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Redding Code of Ordinances

“The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the benefit of the public.”Samuel Johnson

The codification of the legislation of the Town of Redding reflects an appreciation of the needs of a progressive and expanding community. As in many other municipalities, officials are faced with fundamental changes involving nearly every facet of community life. Problems increase in number and complexity and range in importance from everyday details to crucial areas of civic planning. It is the profound conviction of General Code that this publication will contribute significantly to the efficient administration of local government. As Samuel Johnson observed, “The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the benefit of the public.”

The Town of Redding has, over the years, passed through a process of legislative change common to many American communities. While only a few simple laws were necessary at the time of the establishment of the Town, subsequent growth of the community, together with the complexity of modern life, has created the need for new and more detailed legislation for the proper function and government of the Town. The recording of local law is an aspect of municipal history, and as the community develops and changes, review and revision of old laws and consideration of new laws, in the light of current trends, must keep pace. The orderly collection of these records is an important step in this ever continuing process. Legislation must be more than mere chronological enactments reposing in the pages of old records. It must be available and logically arranged for convenient use and must be kept up-to-date. It was with thoughts such as these in mind that the Town Meeting ordered the following codification of the Town’s legislation.

Contents of Code
The various chapters of the Code contain all currently effective ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Redding, including revisions or amendments to existing legislation deemed necessary by the Town Meeting in the course of the codification.

The Redding Code of Ordinances
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