Recent Ordinances

The Town Code contains the  current ordinances (laws) of the Town and is updated as new ordinances are adopted by the Town Council.  Below are the most recently adopted ordinances.

Ordinance 869 An Ordinance Amending Town Code Title 12 to Include Processes for Granting Encroachment Permits for Commercial Parklet Structures, to Regulate Commercial Structures, and Amending Title 17 to Allow Parklets as  Permitted Use and Parklet Enclosures with an Encroachment Permit …in the CH and CC Zone Districts

Ordinance 868 An Ordinance Establishing a Parklets Program and Adding a New Chapter 5.58, “Parklets,” to Title 5 of the Fairfax Municipal Code.

Resolution 22-44 A Resolution Adopting Policies and Procedures for the Administration of the “Short-Term Rental Program” As Set Forth in Fairfax Town Code Chapter 5.57.

Ordinance No.867 An Ordinance Amending Section 1.08.020(A), “Violations Designated Infractions”, of Title 1 of the Fairfax Municipal Code and Adding Chapter 8.74, “Gasoline Powered Landscape Equipment”, to Title 8 of the Fairfax Municipal Code.

Ordinance No.866 An Ordinance Adding New Chapter 5.57 Entitled “Short-Term Rental Program”

Ordinance No.865 An Ordinance Amending Town Code Title 17 (Zoning), Chapter 17.008 (‘Definitions’), 17.052 (‘Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements’), Chapters 17.076 (‘RS-7.5 Single-Family Residential Zone, Medium Density’), 17.080 (‘RS-6 Single-Family Residential Zone, High Density’), 17.124 (‘UR Upland Residential Zone’), Incorporating a Definition of “Short-Term Rental”, Providing Parking Regulations for Said Short-Term Rental Use and Including Short-Term Rentals as Permitted Uses in All Single-Family Residential Zone Districts.

Ordinance No.864 An Urgency Ordinance Temporarily Prohibiting Residential Evictions Without Cause Through September 30, 2022.

Ordinance No.863 An Ordinance Amending Section 2.08.010 (“Council Meetings”) of the Town Code.

Ordinance No.862 A Ordinance (Uncodified) Adopting a Special or Military Equipment Use Policy Pursuant to AB481

Ordinance No.861 An Urgency Ordinance Amending Section 17.048.010 of the Fairfax Municipal Code Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units and Determining the Ordinance to be Exempt from CEQA.

Ordinance No.860 An Ordinance Adding Chapter 16.22 Urban Lot Splits and Chapter 17.049 Two Unit Projects to the Town of Fairfax Town Code and Determining  the Ordinance to be Exempt from CEQA.

Ordinance No.859 An Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.08 of the Fairfax Municipal Code Relating to Solid Waste, Recyclables, and Organic Waste.

Ordinance No.858 An Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.44 (Clean Indoor and Outdoor Air and Health Protection – Smoking Regulations) of Title 8 (Health and Safety) of the Fairfax Municipal Code to Address Smoking in Multi-Unit Residences.

Ordinance No. 857 An Urgency Ordinance to Establish Paid Sick Leave Requirements for all Employees in the Town with 25 or Fewer Employees for Covid-19 Related Reasons.

Ordinance No. 856 An Ordinance Adding Chapter 15.05 Entitled “All-Electric Construction in Newly Constructed Buildings” to Title 15 of the Fairfax Municipal Code.

Ordinance No. 855 An Ordinance Removing Subsection (B) from Section 2.12.030, “Residency Requirement” (for the Town Manager).

Ordinance No. 854 An Ordinance Amending Chapter 17.020 and Adding Section 17.020.030(C) to Include the Requirement of a Design Review Permit for Changes to Exterior Color of a Structure or the Alteration of a Significant Design Element Which is a Part of her Design of the Building in Limited Commercial CL, Highway Commercial CH, Central Commercial CC, Service Commercial CS, Commercial Recreation CR, Planned Development District PDD, Multiple Family Residential RM and Multiple Family Residential-Senior Residential RM-S Zones.

Ordinance No. 853 An Urgency Ordinance Temporarily Prohibiting Residential Evictions without Cause through September 30, 2021.

Ordinance 852 An Ordinance Adding Sections 10.28.020, “Designated Skate Park Area”, And 10.28.030, “Safety Equipment Required”, To Chapter 10.28 of the Fairfax Municipal Code, Entitled “Skateboards”, Setting Forth Procedures for Authorizing a Portion of the Pavilion/Bank Street Public Parking Lot as a Skating Facility and Requiring Use of Safety Equipment.

Resolution 21-08

Ordinance 851 An Ordinance Adding Section 15.04.065 “Electric Vehicle Charging Stations” To Chapter 15.04, Construction Codes, Setting Forth Procedures For Expedited Permit Processing For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.

Ordinance 850 An Ordinance Amending Section 8.36.030 (A) (“Tree Advisory Committee”) of the Town Code to Establish Terms of At-Large Members by Resolution.

Resolution 21-03

Ordinance 849 An Ordinance Authorizing the Town Manager to Issue Temporary Outdoor Use Permits to Allow Restaurants and Other Businesses to Provide Outdoor Dining, Other Retail/Commercial Uses, and Curbside Pickup and Waiving Any Applicant Fees in the Town’s Review Process, and Authorizing the Expiration Date of Such Permits to be Set By Resolution.

Resolution 20-36

Ordinance 848 An Urgency Ordinance Authorizing the Town Manager to Establish and Issue Temporary Outdoor Permits to Allow Restaurants and Other Businesses to Provide Outdoor Dining and Curbside Pickup and Waiving Any Applicant Fees in the Town’s Review Process.

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