ADOPTING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 2014-16
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of Madison County, IL 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 county and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Illinois empower and authorize the Madison County Board 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 Government Relations Committee of Madison County has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of Madison County 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 Madison County Government and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the county that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS:
   Section 1.   The general ordinances of Madison County as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of Madison County, Illinois.”
   Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the titles set forth in Exhibit A.
   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   All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall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 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 County Board and the County Clerk of the County is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the County 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 county, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
   PASSED AND ADOPTED by the County Board of the County of Madison, Illinois on this 17th day of December, 2014.
                                                                              
                                       Alan J. Dunstan
                                       County Board Chairman
ATTEST:
                                       
Debbie Ming-Mendoza
County Clerk
   EXHIBIT “A”
   MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS CODE OF ORDINANCES
   TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter
   TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
   10.   Rules of Construction
   TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
   30.   County Board
   31.   County Officials and Employees
   32.   Departments, Boards and Commissions
   33.   Labor Relations
   34.   Purchasing
   35.   Taxation
   36.   Emergency Services and Disaster Agency
   37.   County Fees, Funds and Policies
   38.   911 Emergency Telephone System
   39.   Administrative Adjudication of Ordinance Violations
   40.   Ethics
   41.   Children’s Advocacy Center
   TITLE V: GENERAL REGULATIONS   
   50.   Animals
   51.   Fireworks
   52.   Traffic Code
   53.   Nuisances
   54.   Permit Regulations
   55.   Food Sanitation Program
   56.   Transportation Regulations
   TITLE VII: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   70.   Alcoholic Liquor
   71.   Amusements
   72.   Cable Television
   73.   Emergency Alarm Systems
   74.   Merchants Providing Products or Services
   75.   Solicitors
   76.   Adult Businesses
   77.   Body Art
   TITLE IX: LAND USAGE
   90.   Building Regulations
   91.   Mobile Home Parks
   92.   Subdivision Regulations
   93.   Zoning Code
   TITLE XI: PUBLIC WORKS
   110.   Private Sewage Disposal System
   111.   Sanitary Landfill Code
   112.   Residential Recycling Code
   113.   Potable Water Supply
   114.   Stormwater Drainage and Detention and Sediment Control
   115.   Construction of Utility Facilities in the Rights of Way
   TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES [Reserved]
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   Table
   I.   Franchises
   II.   Real Estate Transactions
   III.   Utility Lines
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
   References to Illinois Compiled Statutes
   References to 1993 Code
   References to Resolutions
   References to Ordinances
   INDEX