ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 12, 2007
Passed      8-9-07       
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF MARBLEHEAD, OHIO, 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 Ohio 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 THE VILLAGE OF MARBLEHEAD:
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 Village of Marblehead, Ohio."
Section 2.   Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   TITLE I:  GENERAL PROVISIONS
      10.   General Provisions
      11.   Authority and Jurisdiction
   TITLE III:  ADMINISTRATION
      30.   Planning Commission
      31.   Board of Public Affairs
      32.   Village Officials
      33.   Meetings and Work Sessions
      34.   Code of Ethical Conduct
      35.   Drug and Alcohol Workplace Program
      36.   Compensation for Employees on Temporary Military Duty
      37.   Taxation
      38.   Finances
      39.   Police and Fire Departments
   TITLE V:  PUBLIC WORKS
      50.   Water Regulations
   TITLE VII:  TRAFFIC CODE
      70.   General Provisions
      71.   Licensing Provisions
      72.   Traffic Rules
      73.   Motor Vehicle Crimes
      74.   Equipment and Loads
      75.   Bicycles, Motorcycles, and Off-road Vehicles
      76.   Parking Regulations
      Appendix A:  Local Regulations
   TITLE IX:  GENERAL REGULATIONS
      90.   Village Cemeteries
      91.   Streets and Sidewalks
      92.   Noise
      93.   Health and Sanitation
      94.   Parks
      95.   Nuisances
   TITLE XI:  BUSINESS REGULATIONS
      110.   Business Licenses
      111.   Peddlers, Transient Dealers and Solicitors
   TITLE XIII:  GENERAL OFFENSES
      130.   General Provisions
      131.   Offenses Against Property
      132.   Offenses Against Public Peace
      133.   Sex Offenses
      134.   Gambling Offenses
      135.   Offenses Against Persons
      136.   Offenses Against Justice and Administration
      137.   Weapons Control
      138.   Drug Offenses
      Appendix A:  Local Regulations
   TITLE XV:  LAND USAGE
      150.   Flood Damage Prevention
      151.   Waterfront Plan
      152.   Trailers, Housetrailer Parks and Camps
      153.   Subdivisions
      154.   Zoning
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
      I.   Annexations
      II.   Improvements
      III.   Contracts, Agreements and Leases
      IV.   Easements
      V.   Real Estate Transactions
      VI.   Street Name Changes
      VII.   Vacations
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
      Historical References to Ohio Revised Code
      References to Resolutions
      References to Ordinances
   INDEX
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 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 9th day of August, 2007.
                  Approved: August 9, 2007
                  Jacqueline A. Bird  /s/                         
                  Jacqueline A. Bird, Mayor
Attest:
Kimberly A. Watts  /s/                   
Kimberly A. Watts, Fiscal Officer
Dated:  August 9, 2007