23434 City Council

Find 23434 city councils. City councils provide information about mayors, council members, city halls, voter registration, and voting locations.

Portsmouth City Council 801 Crawford Street Portsmouth VA 23704 18.6 miles from 23434 757-393-8639

Norfolk City Council 810 Union Street Norfolk VA 23510 19.6 miles from 23434 757-664-4253

Western Tidewater Community Board 22229 Main Street Courtland VA 23837 26.4 miles from 23434 757-653-0757

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What is an ordinance?

An ordinance is a legislative action taken by the City Council that enacts or changes a local law, policy, or procedure. The complete body of city ordinances is known as the Code of Ordinances.

What are the requirements for being a candidate for City Council?

Each city has its own eligibility requirements. Generally, an individual must be an adult, eligible to vote, and a resident of the city. Some cities require residency of a minimum period of time. Some prohibit individuals convicted of a felony or misappropriation of public funds from running for City Council.

What is the difference between a City Council and a Town Council?

A City Council and a Town Council are both legislative bodies for local government. Some states make no distinction between a city and town, and confer the same powers and duties to their legislative bodies. Other states make a distinction between different classes of local government. In those states, a City Council may have more extensive powers and duties than a Town Council.