Ordinances are laws enacted by the City Council to grant formal approval to policies and establish regulations. An ordinance is generally required to regulate people or property. Some state statutes require the enactment of an ordinance. From time to time ordinances are amended or repealed. All ordinances are permanent records of a municipality.

The ordinances that have been enacted by the City Councils of the City of Garden Ridge since incorporation in 1972 are too numerous to post to the city’s website therefore ordinances that impact the daily lives of our citizens are being provided. All ordinances are maintained at City Hall and can be viewed by the public or copies can be made available with submission of an open records request.