ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 137-2020
   TITLE:  ENACTING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES
   AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF BARBERTON 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 are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Ohio empower and authorize the political subdivision 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 Legislative Authority of the Political Subdivision has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Political Subdivision 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 Council of the City of Barberton, State of Ohio:
   SECTION 1.  The general ordinances of the Political Subdivision as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of the City of Barberton.”
   SECTION 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHARTER
PART TWO: ADMINISTRATION CODE
   TITLE TWO: GENERAL PROVISIONS
               202.   Code of Ordinances
               204.   Official Standards
               206.   Wards and Boundaries
               208.   Open Meetings
               210.   Contracts
               212.   Acquisition and Disposal of Property
               214.   Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
   TITLE FOUR: LEGISLATION
               220.   Council
               222.   Ordinances and Resolutions
   TITLE SIX: ADMINISTRATION
               230.   Mayor
               232.   Department of Law
               234.   Department of Finance
               236.   Department of Public Safety
               238.   Division of Police
               240.   Division of Fire
               242.   Department of Public Service
               244.   Division of Building Inspection
               246.   Division of Engineering
               248.   Division of Utilities
               250.   Division of Streets
               252.   Department of Urban Renewal
               253.   Department of Human Resources
               254.   Employees Generally
               256.   Residential Anti-Displacement and Relocation Plan
   TITLE EIGHT: BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
               260.   Planning Commission
               262.   Board of Zoning and Building Appeals
               264.   Parks and Recreation Commission
               266.   Board of Health
               268.   Civil Service Commission
               270.   Board of Control
               272.   Charter Review Commission
               274.   Tree Commission
               276.   Barberton Community Foundation
               278.   Industrial Wastewater Review Board
               280.   Tax Incentive Review Board
               282.   Treasury Investment Board
               284.   Litter Control Advisory Board
               286.   Beautification Committee
   TITLE TEN: JUDICIAL
               298.   Municipal Court
   PART THREE: TRAFFIC CODE
   TITLE ONE: ADMINISTRATION
               301.   Definitions
               303.   Enforcement, Impounding and Penalty
               305.   Traffic Control
   TITLE THREE: STREETS AND TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES
               311.   Street Obstructions and Special Uses
               313.   Traffic-Control Devices
   TITLE FIVE: VEHICLES
               331.   Operation Generally
               333.   O.V.I.; Reckless Operation; Speed
               335.   Licensing; Accidents
               337.   Safety and Equipment
               339.   Commercial and Heavy Vehicles
               341.   Drivers of Commercial Vehicles
               343.   Offenses Relating to Theft and Fraud
   TITLE SEVEN: PARKING
   351.   Parking Generally
   353.   Parking Meters
   355.   Municipal Parking Lots
   357.   Snow Emergencies
   359.   Parking Commission
   TITLE NINE: PEDESTRIANS, BICYCLES AND MOTORCYCLES
   371.   Pedestrians
   373.   Bicycles and Motorcycles Generally
   375.   Snowmobiles, Off-Highway Motorcycles and All-Purpose Vehicles
   PART SIX: GENERAL OFFENSES CODE
   606.   General Provisions; Administration and Enforcement
   610.   Air Pollution
   612.   Alcoholic Beverages
   618.   Animals
   624.   Drugs
   630.   Gambling
   632.   Junk Cars
   634.   Minors
   635.   Noise Abatement
   636.   Offenses Relating to Persons
   642.   Offenses Relating to Property
   648.   Peace Disturbances
   654.   Railroads
   656.   Registration of Convicted Persons
   660.   Safety, Sanitation and Health
   666.   Sex Related Offenses
   668.   Streets and Sidewalks
   670.   Trees, Weeds and Grass
   672.   Weapons and Explosives
   674.   Criminal Activity Nuisances
   698.   Penalties and Sentencing
   PART EIGHT: BUSINESS REGULATION AND TAXATION CODE
   TITLE TWO: BUSINESS REGULATION
   804.   Advertising and Billposting
   808.   Amusements and Shows
   812.   Auctions
   816.   Billiard and Pool Rooms
   820.   Boxing and Wrestling
   822.   Cable Television
   824.   Dances and Dance Halls
   828.   Fortunetelling
   830.   Gasoline Service Stations
   832.   Going-Out-of-Business Sales
   834.   Late Night Retail Establishments and Gasoline Stations
   836.   Amusement Devices, Skill-Based Amusement Machines and Arcades
   840.   Payday Loan/Cash Advance Facilities
   844.   Peddlers, Solicitors and Vendors
   848.   Polygraph Tests
   852.   Secondhand Dealers
   856.   Taxicabs
   860.   Trailer Camps and Tourist Camps
   862.   Self-Service Retail Pricing
   864.   Private Investigators and Agencies
   866.   Private Patrol Watchmen and Agencies
   868.   Christmas Tree Sales
   870.   Strikebreakers
   872.   Residential Care Facilities
   874.   Tow Trucks
   875.   Tobacco 21
   876.   Medical Marijuana Cultivators, Processors and Retail Dispensaries
   TITLE FOUR: TAXATION
   880.   Earned Income Tax (Effective Beginning January 1, 2016)
   884.   Motor Vehicle License Tax
   PART TEN: STREETS, UTILITIES AND PUBLIC SERVICES CODE
   TITLE TWO: STREET AND SIDEWALK AREAS
   1020.   Excavations
   1024.   Street Classifications and Pavement
   1028.   Sidewalks
   1032.   Number of Buildings
   TITLE FOUR: UTILITIES
   1040.   Sewers
   1044.   Water
   1048.   Gas
   1052.   Electricity
   1054.   Industrial Waste Discharges
   1056.   Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program
   1058.   General Lighting Utility
   TITLE SIX: OTHER PUBLIC SERVICES
   1060.   Refuse Collection and Disposal
   1062.   Alarm Systems
   1064.   Metro Regional Transit Authority
   1068.   Parks and Recreation Areas
   1072.   Barberton Reservoir; Wolf Creek
   1074.   Management, Administration and Control of the Use of the City's Public Rights-of-Way
   PART TWELVE: PLANNING AND ZONING CODE
   PART FOURTEEN: BUILDING AND HOUSING CODE
   TITLE TWO: BUILDING STANDARDS
   1402.   Residential Building Code of Ohio for One-, Two- and Three-Family  Dwellings
   1404.   Ohio Building Code
   1406.   National Electrical Code
   TITLE FOUR: LICENSING OF TRADESMEN
   1422.   Registration in General
   1424.   Electrical Registration
   1426.   Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
   1428.   Plumbing Registration
   1430.   Sign Licensing
   TITLE SIX: ADMINISTRATION; MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS
   1442.   Division of Building Inspection
   1444.   Permits and Fees
   1446.   Fire Districts
   1448.   Insulation
   1450.   Erosion and Sediment Control Regulation
   1452.   Land Reutilization Program
   1454.   Vacant Property Registration Program
   TITLE EIGHT: HOUSING CODE
   1462.   ICC International Property Maintenance Code
   1464.   National Electrical Contractors Association, Tri-County, Minimum Residential Rewire Electrical Code
   TITLE TEN: COMMERCIAL MAINTENANCE CODE
   1476.   Minimum Requirements
   1478.   Rental Property Registration Program
   PART SIXTEEN: FIRE PREVENTION CODE
   1604.   Ohio and National Fire Codes
   1606.   Fire Department: Plan Review and System Test Fees
   1608.   Nursing Homes and Rest Homes
   1610.   Smoke Detectors
   1612.   Oil and Gas Wells: Emergency Information and Regulations
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   A.   Franchises and Agreements
   B.   Easements
   C.   Vacating of Streets and Alleys
   D.   Dedication and Plat Approval
   E.   Acquisition and Disposal of Real Property
   F.   Lease of Real Property
   G.   Grade Levels and Change of Street Name
   H.   Annexation and Detachment of Territory
   I.   Zoning Map Changes
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
References to Ohio Revised Code (ORC)
References to Prior 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 Legislative Authority and the Clerk of the Political Subdivision is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
   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.  That it is hereby found and determined that all formal actions of this Council concerning and relating to the passage of this ordinance were taken in an open meeting of this Council and that all deliberations of this Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action were meetings open to the public in compliance with the law.
   SECTION 6.  That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, convenience and welfare of the City of Barberton and the inhabitants thereof, and provided it receives the necessary votes required by the City Charter, shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval; otherwise to be in full force and effect from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed ______________________________ 2020
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Clerk of Council                        President of Council
            Approved ____________________________ 2020
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                     Mayor