ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 914-C-S
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANTIOCH ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE, A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF ANTIOCH REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SAID CODE.
WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the City of Antioch are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the City; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the State Legislature of the State of California empower and authorize the City Legislative Body of this City to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate said ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Legislative Body of the City of Antioch has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Antioch does ordain as follows:
SECTION 1:  The general ordinances of the City of Antioch as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of the City of Antioch.”
SECTION 2:  Said Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles, to-wit:
      Title 1      General Provisions
      Title 2      Administration
      Title 3      Finance
      Title 4      Public Safety
      Title 5      Public Welfare, Morals, and Conduct
      Title 6      Sanitation and Health
      Title 7      Public Works
      Title 8      Building Regulations
      Title 9      Planning and Zoning
      Title 10   Parks and Recreation
      Tables of Special Ordinances
      Parallel References
      Index
SECTION 3:  All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, 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, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys or other public places, nor to any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
SECTION 4:  Said Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Legislative Body and the Clerk of the City of Antioch is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of said Code in the Office of the City Clerk.
SECTION 5:  Said Code shall be in full force and effect thirty (30) days from and after the date of its adoption and this ordinance shall be published once within fifteen (15) days upon passage and adoption in the Daily Ledger, a newspaper of general circulation printed and published in the City of Antioch, and said 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.
   I HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Antioch, held on the 23rd day of January, 1996, and passed and adopted at a regular meeting therefor, held on the 13th day of February, 1996, by the following vote:
AYES:      Council Members Rocha, Rimbault, Payton, Soliz and Mayor Herendeen
NOES:      None
ABSENT:   None
                     Leonard K. Herendeen  /s/             
                     Mayor of the City of Antioch
ATTEST:
Florence V. Rundall  /s/
City Clerk of the City of Antioch