ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE 2008-07
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR BOONE COUNTY, INDIANA, 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 Indiana 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 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 LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF BOONE COUNTY, INDIANA:
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 Boone County, Indiana.
Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
BOONE COUNTY, INDIANA
VOLUME 1, CODE OF ORDINANCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   Chapter
   TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
            10.   Rules of Construction; General Penalty
   TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
            30.   General County Policies
            31.   County Organizations
            32.   Purchasing Procedures
            33.   Emergency Management
            34.   Funds, Fees, Taxes and the Like
   TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
            50.   Solid Waste
            51.   Sewers
            52.   Wells, Pumps and Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
   TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
            70.   General Provisions
            71.   Traffic Schedules
            72.   Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
            90.   Litter Control
            91.   Weights and Measures
            92.   Noise
            93.   Miscellaneous Regulations
   TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
            110.   General Provisions
            111.   Food Establishments
            112.   Massage Parlors, Bath Houses and the like
   TITLE XIII:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
   [Reserved]
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   Table
            I.   Agreements; Franchise and Interlocal
            II.   Property; Disposal and the like
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
References to Indiana Code
References to Ordinances
   INDEX
BOONE COUNTY, INDIANA
VOLUME 2, LAND USAGE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   Chapter
   TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
            150.   General Provisions
            151.   Building Regulations; Codes
            152.   Flood Hazard Areas
            153.   Storm Drainage, Erosion and Sediment Control
            154.   Streets and Roads
            155.   Housing Provisions
            156.   Subdivisions
            157.   Zoning
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   Table
            I.   Annexations
            II.   Developments
            III.   Streets; Vacations, Closings, Usage and the Like
            IV.   Zoning Map Changes; Rezonings
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
References to Indiana Code
References to Ordinances
   INDEX
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, 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.   This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
   PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Legislative Authority of the Political Subdivision on this 16th day of June, 2008.
                                                                          
Marc Applegate, Commissioner
                                                                          
Harold Lewis, Commissioner
                                                                          
Charles Eaton, Commissioner
ATTEST:
                                                                   
Gretchen Smith, Boone County Auditor