Municipal Charters


The last day to request a ballot for the November 8 State General Election is Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Apply for an Absentee Ballot

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the State and Federal General Election. Polls will be open from 8am to 8pm eastern. 

You must go to your local precinct to vote on Election Day. Only emergency voting is permitted at the election commission office on Election Day.

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Municipal Charters

Click the links below to view the Municipal Charters of each of Hamilton County's municipalities. 

It is incumbent on the candidate to review the current charter for the municipality in which they are seeking office AND verify eligibility through the municipality’s attorney.

City of Chattanooga Municipal Charter

City of Collegedale Municipal Charter

City of East Ridge Municipal Charter


City of Lakesite Municipal Charter


Town of Lookout Mountain Municipal Charter


City of Red Bank Municipal Charter


City of Ridgeside Municipal Charter


Town of Signal Mountain Municipal Charter


City of Soddy Daisy Municipal Charter


Town of Walden Municipal Charter