BE IT ORDAINED by the council of the village of Leland, Illinois, as follows:
   Section 1: From and after the date of passage of this ordinance, the village code of the village of Leland, Illinois prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc. containing the compilation of all ordinances of a general nature together with the changes made to said ordinances, under the direction of the governing body of the village, shall be accepted in all courts without question as the official code and law of the village as enacted by the council of the Village of Leland.
   Section 2: There is hereby adopted, as a method of perpetual codification, the loose-leaf type of binding together with a continuous supplement service, whereby each newly adopted ordinance of a general and permanent nature amending, altering, adding or deleting provisions of the official village code is identified by the proper catchline and is inserted in the proper place in each of the official copies, one copy of which shall be maintained in the office of the village clerk, certified as to correctness and available for inspection at any and all times that said office is regularly open.
   Section 3: All ordinances of a general nature included in this official village code shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provision and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the governing body shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said official village code. All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, appropriation ordinances, contract ordinances and ordinances authorizing the execution of a contract or the issuance of warrants, salary ordinances, ordinances establishing, naming, or vacating streets, alleys or other public places, improvement ordinances, ordinances relating to elections, ordinances relating to the transfer or acceptance of real estate by or from the village, ordinances establishing Social Security, zoning map amendments, specific zoning variances and conditional uses, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating ordinances, special assessment and annexation ordinances and ordinances adopting any comprehensive plan shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the village code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the official village code.
   Section 4: 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 which will cause the law of the village to be misrepresented thereby.
   Section 5: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
   Section 6: This ordinance and the code adopted by the same shall be recorded and shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication in pamphlet form as provided by law.
PASSED this 4th day of March, 2003.
APPROVED this 4th day of March, 2003.