ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 510-95
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF HEPPNER, OREGON; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
   BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF HEPPNER:
   SECTION 1: From the date of passage of this Ordinance, the City Code of the City of Heppner, Oregon prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., contains the compilation of all ordinances of a general nature together with the changes made to said ordinances and including new provisions as follows: Title 1, Chapter 4, establishing a general penalty system; Title 2, Chapter 2, establishing the City Budget Committee in accordance with Oregon Local Budget Law; Title 2, Chapter 3, establishing the City Planning Commission and prescribing its membership, operation and authority; Title 2, Chapter 4, establishing the Heppner Housing Authority and Board pursuant to Oregon Law; Title 2, Chapter 5, establishing the Heppner Fire Department Advisory Committee and prescribing its membership, operation and authority; Title 2, Chapter 6, establishing a uniform process and conditions for the creation of standing and ad hoc committees; Title 6, Chapter 1, adopting the Oregon Vehicle Code by reference; and Title 9, Chapter 2, adopting the Uniform Fire Code, providing for enforcement thereof and designating fire zones and penalties. The City Code shall be accepted in all courts without question as the Official Code and Law of the City as enacted by the City Council.
   SECTION 2: All ordinances of a general nature included in this Official City Code shall be a continuation of the included ordinances and elimination of any ordinances shall not cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said Official City 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franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the City Code. Such ordinances are not included in the Official City Code.
   SECTION 3: 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 pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such Code in any manner whatsoever except by the City Council in the manner prescribed by the City Charter.
   SECTION 4: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the City Code are repealed.
   SECTION 5: This Ordinance and the Code shall be in full force and effect after passage, as printed and published in book form by order of the Mayor and City Council.
   SECTION 6: In so much as the enforcement of this ordinance is necessary for the health, safety and welfare of the City of Heppner, an emergency is declared to exist and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately upon passage by the City Council and approval by the Mayor.
   ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 13th day of February, 1995.
           CITY OF HEPPNER, OREGON