Town Charter

Charter of the Town of Somerset
Montgomery County, Maryland

Table of Contents

Full Charter for downloading- compressed format PDF

As found in the Public Local Laws of Montgomery County 1977 Replacement Volume, as amended
(Reprinted November 1990).


The zipped and PDF versions of this Charter available through this website were scanned from the original and are believed to be correct and accurate. However, the official, recorded Charter will control should any differences arise.

2017 Town Charter Proposed Amendments

Town officials, along with the Town Attorney, have held multiple public work sessions to discuss the components of the Town Charter.  At the August, 2017 Council Meeting, 33 proposed Charter amendment Resolutions were introduced.  There will be public hearings at both the September 2017 and October 2017 Council Meetings.  A summary document of all 33 proposed Resolutions can be found in PDF format HERE

To view each amendment click HERE