ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 7990-2016
   AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A REVISED CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH REVISED CODE OF ORDINANCES.
   THE CITY OF BELLEVILLE, ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ILLINOIS (THE "CITY"), IS A DULY ORGANIZED AND EXISTING MUNICIPALITY CREATED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
   THE CITY OF BELLEVILLE IS NOW OPERATING UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL CODE, AS SUPPLEMENTED AND AMENDED AND AS A HOME RULE MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO ARTICLE VII OF THE ILLINOIS CONSTITUTION OF 1970; AND IN THE EXERCISE OF ITS HOME RULE POWERS.
   WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the City 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 City and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois empower and authorize the City 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, this City Council has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City 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 City and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect on December 1, 2016.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS:
   Section 1. The general ordinances of the City of Belleville, Illinois, as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Revised Code of Ordinances of the City of Belleville, Illinois."
   Section 2. Such Revised Code of Ordinances adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
      Chapter 10.      Rules of Construction; General Penalty
   TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
      Chapter 30.      City Council
      Chapter 31.      Officials and Employees; General Administration
      Chapter 32.      Organizations
      Chapter 33.      Public Safety; Law Enforcement
      Chapter 34.      Finance and Revenue; Taxation
   TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
      Chapter 50.      Sewers
      Chapter 51.      Industrial Pretreatment
   TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
      Chapter 70.      General Provisions
      Chapter 71.      Pedestrians
      Chapter 72.      Condition of Vehicles; Equipment
      Chapter 73.      Traffic Rules and Driving Regulations
      Chapter 74.      Parking Regulations
      Chapter 75.      Traffic Schedules
      Chapter 76.      Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
      Chapter 90.      Animal Control
      Chapter 91.      Cemeteries
      Chapter 92.      Health and Sanitation
      Chapter 93.      Nuisances
      Chapter 94.      Parks and Recreation
   TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
      Chapter 110.   General Licensing Provisions
      Chapter 111.   Amusements and Recreation; Raffles
      Chapter 112.   Emergency Services; Homeless Shelters
      Chapter 113.   Special Sales; Personal Sales
      Chapter 114.   Junk Dealers; Scavengers
      Chapter 115.   Peddlers and Solicitors
      Chapter 116.   Vehicle-Related Businesses
      Chapter 117.   Lodging Businesses
      Chapter 118.   Food and Beverage Businesses
      Chapter 119.   Healing Arts and Massage Services
      Chapter 120.   Installment Loan Businesses
      Chapter 121.   Alcoholic Beverages
   TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
      Chapter 130.   Offenses Against Public Peace and Safety
      Chapter 131.   Offenses Against Public Morals
   TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
      Chapter 150.   Building Code; Building Regulations
      Chapter 151.   Electrical Code
      Chapter 152.   Plumbing Code
      Chapter 153.   Gas, Oil and Solid Fuel Burner Code
      Chapter 154.   Property Maintenance Code
      Chapter 155.   Sign Code
      Chapter 156.   Mobile Home Parks
      Chapter 157.   Floodplains
      Chapter 158.   Streets and Sidewalks; Trees
      Chapter 159.   Enterprise Zones
      Chapter 160.   Special Business Districts
      Chapter 161.   Subdivisions
      Chapter 162.   Zoning
   Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Revised Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and re-ordained in whole or in part in such Revised 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 Revised Code.
   Section 4. Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Council and the City Clerk is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Revised Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
   Section 5. Such Revised Code of Ordinances 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 shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication all as provided by law, and the Revised Code of Ordinances adopted hereunder shall become effective on December 1, 2016.
   PASSED by the City Council of the City of Belleville, Illinois, on this 7th day of November, 2016 on the following roll call vote:
                     AYE       NAY
         Joseph Hazel         X
         Ken Kinsella         X
         Jane Pusa         X
         Michael Buettner            X
         Kent Randle         X
         Scott Tyler         X
         Johnnie Anthony      X
         Raffi Ovian         X
         Edward Dintelman      X
         Phillip Silsby         X
         Paul Seibert         X
         Bob White         X
         Philip Elmore         X
         Trent Galetti               X
         Roger Wigginton      X
         James Musgrove      X
   APPROVED by the Mayor of the City of Belleville, Illinois this 8th day of November, 2016.
                                 Mark W. Eckert              /s/
                                 MAYOR
ATTEST:
Dallas B. Cook          /s/
CITY CLERK