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AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ARCHBOLD, STATE OF OHIO, AND 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 have been subjected to substantial review and revision, requiring rearranging and reclassification in a form and substance sufficient for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the continued and proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Ohio empower and authorize Ohio political subdivisions generally, and the Village of Archbold specifically, 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 Archbold Village Council has authorized a general compilation, revision and re-codification of the ordinances of the Village of Archbold 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 ARCHBOLD VILLAGE COUNCIL THAT:
Section 1. The general ordinances of the Village of Archbold as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Village of Archbold, Archbold, Ohio."
Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
CODE OF ORDINANCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
10. Rules of Construction; General Penalty
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
30. Village Council
31. Public Safety
32. Personnel Policies
33. Income Tax
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
50. Solid Waste
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
70. General Provisions
71. Licensing Provisions
72. Traffic Rules
73. Motor Vehicle Crimes
74. Equipment and Loads
76. Parking Regulations
77. Traffic Schedules
78. Parking Schedules
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
91. Fireworks, Explosives, Fire Prevention
92. Intoxicating Liquors
93. Village Parks
94. Village Cemetery
95. Streets and Sidewalks
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
110. General Licensing Provisions
111. Peddlers, Itinerant Merchants and Solicitors
112. Cable Television
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
130. General Provisions
TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
150. Flood Damage Prevention
151. Subdivision Regulations
152. Zoning Code
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
I. Acceptances and Dedications
V. Real Estate Transactions
History References to Ohio Revised Code
References to Resolutions
References to Ordinances
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 approval by the Archbold Village Council, and the Village Administrator for the Village of Archbold is hereby authorized and ordered to file and maintain a copy or copies of such Code of Ordinances in all applicable locations where such information is properly filed and maintained.
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 Archbold Village Council on this 6th day of October, 2008.
James S. Wyse, Mayor
Laurie J. Storrer, Clerk of Council