Municipal Charters


The FIRST day to request an absentee ballot is December 6, 2023. 

The LAST day to request an absentee ballot is February 27, 2024.

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The early voting period runs from Wednesday, 2/14/24 to Tuesday, 2/27/24 .

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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