ADOPTING ORDINANCE NUMBER 2008-02
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF CARDINGTON; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTERS HEREIN;
   WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Cardington, Ohio, has had the matter of recodification 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 recodification; and
   WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
   NOW THEREFORE be it ORDAINED by the Council for the Village of Cardington, Morrow County, Ohio:
   SECTION ONE. That the ordinances of the Village of Cardington, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Cardington, Ohio, 2007.
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Fiscal Officer, attached to this ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent records of the Village of Cardington, Ohio.
   SECTION TWO. That the provisions of this ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 5 of this ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to July 30, 2007 which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this ordinance, except as follows: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 provisions 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 recodification.
   (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 or indebtedness.
      (6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessment 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 July 30, 2007.
   SECTION THREE. That pursuant to Ohio R.C. 731.23 and 731.25, the Fiscal Officer shall post copies of the Codified Ordinances along with a copy of this ordinance as provided in the Codified Ordinances.  All sections of the Codified Ordinances without a previous ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicate that the sections contain new matter ordained by this adopting ordinance.
   SECTION FOUR. That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety of the Village of Cardington, and further for the reason that there exists an imperative necessity for the earliest publication and distribution of the Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents of the Village, so as to facilitate administration, daily operation and avoid practical and legal entanglements.
   SECTION FIVE.  WHEREFORE, this ordinance shall take effect and be in force at the earliest time permitted by law.
 
PASSED: January 22, 2008 
         Date
 
Vicki Wise                         
Mayor
 
ATTEST:
 
Kathy Belcher                       
Fiscal Officer
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF CARDINGTON, OHIO
          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