ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 5-80
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
   WHEREAS, the City has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish a recodification of the City's Ordinances, and
   WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council, now therefore,
   BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Ashland, Ohio, five members thereto concurring:
   Section 1.  That the ordinances of the City of Ashland, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Ashland, Ohio, 1980.
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk of Council, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent ordinance records of the City of Ashland, Ohio.
   Section 2. That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect from and immediately after passage of this Ordinance and its approval by the Mayor. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to January 31, 1980, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows:
   (a)    The enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provision prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability. Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   (b)    The repeal provided above shall not affect:
      (1)    The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege;
      (2)    The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property;
      (3)    The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment;
      (4)    The assumption of any contract or obligation;
      (5)    The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness;
      (6)    The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges;
      (7)    The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way;
      (8)    The dedication of property or plat approval;
      (9)    The annexation or detachment of territory;
      (10)    Any legislation enacted subsequent to January 31, 1980.
   Section 3.  That the Clerk of Council, pursuant to Ohio R.C. 731.23, shall cause to be published in a manner required by law a summary of the new matter contained in the Codified Ordinances. Each section of the Codified Ordinances without a previous ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicate that the section contains new matter ordained by this Adopting Ordinance.
   Section 4.  That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety of the residents of the City of Ashland, Ohio, and for the further reason that there exists an imperative necessity for the earliest publication and distribution of the Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents of the City, so as to facilitate administration, daily operation and avoid practical and legal entanglements.
   Section 5.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage by Council and approval pursuant to Section 12 of the Charter of the City of Ashland, Ohio.
Passed    February 5 , 1980
/s/    Marvin Shonkwiler
   Vice-President of Council
Attest:    /s/    William E. Strine
         Clerk      
Approved:    /s/    Don M. Richey
            Mayor
Approved as to form and correctness:
/s/    Richard P. Wolfe II
   Director of Law
Dated: February 7 , 1980
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
Comparative Section Table
Tables of Special Ordinances
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF ASHLAND, OHIO
      CHARTER
      PART ONE -    Administrative Code
      PART THREE -    Traffic Code
      PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
      PART NINE -    Street, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
      PART THIRTEEN - Building Code
      PART FIFTEEN-    Fire Prevention Code