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City Ordinances

Code of Ordinances

The Code of Ordinances are the laws of the City of District Heights, MD. The City’s ordinances are supplied in its entirety below.

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Recent City Ordinances

Below are the links to the city’s ordinances which contain laws for the City of District Heights. These ordinances are current through February 2005, therefore the links below do not contain every ordinance adopted by the city. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please contact the city clerk via e-mail.

Recently Enacted Ordinances (PDF)



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Commission Rules of Procedure

Here is a copy of the Commission Rules of Procedure, DH-2022-01, Sponsored by Vice Mayor Cynthia Miller, Commissioner Harryette Irving, and Commissioner Xander Harcourt introduced in the 1-13-22 City meeting for your review. Forward any questions, comments, concerns or ideas

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Upcoming Events

We appreciate you calling ahead / making an appointment for services in municipal center, Everyone’s safety matters!

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  • NLC Service Line Warranty Program

    The City of District Heights is notifying residents of a program provided through the National Leauge of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program administered by Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA). This program offers a warranty to homeowners that covers repairs or replacements of the outside water line that runs from the point of utility responsibility to the home. Property owners are accountable for these repairs, not the utility. [color-button href=""]For more information on this program or to enroll, please visit SLWA's site at[/color-button]
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