City Code and Ordinances

The City of Cambridge has adopted ordinances (local laws) that govern a wide variety of activities within the City. These ordinances are collected and published by topics into a City Code Book.

Table of Contents

Table of Special Ordinances (this code section is currently under review)

Title I General Provisions

Defines how the council, boards, commissions, fire service, emergency mangement are to be structured. It also covers finances and taxation and enforcement of administrative offenses.

Title III Administration

Defines how the council, boards, commissions, fire service, emergency management are to be structured. It also covers finances and taxation and enforcement of administrative offenses.

Title IX General Regulations

Covers fire prevention, alarms, nuisances, trees, streets, sidewalks, animals, building regulations, housing code, regulations for city parks and parklands, and requests for rental housing inspections.

Title V Public Works

Deals with the area of water, sewer, work in the right of way, and garbage/refuse.

Title VII Traffic

Governs traffic regulations, parking, snowmobiles/ATVs, and street restrictions.

Title XI Business Regulations

Addresses general business licensing, general business regulations, peddlers and solicitors, alcoholic beverages (liquor licensing), tobacco regulations (licensing), pawnbrokers, and adult establishments.

Title XIII General Offenses

Sets offenses against public order such as disorderly conduct, loitering, public nudity prohibited, social host, synthetic cannabinoid prohibition, discharge of firearms, animal abuse, etc.

Title XV Land Usage

Governs zoning, shoreland management, storm water management, flood damage prevention, and Scenic Rum River issues

Table of Special Ordinances

Zoning Map