It shall be deemed unlawful for any person to alter, change, replace or deface in any way any section or any page of this city code in such a manner that the meaning of any phrase or order may be changed or omitted. Replacement pages may be inserted according to the official instructions when so authorized by the city council. The city recorder shall see that the replacement pages are properly inserted in the official copies maintained in the office of the city recorder. Any person having custody of a copy of the city code shall make every effort to maintain said code current as to the most recent ordinances passed. Such person shall see to the immediate insertion of new or replacement pages when such are delivered or made available to such person through the office of the city recorder. Said code books, while in actual possession of officials and other interested persons, shall be and remain the property of the city and shall be returned to the office of the city recorder when directed so to do by order of the city council. (2002 Code)