ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 1 - 2021
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE COUNTY OF FRANKLIN, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE COUNTY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN THE CODE
WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the County of Franklin are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the County; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Kentucky empower and authorize the Legislative Body of this County to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate the ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Legislative Body of the County of Franklin has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the County of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Legislative Body of the County of Franklin that:
Section 1. The general ordinances of the County of Franklin as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the County of Franklin."
Section 2. The Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1...............General Provisions
Chapter 2...............Reserved
Chapter 3...............Administration
Chapter 4...............Reserved
Chapter 5...............Public Works
Chapter 6...............Reserved
Chapter 7...............Traffic Code
Chapter 8...............Reserved
Chapter 9...............General Regulations
Chapter 10..............Reserved
Chapter 11..............Business Regulations
Chapter 12..............Reserved
Chapter 13..............General Offenses
Chapter 14..............Reserved
Chapter 15..............Land Usage
Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in the Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of the Code, except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in the Code; provided that such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of the Code, 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 or plats, accepting dedications 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.
Section 4. The Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the County Legislative Body and the Clerk of the County of Franklin is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of the Code in the Office of the County Clerk.
Section 5. The Code shall be in full force and effect from and after its date of passage, approval and publication as required by law. The Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained, and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded and approved, and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
INTRODUCED AND GIVEN FIRST READING at a duly convened meeting of the Fiscal Court of Franklin County, Kentucky, held on the 28th day of January, 2021.
GIVEN SECOND READING AND ADOPTED at a duly convened meeting of the Fiscal Court of Franklin County, Kentucky, held on the 19 day of February, 2021, of record in Fiscal Court Order Book 31, Page 214.
   Huston Wells /s/             
   Huston Wells                 
ATTESTED TO:   County Judge/Executive
Tambra Harrod /s/   
Tambra Harrod
Fiscal Court Clerk