Dream on Isabelle…

Once you’ve earned a 100% approval rating, you’ll be able to enact town ordinances. Town ordinances allow you to enact certain regimes in your town.

You can do this by speaking to Isabelle from the mayor’s chair and asking her about the town’s ordinances.

There are four different ordinances that may be enacted, but only one may be enacted at a time. You must pay 20000 bells whenever you change an ordinance.

**Ordinance** **Effect**
Beautiful Town Cockroaches never appear in your house Weeds rarely grow Flowers never wilt Villagers plant and water flowers more often
Early Bird Shops open and close earlier Villagers are awake earlier and sleep earlier
Night Owl Shops open and close later Villagers get up and go to sleep later
Bell Boom Shops buy and sell at higher prices Re-Tail will buy two items at a premium each day You earn more medals from Island Tours


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  • Genre
    Social simulation
  • Guide Release
    29 July 2013
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf sees you crowned mayor as a result of a bit of an accident. When you arrive, Isabelle the town clerk will reveal that you’ve been given the post and from there you can do whatever you please! Use your powers as the mayor to shape the town however you wish, whether this means building bridges, creating public works projects or laying down laws (or ordinances as they are known). With all this freedom, you could soon have the home and town of your dreams!

Version 1.1:

  • How to get the most out of those vital first few days in town.
  • The easiest ways to stuff your coffers with loads of money.
  • Detailed information on every shop in Main Street.
  • Exact dates for every Special Event in the entire game!
  • Complete your encyclopaedia with every Bug and Fish in the game!
  • Where to find every special visitor and what they can offer you.
  • A full furniture list so you can find exactly what you need to build the perfect home.
  • Beautiful screenshots and exclusive HD 3DS tutorial videos with audio commentary!
  • Comprehensive list of furniture, wallpapers and carpets.
  • Comprehensive list of clothes and accessories.
  • Special event pages for the snowman season and Weeding Day.
  • List of all the decorative public work projects and who requests them.

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