ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 1985-36
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
   WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Johnstown, Ohio, has had the matter of codification and general revision of the ordinances 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 codification, and
   WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council.
   NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, that:
SECTION 1: That the ordinances of the Village of Johnstown, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Johnstown, Ohio, 1985. 
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk-Treasurer, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent records of the Village of Johnstown, Ohio.
SECTION 2:  That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 5 of this Ordinance. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance except as follows:
   (a)    The enactment of the 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 any 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 the violation of any such legislative provisions, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.
For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   (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 July 1, 1985.
SECTION 3: That all legislation enacted subsequent to July 1, 1985, which amended, replaced or otherwise affected a material provision of those ordinances existing prior to July 1, 1985 shall be deemed to amend, replace or affect the analogous or comparable section of the Codified Ordinances as reflected in the Comparative Section Table of the same, or as otherwise indicated by the content or purpose of such subsequent legislation.
SECTION 4: That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village, the reason for the necessity being that there exists an imperative need for the earliest publication and distribution of the Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents of the Village, so as to facilitate administration and daily operation and avoid practical and legal entanglements.
 
SECTION 5: That this Ordinance shall become effective at the earliest date allowed by law.
 
PASSED:    December 17 ,1985
 
   Joseph Robertson, President Pro Tem
   Mayor
 
ATTEST:
 
   Charles E. Williams
   Clerk-Treasurer
 
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
   James Carpenter
   Solicitor
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF JOHNSTOWN
         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