ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-34
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF FARMINGTON CITY, UTAH, ADOPTING THE REVISED AND CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF FARMINGTON CITY.
   WHEREAS, the city council of Farmington City has determined that it will promote the public interest to revise and codify the ordinances of the city, in their entirety, as prepared by Sterling Codifiers; which revision compilation and codification contains a compilation of all ordinances of the city; and
   WHEREAS, the city council, pursuant to the authority set forth in Utah Code Annotated sections 10-3-707, 10-3-709 and 10-3-710 hereby desires to enact, adopt and codify the ordinances of the city as set forth in the compilation of Sterling Codifiers of the date of this ordinance;
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF FARMINGTON CITY, STATE OF UTAH, AS FOLLOWS:
   Section 1: From and after the date of passage of this ordinance, the city code of Farmington City prepared by Sterling Codifiers dated as of the date of this ordinance, and as amended, containing the compilation of all ordinances of a general nature together with the changes made to said ordinances, under the direction of the governing body of the city, shall be accepted in all courts without question as the official code and law of the city as enacted by the mayor and city council.
   Section 2: There is hereby adopted, as a method of perpetual codification, the loose-leaf type of binding together with the continuous supplement service, provided by Sterling Codifiers, whereby each newly adopted ordinance of a general and permanent nature amending, altering, adding or deleting provisions of the official city code is identified by the proper catch-line and is inserted in the proper place in each of the official copies, one copy of which shall be maintained in the office of the city recorder, certified as to correctness and available for inspection at any and all times that said office is regularly open.
   Section 3: All ordinances of a general nature included in this official city code shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provision and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the governing body shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said official city code. All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the city code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the official city code.
   Section 4: It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the city to be misrepresented thereby.
   Section 5: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
   Section 6: Effective Date. This ordinance, for the protection of public health, safety and welfare, shall be effective immediately upon its passage.
   PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF FARMINGTON CITY, STATE OF UTAH, THIS 6TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2016.
         FARMINGTON CITY
         By: /s/   
              Mayor H. James Talbot
ATTEST:
/s/           (seal)
Holly Gadd, City Recorder
Voting by the City Council:
         "AYE"   "NAY"
Councilmember Bilton                    
Councilmember Anderson        X          
Councilmember Ritz        X          
Councilmember Mellor        X          
Councilmember Young        X