Here are frequently asked questions and answers.  To ask your own question, click here. We will respond to you by email, and if we feel others would be interested in the same question, we'll post it below for everyone.

Which counties in North Dakota have Home Rule Charters, and what are the pros and cons of having a Charter?

Click here to download the most recent data sheet on County Home Rule Charters.

Updated July 2015

As for pros and cons, Jason Stilwell, a professional city manager in California, included a discussion of that topic in his Doctoral Dissertation.  It is probably as good as anything we have encountered on the issue.  You can find it at the link below.


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