City Code, Ordinances, & Resolutions


Ordinances are formal written actions of the City Council and are the laws of the City. Ordinances are codified as the Auburn City Code. The City Code is a collection of all the regulations and penal ordinances and certain administrative ordinances of the City. Examples of the some of the ordinances not included in the City Code are: budget ordinances, rezones and other land use ordinances, annexations, and bond ordinances.

View archived ordinances in the Document Archive.


A resolution is a statement or course of action adopted by the City Council. A resolution is less formal than an ordinance. Resolutions deal with matters of a special or temporary character. The City of Auburn provides resolutions online dating back to 1972.

View archived resolutions in the Document Archive.