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The Municipal Code of the City of Appleton is available here. Please note that this is a very large file and may take a while to download. The Code is in .pdf format using Adobe© Acrobat© and is fully searchable using the tools available in Adobe. If you do not have Adobe© you may go to and download Adobe© Reader©. 

Updates to the Municipal Code are made regularly, and are added to this document on a quarterly basis. To purchase a copy of the Code, subscribe to Code updates or if you have questions about the Code, please contact the City Attorney’s Office either by email ( or by phone at (920) 832-6423.

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NEW!  On April 3, 2019 the Appleton Common Council adopted Ordinance 41-19 creating Division 2 of Chapter 16 of the Appleton Municipal Code.  This new division establishes the rules and regulations for wireless telecommunications facilities in the right-of-way (also known as small cell).  Read the new ordinance here.

NEW!  On June 5, 2019 the Appleton Common Council adopted Ordinance 42-19 amending Article IV of Chapter 7 of the Appleton Municipal Code relating to Smoke Free Indoor Air.  Read the amended ordinance here.

If you have any questions, please contact the City of Appleton.

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