ADOPTING ORDINANCE
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE COUNTY OF HARNETT, NORTH CAROLINA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING,  CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE COUNTY OF HARNETT DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the County of Harnett 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 county and for proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, Section 153A-49 of the North Carolina General Statutes empowers and authorizes the county to revise, amend, restate, codify, and compile 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 Harnett County Board of Commissioners has authorized general compilation, revision, and codification of the ordinances of the county of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Harnett County Board of Commissioners:
Section 1.   The general ordinances of the county as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of Harnett County, North Carolina.”
Section 2.   The Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   TABLE OF CONTENTS
      Chapter
   TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
      10.   General Provisions
   TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
      30.   Emergency Medical Services
      31.   911 Emergency Telephone System
      32.   Emergency Management
      33.   Personnel
   TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
      50.   Garbage
      51.   Water and Sewer Generally
      52.   Sewer Use
      53.   Oil and Grease Control
      54.   Water Shortage and Conservation
   TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
      [Reserved]
   TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
      90.   Animal Control
      91.   Hazardous Waste and Materials
      92.   Noise
      93.   Mass Gatherings
   TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
      110.   Sanitary Landfills and Disposal Facilities
      111.   County Airport
      112.   Safety Services and Businesses
      113.   Military Property Sales
      114.   Cable Television
      115.   Insulation and Energy Utilization Licensing
      116.   Massage and Massage Parlors
      117.   Amusements and Recreation
   TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES
      130.   Weapons
      131.   Explosives Detonation
   TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
      150.   General Provisions
      151.   Regulatory Codes
      152.   Voluntary Agricultural District
      153.   Unified Development Ordinance
      154.   Communications Tower Ordinance
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
      [Reserved]
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
      References to North Carolina General Statutes
      References to Resolutions
      References to Ordinances
Section 3.   All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in this 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 this Code; provided that such repeal shall not affect any offense committed, 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 or plats, accepting dedications 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 this Code.
Section 4.   This Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Board of Commissioners, and the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of the Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
Section 5.   This Code shall be in full force and effect upon adoption by the Board of Commissioners and filed in the Office of the Clerk, and the 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 Harnett County Board of Commissioners on June 4, 2018.
                                    HARNETT COUNTY
                                    BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
                                    /s/ Gordon Springle                   
                                    Gordon Springle, Chairman
ATTEST:
/s/ Margaret Regina Wheeler                       
Margaret Regina Wheeler, Clerk to the Board
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING AND ADOPTING A SUPPLEMENT TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE COUNTY OF HARNETT, NORTH CAROLINA
WHEREAS, American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio (“American Legal Publishing”) has completed the 2018 S-1 supplement to the Code of Ordinances of the County of Harnett (“Code of Ordinances”), which supplement contains all ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted since the prior supplement to the Code of Ordinances; and
WHEREAS, American Legal Publishing has recommended the revision or addition of certain sections of the Code of Ordinances which are based on or make reference to sections of the North Carolina code; and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Harnett County Board of Commissioners to accept these updated sections in accordance with the changes of the law of the State of North Carolina; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the county and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the county that this ordinance take effect at an early date;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE HARNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS:
Section 1.   That the 2018 S-1 supplement to the Code of Ordinances as submitted by American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio, and as attached hereto, be and the same is hereby adopted by reference as if set out in its entirety.
Section 2.   Such supplement shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Harnett County Board of Commissioners and the Clerk to the Harnett County Board of Commissioners is hereby authorized and ordered to insert such supplement into the copy of the Code of Ordinances kept on file in the Office of the Clerk.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Harnett County Board of Commissioners on this 3rd day of December 2018.
                                    HARNETT COUNTY
                                    BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
                                    /s/ Gordon Springle                   
                                    Gordon Springle, Chairman
ATTEST:
/s/ Margaret Regina Wheeler                       
Margaret Regina Wheeler, Clerk to the Board