ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 2003-126
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF HUNTING VALLEY, OHIO, 2003; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
   WHEREAS, Council has had the matter of recodification and general revision of the legislation of the Village before it for some time; and
   WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with The Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such recodification; and
   WHEREAS, the codification of such legislation, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed, is now before the Council.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF HUNTING VALLEY, STATE OF OHIO, that:
   SECTION 1: The ordinances and resolutions of the Village of Hunting Valley, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, arranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections, are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Hunting Valley, Ohio, 2003.
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent ordinance records of the Village of Hunting Valley, Ohio.
   SECTION 2: All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof which are in conflict or inconsistent with any provision of the 2003 Codified Ordinances are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this ordinance, except as follows:
(a)   The enactment of the 2003 Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability.  Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.  For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall remain in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and recodification.
   (b)   The repeal provided above shall not affect:
(1)   The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege;
(2)   The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property;
(3)   The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment;
(4)   The assumption of any contract or obligation;
(5)   The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness;
(6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges;
(7)   The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way;
(8)   The dedication of property or plat approval;
(9)   The annexation or detachment of territory;
(10)   Any legislation enacted subsequent to June 15, 2003.
   SECTION 3: Sections and subsections of the 2003 Codified Ordinances without a legislative history or with the words “Adopting Ordinance” at the end thereof are or contain new matter ordained by this Adopting Ordinance.
   SECTION 4:  Pursuant to Article III, Section 8(c) of the Village Charter, Ohio Revised Code Section 731.23 and Section 121.01 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Hunting Valley, the Village Clerk shall cause to be posted at the Town Hall, for a period of not less than fifteen days, notice of the enactment of this ordinance, containing the title of this ordinance and a summary of the new matter contained in the Hunting Valley Codified Ordinances, which summary is attached to this ordinance as “Exhibit A”.
   SECTION 5:  That it is hereby found and determined that each and every formal action of this Council concerning and relating to the adoption of this ordinance was taken in open meetings of this Council; and that all deliberations of this Council and of any of its committees  that resulted in each such formal action, were conducted in meetings open to the public and in compliance with all legal requirements.
   SECTION 6: This ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency ordinance necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety, convenience and welfare for the reason that it is immediately necessary to have an up-to-date codification of the general and permanent ordinances and resolutions of the Village, which codification is consistent with current State law, current practice and local conditions, for the benefit of the Village and the residents of the Village, and to avoid practical and legal entanglements, wherefore this ordinance, including the 2003 Codified Ordinances hereby approved, adopted and enacted, shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Passed this 8th  day of July,  2003.
/s/   Scott R. Inkley, M.D.         
   Mayor - President of Council
ATTEST:
/s/   Charles V. Marotta           
   Clerk
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
         Comparative Section Table
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF HUNTING VALLEY, OHIO
      CHARTER
      PART ONE -       Administrative Code
      PART THREE -    Traffic Code
      PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
      PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
      PART THIRTEEN -    Building Code
      PART FIFTEEN -    Fire Prevention Code