ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 1590
COUNCIL BILL NO. 18-13
   Presented by: MAYOR MITCHELL
   AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF CORRY, PENNSYLVANIA REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the political subdivision are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Pennsylvania empower and authorize the political subdivision to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Legislative Authority of the Political Subdivision has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Political Subdivision of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF CITY OF CORRY:
Section 1.   The general ordinances of the Political Subdivision as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Corry, Pennsylvania."
Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
         10.      General Code Construction; General Penalty
   TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
         30.      City Officials
         31.      City Organizations
         32.      Finances
         33.      City Policies
         34.      Police
         35.      Firefighters
   TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
         50.      Refuse
         51.      Water
         52.      Sewer
   TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
         70.      General Regulations
         71.      Streets and Sidewalks
         72.      Bicycles and Recreational Vehicles
         73.      Parking Regulations
         74.      Traffic Schedules
         75.      Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
         90.      Fair Housing
         91.      Animals
         92.      Fire Prevention
         93.      Property Maintenance
         94.      Parks and Recreation
         95.      Nuisances
   TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
         110.   Rental Properties
         111.   Mineral Excavation
         112.   Amusements
         113.   Licenses, Fees and Taxes
         114.   Sexually Oriented Businesses
         115.   Alcohol
   TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES
         130.   General Regulations
         131.   Loitering
   TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
         150.   Building Codes
         151.   Property Maintenance
         152.   Stormwater Management
         153.   Floodplains
         154.   Subdivisions
         155.   Schedule of Fees
         156.   Zoning
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
      Table
         I.      Streets and Sidewalks
         II.      Property Transfers and Regulations
         III.      Agreements
         IV.      Franchises
         V.      Plans and Programs
         VI.      Miscellaneous
   Section 3.   All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises, or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
   Section 4.   Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Legislative Authority and the Clerk of the Political Subdivision is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
   Section 5.   Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
   Section 6.   This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Legislative Authority of the Political Subdivision on this 21st day of January, 2019.
ATTEST:
Joanne M. Smith /s/                              David E. Mitchell /s/                 
JOANNE M. SMITH, CITY CLERK      DAVID E. MITCHELL, MAYOR