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ORDINANCE NO. 6780
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF DANVILLE, VERMILION COUNTY, ILLINOIS, PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF DANVILLE, VERMILION COUNTY, ILLINOIS, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1: This ordinance is adopted and enacted as the "Code of Ordinances, City of Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois," and shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances, except such as by reference thereto are expressly saved from repeal or continued in force and effect for any purpose, herein.
SECTION 2: All ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the City of Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, not contained in this Code, or recognized and continued in force by reference herein, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this Code, except as hereinafter provided.
SECTION 3: The repeal provided for in Section 2 hereof shall not affect any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established or accruing before the effective date of this Code; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for 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; nor shall such repeal affect the administrative ordinances or resolutions of the City not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this Code; nor shall such repeal affect any right or franchise granted by any ordinances of the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance dedicating, naming, establishing, locating, relocating, opening, paving, widening, vacating, or in any other way affecting any street or public way in the City, or establishing or changing any street grades or prescribing any plan for the City; nor shall such repeal affect appropriation or levy ordinances; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance granting annexation, or changing the boundaries of the City; nor shall such repeal affect the changing of any zoning districts, rezoning, the grant of any variance or special use; nor shall such repeal affect any amendments to the zoning or subdivision ordinances in effect prior to the effective date of this Code whether incorporated therein or not, nor shall such repeal affect any amendments to the building code whether incorporated in this enactment or not; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance dedicating or accepting any plat or subdivision in the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance describing the number, classification or compensation of any City officer or employee, not inconsistent herewith; nor shall such repeal be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by subsequent ordinance which is repealed by this ordinance. Nor shall such repeal affect specific reference to the comprehensive plan and advisory map of the City of Danville, Illinois.
SECTION 4: This Code contains all deletions and changes intended to be made in the previous Code of the City, so that reference to the "Code of Ordinances, City of Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois," shall be understood and intended to include such deletions, changes, additions and amendments.
SECTION 5: A copy of this Code shall be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk, preserved in looseleaf form. It shall be the express duty of the Clerk, or someone authorized by her, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances to the Code, and to extract from this Code all provisions which may from time to time be repealed. This Code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine the same and shall be considered the official Code of Ordinances of Danville, Illinois.
SECTION 6: It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to change or amend by additions, or deletions, any part or portion of this Code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with this Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the City of Danville to be misrepresented thereby. Any person, firm or corporation violating this section shall be fined, upon conviction, a fine not to exceed Five Hundred and No/100 Dollars ($500.00). Each day any violation of any provisions of this Section shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
SECTION 7: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after August 19, 1980.
SECTION 8: This ordinance and the Code adopted hereby shall be printed and published in book or pamphlet form.
PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DANVILLE, VERMILION COUNTY, ILLINOIS ON THE 19th day of August, 1980.
City Clerk of the City of
David S. Palmer
Mayor of the City of