ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE #02-005
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF GARDEN CITY, MICHIGAN, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GARDEN CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the City of Garden City are inadequately arranged and classified, and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan empower and authorize a political subdivision to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Garden City has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN CITY:
SECTION 1.  The general ordinances of the City of Garden City as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Garden City."
SECTION 2.  Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 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
SECTION 3.  All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, 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, plat or dedication of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places, zoning; 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.  Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Council and the Clerk of the City of Garden City is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
SECTION 5.  Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 4 and such 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 as the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Garden City on this 8th day of April, 2002.
WILLIAM KALEDAS                          ALLYSON M. BETTIS     
Mayor                           Treasurer/City Clerk
Published:      March 24, 2002
Public Hearing:      April 8, 2002
Adopted:      April 8, 2002
Resolution # 02-04-095