ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 2007-21
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF DIAMOND, ILLINOIS, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES
   WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the Village of Diamond 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 Village of Diamond and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, the Illinois Municipal Code empowers and authorizes the Village of Diamond 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 Board of Commissioners of the Village of Diamond has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Village of Diamond 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 Village of Diamond 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 MAYOR AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE VILLAGE OF DIAMOND, GRUNDY AND WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS, THAT:
   Section 1.  The foregoing recitals are hereby incorporated into this ordinance as if fully set forth herein.
   Section 2.  The general ordinances of the Village of Diamond as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of the Village of Diamond, Illinois.”
   Section 3.  Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 2 shall consist of the following Titles:
   TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
   TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
   TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
   TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
   TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
   TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
   TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
   INDEX
   Section 4.  All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall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 5.  Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Village of Diamond and the Village Clerk of the Village of Diamond is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code or Ordinances in the Office of the Village Clerk.
   Section 6.  Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 7, 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 7.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
   PASSED this 11th day of September, 2007, with 5 members voting aye, -0- members voting nay, and -0- abstaining or passing, and said vote being:
   Robert Blatter        Aye           David Warner        Aye 
   Donna Scholtes     Aye           Michael Ramme     Aye 
   Theresa Kernc        Aye 
   Approved this 11th day of September, 2007.
                               /S/                                   
   Michael Ramme, Mayor
   Attest:                               /S/                                   
      Tami Zingre, Village Clerk