(a)   A reference to any portion of a provision of the Codified Ordinances applies to all re- enactments or amendments thereof.
(ORC 1.55)
   (b)   Wherever in a penalty section reference is made to a violation of a series of sections, or of subsections or other subdivisions of a section, such reference shall be construed to mean a violation of any section, subsection or other such subdivision included in such reference.
   (c)   References in the Codified Ordinances to action taken or authorized under designated sections of the Codified Ordinances include, in every case, action taken or authorized under the applicable legislative provision which is superseded by the Codified Ordinances.
(ORC 1.23)