Executive Orders

Mayors of statutory cities in Ohio are authorized by law to establish rules, policies, and procedures for most City employees via executive order. These executive orders govern the activity of all those employees under the authority of the Mayor and his Cabinet, which comprise an overwhelming majority of City government.

If you have any questions regarding these executive orders, policies, and/or procedures, please contact the Office of the Mayor at 330-438-4307 during regular business hours.

2009-001: Revocation of Prior Executive Orders
Read the Revocation of Prior Executive Orders and Policies.

2009-003: Departmental State of Emergency
Find the Departmental State of Emergency executive order.

2009-004: Concealed Weapons
View the Executive Order 2009-004 about Concealed Weapons or Other Dangerous Ordnance Prohibited.

2009-005: Firearm Destruction
Read the Firearm Destruction Executive Order.

2009-006: Incompatible Employment
Learn about the Incompatible Employment Executive Order.

2009-007: Drug Free Workplace
The City of Canton is committed to maintaining awareness that drug abuse in the workplace endangers the health, safety and welfare of City employees.

2009-008: Fair Employment Practices
The City of Canton is committed to providing an orderly workplace and ensuring the civil rights of all City employees.

2009-009: Sexual Harassment Free Workplace
The City of Canton is committed to providing an orderly workplace and to ensuring the civil rights of all employees.

2009-010: Computer Network System
The use of unlicensed software is illegal and punishable by law.

2009-011: Mayor's Community Relations Commission
The Mayor’s Community Relations Commission’s review of alleged police misconduct helps to ensure the integrity of the City of Canton Police Department Internal Affairs Bureau’s investigations.

2009-012: Media Communications
As the Chief Executive Officer of Canton, Ohio, the Mayor is charged with the ultimate responsibility of supervising and directing the day-to-day affairs of City Departments and Offices as prescribed by the Ohio Revised Code and Codified Ordinances of the City of Canton.

2009-014: Code of Ethics
It is the continuing policy that all City of Canton departments, offices, boards, commissions, corporations, committees (hereinafter referred to as City), do all things and take such action as may be necessary and proper, within constitutional limitations.