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AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF DUCK, NORTH CAROLINA, ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE TOWN OF DUCK, NORTH CAROLINA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the Town of Duck are unwieldy and insufficient in organization for the general public to easily research; and
WHEREAS, Sections 160A-77 and 160A-78 of the North Carolina General Statutes require municipalities to maintain a code of ordinances; and
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Duck, North Carolina, has entered into a contract with American Legal Publishing to properly organize and index the town's existing and future ordinances; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary for the Town Council to adopt the newly organized and indexed Code of Ordinances:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF DUCK, NORTH CAROLINA, this 17th Day of October, 2007, that the ordinances of the Town of Duck as revised, amended, restated, codified and complied in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the Code of Ordinances for the Town of Duck, North Carolina; and
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that such Code of Ordinances as adopted shall consist of the following titles: General Provisions, Administration, Public Works, Traffic Code, General Regulations, Business Regulations, General Offenses, and Land Use; and
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that all prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in the Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall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.
This ordinance shall be effective upon its adoption on October 17, 2007.
/s/ Neil Morrison
/s/ Lori A. Kopec