ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. A-1
ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE, A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF LAKE ORION REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE DEALING WITH THE SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SAID CODE.
WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the Village of Lake Orion are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the Village; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the State Legislature of the State of Michigan empower and authorize the Village Legislative Body of this Village to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate said ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Legislative Body of the Village of Lake Orion has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Village of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Legislative Body of the Village of Lake Orion that:
SECTION 1:  The general ordinances of the Village of Lake Orion as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of the Village of Lake Orion.”
SECTION 2:  Said Code as adopted in Section 1 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
         Tables of Special Ordinances
         Parallel References
         Index
SECTION 3:  All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not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 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, plat 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:  A synopsis of this Ordinance shall be published in accordance with the Charter of the Village of Lake Orion and this Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon the publication of said synopsis.
Made and passed this 25th day of March, 1996.
                                    VILLAGE OF LAKE ORION
                                    By: Harry K. Stephens  /s/               
                                    President
                                    Arlene M. Nichols  /s/               
                                    Village Clerk