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Code of Ordinances

The City Clerk keeps a hard copy of the official Murray Code of Ordinances. If there is a specific section that is needed, please contact the City Clerk at 270-762-0300 ext. 1116.  An online version of the Code of Ordinances is now available at:

Process of Codification

Once an ordinance is proposed, discussed, and approved by City Council through two public readings at separate City Council meetings, it is officially passed and signed by the mayor and city clerk. The ordinance is then published and codified. The codification process extracts necessary information and compiles and organizes it in a way that makes it legally presentable in document form. The original ordinance is still valid, but the ''chapter and verse'' codified ordinance is what is most commonly referenced.

Recently Published Ordinances

The following Ordinances have been passed and published by the City Council, but have yet to be codified and available for searching online through American Legal Publishing Corporation.

2015-1653 - An ordinance amending Ordinance Number 794 of the City of Murray Code of Ordinances so as to zone a 13.235 acre tract of land owned by Westside Baptist Church and a 2.417 acre portion of county right-of-way as R-2 (Single Family Residential); and the 0.918 acre tract owned by the City of Murray as Government.

2015-1655 - An ordinance amending Ordinance Number 2014-1641, an ordinance which adopted the FY 2015 City of Murray, Kentucky annual budget by restating certain revenues and expenditures for the City of Murray operations budget.