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How to search the archive
Ordinances and motions are assigned a proposed number when they are filed with the Clerk of the Council. After adoption, ordinances and motions are assigned an enacted number. There are separate series of enacted numbers for ordinances and motions.
The archive contains PDFs of all enacted ordinances and motions since 1969. If you would like more information about a particular piece of legislation adopted in or after January 2000, please visit the Legislative Search page, where you can search by number or text and can view the legislation, staff reports and other information.
Search by text or by enacted number
All enacted ordinances and motions have been scanned and can be searched by number or by text. For example, a search for "12345" will return both a Motion and an Ordinance that have that enacted number. A search for "comprehensive plan" will return all legislation that has the words "comprehensive plan" in the title or body of the legislation or an attachment. If you have questions or cannot find the legislation you are looking for, please contact us and someone in the Clerk's Office will be happy to assist you.
If you know the number of the motion or ordinance, you may search the archive.