ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 230
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LIVINGSTON
ORDINANCE ADOPTING A CODIFICATION OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LIVINGSTON ENTITLED "CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF LIVINGSTON" REPEALING CERTAIN ORDINANCES, ADOPTING GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO THE CODE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION
The city council of the city of Livingston does ordain as follows:
Section 1.   Adoption Of Code.
   There is adopted that certain codification of certain ordinances of the city entitled "City Code Of The City Of Livingston" published by order of the city council bearing the date of 1979. Three (3) copies of the code are on file in the office of the city clerk and are open for public inspection. The city code and the secondary codes adopted by reference in the city code are adopted by reference under the provisions of section 50022.1-50022.10 of the Government Code of the state of California.
Section 2.   
   The adoption of the city code and the repeal of ordinances by the city code do not affect the following matters:
   (1)   Actions and proceedings which began before the effective date of this ordinance.
   (2)   Prosecution for ordinance violations committed before the effective date of this ordinance.
   (3)   Licenses and penalties due and unpaid at the effective date of this ordinance and collection of these licenses and penalties.
   (4)   Bonds and cash deposits required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance.
   (5)   Matters of record which refer to or are connected with an ordinance the substance of which is included in the city code. These references shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions of the city code.
Section 3.    Continuation Of Existing Law.
   Where they are substantially the same as existing law, the city code shall be considered a continuation of existing law and not a new enactment.
Section 4.   Repeal Of Existing Ordinances.
   Every ordinance which is not excluded from the city code by section 5 of this ordinance or which is not specifically continued in force by this code is repealed. This section does not revive an ordinance which was repealed before the adoption of the code.
Section 5.   Exclusions From The Code.
   Every ordinance governing the following subject matter is excluded from the city code and is not affected by the repeal provision of it:
(1)    Fixing the rate and making a levy of city taxes.
(2)    Approving appropriations.
(3)    Alteration of city boundaries and annexations.
(4)    Granting, altering or withdrawing a franchise.
(5)    Authorizing the execution of a contract or the issuance of warrants.
(6)    Fixing salaries.
(7)    Naming or vacating streets, alleys or other public places.
(8)    City improvements.
(9)    Bonds.
(10)    Elections to which the city is a party.
(11)    Transfer or acceptance of real estate by or from the city.
(12)    Land use classifications of specific property.
(13)    Special ordinances.
Section 6.    General Penalty.
   Unless a different penalty is prescribed for a violation of a specific provision of the city code, every act prohibited or declared unlawful and every failure to perform an act required by the city code is punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment for not longer than six (6) months, or both. Every person who causes, aids, abets or conceals the fact of a violation of the code is guilty of violating the code.
Section 7.    Maintenance And Distribution Of The Code.
   Not less than three (3) copies of the city code, certified by the city clerk, shall be kept on file in the office of the clerk for examination and use by the public. Amendments to the code shall be noted, by ordinance number, on the appropriate pages of all three (3) copies of the code and three (3) complete files of amendatory ordinances, indexed for ready reference, shall he maintained in the office of the clerk for use and examination by the public.
   Distribution or sale of additional copies of the code shall be made as directed by the city council.
   The foregoing ordinance was introduced at a meeting of the council of the city of Livingston held on April 9, 1981, and adopted at a meeting held on May 14, 1981 by the following vote:
Ayes:    Beason, Herrera, Morrison Warden & Blevins
Noes:
Absent:
         /s/   
         Mayor or Mayor Pro Tem
Attest:
/s/      
City Clerk