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ORDINANCE NO. 2000-01
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE TOWN OF HAMILTON, INDIANA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the Town of Hamilton 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 Indiana empower and authorize the Town of Hamilton 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 Town Council of Hamilton has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Town of Hamilton 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 take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF HAMILTON, INDIANA:
Section 1. The general ordinances of the Town of Hamilton as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Town of Hamilton."
Section 2. Such Code of ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 10. General Provisions
Chapter 11. Town Standards
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 30. Town Council
Appendix: Amending Ordinance
Chapter 31. Town Officials
Chapter 32. Departments, Commissions and Authorities
Chapter 33. Personnel Policy
Chapter 34. Finance; Funds
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
Chapter 50. Garbage
Chapter 51. Water and Sewers
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
Chapter 70. Traffic Regulations
Chapter 71. Parking Regulations
Chapter 72. Traffic Schedules
Chapter 73. Parking Schedules
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
Chapter 90. Animals
Chapter 91. Parks and Recreation
Chapter 92. Fair Housing
Chapter 93. Nuisances
Chapter 94. Streets and Sidewalks
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
Chapter 110. General Licensing
Chapter 111. Peddlers
Chapter 112. Amusements
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
Chapter 130. General Offenses
TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
Chapter 150. Building Regulations
Chapter 151. Flood Hazard Prevention
Chapter 152. Subdivision Control
Appendix: Final Plat Certificates
Chapter 153. Zoning
Chapter 154. Planning
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
III. Zoning Map Changes
References to Indiana Code
References to 1988 Code
References to Resolutions
References to Ordinances
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 the day of its adoption and approval by the Town Council and the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Hamilton is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer.
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.
Section 6. This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Hamilton, Indiana, on this 7th day of February, 2000.
Brent Shull /s/ Randall E. Hile /s/
Brent Shull, President Randall E. Hile
Richard I. Bacon /s/ Thomas M. Poynter /s/
Richard I. Bacon Thomas M. Poynter
Keith A. Platter II /s/
Keith A. Platter II
Patricia A. Ackerman /s/
Patricia A. Ackerman Clerk-Treasurer