ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE  NO. 3100
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOB THE CITY OF GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GUTHRIE DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES.
      WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the City of Guthrie 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 Oklahoma empower and authorize the City of Guthrie 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 Mayor and Council of the City of Guthrie has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of Guthrie of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form; and
      WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance takes effect at an early date.
      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GUTHRIE:
      Section 1.   The general ordinances of the City of Guthrie 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 Guthrie, Oklahoma."
      Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   Chapter 1:   Agencies, Officers and Employees
   Chapter 2:   Alcoholic Beverages
   Chapter 3:   Animals
   Chapter 4:   Building, Plumbing and Electricity
   Chapter 5:   Business and Occupations
   Chapter 6:   Cemeteries
   Chapter 7:   City Finance and Business
   Chapter 8:   Fire Prevention
   Chapter 9:   Garbage and Other Refuse
   Chapter 10:   General and Miscellaneous Provisions
   Chapter 11:   Health and Safety
   Chapter 12:   Municipal Court
   Chapter 13:   Nuisance
   Chapter 14:   Offenses
   Chapter 15:   Parks and Recreation
   Chapter 16:   Planning and Zoning
   Chapter 17:   Private Property
   Chapter 18:   Public Utilities
   Chapter 19:   Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Areas
   Chapter 20:   Traffic
   Chapter 21:   Transportation
   Chapter 22:   Cable Television
   Chapter 23:   Telecommunications Facilities
   Table of Special Ordinances
   Fee Schedule
   Parallel References
      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; 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 they day of its adoption and approval by the Mayor and Council and the Clerk of the City of Guthrie 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 6, 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 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.
PASSED and ADOPTED by the Mayor and Council of the City of Guthrie on this 19th day of March, 2002.
                                  
   Jon Gurnerson, Mayor
ATTEST: (Seal)
                                     
Wanda Calvert, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM:
                                   
Randel Shadid, City Attorney