Municipal Code

This information is designed to support City business, and provide the public access to the laws and regulations of the City of Vernonia. The City of Vernonia makes every effort to keep this information current and accurate. However, the city is not responsible for errors, misuse, omissions, or misinterpretations. The documents on this site may contain some minor formatting changes and spelling corrections not found in the orginal documents. No changes to verbage have been made. Any difference between the documents found here and the original documents on file at City Hall does not change the intent or application of the laws of the City of Vernonia.

Work In Progress

We are working to convert ordinances, resolutions and titles into a searchable, accesible form. New ordinances, resolutions and title updates will be added as they are adopted. City Staff will add older documents of import as time allows.


City Charter

We, the people of Vernonia, Oregon, in order to avail ourselves of self-determination in municipal affairs to the fullest extent now or hereafter possible under the constitutions and laws of the United States and the State of Oregon, through this charter confer upon the City the following powers...

City Charter


Ordinances

Legislation enacted by Vernonia City Council. Ordinances as municipal statues are the permanent rule of law duly enacted to address matters not already covered by federal or state law.

Ordinances


Resolutions

The formal expression of the opinion and will of Vernonia City Council. Resolutions are less formal than ordinances; being enacted concerning a particular item of municipal business.

Resolutions


Title 3 Public Protection

Codified public protection ordinances of the City of Vernonia.

Title 3 Public Protection


Title 9 Land Use and Development

Codified land use ordinances of the City of Vernonia.

Title 9 Land Use and Development


Public Works Standards

Design standards for public infrastructure within the City, including streets, sewer, water and storm.

Vernonia Public Works Standards