ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. O-91-1-8-1
   An Ordinance Adopting and Enacting a New Code for the City of Marion, North Carolina; Providing for the Repeal of Certain Ordinances Not Included Therein; Providing a Penalty for the Violation Thereof; Providing for the Manner of Amending Such Code; and Providing When Such Code and This Ordinance Shall Become Effective.
   Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Marion, North Carolina:
   Section 1. The Code entitled "The Code of the City of Marion" published by Municipal Code Corporation consisting of Chapters 1 through 20, each inclusive, is adopted.
   Section 2. All ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before February 21, 1989, and not included in the Code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein, are repealed; provided, however, that the following items are not repealed and shall continue in full force and effect pending the adoption of superceding ordinances on the subjects to which they pertain:
   1.   Part 8, Chapter 3 entitled "Abandoned Vehicles" of the Code of 1982 including sections 8-3001 through 8-3008.
   2.   Part 5, Chapter 1 entitled "Water Supply and Distribution," Chapter 2 entitled "Sewerage Collection and Disposal," and Chapter 3 "Water and Sewer Extensions" of the Code of 1982 including sections 5-1001 through 5-3006.
   Section 3. The repeal provided for in section 2 hereof shall not be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance that is repealed by this ordinance.
   Section 4. Unless another penalty is expressly provided, every person convicted of a violation of any provision of the Code or any ordinance, rule or regulation adopted or issued in pursuance thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars ($50.00) or by imprisonment not exceeding thirty (30) days. Each act of violation and each day upon which any such violation shall occur shall constitute a separate offense. The penalty provided by this section, unless another penalty is expressly provided shall apply to the amendment of any Code section whether or not such penalty is reenacted in the amendatory ordinance. In addition to the penalty prescribed above, the City Council may pursue other remedies such as abatement of nuisances, injunctive relief, and revocation of licenses or permits.
   Section 5. Additions or amendments to the Code when passed in the form as to indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part of the Code shall be deemed to be incorporated in the Code, so that reference to the Code includes the additions and amendments.
   Section 6. Ordinances adopted after February 21, 1989, that amend or refer to ordinances that have been codified in the Code, shall be construed as if they amend or refer to like provisions of the Code.
   Section 7. This ordinance shall become effective January 8, 1991.
   Passed and adopted by the City Council this 8th day of January, 1991.
   A. Everette Clark
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   Mayor
   J. Earl Daniels
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   Clerk
   Certificate of Adoption
   I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the ordinance passed at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Marion held on the 8th day of January, 1991.
   J. Earl Daniels
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   Clerk