ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 2007-07
 
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE 2006 CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO ADOPT NEW MATTER; TO AMEND AND REPEAL CERTAIN OBSOLETE AND CONFLICTING
LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS.
 
   WHEREAS, The daily operations of the City Manager's Department and the public peace, health and safety require the immediate enactment of this ordinance; and
 
   WHEREAS, A determination has been made that the ordinances of the City of Ashtabula of a permanent and general nature should be recodified; 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of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council, now therefore: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 THEREFORE ORDAINED, by the Council of the City of Ashtabula, Ohio:
 
   SECTION 1.  That the ordinances of the City of Ashtabula, 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 the City of Ashtabula, Ohio, 2006.
 
   SECTION 2.  That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 5 of this Ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to November 1, 2006, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows:  the enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions 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 recodification.
 
   SECTION 3.  That each section of the Codified Ordinances without an ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicates that the section contains new material which is hereby enacted by this adopting ordinance.  Publication of this ordinance shall constitute sufficient notice of all new material contained in the Codified Ordinances.
 
   SECTION 4.  That through authentication and approval of this Ordinance the City Manager and Clerk of Council shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the Municipality as codified therein are correctly set forth and constitute the Codified Ordinances of the City of Ashtabula, Ohio, 2006.
 
   SECTION 5.  This ordinance shall take effect upon and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
 
PASSED:  February 5, 2007                     
 
   /s/   Robert E. Beacom               
      PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
 
ATTEST:    /s/  LaVette E. Hennigan       
                         CLERK OF COUNCIL
 
APPROVED: /s/ Anthony Cantagallo         
                 CITY MANAGER
 
Approved as to Form
and Correctness
this   5  day of February 2007
/s/   Thomas J. Simon       
           City Solicitor
 
 
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
Comparative Section Table
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF ASHTABULA, OHIO
 
   CHARTER
 
   PART ONE -    Administrative Code
   PART THREE -    Traffic Code
   PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
   PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
   PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
   PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
   PART THIRTEEN - Building Code
   PART FIFTEEN -    Fire Prevention Code