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ORDINANCE NO. 22 - 1997
Dearborn County Board of Commissioners
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES OF DEARBORN COUNTY, INDIANA, 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 Legislature of the State of Indiana 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 ordinances in book form; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the County and for the immediate prescription of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the County that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF DEARBORN COUNTY, INDIANA:
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 Dearborn County, Indiana.”
Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles: See attached “Exhibit A.”
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 All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and preordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall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 right 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 boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature of 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 County, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Legislative Authority of Dearborn County on this 29 day of December, 1997 by a vote of 3 ayes and 0 nays.
Craig E. Beckley /s/
CRAIG BECKLEY, President
Mark G. Dole /s/
John Kyle /s/
Karen Shell /s/
Dearborn County Auditor
DEARBORN COUNTY, INDIANA
CODE OF ORDINANCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
10. General Provisions
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
30. Board of Commissioners; County Council
31. Sheriff's Department
32. Other Departments, Boards and Commissions
33. County Employees
36. Civil Defense and Emergency Management
37. County Policy
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
50. Garbage and Rubbish Disposal
51. Sewage Disposal
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
70. Traffic Rules
71. Traffic Schedules
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
91. Roads and Highways
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
110. Food Establishments
111. Sexually Oriented Businesses
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
150. Building Regulations
Appendix: Schedule of Fees and Inspections Required
151. Comprehensive Plan
152. Flood Plain Regulations
153. Zoning and Subdivisions
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
II. Interlocal Agreements
References to Indiana Code
References to Board of Commissioners Ordinances
References to County Council Ordinances
References to Board of Commissioners Resolutions