Administrative policies are created by the City Manager and City Executives. These policies are sets of rules, procedures, and guidelines that govern the City's employees.
Use the list below to find a policy, or you can find any policy by its name or number using our site's search bar.
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The City of Grand Rapids passed an ordinance to govern small cell applications and collacations in a manner which conforms to FCC Order 133 and State of Michigan PA 365. This policy further regulates small cell facilities and administers the regulation already imposed by the ordinance.
Administrative Rules for Small Wireless Facilities(PDF, 992KB)
Administrative policy to ensure equal opportunity in all employment practices, including those with diseases such as AIDS, HIV, and Hepatitis B. Enacted June 23, 1993. Revised March 9, 2010.
AIDS in the Workplace (93-02)(PDF, 67KB)
Administrative policy on the City's Design Team, which brings together City staff and developers, designers, and agencies. The goal is to foster proactive and productive project discussions.
Design Team Policy (18-02)(PDF, 1MB)
Administrative policy to insure drug-free environment for the citizens and employees of the City of Grand Rapids. Enacted June 9, 1989.
Drug Free Workplace(PDF, 51KB)
Administrative policy about the correct display of the flag of the United States at City-owned places. Enacted June 1989. Revised April 1, 2013.
Flag Display (89-02)(PDF, 204KB)
Administrative policy to facilitate the flow of information between the City, all City departments, and the media. Enacted June 27, 1988. Revised September 8, 1995.
Media Relations (88-03)(PDF, 56KB)
Administrative policy to inform all employees who operate City vehicles that they are subject to the laws concerning vehicle parking. Enacted April 1, 1973. Revised June 17, 1996.
Parking Violations (73-03)(PDF, 49KB)
Administrative policy to encourage and increase the use of recycled, recyclable, and reusable products by the City of Grand Rapids. Enacted May 26, 1994.
Recycled Products (94-01)(PDF, 52KB)
Administrative policy to establish a procedure for reviewing and monitoring employee's sick leave usage. Enacted December 5, 1984. Revised March 6, 1995.
Sick Leave (84-03)(PDF, 52KB)
Administrative policy to establish a consistent City-wide general approach to special events. Enacted January 20, 1989. Revised December 14, 2013.
Special Events (89-01)(PDF, 259KB)
Administrative policy to encourage employees to develop ideas to better serve the citizens of Grand Rapids. Enacted July 1,1988. Revised November 14, 2002.
Suggestion Program (88-04)(PDF, 51KB)
Administrative policy to establish a policy and procedures during initial phase of testing and evaluation for potential body-worn camera by the Grand Rapids Police Department.Enacted March 10, 2015.
Use of Body-Worn Cameras (15-01)(PDF, 229KB)