ADOPTING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 1507-07
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ANNA, OHIO, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the political subdivision are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, THE Acts of the Legislature of the State of Ohio empower and authorize the Village of Anna, Ohio ("Village") to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Village of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE, AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS ELECTED THERETO CONCURRING HEREIN;
Section 1.   The general ordinances of the Village as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Village".
Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the Titles set forth in Exhibit "A", attached to and made a part of this ordinance.
Section 3.   All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises, or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
Section 4.   Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approved by the Legislative Authority and the Clerk of the Village is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
Section 5.   Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
Section 6.   This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Council of the Village on this   27th      day of
    November    , 2007.
       /s/                                         
   Julie L. Ehemann, Mayor
     /s/                                         
   Dawn Pulfer, President of Council
ATTEST:
  /s/                                               
Kathleen Eshleman, Clerk of Council
VILLAGE OF ANNA, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter
   TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
         10.    General Provisions
   TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
         30.   General Provisions
         31.   Village Officials
         32.   Village Boards and Commissions
         33.   Police Department
         34.   Fire Department
         35.   Income Tax Rules and Regulations
         36.   Finances
         37.   Village Policies
         38.   Personnel Policies
   TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
         50.   Refuse and Recyclable Materials
         51.   Water
         52.   Sewers
         53.   Wellhead Protection Plan
   TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
         70.   General Provisions
         71.   Licensing Provisions
         72.   Traffic Rules
         73.   Motor Vehicle Crimes
         74.   Equipment and Loads
         75.   Bicycles, Motorcycles, and Off-Road Vehicles
         76.   Parking Regulations
            Appendix A: Traffic Schedules
            Appendix B: Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
         90.   Animals
         91.   Parks and Recreation
         92.   Motor Vehicles
         93.   Bicycles
         94.   Grass and Weeds
         95.   Rights-of-Way
   TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
         110.   Sexually Oriented Businesses
         111.   Sale of Tobacco Products
         112.   Door to Door Solicitation
         113.   Cablevision Franchise Procedure and Standards
   TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
         130.   General Provisions
         131.   Offenses Against Property
         132.   Offenses Against Public Peace
         133.   Sex Offenses
         134.   Gambling Offenses
         135.   Offenses Against Persons
         136.   Offenses Against Justice and Administration
         137.   Weapons Control
         138.   Drug Offenses
         Appendix A: Local Regulations
   TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
         150.   Building and Construction
         151.   Property Maintenance
         152.   Subdivisions
         153.   Zoning
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
         Table
            I.   Streets Extensions
            II.   Dedications
            III.   Street Openings
            IV.   Abandonments
            V.   Street Name Changes
            VI.   Franchises
            VII.   Zoning
            VIII.   Lease of Property
            IX.   Sale of Property
            X.   Purchase of Property
            XI.   Vacations
            XII.   Appropriating Property
            XIII.   Annexations
            XIV.   Agreements
            XV.   Assessments
            XVI.   Bonds
            XVII.   Easements
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
      Historical References to Ohio Revised Code
      References to Resolutions
      References to Ordinances
   INDEX