Chapter I - Name & Boundaries

A Charter
To provide for the government of the City of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon; and to repeal all Charter provisions of the city enacted prior to the time this Charter takes effect, with the exceptions set forth herein.

Be it enacted by the people of the City of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon:

Chapter I - Names & Boundaries
Section 1. Title of Enactment. This enactment may be referred to as the City Charter of 2013.

Section 2. Name of City. The municipality of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon shall continue to be a municipal corporation with the name “City of Grants Pass.” The City of Grants Pass shall have and use a seal.

Section 3. Boundaries. The City of Grants Pass shall include all territory encompassed by its boundaries as they now exist or as modified as provided herein. Unless mandated by state law, all annexations, by whatever means to the City of Grants Pass must be approved by a majority vote of the electors of the city. The City Recorder shall keep on file at least one copy of this Charter in which shall be maintained an accurate, up-to-date description of the boundaries. The copy and description shall be available for public inspection at any time during regular office hours of the City Recorder. (Amended by voters, November 7, 2000, Measure 17.77)