WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Gallipolis, Ohio, has determined that it is necessary to recodify the City's ordinances, and
   WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such recodification, and
   WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed, are before the City Commission,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Commission of the City of Gallipolis, State of Ohio:
   SECTION 1: That the ordinances of the City of Gallipolis, Ohio of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the City of Gallipolis, Ohio, 1989.
   One book-form copy of the Codified ordinances shall be certified as correct by the City Manager and the Auditor/Clerk/Treasurer, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent records of the City of Gallipolis, Ohio.
   SECTION 2: That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided by law. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to February 21, 1989, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance except as follows:
   (a)   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 any 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 the violation of any such legislative provisions, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   (b)   The repeal provided above shall not affect:
      (1)   The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege.
      (2)   The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property.
      (3)   The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment.
      (4)   The assumption of any contract or obligation.
      (5)   The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness.
      (6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
      (7)   The establishment, naming vacating or grade level of any street or public way.
      (8)   The dedication of property or plat approval.
      (9)   The annexation or detachment of territory.
      (10)   Any legislation enacted subsequent to February 21, 1989.
   SECTION 3: That the Auditor/Clerk/Treasurer, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 731.21 shall publish a succinct summary of this Ordinance which 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 Auditor/Clerk/Treasurer and may be viewed at any other location designated by the City Commission. The City Solicitor shall review the summary prior to forwarding it to the Auditor/Clerk/Treasurer for publication 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 City Manager and Auditor/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 Gallipolis, 1989.
   SECTION 6: That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect at the earliest period of time allowed by law.
PASSED: March 7, 1989
/s/ Deborah L. Hughes
Acting Clerk of the City Commission
/s/ Dow W. Saunders
President of the City Commission
The foregoing Ordinance is hereby approved as to form
/s/ Douglas M Cowles
Gallipolis City Solicitor
Preliminary Unit
Comparative Section Table
       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