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New Jersey State League of Municipalities
The New Jersey State League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job of self-government through pooling information resources and brain power. It is authorized by State Statute and since 1915, has been serving local officials throughout the Garden State. All 566 municipalities are members of the League. Over 560 mayors and 13,000 elected and appointed officials of member municipalities are entitled to all of the services and privileges of the League.
New Jersey Association of Counties
The NJAC is committed to advocating for legislation, regulations, and policy directives that empower county governments to operate more effectively and efficiently. As a non-partisan organization that represents the only true regional form of government in the State with a unified and proactive voice, NJAC is committed to advancing innovative programs and initiatives for the sole purpose of saving valuable taxpayer dollars.
National Association of Counties (NACo) Find A County
NACo collects information on counties, including county seats and cities within a county. Click on the state on the hyperlinked map, use the pull-down menu, or search for a particular county in the search box at the bottom of the screen.
National Association of Counties (NACo) City Search
Find a county a city is located in by (1) searching by name of city, (2) by zip code, (3) by selecting a state and viewing all the cities within that state, and (4) by selecting a state, then a county from within that state to view a list of those cities.
National League of Cities' (NLC) Cities 101
A public resource developed by the NLC to introduce and explain municipal government in the United States.
National Association of Counties (NACo) Sample Codes and Ordinances
Can search for codes and ordinances by issue area (e.g. firearms, noise, outdoor ordinance, etc.)
Municipal Codes Online
UC Berkeley's IGS California Local Codes & Charters
UC Berkeley's Institute of Governmental Studies Library maintains a large collection of local ordinance codes and charters issued by California cities and counties. If you need to find a California municode, check this site first.
None of these sources is comprehensive. If you are looking for a particular city's municipal code, go to that city's official Web site and look for a link or use a search engine.
If you would like to search several municipal codes at one time, you may use American Legal Publishing's site, subscribe to Municode, or use LexisNexis Academic Universe's Municipal Codes file, which includes approximately 300 city and county codes (see links below).