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New York Legal Research: New York City Code

This guide provides information on New York legal sources, and identifies pertinent resources available through the NYU Law Library

NYC Charter

New York City's charter forms the legal basis for the operation of the city. The charter establishes the form of government, and sets up the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the city government. Information about the NYC charter can be found at the links below.

NYC Administrative Code

The NYC Administrative Code contains the codified local laws of NYC. It is compiled by subject and contains 30 titles. Links to the Administrative Code are below.

NYC Local Laws

Local laws, as promulgated by the New York City Council, can be found at the following links.