ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO.75-96
   AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
   WHEREAS,  the Council of Canal Winchester, Ohio, has had the matter of codification and general revision of the ordinances before it for some time, and
   WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification, and
   WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council,
   BE IT ORDAINED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF CANAL WINCHESTER, STATE OF OHIO:
   SECTION 1.  That the ordinances of the Village of Canal Winchester, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Canal Winchester, Ohio, 1996.
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk of Council, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent ordinance records of Canal Winchester, Ohio, 1996.
   SECTION 2.  That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect from and immediately after passage of this Ordinance and its approval by the Mayor.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to May 20, 1996, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows:
(a)   The enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provision prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability.  Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.  For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and modification.
(b)   The repeal provided above shall not affect:
(1)   The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege;
(2)   The purchase, sale, lease, or transfer of property.
(3)   The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment;
(4)   The assumption of any contract or obligation;
(5)   The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness;
(6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges;
(7)   The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way;
(8)   The dedication of property or plat approval;
(9)   The annexation or detachment of territory;
(10)   Any legislation enacted subsequent to May 20, 1996.
   SECTION 3.  That the Clerk of Council, pursuant to Charter Section 4.13 has caused to be published in a manner required by the Charter notice of the adoption of the Codified Ordinances.
   SECTION 4.  That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of Canal Winchester and for the further reason that there exists an imperative necessity for the earliest publication and distribution of the Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents of the Municipality, so as to facilitate administration, daily operation and avoid practical and legal entanglements, and provided that it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members elected to Council, it shall take effect and be in full force from and immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in full force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
DATE PASSED:7-15-96
                             
President of  Council
ATTEST
Marsha Hall             
Mayor
Ken Salak               
Clerk of Council
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
                             
Legal Counsel
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF CANAL WINCHESTER, OHIO
         CHARTER
         PART ONE -       Administrative Code
         PART THREE -    Traffic Code
         PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
         PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
         PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
         PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
         PART THIRTEEN -    Building Code
         PART FIFTEEN -    Fire Prevention Code