How Have Other Municipalities Used Home Rule?

Other initiatives enacted by home rule communities include:

  • Administrative Adjudication Improvements. Implementing a “City Court” provides an enhanced level of municipal code enforcement than solely relying on the circuit courts.
  • Reduction in residential speed limit default to 25 mph.
  • Opting out of certain state unfunded mandates as they are created unless preempted by the State.
  • Crime-free multi-family housing programs.
  • Modification of the zoning and planning process.

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1. What is Home Rule?
2. Why Home Rule?
3. How Can Columbia Become a Home Rule Municipality?
4. How Will Home Rule Help Columbia?
5. What Other Municipalities are Home Rule?
6. How Have Other Municipalities Used Home Rule?
7. What Are Disadvantages to Achieving Home Rule Status?
8. How Do Residents Oversee Use of Home Rule?