Charter and Code

Pending Legislation





1) Ordinance No. 13-O-01, Ethics Amended

2) Ordinance No. 13-O-02 Ethics Amended (2)

3) Ordinance No. 13-O-03, Budget FY 2013-2014

4) Ordinance No. 13-O-04, Repeal of Security Cameras

5) Ordinance No. 13-O-05, Council Salaries

6) Ordinance No. 13-O-06, Revision of Sign Regulations

7) Ordinance No. 13-O-07, Personnel Manual Revision

8) Ordinance No. 13-O-08, Law Enforcement Mutual Aid   

9) Ordinance No. 13-O-09, Revision, Development Code TOD


10) Ordinance No. 14-O-01, Campaign Finance

11) Ordinance No. 14-O-02, Candidate Qualifications

12) Ordinance No. 14-O-03, Mayor and Council Compensation

13) Ordinance No. 14-O-04, Grading and Sediment Control

14) Ordinance No. 14-O-05, Revision, TOD Regulations

15) Ordinance No. 14-O-06, Amendment to the Code of the City of Aberdeen Chapter 250, Environmental Control

16) Ordinance. No. 14-O-07, Amendment TOD District Sectional Map

17) Ordinance No. 14-O-08, Acceptance, Curry Family Trust Deed

18) Ordinance. No. 14-O-09, Prohibition, Parking Unregistered Vehicles

19) Ordinance .No. 14-O-10, Rev., Ethics Commission, City Atty. Advice

20) Ordinance No. 14-O-11, Budget FY 2014-2015- Adopted

21) Ordinance. No. 14-O-12, Amendments, Heritage Trust, Chapter 61

22) Ordinance. No. 14-O-13, Amend, 2011 Comprehensive Plan 

23) Ordinance. No. 14-O-14, Revision, Police Department Hours of Work

24) Ordinance No. 14-O-15, Repealing Registration for Bicycles

25) Ordinance. No. 14-O-16, Revision,Chapter 190, Alarms

26) Ordinance No. 14-O-17, Not Used

27) Ordinance No. 14-O-18, OPEB


1) Ordinance No. 15-O-01, Revision, Integrated Business District

2) Ordinance. No. 15-O-02, Accessory Uses, Other Restrictions

3) Ordinance No. 15-O-03, Exclusion from Public Parks

4)  Ordinance No. 15-O-04, Trash Collection Stickers

5)  Ordinance No. 15-O-05, Budget FY 2015-2016

6)  Ordinance. No. 15-O-06, Amendment, Peddling and Soliciting

7) Ordinance No. 15-O-07, Not Used

7)  Ordinance No. 15-O-08, Personnel Manual Amendment


1) Ordinance No. 16-O-01, Adequate Public Facilities

2) Ordinance No. 16-O-02, Trees and Vegetation

3) Ordinance No. 16-O-03, Floodplain Management Ordinance

4) Ordinance No. 16-O-04, Not Used

5) Ordinance No. 16-O-05, Amendment FY16 Budget

6) Ordinance No. 16-O-06, Amendment to FY16 Budget (2)

7) Ordinance No. 16-O-07, Property Maintenance

8) Ordinance No. 16-O-08, Nuisance Abatement

9) Ordinance No. 16-O-09, Vegetation Abatement

10) Ordinance No. 16-O-10, Police Memorandium of Understanding

11) Ordinance No. 16-O-11, Authorization for Refunding of Debt

12) Ordinance No. 16-O-12, Budget FY 2017

13) Ordinance No. 16-O-13, Trash Collection Stickers Fees

14) Ordinance No. 16-O-14, Zoning Application Fees

15) Ordinance No. 16-O-15 (Emergency), Amendment of FY 2016 Budget (3)

16) Ordinance No. 16-O-16 (Emergency), Amendment of FY 2016 Budget (4)

17) Ordinance No. 16-O-17, Forest Conservation

18) Ordinance No. 16-O-18, Amendment of FY 2017 Budget 

19) Ordinance No. 16-O-19, Amendment of FY 2016 Budget (5) (Emergency)

 20) Ordinance No. 16-O-20, Transfer of Code Enforcement Duties and Responsibilities (Emergency)

21) Ordinance No. 16-O-21, Amendment of FY 2017 Budget (2)

22) Ordinance No. 16-O-22, Amendment to the City of Aberdeen Employee Personnel Policy Manual

23) Ordinance No. 16-O-23, A Procurement Policy


1) Ordinance No. 17-O-01, Development Code Revision (expired)

2) Emergency Ordinance No. 17-O-02, Borrowing Authorization

3) Ordinance No. 17-O-03, Amendment of FY 2017 Budget (3)

4) Ordinance No. 17-O-04, Sewer Notes Authorization

5) Ordinance No. 17-O-05, Use of Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenues

6) Ordinance No. 17-O-06, Amendment of FY2017 Budget (4) Emergency

7) Ordinance No. 17-O-07,Funding of Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

8) Ordinance No. 17-O-08, Prohibited Occupancy (Ordinance was not adopted.)

9) Ordinance No. 17-O-09, Amendment of FY 2017 Budget (5)

10) Ordinance No. 17-O-10, Amendment of FY 2017 Budget (6)

11) Ordinance No. 17-O-11, Budget FY 2017 - 2018

12) Ordinance No. 17-O-12, Grading and Erosion and Sediment Control Code

13) Ordinance No. 17-O-13, (Emergency) Amendment of FY 2017 Budget (7)

14) Ordinance No. 17-O-14, Fee Schedule Revision

15) Ordinance No. 17-O-15, Code Enforcement - Height of Vegetation

16) Ordinance No. 17-O-16, Amendment of FY 2018 Budget


1) Ordinance No. 18-O-01, Amendment of FY 2018 Budget (2)

2) Ordinance No. 18-O-02, Contract of Sale for Former Moose Lodge Surplus Property

3) Ordinance No. 18-O-03, Fee Schedule Revision

4) Ordinance No. 18-O-04, Environmental Control Revision

5) Ordinance No. 18-O-05, Contract of Sale for 34 North Philadelphia Boulevard Surplus Property

6) Ordinance No. 18-O-06, Developement Code Revision

7) Ordinance No. 18-O-07, Amendment of FY 2018 Budget (3)

8) Ordinance No. 18-O-08, Business Incentive Subclass

9) Ordinance No. 18-O-09, Business Improvement Incentive Tax Credit

10) Ordinance No. 18-O-10, Amendments to City's Ethics Ordinance

11) Ordinance No. 18-O-11, Budget FY 2018-2019

12) Ordinance No. 18-O-12, TOD Economic Development Incentive Program

13) Ordinance No. 18-O-13, FY 2018 Budget Amendment (4)

14) Ordinance No. 18-O-14, Environmental Control Code

15) Ordinance No. 18-O-15, Revision of City's Procurement Policy

16) Ordinance No. 18-O-16, Subdivision Regulations

17) Ordinance No. 18-O-17, Amendments to City's Personnel Policy Manual (2) (As Amended)

18) Ordinance No. 18-O-18, Amendments to City's Personnel Policy Manual Sick Leave Provisions

19) Ordinance No. 18-O-19, Trash and Recycling

20) Ordinance No. 18-O-20, Retirement Benefit Plan

21) Ordinance No. 18-O-21, Amendment of FY 2018 Budget (5) (Emergency)

22) Ordinance No. 18-O-22, Aberdeen Wellhead Protection Ordinance

23) Ordinance No. 18-O-23, Amendment to the Business Improvement Incentive Tax Credit

24) Ordinance No. 18-O-24, Amendments to the Business Incentive Tax Credit

25) Ordinance No. 18-O-25, Stormwater Management

26) Ordinance No. 18-O-26, Development Code Revision (Amendment to § 235-24)

27) Ordinance No. 18-O-27, Development Code Revision (Amendments to Appendix A)

28) Ordinance No. 18-O-28, Budget Amendment FY 2019

29) Ordinance No. 18-O-29, Amendment of Budget FY 2019 (2)

30) Ordinance No. 18-O-30, Amendments to the City's Ethics Ordinance (2)

31) Ordinance No. 18-O-31, Amendments to City's Personnel Policy Manual (3)

32) Ordinance No. 18-O-32, Amendment to FY 2018 Budget (6) (Emergency)

33) Ordinance No. 18-O-33, Amendment to FY 2019 Budget (3)

34) Ordinance No. 18-O-34, Amendment of FY 2019 Budget (4)


1) Ordinance No. 19-O-01, Revisions to City's Election Laws

2) Ordinance No. 19-O-02, Amendment of FY 2019 Budget (5)

3) Ordinance No. 19-O-03, Code Enforcement and Fines 

4) Ordinance No. 19-O-04, Amendment of FY 2019 Budget (6)

5) Ordinance No. 19-O-05, Wireless Telecommunications Facilities in Rights-Of-Way 

6) Ordinance No. 19-O-06, Development Code Revision 

7) Ordinance No. 19-O-07, Budget FY 2019-2020 

     Budget FY 2019-2020

8) Ordinance No. 19-O-08, Amendment of FY 2019 Budget (7) 

9) Ordinance No. 19-O-09, Tax on Admissions to Multiplex Movie Theaters

10) Ordinance No. 19-O-10, Development Code Amendment (Appendix A, Table of Use Regulations, Apartments)

11) Ordinance No. 19-O-11, Amendment of FY 2019 Budget (8)

12) Ordinance No. 19-O-12, Amendment of FY 2019 Budget (9) (Emergency)

13) Ordinance No. 19-O-13, Mobile Home Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems  (Expired)

14) Ordinance No. 19-O-14, Amendment of FY 2020 Budget 

15) Ordinance No. 19-O-15, Amendment of FY 2020 Budget (2)


1) Ordinance No. 20-O-01, Water Capital Projects Funding

2) Ordinance No. 20-O-02, Amendment of FY 2020 Budget (3)

3) Ordinance No. 20-O-03, Amendment of FY 2020 Budget (4) 

4) Ordinance No. 20-O-04, Franklin Street Lots Sale 

5) Ordinance No. 20-O-05, Amendment of FY 2020 Budget (5) 

6) Ordinance No. 20-O-06, Amendment of FY 2020 Budget (6)

7) Ordinance No. 20-O-07, Budget FY 2020-2021 

8) Ordinance No. 20-O-08, Chickens as Accessory Uses

9) Ordinance No. 20-O-09, Infrastructure Loan, 2020 Series A 

10) Ordinance No. 20-O-10, Not Used

11) Ordinance No. 20-O-11, Adequate Public Facilities

12) Ordinance No. 20-O-12, Taxicabs, Vehicles and Traffic, Fees

13) Ordinance No. 20-O-13, Chapter A550 Fees

14) Ordinance No. 20-O-14, Environmental Control, Fees

15) Ordinance No. 20-O-15, Regional Law Enforcement Compact

16) Ordinance No. 20-O-16, Amendment of FY 2021 Budget (1)

17) Ordinance No. 20-O-17 (Emergency), 34 N. Philadelphia Blvd., Restrictive Covenant - Modification

18) Ordinance No. 20-O-18, Development Code Revision - Assisted Living

19) Ordinance No. 20-O-19, Rail Bird Alley Property Purchase


1) Ordinance No. 21-O-01, Disposition of 3656 and 3658 Churchville Road Surplus Property

2) Ordinance No. 21-O-02, Development Code Revision

3) Ordinance No. 21-O-03, Amendment of FY 2021 Budget (2)

4) Ordinance No. 21-O-04, Amendment of FY 2020-2021 Budget Amendment (3)

5) Ordinance No. 21-O-05, Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Department Real Property Tax Credit 

6) Ordinance No. 21-O-06, Water and Sewer Fees (Tabled Indefinitely)

7) Ordinance No. 21-O-07, Budget FY 2021-2022

    Budget FY 2021-2022

8) Ordinance No. 21-O-08, Adequate Public Facilities

9) Ordinance No. 21-O-09, Dev. Code Revision, Dwelling, Stacked Townhouse

10) Ordinance No. 21-O-10, Overnight Parking and Standing Prohibition 

11) Ordinance No. 21-O-11, Trailer and Motorhome Parking 

12) Ordinance No. 21-O-12, TOD Economic Development Incentive Program (Expired)


 1) Charter Resolution No. 13-CR-01, Exemption from County Laws

2) Charter Resolution No. 13-CR-02, AFD Life Member Spouse Tax Reduction

3) Charter Resolution No. 13-CR-03, Presbyterian Home of Maryland, Inc. (not passed) 


1) Charter Resolution No. 14-CR-01, Revisions to the City's electoral process

2) Charter Resolution No. 14-CR-02, Mayor and Council Member Qualifications


1) Charter Amendment Resolution No. 16-CR-01, Borrowing Authority - Notes

2) Charter Amendment Resolution No. 16-CR-02, Resolving Electoral Tie Votes


1) Charter Amendment Resolution No. 17-CR-01, Revisions to City's Structure of Government

2018  None


1) Charter Amendment Resolution No. 19-CR-01, Candidate Filing Period

2020 None


1) Charter Amendment Resolution No. 21-CR-01, Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Department Real Property Tax Credit Repeal



1) Resolution No. 13-R-01, Sewer Lining Equipment Debt

2) Resolution No. 13-R-02, Bay Restoration Hardship Policy

3) Resolution No. 13-R-03, Annexation Plan- Dumas, LLC

4) Resolution No. 13-R-04, Annexation Plan Presbyterian Home

5) Resolution No. 13-R-04, Presbyterian Home Annexation Plan

6) Resolution No. 13-R-05, Harford Family House

7) Resolution No. 13-R-06, The Highland School Project

8) Resolution No. 13-R-07, Boys & Girls Clubs Project

9) Resolution No. 13-R-08, The LASOS Project

10) Resolution No. 13-R-09, Community Legacy Application

11) Resolution No. 13-R-10, Habitat for Humanity, Community  Legacy

12) Resolution No. 13-R-11, Strategic Demolition, Smart Growth Impact Fund

13) Resolution No. 13-R.12, MEA Support of Energy Policies and Plans

14) Resolution No. 13-R-13, Enterprise Zone for Aldi's Grocery Store


 1) Resolution No. 14-R-01, Debt Policy Amended

 2) Resolution No. 14-R-02, Fund Balance Policy

 3) Resolution No. 14-R-03, Mason Dixon Home Care

 4) Resolution No. 14-R-07, Harford Family House Project

 5) Resolution No. 14-R-08, Inner County Outreach Project Adopted

 6) Resolution No. 14-R-09, Aberdeen Police Department Pension Plan, Sixth Amendment Adopted

 7) Resolution No. 14-R-10, Community Legacy, DHDC Adopted

 8) Resolution No. 14-R-11, Strategic Demolition Smart Growth Impact Fund, DHCD Adopted

 9) Resolution No. 14-R-12, Sustainable Maryland (adopted)

 10) Resolution No. 14-R-13, Home2 Suites for the Greater Aberdeen-Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone

 11) Resolution No. 14-R-14, Healthy Eating Active Living Initiative (HEAL)

12) Resolution No. 14-R-15, Frito Lay, Inc. for the Greater Aberdeen-Havre De Grace Enterprise Zone


 1) Resolution No. 15-R-01, Harford Family House Project

 2) Resolution No. 15-R-02, Greater Aberdeen/Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone Award

 3) Resolution No. 15-R-03, LASOS, Inc. Project

 4) Resolution No. 15-R-04, Boys & Girls Clubs Project

 5) Resolution No. 15-R-05, SARC, Inc. Project

 6) Resolution No. 15-R-06, Medline Industries, Inc.

 7) Resolution No. 15-R-07, Community Legacy Application

 8) Resolution No. 15-R-08, Strategic Demolition, Smart Growth

 9) Resolution No. 15-R-09, Aberdeen Xchange, LLC Real Property Tax Credit

 10) Resolution No. 15-R-10, Aberdeen Police Department Retirement Pension Plan, Seventh Amendment


1) Resolution No. 16-R-01, Hardy Family Series Annexation Plan

2) Resolution No. 16-R-03, Hardy Family Series LLC Annexation

3) Resolution No. 16-R-04, Terms of Bond Refunding - Tax Exempt

4) Resolution No. 16-R-05, Terms of Bond Refunding - Taxable

5) Resolution No. 16-R-06, Support for Harford Family House Project

6) Resolution No. 16-R-07, Greater Aberdeen/Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone Expansion

7) Resolution No. 16-R-08, Community Development Block Grant Funds Plan for Use

8) Resolution No. 16-R-09, Support for Community Legacy Application

9) Resolution No. 16-R-10,Support for Strategic Demolition and Smart Growth Impact Fund (1)  - Not Executed

10) Resolution No. 16-R-11, Greater Aberdeen - Havre De Grace Enterprise Zone Renewal

11) Resolution No. 16-R-12, Support for Strategic demolition and Smart Growth Impact Fund (2)

12) Resolution No. 16-R-13, Resolution of Support for Frito Lay, Inc.

13) Resolution No. 16-R-14, Greater Aberdeen-Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone, Frito Lay, Inc.

14) Resolution No. 16-R-15, MD Dept. of Housing & Community Development Main Street Affiliate Program

15) Resolution No. 16-R-16, Support of the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Workforce Memorial

16) Resolution No. 16-R-17, Resolution for the Scheduling of Council Work Sessions


1) Resolution No. 17-R-01, Amendment to City of Aberdeen Investment Policy

2) Resolution No.17-R-02, Terms of M&T Bank Sewer Note

3) Resolution No. 17-R-03, Rezoning - 727 and 811 Old Philadelphia Road

4) Resolution No. 17-R-04, Supporting the Community Legacy Application (1)

5) Resolution No. 17-R-05, Supporting the Community Legacy Application (2)

6) Resolution No. 17-R-06, Support for the Expansion of the Greater Aberdeen/Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone


1) Resolution No. 18-R-01, OPEB Trust Funding Policy

2) Resolution No. 18-R-02, New Employee Residence Incentive Policy (Withdrawn)

3) Resolution No. 18-R-03, Employee Residence Incentive Policy

4) Resolution No. 18-R-04, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone/Lidl US Operations

5) Resolution No. 18-R-05, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterpise Zone/102 N. Rogers Street

5) Resolution No. 18-R-06, Annexation Plan, Siebert Farm and Adams Property 


1) Resolution No. 19-R-01, Resolution in Support of Main Street Maryland Program

2) Resolution No. 19-R-02, Siebert Farm and Adams Property Approval of Annexation Agreement 

3) Resolution No. 19-R-03, Siebert Farm and Adams Property Annexation 

    Siebert Farm and Adams Property Annexation Agreement

4) Resolution No. 19-R-04, Resolution of Support for the Community Legacy Program

5) Resolution No. 19-R-05, National Endowment for the Arts, Our Town Application

6) Resolution No. 19-R-06, Greater Aberdeen/Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone, Megha, Inc.

7) Resolution No. 19-R-07, Annexation Plan for the Land of Presbyterian Home of Maryland, Incorporated Property 

8) Resolution No. 19-R-08, Not Used

9) Resolution No. 19-R-09, Not Used

10) Resolution No. 19-R-10, I-95 Land Use Study

11) Resolution No. 19-R-11, Enhancements to the City of Aberdeen's Water System

12) Resolution No. 19-R-12, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone

13) Resolution No. 19-R-13, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, 727 Old Philadelphia Road

14) Resolution No. 19-R-14, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone, The I-95 Center, LLC


1) Resolution No. 20-R-01, Annexation Plan Locksley Manor, Inc.

2) Resolution No. 20-R-02, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone, 15 S. Rogers Street

3) Resolution No. 20-R-03, Greater Aberdeen Havre de Grace Enterprise Zone, 900 Beards Hill Road 

4) Resolution No. 20-R-04, Deed Modification of 34 N. Philadelphia Boulevard


1) Resolution No. 21-R-01, Locksley Manor, Inc., Approval of Annexation Agreement

2) Resolution No. 21-R-02, Locksley Manor, Inc. Annexation 

3) Resolution No. 21-R-03, FRP Old Philadelphia Road, LLC 

4) Resolution No. 21-R-04, Annexation Plan for the Land of Presbyterian Home of MD, Inc.

5) Resolution No. 21-R-05, Councilmanic Redistricting