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ORDINANCE NO. 5146
ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE, A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF KOKOMO, INDIANA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SAID CODE.
WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the City of Kokomo are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classi-fication and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the City; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana empower and authorize the common council for every city to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or pub-lished and to incoroporate said ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Kokomo has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Common Council of the City of Kokomo, Indiana, that:
Section l. The general ordinances of the City of Kokomo, Indiana, as herein revised, amended, restated, codified and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Kokomo, Indiana."
Section 2. Said Code as adopted in Section l shall consist of the following titles, to- wit:
TITLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS
TITLE III ADMINISTRATION
TITLE V PUBLIC WORKS
TITLE VII TRAFFIC CODE
TITLE IX GENERAL REGULATIONS
TITLE XI BUSINESS REGULATIONS
TITLE XIII GENERAL OFFENSES
TITLE XV LAND USAGE
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises or granting special right 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, plats or dedication of land to public use, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys or other public places, nor to any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
Section 4. Said Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Mayor, and the Clerk of the City of Kokomo is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of said Code in the Office of the Clerk.
Section 5. Said Code shall be in full force and effect two weeks from the date of its publication and filing thereof in the Office of the Clerk, and said 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 the law have been given.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Common Council of the City of Kokomo, Indiana, this 25 day of January, l982.
John D. Kennedy
Carol L. Moberly
(Ord. 5146, passed 1-25-82)