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AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE 2003 CODIFIED ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the ordinances of the Municipality of a permanent and general nature should be codified, and
WHEREAS, the Village has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification, and
WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinance, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF FOREST, STATE OF OHIO:
SECTION 1: That the ordinance of the Village of Forest, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Forest, Ohio, 2003.
SECTION 2: That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6 of this Ordinance. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to January 1, 2003, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows: the enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability. Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefore. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
SECTION 3: That a succinct summary of this Ordinance and the new material contained in the Codified Ordinances shall be published by the Clerk-Treasurer. The publication shall contain notice that the complete text of this Ordinance may be obtained or viewed, and the Codified Ordinances viewed, at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer and may be viewed at any other location designated by Council. The Village Solicitor shall review the summary to ensure that the summary is legally accurate and sufficient.
SECTION 4: That each section of the Codified Ordinances without an ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicates that the section contains new material which is hereby enacted by this adopting ordinance.
SECTION 5: That through authentication and approval of this Ordinance, the Mayor and Clerk-Treasurer shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the Municipality as codified therein are correctly set forth and constitute the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Forest, 2003.
SECTION 6: That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, welfare and safety for the reason that there exists an imperative necessity for the earliest publication and distribution of the Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents of the Municipality, so as to facilitate administration, daily operation and avoid legal entanglements including conflict with State law, and shall go into full force and effect immediately upon its passage by Council.
PASSED THIS DAY OF , 2003.
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF FOREST, OHIO
PART ONE - Administrative Code
PART THREE - Traffic Code
PART FIVE - General Offenses Code
PART SEVEN - Business Regulation Code
PART NINE - Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
PART ELEVEN - Planning and Zoning Code
PART THIRTEEN - Building Code
PART FIFTEEN - Fire Prevention Code