ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 98-1
An ordinance adopting and enacting a code of ordinances of the town of Beaver, Oklahoma; providing for the repeal of certain ordinances not included therein, except as hereafter provided; providing for new or revised and continuing provisions and regulations on
1.   General Provisions
2.   Administration And Government
3.   Alcoholic Beverages
4.   Animals
5.   Buildings Regulations And Codes
6.   Court
7.   Finance And Taxation
8.   Health And Nuisances
9.   Licensing And Business Regulations
10.   Offenses And Crimes
11.   Parks, Recreation And Cemetery
12.   Planning, Zoning And Development
13.   Public Safety
14.   Streets And Sidewalks
15.   Traffic And Vehicles
16.   Transportation
17.   Utilities
Providing when this ordinance shall become effective; providing for sale and copies in the clerk's office; providing for supplements or changes to code; and providing for an effective date.
Be it ordained by the town board of trustees of the town of Beaver, Oklahoma, that:
SECTION 1      TITLE.
   A code and revision of the ordinances of the town of Beaver, Oklahoma, is hereby adopted as the "town code of Beaver, Oklahoma," or by any other properly identifying designation.
SECTION 2      CODE SUPERSEDES OTHER ORDINANCES.
   This code shall be treated and considered as a new and comprehensive ordinance of the town which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances enacted by the board of trustees prior to January 1, 1998, except such as by reference thereto are expressly saved from repeal or continued in force and effect for any purpose.
SECTION 3      EFFECTIVE DATE OF CODE, REPEAL.
   All provisions of this code shall be in full force and effect from the date this ordinance becomes law. All ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the town in effect on or before January 1, 1998, and not in the code or recognized and continued in force by reference herein and which are in conflict herewith, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance, except as hereinafter provided.
SECTION 4      ORDINANCES NOT REPEALED.
   The repeal provided for in section 3 hereof shall not affect any ordinance adopted after January 1, 1998, and before the effective date of this code; nor shall the repeal affect any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established or accruing before the effective date of this ordinance; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for the town or authorizing the issuance of any bonds of the town or any evidence of the town's indebtedness, or any contract or obligation assumed by the town; nor shall the repeal affect the administrative regulations or resolutions of the town board of trustees not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of the code; nor shall the repeal affect any right or franchise granted by any ordinance or resolution of the town board of trustees to any person, firm or corporation; nor shall the repeal affect any zoning ordinances, or amendments to the land use plan; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance dedicating, naming, establishing, locating, relocating, opening, vacating, etc., any street or public way in the town; nor shall the repeal affect any annual budget or salary ordinance; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance levying or imposing taxes; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance establishing and prescribing the street grades of any street in the town; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance providing for local improvements and assessing charges therefor; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance extending the limits of the town; nor shall the repeal be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance which is repealed by this ordinance; nor shall the repeal affect any ordinance or resolution establishing rates, fees or charges, except those specifically re-established in this code, until the board of trustees re-establishes such rates, fees or charges by ordinance or resolution. The continuance in effect of temporary and/or special ordinances and parts of ordinances, although omitted from the code, shall not be affected by such omission therefrom; and the adoption of the code shall not repeal or amend any such ordinance or part of any such ordinance.
SECTION 5      CODE NOT NEW ENACTMENT.
   The provisions appearing in this code, so far as they are the same as those ordinances existing as of January 1, 1998, shall be considered as continuations thereof and not as new enactments.
SECTION 6      INCLUDES NEW OR REVISED PROVISIONS.
   The provisions in this code, in addition to those identified in section 5 hereof, include, but are not limited to, revised and new provisions or regulations on:
1.   General Provisions
2.   Administration And Government
3.   Alcoholic Beverages
4.   Animals
5.   Buildings Regulations And Codes
6.   Court
7.   Finance And Taxation
8.   Health And Nuisances
9.   Licensing And Business Regulations
10.   Offenses And Crimes
11.   Parks, Recreation And Cemetery
12.   Planning, Zoning And Development
13.   Public Safety
14.   Streets And Sidewalks
15.   Traffic And Vehicles
16.   Transportation
17.   Utilities
SECTION 7      ORDINANCES ADOPTED AFTER EFFECTIVE DATE OF CODE.
   Ordinances and parts of ordinances of a permanent and general nature passed or adopted on and after the effective date of this code may be passed or adopted either:
1.   In the form of amendments to the code of ordinances adopted by this ordinance; or
2.   Without specific reference to the code.
In either case, all such ordinances and parts of ordinances shall be deemed amendments to the code. All of the substantive permanent and general parts of such ordinances and changes made thereby in the code, shall be inserted and made in the code whenever authorized or directed by resolution or ordinance of the board of trustees, as provided hereinafter.
SECTION 8      SUPPLEMENTS TO CODE.
   By contract or by town personnel, a change, or supplement, to the code of ordinances adopted by this ordinance shall be prepared and printed whenever authorized or directed by the town board of trustees. A change to the code shall include all substantive permanent and general parts of ordinances passed by the board of trustees or adopted by initiative and referendum during the period covered by the change and all changes made thereby in the code. The pages of a change shall be so numbered that they will fit properly into the code and, where necessary, replace pages which have become obsolete or partially obsolete, and new pages shall be so prepared that, when they have been inserted, the code will be up to date to the date to which the code is being brought up to date. The words "as amended" and the date, may be added to the title after the year. After every change has been prepared and printed, a number of copies of the change equal at least to the number of copies of the code still in existence, shall be deposited in the office of the town clerk. The town clerk, if possible, shall notify each holder of a copy of the original code about the availability of the change or supplement.
SECTION 9      SALE OF COPIES OF THE CODE.
   The town clerk is hereby authorized and directed to sell copies of the code to the public at a price determined from time to time by resolution of the town board of trustees.
SECTION 10      COPY OF CODE IN CLERK'S OFFICE.
   A copy of the current code as amended or supplemented from time to time shall be kept on file in the office of the town clerk. This copy of the code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine it; it shall be certified by the town clerk as may be required.
SECTION 11      PREPARATION OF CODE.
   The code of ordinances hereby adopted consists of seventeen (17) parts, all of which have been examined, considered and approved by the board of trustees of the town of Beaver and adopted in compliance with sections 14-109 et seq. of title 11 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
ADOPTED and APPROVED by the mayor and town board of trustees of the town of Beaver, Oklahoma, this 4th day of March, 1998.
/s/ Mike McDonald, Mayor 
ATTEST
/s/ Barbara Chockley, Town Clerk 
APPROVED as to form this     day of           , 1998.
                   
Town Attorney