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HOME RULE CHARTERS
Including the Mashpee Home Rule Charter that Cybrary Man helped write.
Background information on what a home rule charter is all about.

Home Rule Law and Legal Definition


A home-rule charter is a local constitution and can modify the structure of county or town government and can also deal with specific issues. The county or town charter prevails in the event of a conflict between a county and a municipal ordinance. In noncharter counties, a municipality may void a county ordinance within its boundaries simply by passing its own ordinance that conflicts with the county ordinance.
A charter is like a "mini-constitution" for a county or town. The Charter spells out the powers, duties and structures of County or Town government.

Mashpee Charter - Cape Cod painting by Cybrary Man

 


 
 


 Mashpee, Massachusetts

Cover Page: Mashpee
Home Rule Charter

A Charter for Mashpee