ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 90-2-5
   AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE 1989 CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO ADOPT NEW MATTER; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND TO DIRECT THAT THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CODIFICATION OF ORDINANCES BE COMPLIED WITH.
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Charles Town, West Virginia has deemed it necessary to revise and codify those City ordinances of a permanent and general nature.
   WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification;
   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codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHARLES TOWN, that:
   Section 1.  The ordinances of the City of Charles Town, West Virginia, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, chapters, articles and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Charles Town, West Virginia, 1989.
   Section 2.  Pursuant to West Virginia Code 8-11-4(b):
   (a)   Notice of the proposed adoption of the Codified Ordinances shall be given by publication as provided in West Virginia Code 8-11-4(a)(2);
   (b)   Through authentication of this Ordinance the Mayor shall certify the 1989 Charles Town Codified Ordinances which shall be filed as a permanent record in the office of the Clerk.
   Section 3.  The provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 4 of this Ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to October, 1, 1989, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance except as follows: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 the violation of any such legislative provisions, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.  For such purposes, any such legislative provisions shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   (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 October 1, 1989.
   Section 4.  This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon passage and approval by the Mayor and publication according to law.
/s/  Dr. D. C. Master           
      Mayor
 
/s/   Rufus Parks             
   City Clerk-Treasurer
 
PASSED:  February 5, 1990 
CONTENTS
Preliminary Unit
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA
      CHARTER
      PART ONE -    Administrative Code
      PART TWO -   Home Rule
      PART THREE -    Traffic Code
      PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation and Taxation Code.
      PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN -   Health and Sanitation Code
      PART THIRTEEN - Planning and Zoning Code
      PART FIFTEEN -   Fire Prevention Code
      PART SEVENTEEN - Building and Housing Code