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ORDINANCE NO. O-33-04
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF FOREST PARK, ILLINOIS
BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Forest Park, Illinois as follows:
Section 1: Pursuant to the provisions of 65 ILCS 5/1-2-3, and from and after the date of passage of this ordinance, the Municipal Code of the Village of Forest Park, Illinois, ("Village Code"), prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., containing the compilation of all ordinances of a general nature, up to and including ordinance O-21-04, passed May 10, 2004, together with the changes made to said ordinances, under the direction of the governing body of the Village, shall be accepted in all courts without question as the official code and law of the Village of Forest Park as enacted by the 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, Inc., whereby each newly adopted ordinance of a general and permanent nature amending, altering, adding or deleting provisions of the official Village Code is identified by the proper catchline 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 Village Clerk, 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 Village 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 Village 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franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the Village Code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the official Village 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 Village Code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such Village Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the Village 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: This ordinance and the Village Code adopted by the same shall be recorded and shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication in pamphlet form as provided by law.
PASSED this 26th day of July 2004.