

City Charter
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Optional City Government Law
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Code of Ordinances Part 1. Administrative Legislation
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001: General Provisions PDF icon Download
005: Administration of Government PDF icon Download
009: Appropriations PDF icon Download
016: Board, Commission and Committee Procedures PDF icon Download
018: Boards, Commissions and Committees PDF icon Download
021: Bonds PDF icon Download
026: City Council PDF icon Download
029: City Court PDF icon Download
033: Claims Against City PDF icon Download
036: Criminal History Records Check PDF icon Download
040: Departments PDF icon Download
043: Discrimination Against Disabled Persons PDF icon Download
045: Binghamton Human Rights Law PDF icon Download
045A: Human Rights Commission PDF icon Download
046: Drug-Free Zones PDF icon Download
050: Empire Zones PDF icon Download
053: Elections PDF icon Download
056: Annual Estimate PDF icon Download
059: Code of Ethics PDF icon Download
064: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Plan PDF icon Download
067: Fire and Police Departments PDF icon Download
071: Fire Insurance Proceeds PDF icon Download
076: Infrastructure Development PDF icon Download
084: Lighting Contracts PDF icon Download
087: Adoption of Local Laws PDF icon Download
092: Mayor PDF icon Download
096: Model Cities City Demonstration Agency PDF icon Download
099: City-Owned Motor Vehicles PDF icon Download
104: Neighborhood Business District Program PDF icon Download
108: Official Newspaper PDF icon Download
112: Office Hours PDF icon Download
124: Personnel Polices PDF icon Download
127: Procurement Policy PDF icon Download
131: Public Assistance PDF icon Download
132: Public Property PDF icon Download
136: Public Real Estate Sales PDF icon Download
144: Terms of Office PDF icon Download
148: Treasurer PDF icon Download
152: Vector Control PDF icon Download
Code of Ordinances Part 2. General Legislation
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160: Adult Entertainment PDF icon Download
163: Advertising PDF icon Download
167: Alarms PDF icon Download
170: Alcoholic Beverages PDF icon Download
173: Amusements PDF icon Download
178: Animals PDF icon Download
181: Appearance Tickets PDF icon Download
184: Auctions & Auctioneers PDF icon Download
189: Bingo and Games of Chance PDF icon Download
192: Boating and Waterways PDF icon Download
200: Building Construction PDF icon Download
203: Buildings Unsafe PDF icon Download
211: Curfew PDF icon Download
220: Disorderly Conduct PDF icon Download
225: Electrical Standards PDF icon Download
226: Elevators PDF icon Download
227: Erosion Control PDF icon Download
227-A: Illicit Discharges PDF icon Download
229: Fireworks & Firearms PDF icon Download
235: Fire Prevention PDF icon Download
240: Flood Damage Prevention PDF icon Download
250: Prohibition of Gas and Petroleum Exploration and Extraction Activities, Underground Storage of Natural Gas, and Disposal of Natural Gas or Petroleum Extraction, Exploration, and Production Wastes PDF icon Download
253: Golf and Golf Courses PDF icon Download
256: Graffiti PDF icon Download
259: Health and Sanitation PDF icon Download
265: Housing and Property Maintenance PDF icon Download
275: Licences and Permits PDF icon Download
279: Loitering PDF icon Download
280: Aggressive Solicitation PDF icon Download
292: Noise PDF icon Download
295: Notification of Defects PDF icon Download
299: Outdoor Furnaces PDF icon Download
301: Parks and Recreation PDF icon Download
307: Peddling and Soliciting PDF icon Download
310: Plumbing PDF icon Download
315: Property and Building Nuisance Reform PDF icon Download
318: Public Assembly PDF icon Download
324: Railroads PDF icon Download
327: Use of Right-of-Way PDF icon Download
328: Use of Public Property by Private Persons PDF icon Download
331: Sales PDF icon Download
336: Sewage Treatment PDF icon Download
339: Sewers PDF icon Download
342: Sewer Use PDF icon Download
344: Sex Offenders PDF icon Download
346: Shopping Carts PDF icon Download
350: Solid Waste PDF icon Download
355: Streets and Sidewalks PDF icon Download
360: Subdivision of Land PDF icon Download
363: Sunday Activities PDF icon Download
367: Swimming Pools PDF icon Download
375: Taxation PDF icon Download
379: Taxicabs PDF icon Download
383: Public Telephone Booths PDF icon Download
391: Trees and Shrubs PDF icon Download
400: Vehicles and Traffic PDF icon Download
401: Prohibition Against Cruising PDF icon Download
405: Water PDF icon Download
410: Zoning PDF icon Download