Ordinances & FAQ

All ordinances passed by the City Commission are available in their entirety from the City Clerk or the City Attorney. Tax and budget ordinances are considered and revised every year. Other general ordinances are considered as necessary. The content of each new ordinance is published by mailing a copy to each residence.

Ordinances - the process to move all ordinances to an online database has begun. Once complete, access will be much more efficient. If you can't find a specific answer in the summary section below this list, please contact CoR Leadership

The current fiscal year tax, budget, and franchise tax ordinances passed by the Richlawn City Council

Ordinance No. 2020-04 – Lighting 

Ordinance No. 2019-04 – Parking Time Limit

Ordinance No. 2019-03 – Franchise Tax

Ordinance No. 2019-02 – Property Tax

Ordinance No. 2019-01 – Budget

Ordinance No. 2018-03 – Budget

Ordinance No. 2018-04 – Taxes

Ordinance No. 2018-05 – Franchise Taxes

Ordinance No. 2017-07 – Tax Rate Amendment

Ordinance No. 2017-06 –  Franchise Tax for Financial Institution

Ordinance No. 2017-05 – Property Tax

Ordinance No. 2017-04 – Budget

Ordinance No. 2017-03 – Signage

Ordinance No. 2017-02 – Rental Properties

Ordinance No. 2017-01 – Traffic and Parking

Ordinance No. 2010-01 – Beautification (Canopy Tree) Ordinance

Ordinance No. 2018-01 – Tax Decrease

Ordinance No. 2018-02 – Amended Budget

Property Improvements/Construction Permits

The following is a summary of the general ordinances of the city that are currently in effect. Please refer to the Ordinances above for complete details. (Links will be added soon)

I. Health and Safety Regulations

II. Traffic Regulations

III. Parking Regulations

IV. Property Improvements Regulations

Residents must request a review and provide detailed plans and specifications for any of the following property improvements: 


The Committee shall not approve any commercial signs higher than twenty feet without approval by the City Commission.


Follow this link to the Construction Review Request form 

The following design standards shall be used by the Committee and the Commission to determine if a building permit shall be issued by the City of Richlawn:

V. Beautification Ordinance