An ordinance is a law enacted by a municipal body, in this case the Elkins City Council. Ordinances govern matters not already covered by state or federal laws such as zoning, safety and building regulations. Ordinances prescribe some permanent rule of conduct or government to continue in force until the ordinance is repealed.
The City’s ordinances have been digitized going back to 2006. The search function below can be used to find ordinances by Area of Government, Year or section of the Elkins Municipal Code using the provided form:
All ordinances from 1964-present are on file and available at City Hall. Ordinances from 2006-present are in the provided archive. Use the request form if you would like an older ordinance added.. Repealed ordinances are not listed by default. Perform a search for with "Area of Government" set to "Repealed" to see all repealed ordinances.