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  • eCode Tip
    Locate every ordinance in your eCode
    The Disposition List included in your eCode gives you a chronological list of legislation that indicates where each ordinance is found in the Code.
  • eCode Tip
    Five New Year’s Resolutions you can keep with eCode360
    There are five promises that are easy to keep when it comes to managing your online Code.
  • On Topic
    Tips for Using Model Ordinances
    Model ordinances can be great starting points for drafting new ordinances, but they should be reviewed and tailored for your municipality before being adopted.
  • Trending Legislative Topic
    Legislating in the Drone Age
    Should drone technology be tightly regulated—or not at all?
  • News
    eCode Search™ App Users Get All Warm and Fuzzy During Holiday Promotion
    Today there are lots of happy eCode users—and plenty of wagging tails—thanks to a recent General Code holiday promotion.
  • eCode Tip
    Get an instant snapshot of eCode activity
    Instantly view and analyze user data about your eCode to help better serve your constituents.
  • Client Stories
    Online Zoning Ordinance provides greater accessibility and ease of use
    Calvert County, MD needed an accessible online Zoning Code that was easy to use and update. Read how they found the perfect solution.
  • News
    International Code Council welcomes General Code to its Family of Companies
    Our mutually beneficial partnership with The Code Council provides an excellent complement to our product and service portfolio.
  • eCode Tip
    Search Your Code
    If your code is online with eCode360 it means you can use our intelligent Search tool that allows you to drill down into your...
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    Add Users
    Give municipal staff access to advanced eCode360 tools
  • eCode Tip
    Adding a New Law
    Adding a New Law Your citizens and staff can view and search New Laws on your eCode once they are sent to General Code...
  • Legislative Alert
    A Chicken in Every Lot?
    The urban/suburban livestock movement has been gaining speed over the past few years with municipalities across the nation passing laws to regulate the ownership...
  • eCode Tip
    eCode Search App
    Search municipal Codes on your mobile device with the upgraded General Code eCode Search™ App!
  • On Topic
    Technology and Government Transparency
    Local governments are upping their games in an effort to be more transparent with their citizens. Municipalities are leveraging the latest technologies to open...
  • On Topic
    Making Happier Cities
    Can the city we live in, the environment we inhabit, impact who we are or how we feel?
  • Trending Legislative Topic
    Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign
    In drafting and enforcing sign regulations local governments should be mindful of this case and the Supreme Court's determination that content-based regulation of noncommercial...
  • Social Media
    Choosing the Right Channel
    You’ve decided to start using social media to communicate with your citizens, but what channel is the right one to use? We’ve compiled some...
  • eCode Tip
    Upload Public Documents
    Upload key public documents to your eCode for greater access and transparency
  • Client Stories
    Voting Rights: From Cicero to Seneca Falls
    Rochester & Seneca Falls NY are synonymous with women’s voting rights. But did you know that Cicero NY also played a major role?
  • eCode Tip
    Go Public
    Improve transparency and access to information by posting public documents to your eCode using PubDocs™
  • eCode Tip
    Multicode Search
    Search topics across multiple Codes at the same time to see what laws other communities have adopted.
  • Client Stories
    Overcoming the "fear of the process" to create an efficient, enforceable Code
    Leacock Township, PA feared that codifying their local laws would be too costly and time consuming. Learn how they were pleasantly surprised.
  • Legislative Alert
    License to Grill (…and sauté and flambé)
    The emergence of upscale Food Trucks has raised the level of curbside cuisine—and created new challenges for local governments.
  • Trending Legislative Topic
    Fireworks: More Bang = More Bucks
    As consumer demand for fireworks has grown, so has the inclination for states to relax their restrictive laws and lift their bans to allow...
  • On Topic
    Putting Roads On A Diet To Cure Traffic Congestion
    Just as people try to get healthier with the Atkins, Paleo, Whole30 and other popular diet regimens, urban streets can be more trim and...
  • Social Media
    What's Your Policy?
    Does your community have a social media policy in place? (Spoiler alert: the answer should be yes.)
  • On Topic
    We Pledge Allegiance…to the Code
    “Old Glory” has been a proud symbol of our freedom since the American Revolution. But did you know that a formal Code outlining the...
  • On Topic
    Extracting Your Code for Efficiency
    Some of our clients have used extracts from their municipal Code to feed information into other business systems used throughout their municipalities.
  • eCode Tip
    Add a Note
    Create notes anywhere within your eCode that you can make viewable to everyone, a group of staff, or just to yourself.
  • eCode Tip
    Improve Your "Note Ability"
    Use eCode360’s Notes tool to help citizens and other users of your online Code stay up to date and informed.
  • Legislative Alert
    Here Comes the Sun
    See how some New England communities are adapting their Codes to meet increased local demand for solar energy.
  • Legislative Alert
    To Burn or Not to Burn?
    WI municipalities are fired up about health issues related to smoky outdoor furnaces. How can you handle similar challenges?
  • On Topic
    Reimagining the Future of our Cities
    What does “the future of cities” mean to you? Whatever your definition, Oscar Boyson’s 20-minute video “The Future of Cities” is thought-provoking as it...
  • Trending Legislative Topic
    Local Governments Join Medical Marijuana Debate
    As medical marijuana gains legal traction at the state level, local governments are being challenged to determine what’s best for their communities while honoring...
  • Social Media
    Getting Social During a Disaster
    Social media channels, perhaps more than any other communication tool, offer officials at every level of government the most rapid way to reach out...
  • eCode Tip
    Download Code Sections to View or Edit Code Content Offline!
    Your Code, is online with eCode360—so what can you do with it next? A great tool to try is eCode’s download feature.
  • Legislative Alert
    Battling the Zombie Home Apocalypse in Your Neighborhood
    The Walking Dead? Not quite. But abandoned Zombie Properties can be just as scary for local communities. eCode360 can help you do battle.
  • eCode Tip
    Email a Link to Your eCode
    Your online Code, hosted in eCode360, provides a smart and simple way for you to email links to specific sections of your Code. Provide...
  • eCode Tip
    Create a Desktop Shortcut
    Since your Code is hosted online, you can enjoy easy access to your Code by creating a shortcut on your PC desktop.
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