SimCity 4 Deluxe Ordinances Complete List

Discover a comprehensive list of all regulations in SimCity 4 Deluxe with our detailed SimCity 4 Deluxe Ordinances Complete List guide.

In this guide you can find a detailed list of all regulations in SimCity 4 Deluxe.

Complete List of Ordinances

Have you ever wondered if you should use an ordinance in your game? But didn’t know what it really did? The bad effects? Total Costs? Benefits? Seek no further! The answers are here.

Crime

Junior Sports Programs ($100/mo + $0.005 per $ in the park & rec budget)

  • Requirement: Must have at least 1 park structure.
  • Benefit: Crime globally reduced by 5%
  • Neighborhood Watch ($10/mo + $0.001 per resident)
  • Requirement: Must have at least 1 police structure.
  • Benefit: Crime globally reduced by 5%
  • Youth Curfew Act ($40/mo + $0.002 per resident)
  • Benefit: Crime globally reduced by 5%
  • Bad Effect: Mayor Rating reduced by 10pts
  • Legalize Gambling ($100/mo INCOME)
  • Benefit: Allows possibility of a Casino Business Deal
  • Bad Effect: Crime globally increased by 20%

Education

Pro Reading Campaign ($20/mo + $0.005 per $ total citywide monthly Library funding)

  • Benefit: Education Quotient increased by 10%

Fire

Smoke Detector Program ($0/mo + $0.001/mo per resident)

  • Benefit: Flammability globally reduced by 5%

Garbage

Paper Waste Reduction Program ($20/mo + $0.005 per resident)

  • Benefit: Garbage output reduced by 10%
  • Bad Effect: Commercial $$ Office Demand reduced by 0.33%
  • Bad Effect: Commercial $$$ Office Demand reduced by 0.17%
  • Tire Recycling Program ($20/mo + $0.001 per resident)
  • Benefit: Garbage output reduced by 3%
  • Trash Presort Requirement ($20/mo + $0.003 per resident)
  • Requirement: Must have at least 1 Recycling Center.
  • Benefit: Garbage output reduced by 3%

Health

Community CPR Training Program ($50/mo + $0.005 per resident)

  • Benefit: Health Quotient globally increased by 10%
  • Free Clinic Program ($50/mo + $0.005 per each $ of Medical Clinic funding)
  • Benefit: Health Quotient globally increased by 10%

Mayor Rating

Automobile Emission Reduction Act ($20/mo + $0.05 per resident)

  • Benefit: Air Pollution globally reduced by 10%
  • Bad Effect: Mayor Rating reduced by 5
  • Nuclear Free Zone ($50/mo + $0.002 per resident)
  • Benefit: Mayor Rating increased by 5
  • Benefit: Farm Demand increased by 0.33%
  • Bad Effect: High-Tech Industry Demand reduced by 0.17%
  • Bad Effect: Forces removal of Nuclear Power Plants, restricts building new ones
  • Youth Curfew Act ($40/mo + $0.002 per resident)
  • Benefit: Crime globally reduced by 5%
  • Bad Effect: Mayor Rating reduced by 10

Pollution

Automobile Emission Reduction Act ($20/mo + $0.05 per resident)

  • Benefit: Air Pollution globally reduced by 10%
  • Bad Effect: Mayor Rating reduced by 5
  • Clean Air Act ($20/mo + $0.005 per resident)
  • Benefit: Air Pollution globally reduced by 10%
  • Bad Effect (or Benefit): Dirty Industry Demand reduced by 0.33%
  • Commuter Shuttle Service ($20/mo + $0.005 per resident)
  • Benefit: Air Pollution globally reduced by 2%
  • Benefit: Mass Transportation use increased by 5% for R$, 14% for R$$, 33% for R$$$
  • Benefit: Car Traffic reduced by 25% for R$, No change for R$$, 6% for R$$$
  • Landfill Gas Recovery Program ($20/mo + $0.001 per resident)
  • Requirement: Must have at least 1 operating Landfill and at least 1 Gas Power Plant
  • Benefit: Air Pollution globally reduced by 3%

Power

Power Conservation Act ($0/mo + $0.005/mo per resident)

  • Benefit: Power consumption globally reduced by 10%
  • Benefit: Power Neighbor Deal Costs reduced by 10%
  • Bad Effect: All Industry Demand (except Farms) reduced by 0.50%

Traffic

Carpool Incentive Program ($50/mo + $0.01 per resident)

  • Benefit: Nothing!
  • Commuter Shuttle Service ($20/mo + $0.005 per resident)
  • Benefit: Air Pollution globally reduced by 2%
  • Benefit: Mass Transportation use increased by 5% for R$, 14% for R$$, 33% for R$$$
  • Benefit: Car Traffic reduced by 25% for R$, No change for R$$, 6% for R$$$

Water

Water Conservation Program ($50/mo + $0.005 per resident)

  • Benefit: Water consumption globally reduced by 10%
  • Bad Effect: Farms Demand reduced by 0.83%
  • Bad Effect: Dirty Industry Demand reduced by 0.50%
  • Bad Effect: Manufacturing Industry Demand reduced by 0.33%
  • Bad Effect: High-Tech Industry Demand reduced by 0.17%)

Note: Experts say that each of these costs the small amount of $10 or $20 to enact and $10 or $20 to retract. However, I have not experienced this.

Removed Ordinances

These are ordinances Maxis removed from the final release.

  • Aerospace Incentive
  • Alternate Driving Days
  • Backyard Composting
  • BioTech Incentive
  • Bridge Tolls (INCOME)
  • Center Line Maintenance
  • Clean Industry Association
  • Conservation Corps
  • Crossing Guards
  • Earthquake Preparation
  • Electronics Job Fair
  • Farmers Market
  • Industry Pollution Fee (INCOME)
  • Industrial Waste Disposal
  • Lawn Chemical Ban
  • Leaf Burning Ban
  • Municiple Services
  • Parking Fines (INCOME)
  • Police Outreach
  • Public Access Cable
  • Shelters
  • Smoking Ban
  • Stairwell Lighting
  • Subsidized Transit
  • Water Meters
  • Water Tower Ads (INCOME)
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