ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 20
   Series of 1976
   AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE CITY CODE OF
   THE CITY OF LITTLETON, COLORADO.
   BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LITTLETON, COLORADO, THAT:
   Section 1. From and after the date of passage of this Ordinance, the City Code of the City of Littleton, Colorado, prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., under the direction of the City Council of the City, containing all ordinances of a general nature in effect at the time of such codification; specifically, containing all provisions of the 1971 Municipal Code of the City of Littleton and all amendatory ordinances thereto, together with all ordinances heretofore passed and including Ordinance No. 20, Series of 1976, shall be received in all courts and administrative tribunals of this State without further proof as prima facie evidence of being the Official Code and Law of the City, and the "City Code of the City of Littleton" is hereby adopted and shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive law which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances passed by the City unless excepted from repeal as provided herein, and the provisions contained in this City Code shall be controlling in all matters contained therein.
   Section 2. All ordinances of a general nature included in the City Code of the City of Littleton shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provisions and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the City Council shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said Code.
All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating ordinances and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by a provision of the City Code of the City of Littleton. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in this Code.
   Section 3. There is also hereby adopted, as a method of perpetual codification, the loose-leaf type of binding together with the continuous supplement service provided by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., whereby each newly adopted ordinance of a general and permanent nature amending, altering, adding to or deleting provisions of the Code of the City of Littleton shall be identified by the proper catchline and shall be inserted in the proper place in each of the official copies. Each such new provision shall become effective upon the passage of the ordinance. Copies of such ordinances shall be maintained in the office of the City Clerk. Proper replacement pages for the official copies, certified as to correctness of the official copy of the City Code of the City of Littleton shall be on file in the City Clerk's office and available for inspection at any and all times that said office is regularly open.
   Section 4. Any person who shall violate any provisions of the Code hereby adopted or any other ordinances of the City hereafter enacted, or of such rules or regulations promulgated by the provisions of this Code, shall be punished by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.00) or by imprisonment in jail not exceeding ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Every day of continuation of any violation of this Code, or any other ordinance of the City hereafter enacted or any rule or regulation promulgated under the provisions of this Code, shall constitute a separate offense.
   Section 5. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed, provided that said repeal shall not repeal the repealing clauses of any ordinances or parts of ordinances repealed, nor revive any ordinance or resolution repealed thereby.
   Introduced as a Bill at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Littleton on the 18th day of May, 1976, passed by a vote of 5 FOR and 0 AGAINST; and ordered published in the Littleton Independent on the 20th of May, 1976.
   Public hearing on the Ordinance to take place on the 1st day of June, 1976, in the City Hall Annex at 2570 W. Main St.
   Passed on final reading, following public hearing, by a vote of 7 FOR and 0 AGAINST, on the 1st day of June, 1976.