ADOPTING ORDINANCE
GENERAL ORDINANCE NO. G-04-93
         AN ORDINANCE OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE, INDIANA REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE.
   WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the City; and
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the State Legislature of the State of Indiana empower and authorize the Common Council of the City of Fort Wayne to codify, revise, rearrange and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not to heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate said ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Fort Wayne has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE, INDIANA THAT:
   SECTION 1.  The general ordinances of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana as herein revised, rearranged, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Municipal Code of the City of Fort Wayne."
   SECTION 2.  Said Code as adopted in Section 1 of this Ordinance shall consist of the following titles:
            Title I      General Provisions
            Title III      Administration
            Title V      Public Works
            Title VII      Traffic Code
            Title IX      General Regulations
            Title XI      Business Regulations
            Title XIII      General Offenses
            Title XV      Land Usage
            Table of Special Ordinances
            Parallel References
            Index
   SECTION 3.  All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes; appropriating money; annexing territory; establishing franchises or granting special rights to certain persons, firms, corporations or other entities; authorizing public improvements; authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money; authorizing the purchase, lease or sale of real or personal property; granting or accepting easements, plats or dedication of land to alleys or other public places; nor to any other ordinance of a temporary, emergency or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
   SECTION 4.  Said Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Common Council of the City of Fort Wayne and the Clerk of the City of Fort Wayne is hereby authorized and ordered to file two (2) copies of said Code in the Office of the City Clerk for public inspection.
   SECTION 5.  This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, any and all necessary approval by the Mayor, and its legal publication thereof.
   Passed and adopted by the Common Council of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, as General Ordinance No. G-04-93 on the 26th day of January, 1993.
                     David C. Long
                     Council Member
   Read the third time in full and on motion by Edmonds, and duly adopted, placed on its passage.  PASSED by the following vote:
   AYES: Eight
      Bradbury, Edmonds, GiaQuinta, Long, Lunsey, Raving, Schmidt, Talarico
   NAYS: None
   ABSTAINED: None
   ABSENT: One
      Henry
   DATED: 1-26-93            Sandra E. Kennedy
                     City Clerk
   Passed and adopted by the Common Council of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, as General Ordinance No. G-04-93 on the 26th day of January, 1993
      ATTEST            SEAL   
      Sandra E. Kennedy         Mark E. GiaQuinta
      City Clerk            Presiding Officer
   Presented by me to the Mayor of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, on the 27th day of January, 1993, at the hour of 11:30 o'clock A.M., E.S.T.
                     Sandra E. Kennedy
                     City Clerk
   Approved and signed by me this 27th day of January, 1993, at the hour of 3:15 o'clock P.M., E.S.T.
                     Paul Helmke
                     Mayor