Baltimore City Department of Legislative Reference


The Department of Legislative Reference was established by the City Charter to draft legislation,and serve as the official depository for City documents and as a reference library for legislation regarding the operations of the local government.

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Baltimore City Archives

The Baltimore City Archives - in conjunction with the Maryland State Archives - is the central depository for government records of permanent value.

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To review the Administrative Manual of the City of Baltimore, please go to the website of the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research.

Public Information Act Requests

The agency head or executive director is the custodian of the records for this entity. You may contact Anita Evans, 626 City Hall, Baltimore, MD, 21202, 410-396-4730 or [email protected] about requesting records from this entity.

Meeting Notices

On behalf of Solicitor Shea, and in accordance with City Code, Section 6-4(a)(1) of Article 1, the Department of Legislative Reference is providing notice that the Inspector General Review Board will hold its initial organizational meeting.  The date and time of the initial meeting, along with a link that members of the public can use to access the meeting, will be forthcoming.