A charter is the grant from the state which brings a municipality into existence and defines its governmental structure and powers. A municipal code is the compilation of all municipal ordinances of a general and continuing nature, and penal ordinances.
- Charters by City displays Tennessee municipal charters sorted by city name.
- Charters by Type displays Tennessee municipal charters sorted by the type of charter.
- Municipal Codes displays the more than 200 Tennessee municipal codes produced and maintained by MTAS.
- Sample Codes displays sample municipal codes for three forms of government.
MTAS provides two types of codification services: an annual update service and a complete code service. For more details about services and fees, please visit the codification services page.