ADOPTING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE 2013-04
REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN THE CODE
WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the City of Fulton 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 Legislature of the Commonwealth of Kentucky empower and authorize the Legislative Body of this City 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 City of Fulton 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 Legislative Body of the City of Fulton that:
Section 1. The general ordinances of the City of Fulton as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Fulton."
Section 2. The Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles:
FULTON, KENTUCKY
CODE OF ORDINANCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Article
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2: ADMINISTRATION
I.   In General
II.   Board of Commissioners
III.   Officers
IV.   Board and Commissions
V.   Code of Ethics
VI.   Finances
CHAPTER 3: RESERVED
CHAPTER 4: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
I.   In General
II.   Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator
III.   Licenses
IV.   Sale by the Drink
CHAPTER 5: RESERVED
CHAPTER 6: AMUSEMENTS AND ENTERTAINMENTS
I.   In General
II.   Pool and Billiards
CHAPTER 7: RESERVED
CHAPTER 8: ANIMALS
CHAPTER 9: RESERVED
CHAPTER 10: BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS
I.   In General
II.   Building Code
III.   Electrical Code
IV.   Plumbing Code
V.   Property Maintenance Code
CHAPTER 11: RESERVED
CHAPTER 12: BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 13: RESERVED
CHAPTER 14: CEMETERIES
I.   In General
II.   Rules and Regulations
CHAPTER 15: RESERVED
CHAPTER 16: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
I.   In General
II.   Tourism and Convention Commission
III.   Industrial Development Authority
IV.   Office of Community Development
CHAPTER 17: RESERVED
CHAPTER 18: EMERGENCY SERVICES
I.   In General
II.   E911 Emergency Telephone Service
CHAPTER 19: RESERVED
CHAPTER 20: ENVIRONMENT
I.   In General
II.   Noxious Weeds
CHAPTER 21: RESERVED
CHAPTER 22: FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
I.   In General
II.   Fire Code
III.   State Standards of Safety
CHAPTER 23: RESERVED
CHAPTER 24: FLOOD CONTROL
I.   In General
II.   National Flood Insurance Program
CHAPTER 25: RESERVED
CHAPTER 26: HUMAN RELATIONS
I.   In General
II.   Fair Housing
CHAPTER 27: RESERVED
CHAPTER 28: LAW ENFORCEMENT
I.   In General
II.   Police Department
III.   Law Enforcement Foundation Program
CHAPTER 29: RESERVED
CHAPTER 30: LIBRARY
CHAPTER 31: RESERVED
CHAPTER 32: OFFENSES
CHAPTER 33: RESERVED
CHAPTER 34: PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS
I.   In General
II.   Charitable Solicitations
CHAPTER 35: RESERVED
CHAPTER 36: PLANNING
I.   In General
II.   Municipal Planning Commission
III.   Board of Adjustment
CHAPTER 37: RESERVED
CHAPTER 38: SECONDHAND GOODS
I.   In General
II.   Precious Metals Dealers
CHAPTER 39: RESERVED
CHAPTER 40: SOLID WASTE
I.   In General
II.   Litter
III.   Collection and Disposal
IV.   Solid Waste Management Facility
CHAPTER 41: RESERVED
CHAPTER 42: STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC  PLACES
CHAPTER 43: RESERVED
CHAPTER 44: TAXATION
I.   In General
II.   Use of County Assessments as Basis for Ad Valorem Taxation
III.   Occupational License Tax
IV.   License Tax for Employees
V.   Restaurant Tax
VI.   Transient Room Tax
VII.   Bank Franchise and Local Deposit Tax
VIII.   Gross Receipts Utility Tax
CHAPTER 45: RESERVED
CHAPTER 46: TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 47: RESERVED
CHAPTER 48: TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
I.   In General
II.   Stopping, Standing and Parking
CHAPTER 49: TRANSIENT MERCHANTS AND BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 50: UTILITIES
I.   In General
II.   Water
III.   Sewers
IV.   Gas
V.   Electricity
VI.   Fees, Rates and Charges
PARALLEL REFERENCES
References to Kentucky Revised Statutes
References to 1977 Code
References to Resolutions
References to Ordinances
INDEX
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 City Legislative Body and the Clerk, of the City of Fulton is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of the Code in the Office of the City 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.
FIRST READING:      MARCH 25,2013
SECOND READING:   APRIL 8, 2013
PUBLICATION DATE:   APRIL 11, 2013
Elaine Forrester  /s/ 
Elaine Forrester, Mayor
ATTEST:
Helen Lee  /s/   
Helen Lee, City Clerk