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ORDINANCE NO. 86-84
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE, OHIO, RECODIFYING, RENUMBERING, REVISING AND REARRANGING EXISTING ORDINANCES OF THIS CITY, ENACTING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL AND REPEALING VARIOUS ORDINANCES AND SECTIONS THEREOF.
WHEREAS, the Ordinances of this City are voluminous and it is difficult on occasion to locate certain material when needed; and
WHEREAS, this Council has hired the American Legal Publishing Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, to recodify, rearrange, renumber the general and permanent ordinances of this City; and
WHEREAS, this Council has had the opportunity to review this codification in manuscript form; and
WHEREAS, a final version of this Code of Ordinances has been prepared and presented to this Council.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE, COUNTY OF GUERNSEY AND STATE OF OHIO:
SECTION 1. That the general and permanent Ordinances of this City as published by the American Legal Publishing Company and certified as official by the Clerk of this Council under the general titles of General Provisions, Administration, Public Works, Traffic, General Regulations, Business, General Offenses, Land Use and Special Ordinances be and the same are hereby enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Cambridge, Ohio.
SECTION 2. That all revisions, rearrangements and renumbering of existing ordinances as are contained in this codification are hereby adopted as ordinances of this City.
SECTION 3. The Code of Ordinances, consisting of the various titles as hereinbefore and therein designated, and all provisions thereof, shall take effect and be in force, at, on and after 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on November 1, 1984.
SECTION 4. The Code of Ordinances may be amended or supplemented at any time and, when any amendment or supplement is adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of this Council to make the same a part thereof, such amendment or supplement shall be incorporated in, and deemed a part of, the Code of Ordinances so that any reference to the Code of Ordinances shall be understood and construed as including the Code of Ordinances, and any and all such amendments and supplements thereto.
SECTION 5. All amendments and supplements enacted as a part of the Code of Ordinances shall be integrated therewith by following the form of arrangement and plan hereby and therein adopted. Each title shall be sub-divided into chapters, and each chapter shall be sub-divided into sections.
SECTION 6. This adopting ordinance, the Code of Ordinances of the City of Cambridge, Ohio, hereby adopted and any and all amendments and supplements which may be adopted shall be known and referred to as the Code of Ordinances of Cambridge, Ohio.
SECTION 7. The Clerk of this Council shall keep a complete master copy in book form and in connection therewith or attached thereto in such form and manner as she may determine to be most easily available for most easy reference, a copy of all amendments and supplements bearing such title, chapter or section designations as may be proper.
SECTION 8. In the interpretation of any provision of the Code of Ordinances, or of any ordinance amending or supplementing the same, general terms, phrases, and expressions therein shall be liberally construed so as to carry out the intent and meaning of this Council, and shall have the meaning commonly ascribed thereto, unless a different meaning is required by the context or to give effect to such ordinances.
The headings of sections contained in the Code of Ordinances shall be printed in all capital letters, and in case of conflict between such heading and the contents of any section, the contents of the section shall control, notwithstanding such headings.
SECTION 9. Each section and each part of each section of the Code of Ordinances is hereby declared to be an independent section or part of a section and notwithstanding any other evidence of legislative Intent, it is hereby declared to be the controlling legislative intent that if any such section or part of a section, or any provision thereof, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held to be invalid, the remaining sections or parts of sections and the application of such provision to any other person or circumstances, other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby, and it is hereby declared to be the legislative intent that the Code of Ordinances would have been adopted independently of such section, sections, or part of a section so held to be invalid.
SECTION 10. The Code of Ordinances contains all of the provisions of a general and permanent nature pertaining to the subjects therein enumerated and embraced. All prior Ordinances, parts of Ordinances, and sections of the prior Code of Ordinances passed prior to August 31, 1984, which are incorporated in or pertain to the subjects enumerated and embraced in this Code of Ordinances are hereby repealed as of 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on November 1, 1984.
SECTION 11. The repeal of Ordinances and Code of Ordinances sections as provided in Section 10 hereof shall not affect:
(1) All ordinances of a temporary or special nature, and all other ordinances pertaining to subjects not enumerated and embraced in the Code of Ordinances;
(2) Any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred, or any contract or right established or accruing before the 1st day of November, 1984;
(3) Any Ordinance or Resolution, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money to or by the City authorizing the issuance of any bonds or notes of the City or any other evidence of the City's indebtedness, or any contract or obligation assumed by the City;
(4) Any right or franchise conferred by an Ordinance or Resolution of this Council to any person or corporation;
(5) Any Ordinance, naming, relocating or vacating any street or public way, or any Ordinance identifying stop streets at intersections, one-way streets or any other traffic regulations;
(6) Any Ordinance levying or imposing taxes, assessments or charges;
(7) Any prosecuting, suit or other proceeding pending, or any judgment rendered on or prior to the 1st day of November, 1984;
(8) Any Ordinance which may be adopted by this Council after the 31st of August, 1984.
SECTION 12. The Clerk of this Council is authorized to sell to the public to the extent they are not needed by this City, the complete set of books comprising of the Code of Ordinances, separately by Volume, or by the component title, as well as supplements hereafter published, at such prices as the Council may from time to time determine, considering overhead, handling and other related costs of the City.
The Clerk of this Council shall distribute periodically, the amendments and supplements to the Code of Ordinances, which shall be prepared and published no less than once per year insofar as is possible and practicable.
SECTION 13. That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
PASSED:August 13, 1984
ATTEST:August 13, 1984
Sharon K. Starr Fred W. Shimp
CLERK OF COUNCIL PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL