ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE # 2008-03
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF LINTON, INDIANA, 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 the State of Indiana 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 on ordinances 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 THE CITY OF LINTON, INDIANA:
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 Linton, Indiana."
Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   SEE ATTACHED TABLE OF CONTENTS
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   All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and preordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall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 this ordinance, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or
   LINTON, INDIANA
   TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter
   TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
   10.   Rules of Construction; General Penalty
   TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
   30.   Government Officials
   31.   City Organizations
   32.   City Policies
   33.   Finances and Fees
   34.   Airport
   TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
   50.   General Utility Provisions
   51.   Gas
   52.   Sanitation Utility; Garbage
   53.   Water Utility
   54.   Electricity Utility
   55.   Sewer
   TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
   70.   Traffic Regulations
   71.   Parking Rules
   72.   Bikes and Recreational Vehicles
   73.   Traffic Schedules
   74.   Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
   90.   Animals
   91.   Fire Prevention
   92.   Fair Housing
   93.   Streets and Sidewalks; Excavations in Public Places
   94.   Health, Sanitation; Nuisances
   95.   Parks and Recreation
   96.   Cemeteries
   97.   Trees, Shrubs and Weeds
   TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   110.   General Licensing Procedures
   111.   Transient Vendors
   TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES
   130.   General Offenses
   TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
   150.   Building Regulations; Construction
   151.   Flood Hazard Areas
   152.   Mobile Homes
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
Table
   I.   Contracts
   II.   Annexation
   III.   Employee Provisions
   IV.   Funds
   V.   Vacating Streets or Property
   VI.   Boundaries
   VII.   Miscellaneous
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
References to Indiana Code
References to Ordinances
   INDEX
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 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 this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Legislative Authority of the Political Subdivision on this       day of                           , 20        .
ADOPTED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LINTON, INDIANA, THIS  14th  DAY OF April 2008, AT 7:00 pm
            
TOMMY L. JONES, MAYOR                  CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF LINTON                           CITY OF LINTON, INDIANA
Tommy L Jones /s/                                                                                                    
                                       PRESIDENT
                                       Tony Richards /s/                                     
                                       COUNCIL MEMBER
                                       Jerry Ellett /s/                                           
                                       COUNCIL MEMBER
                                       Linda D Bedwell /s/                               
                                       COUNCIL MEMBER
                                       Charles Cox /s/                                       
                                       COUNCIL MEMBER
ATTEST:
B. Jack Shelton /s/                                   
B. JACK SHELTON, CLERK-TREASURER