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ORDINANCE NO. 0119-1
CITY OF LINDSAY
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF LINDSAY, TEXAS, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the political subdivision are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, the acts of the legislature of State of Texas empower and authorize the political subdivision to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the legislative authority of the political subdivision has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the political subdivision of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF: CITY OF LINDSAY
Section 1. The general ordinances of the political subdivision as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Lindsay, Texas".
Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
10. General Provisions
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
30. General Provisions
31. Police Department
32. Procurement Procedures
35. City Policies, Plans and Programs
36. City employees
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
50. Utility Service
54. Schedule of Fees for Water and Sewer
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
70. General Provisions
71. Parking Regulations
72. Recreational Vehicles
73. Traffic Schedules
74. Parking Schedules
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
92. Fire Prevention
93. Parks and Recreation
94. Streets and Sidewalks
95. Portable on Demand Storage Units
96. Fair Housing
97. Oil and Gas Wells
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
111. Solicitors, Peddlers and Hawkers
112. Sexually Oriented Businesses
113. Sno Cone Stands
114. Tattoo and Body Piercing Studios
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
130. General Provisions
131. Curfew for Minors
TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
151. Manufactured, Mobile and Modular Homes
152. Flood damage Prevention
153. Wind Energy Conversion Systems
155. Airport Zoning
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
III. Tax Rate Changes
IV. Time Warrants
VI. Tax and Revenue Certificates
VII. Streets and Alleys
IX. Contracts and Agreements
Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and re-ordained in whole in part in such code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of the ordinance, 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, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the code.
Section 4. Such code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the legislative authority and the Clerk of the political subdivision is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such code of ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
Section 5. Such code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such 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 law have been given.
Section 6. This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of the municipality and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage and publication as required by law.
PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 14th day of January 2019.
Scott Neu, Mayor
Monica Laux, City Secretary