Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
Creator||Office of the City Secretary|
Title||City Ordinances Index|
Quantity||.25 linear foot|
Records are in English|
Scope and Contents
Municipal ordinances are the rules, regulations, or codes enacted into law by the Dallas City Council.
Municipal ordinances differ from resolutions; they
are two distinct government actions.
Resolutions deal with matters of a special or temporary character.
It is an expression of opinion or mind or policy concerning some particular item of business coming within City Council.
Ordinances are a legislative act that defines permanent rules of conduct or government.
An ordinance can be repealed only by another ordinance, not by a resolution.
If state law does not restrict election dates, the city council shall by ordinance
establish an election date in May of odd-numbered years.
The members elected shall compose the city council of the City of Dallas and shall serve for the terms provided in Chapter III of this Charter, or until their respective successors shall have been elected, qualified, and taken office.
(Amend. of 4-2-83, Prop. No. 4; Amend. of 8-12-89, Prop. No. 1; Amend. of 5-3-97, Prop. No. 7; Amend. of 11-8-05, Prop. No. 6)
Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.
City Ordinances Index, 1871-1974 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives
1996-040 City Ordinances - Bound Volumes
City Council Minutes - Bound Volumes, 1868-1977
1991-090 Early Dallas City Council Minutes, 1866-1905
Dallas -- Texas -- History
Dallas (Tex.). City Council
Ordinances, Municipal -- Texas -- Dallas
Index, 4/28/1915-12/23/1931 [2 copies]|
Index, 12/31/1931-02/02/1947 [2 copies]|
|||4||Index, 02/04/1947-03/28/1955 [2copies]|
|5||Index, 03/28/1955-07/29/1957 [2 copies]|
|||6||Index, 12/23/1957-01/26/1959 [2 copies]|
|||7||Index, 01/26/1959-10/04/1965 [2 copies]|
|8||Index, 10/04/1965-12/27/1971 [2copies]|
|||9||Index, 12/27/1971-08/06/1971 [2 copies]|