ADOPTING ORDINANCE
Ordinance 08-61
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:
ARCHBOLD, OHIO
CODE OF ORDINANCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   CHARTER
         Chapter
   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
            34.   Finance
   TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
            50.   Solid Waste
            51.   Water
            52.   Sewers 
   TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
            70.   General Provisions
            71.   Licensing Provisions
            72.   Traffic Rules
            73.   Motor Vehicle Crimes
            74.   Equipment and Loads
            75.   Bicycles
            76.   Parking Regulations
            77.   Traffic Schedules
            78.   Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
            90.   Animals
            91.   Fireworks, Explosives, Fire Prevention
            92.   Intoxicating Liquors
            93.   Village Parks
            94.   Village Cemetery
            95.   Streets and Sidewalks
            96.   Trees
            97.   Noise
   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
         Table
            I.   Acceptances and Dedications
            II.   Annexations
            III.   Easements
            IV.   Franchises
            V.   Real Estate Transactions
            VI.   Rezonings
            VII. Vacations
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
            History References to Ohio Revised Code
            References to Resolutions
            References to Ordinances
   INDEX
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
Attest: ______________________________________________
      Laurie J. Storrer, Clerk of Council