ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 05-004
   AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND ENACTING A GRUNDY COUNTY CODE:
   PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN MATERIALS NOT INCLUDED THEREIN:
   PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING SUCH CODE; AND PROVIDING WHEN SUCH CODE AND THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.
BE IT ORDAINED by the county board of Grundy County, Illinois as follows:
   Section 1: The Grundy County code of ordinances, consisting of titles 1 through 9, each inclusive, with the attached highway access ordinance, changes as shown in ordinance no. 04-022 dated September 14, 2004, changes as shown in ordinance no. 04-023 dated October 12, 2004, changes as shown in ordinance. no. 05-001 dated January 11, 2005, changes as shown in ordinance no. 05-002 dated January 11, 2005, and changes as shown in ordinance no. 05-003 dated February 8, 2005, and is hereby enacted pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/5-29001 et seq., as the Grundy County code, which code shall supersede all general and permanent ordinances of the county adopted on or before March 8, 2005, to the extent provided in section 2 hereof.
   Section 2: All provisions of the Grundy County code shall be in full force and effect from and after March 8, 2005, and all ordinances and resolutions of a general and permanent nature of the Grundy County code, adopted on final passage on or before March 7, 2005 and not included in such code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of such code.
   Section 3: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed and the repeal provided for in section 2 and section 3 hereof shall not be construed to revive any ordinance or resolution or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance or resolution which is repealed by this ordinance.
   Section 4: All ordinances of a general nature included in this official Grundy County code shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provision and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the governing body shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said official Grundy County code. All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the county code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the official county code.
   Section 5: It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such code, or to insert or delete portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the county to be misrepresented thereby.
   Section 5: A violation of any provision of the Grundy County code hereby adopted shall be an offense punishable by a fine as provided in section 1-4-1 of the county code, and each day of such violation shall constitute a separate offense, or shall be an offense as provided in any other applicable section of the code.
   Section 6: Any and all additions and amendments to the Grundy County code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the county board to make the same a part of such code, shall be deemed to be incorporated in such code, so that reference to such code shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.
   Section 7: In the case of the amendment of any section of the Grundy County code for which a penalty is not provided, the general penalty, as provided in section 1-4-1 of the Grundy County code shall apply to the section as amended, or in case such amendment contains provisions for which a penalty, other than the aforementioned general penalty is provided in another section of the same title, the penalty so provided in such other section shall be held to relate to the section so amended, unless such penalty is repealed therein.
   Section 8: Any ordinance or resolutions adopted after March 8, 2005, which amends or refers to ordinances or resolutions which have been codified in the Grundy County code, shall be construed as if they amend or refer to like provisions of such code.
This ordinance and the code adopted by the same shall be recorded and shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED and APPROVED this 8th day of March, 2005.
Aye   16
Nay    0
Abstain   0
            Paul B. Nelson                       
            Paul B. Nelson
            Chairman Grundy County Board
ATTESTED:   Lana J. Phillips         
      Lana J. Phillips
      Grundy County Clerk