ADOPTING ORDINANCE No.  280-61 C.S.
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF CHILLICOTHE, OHIO, 1961, PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION AT LENGTH IN A CODE OF REVISED ORDINANCES AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 731.23 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE AND SECTION 2.19 (2) OF THE CHARTER OF CHILLICOTHE, OHIO, REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT WITH THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF CHILLICOTHE, OHIO, 1961, AND PROVIDING FOR THE COMPILATION INTO PARTS, TITLES, CHAPTERS, TO BE KNOWN AS (1) THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, (3) THE TRAFFIC CODE, (5) THE GENERAL OFFENSES CODE, (7) BUSINESS REGULATION CODE, (9) STREETS AND PUBLIC SERVICES CODE, (11) PLANNING AND ZONING CODE, (13) BUILDING CODE AND (15) FIRE PREVENTION CODE.
 
WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Chillicothe, 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 publish said codification and,
 
WHEREAS, the codification of said ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those sections to be repealed are before the Council, NOW, THEREFORE,
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHILLICOTHE, OHIO:
SECTION 1.  Under the provisions of Section 2.19 (2) of the City Charter, the general and permanent ordinances of Chillicothe, Ohio, as amended, are hereby revised, rearranged, compiled, renumerated as to sections and codified into parts, titles and chapters designated by odd numbers respectively:
 
PART ONE - ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
 
TITLE ONE - General Provisions.  Chapter 101 - Revised Ordinances; Chapter 103 - Officia1 Standards; Chapter 105 - Wards; Chapter 107 - Civil Defense.
 
TITLE THREE - Administrative Code.  Chapter 111 - Council; Clerk of Council; Chapter 113 - Organization, Policy, Procedures and Penalty; Chapter 115 -  City Manager; Chapter 117 - Department of Law; Chapter 119 -  Department of Finance; Chapter 121-  Department of Safety; Chapter 123 - Department of Service; Chapter 125 -  Department of Engineering; Chapter 127 - Department of Utilities; Chapter 129 - Department of Parks and Recreation; Chapter 131 -  Department of Personnel; Chapter 133 - Board of Health; Chapter 135 - City Records Commission; Chapter 137 - Employment Provisions.
 
TITLE FIVE - Judicial.  Chapter 151 - Municipal Court; Chapter 153 - City Jail.
PART THREE - TRAFFIC CODE
TITLE ONE - Administration.  Chapter 301 - Definitions; Chapter 303 -  Enforcement; Code Application; Impounding; Penalties; Chapter 305 - Traffic Control Map and File.
 
TITLE THREE - Streets and Traffic Control Devices.  Chapter 311 - Streets; Obstructions and Special Uses; Chapter 313 - Traffic Control Devices.
 
TITLE FIVE  - Vehicles.  Chapter 331 - Operation Generally; Chapter 333 -  Intoxication; Reckless operation; Speed; Drag Racing; Chapter 335 - Licensing; Accidents; Chapter 337 - Safety and Equipment;  Chapter 339 - Commercial and Heavy Vehicles.
 
TITLE SEVEN - Parking.  Chapter 351 - Parking Regulations; Chapter 353 Parking Meters; Chapter 355 - Parking Lots.
 
TITLE NINE - Pedestrians and Bicycles.  Chapter 371 - Pedestrians;  Chapter 373 - Bicycles and Bicycle Licensing.
PART FIVE - GENERAL OFFENSES CODE
Chapter 503 - Advertising, Billposting and Handbills;  Chapter 511 - Animals;  Chapter 523 - Gambling;  Chapter 527 -  Health Nuisances;  Chapter 531 -  Indecency and Unchastity; Chapter 535 - Intoxication and Intoxicating Beverages; Chapter 539 - Larceny and Fraud; Chapter 543 - Law Enforcement; Chapter 547 -  Minors' Curfew; Chapter 551 -  Offenses Against Property; Chapter 553 - Offenses Against the Peace;  Chapter 555 - Offenses Against the Person;  Chapter 557 - Railroads;  Chapter 563 - Safety;  Chapter 567 - Streets and Sidewalks;  Chapter 575 - Vagrants and Suspicious Persons;  Chapter 579 -  Weapons and Explosives.
PART SEVEN - BUSINESS REGULATION CODE
Chapter 701 - Admissions Tax;  Chapter 705 - Boxing and Wrestling;  Chapter 709 - Dance Halls and Dances;  Chapter 713 - Exhibitions and Shows;  Chapter 717 - Peddlers and Solicitors;  Chapter 721 - Taxicabs; Chapter 725 -  Temporary Stores and Transient Dealers.
PART NINE - STREETS AND PUBLIC SERVICES CODE
TITLE ONE - Streets and Sidewalk Areas.  Chapter 901 - Street Openings;  Chapter 903 - Sidewalks;  Chapter 905 - Curbs, Culverts and Ditches;  Chapter 907 - Trees.
 
TITLE THREE - Public Utilities.  Chapter 911 - Sewers;  Chapter 913 -  Sewer Rental; Chapter 915 - Water; Chapter 917 - Garbage and Rubbish; Landfill.
PART ELEVEN - PLANNING AND ZONING CODE
TITLE ONE - City Planning.  Chapter 1101 - Planning Commission.
 
TITLE THREE - Subdivision Regulations.  Chapter 1111 - Plats and Subdivisions;  Chapter 1113 - Design and Layout;  Chapter 1115 - Improvements.
 
TITLE FIVE - Zoning Administration.  Chapter 1121 - Definitions;  Chapter 1123 - Purpose, Enforcement and Penalty;  Chapter 1125 - Board of Zoning Appeals; Variances.
 
TITLE SEVEN - Zoning Districts; Map.  Chapter 1127 - Districts and Map;  Chapter 1129 - Changes and Amendments.
 
TITLE NINE - Zoning Use Districts.  Chapter 1131 - Residence "A-Suburban" Districts; Chapter 1133 - Residence "A-Urban" Districts;  Chapter 1135 Residence "B" Districts; Chapter 1137 - Residence "C" Districts;  Chapter 1139 -  Business "A" Districts;  Chapter 1141 - Business "B" Districts;  Chapter 1143 - Industrial "A" Districts; Chapter 1145 - Industrial "B" Districts.
 
TITLE ELEVEN - Provisions Affecting Use, Structure and Area.  Chapter 1151 - Nonconforming and Existing Uses; Restoration; Chapter 1153 - Yards; Courts; Heights; Chapter 1155 - Off-street Parking and Loading; Chapter 1157 - Filling Stations; Garages and Parking Lots; Chapter 1159 - Exceptions and Modifications. Appendix - Tables.
PART THIRTEEN - BUILDING CoDE
TITLE ONE - Administration; Adoption of Codes.  Chapter 1301 - Building Inspector; Chapter 1303 - Adoption of Underwriters' Building Code;  Chapter 1305 - Adoption of Underwriters' Electrical Code;  Chapter 1307 - Adoption of the National Plumbing Code; Chapter 1309 - Fire Limits;  Chapter 1311 -  Permit Fees and Certificates of Occupancy; Chapter 1313 - Effective Date; Penalties.
 
TITLE THREE -  Local Building Regulations.  Chapter 1321 - Signs; Chapter 1323 - Moving Buildings.
PART FIFTEEN - FIRE PREVENTION CODE
TITLE ONE - Administration.  Chapter 1501 -  Adoption of National Fire Code;  Chapter 1503 - Enforcement; Modifications; Penalties; Chapter 1505 - Amendments to National Code.
 
TITLE THREE - Local Provisions.  Chapter 1511 - Fire Misdemeanors; Chapter 1513 - Fire Prevention Contracts.
 
Be and the same are hereby adopted.
 
SECTION 2. The general and permanent ordinances of Chillicothe, Ohio, so revised, rearranged, compiled, renumbered as to sections and codified by The Walter H. Drane Company, are hereby approved and adopted as printed and published in book form in the manner approved by Council as the "Revised ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961" and as published and assembled in book form and certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk, shall be admitted in evidence and accepted by the courts and all persons as to the existence, effectiveness and regularity of all enactments so published in such book form as of the effective date of the Revised ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961. One copy of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961, upon certification as to correctness thereof in book form by the Mayor and the Clerk, shall be attached to this ordinance as part hereof and filed with the permanent ordinance records.
 
SECTION 3.  All of the provisions of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961, shall be in force and effect at, on and after July 1, 1961 and the 1949 Code and all ordinances in force on the date of the passage of this ordinance in conflict with the Revised Ordinance of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961, are hereby repealed from and after July 1, 1961.
 
However, such repeal shall not affect:
 
(1)    Any offense or act committed or done, or any penalty or forfeiture incurred, or any contract or right established or accruing before July 1, 1961.
(2)    Any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money by or to the City, or authorizing the issuance of any bonds of the City, or any evidence of the City's indebtedness, or any contract or obligation assumed by the City.
(3)    The administrative ordinances or resolutions of Council not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of the revised ordinances.
(4)    Any right or franchise conferred by any ordinance or resolution of Council on any person or corporation.
(5)    Any ordinance naming, relocating or vacating any street or public way.
(6)    Any ordinance or part thereof providing for salaries or compensation.
(7)    Any prosecution, suit or other proceeding pending, or any judgment rendered on or prior to July 1, 1961.
(8)    Any ordinance or resolution which may be adopted by Council after January 1, 1961.
(9)    Zoning Ordinance 1915-49, as amended.
SECTION 4.  Wherever in the 1949 Code or in ordinances subsequent thereto up to an including November 17, 1958 the designation of certain officials has been changed in the Revised ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961,  in order to comply with the provisions of the City Charter, as follows:  (1) Mayor to City Manager; (2) Auditor and/or Treasurer to Director of Finance; and (3) Solicitor to Director of Law; the new title or designation shall control.
 
SECTION 5.  The ordinances including the Revised Ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, ohio, 1961, have all heretofore been duly adopted and published as provided by law, or as provided by Section 2.18 and 2.19 of the Charter of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, except the following titles, chapters and sections of which notice of inclusion in the Revised Ordinances of the City of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1961, is hereby given in accordance with Section 2.19 (2) of the City Charter, to wit:
 
PART ONE - ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
 
CHAPTER 101 - Revised Ordinances, Sections 101.01, 101.02, 101.03, 101.04, and 101.99.
CHAPTER 103 - Officia1 Standards, Section 103.02.
CHAPTER 133 - Board of Health, Section 133.01
PART THREE - TRAFFIC CODE
CHAPTER 301 - Definitions, Section 301.01.
 
CHAPTER 303 - Enforcement; Code Application; Impounding; Penalties, Section 303.03 and 303.07.
 
CHAPTER 305 - Traffic Control Map and File, Sections 305.01, 305.02 and 305.03.
 
CHAPTER 311 - Streets; Obstructions and Special Uses, Section 311.05.
 
CHAPTER 313 - Traffic Control Devices, Sections 313.02 and 313.04.
 
CHAPTER 331 - Operation Generally, Sections 331.15, 331.18, 331.28, 331.29 and 331.34.
 
CHAPTER 333 - Intoxication; Reckless Operation; Speed; Drag Racing, Sections 333.03, 333.04, 333.05 and 333.07.
 
CHAPTER 335 - Licensing; Accidents, Sections 335.01, 335.02, 335.03, 335.04, 335.05, 335.06 , 335.07, 335.08, 335.09 and 335.10.
 
CHAPTER 337 -  Safety and Equipment, Sections 337.01, 337.02, 337.03, 337.04, 337.05, 337.06, 337.07, 337.08, 337.09, 337,10, 337.11, 337.12, 337.13, 337.14, 337.15, 337.16, 337.17, 337.18, 337.19, 337.21, 337.22 and 337.23.
 
CHAPTER 339 -  Commercial and Heavy Vehicles, Section 339.16.
 
CHAPTER 351 -  Parking Regulations, Sections 351.01 and 351.99.
 
CHAPTER 371 -  Pedestrians, Sections 371.02 and 371.03.
 
CHAPTER 373 -  Bicycles and Bicycle Licensing, Sections 373.12, 373.13, 373.14, 373.15, 373.16.
PART FIVE - GENERAL OFFENSES CODE
CHAPTER 503 -  Advertising, Billposting and Handbills, Sections 503.01, 503.02, 503.03 and 503.99.
 
CHAPTER 511 -  Animals, Sections 511.01, 511.02, 511.03, 511.04, 511.05 and 511.99.
 
CHAPTER 523 -  Gambling,  Section 523.99.
 
CHAPTER 527 -  Health Nuisances,  Sections 527.04, 527.05, 527.12 and 527.99.
 
CHAPTER 531 -  Indecency and Unchastity, Sections 531.05, 531.06, 531.07, 531.08 and 531.99.
 
CHAPTER 535 -  Intoxication and Intoxicating Beverages, Sections 535.02 and 535.99.
 
CHAPTER 539 -  Larceny, Sections 539.02, 539.03 and 539.99.
 
CHAPTER 543 -  Law Enforcement, Sections 543.04 and 543.99.
 
CHAPTER 547 -  Minor's Curfew, Sections 547.01, 547.02, 547.03 and 547.99.
 
CHAPTER 551 -  Offenses Against Property, Sections 551.01, 551.02 and 551.99.
 
CHAPTER 553 -  Offenses Against the Peace, Sections 553.03, 553.04 and 553.99.
 
CHAPTER 555 -  Offenses Against the Person, Sections 555.01 and 555.99.
 
CHAPTER 563 -  Safety, Section 563.99.
 
CHAPTER 567 -  Streets and Sidewalks,  Sections 567.04 and .567.99.
 
CHAPTER 575 -  Vagrants and Suspicious Persons, Sections 575.01 and 575.99.
 
CHAPTER 579 -  Weapons and Explosives, Sections 579.01, 579.02, 579.03, 579.04, 579.05, 579.06 and 579.99.
PART SEVEN - BUSINESS REGULATION CODE
CHAPTER 701 -  Admissions Tax, Section 701.99.
 
CHAPTER 705 -  Boxing and Wrestling, Sections 705.01, 705.02, 705.03, 7O5.04, 705.05, 705.06 and 705.07.
 
CHAPTER 709 -  Dance Halls and Dances, Section 709.02.
 
CHAPTER 713 -  Exhibitions and Shows, Section 713.02.
 
CHAPTER 721 -  Taxicabs, Sections 721.07 and 721.99.
PART NINE - STREETS AND PUBLIC SERVICES CODE
CHAPTER 903 -  Sidewalks, Section 903.99.
 
CHAPTER 905 -  Curbs, Culverts and Ditches, Sections 905.03 and 905.99.
 
CHAPTER 911 -  Sewers, Sections 911.01 and 911.99.
 
CHAPTER 915 - Water, Sections 915.03 and 915.99.
PART FIFTEEN - FIRE PREVENTION CODE
CHAPTER 1501 -  Adoption of National Fire Code, Sections 1501.01, 1501.02 and 1501.03.
 
CHAPTER 1503 -  Enforcement; Modifications; Penalties, Sections 1503.01, 1503.02, 1503.03, 1503.04, 1503.05, 1503.06, 1503.07, 1503.08 and 1503.99.
 
CHAPTER 1505 -  Amendments to National Code, Section 1505.01.
 
CHAPTER 1511 -  Fire Misdemeanors, Section 1511.99.
 
SECTION 6.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor and the earliest period allowed by law.
 
Passed:     May 17, 1961
 
Nicholas H. Holmes       
Mayor
Attest: J. K. Rudell       
   Clerk of Council
CONTENTS
REVISED ORDINANCES OF CHILLICOTHE, OHIO
      Part One -       Administrative Code
      Part Three -       Traffic Code
      Part Five -       General Offenses Code
      Part Seven -       Business Regulation Code
      Part Nine -       Streets and Public Services Code
      Part Eleven -       Planning and Zoning Code
      Part Thirteen -    Building Code
      Part Fifteen -       Fire Prevention Code
      Part Seventeen -    Property Maintenance Standards