ADOPTING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 831
ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE, A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF MARSEILLES, ILLINOIS, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, COMPILING AND RE-CODIFYING THE 1972 CODE OF MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES AND CERTAIN SUBSEQUENTLY ENACTED ORDINANCES
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Marseilles enacted a Code of Ordinances or Municipal Code on June 2, 1975 (the 1972 Code); and
   WHEREAS, Subsequent to the enactment of said Municipal Code the City has enacted numerous general ordinances, and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the present needs of the City; and
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Marseilles is empowered and authorized to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate said ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Marseilles has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marseilles, as follows:
   Section 1: The general ordinances of the City of Marseilles as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Marseilles."
   Section 2: Said Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles, to-wit:
   Title I       General Provisions
   Title III    Administrative
   Title V    Public Works
   Title VII    Traffic Code
   Title IX    General Regulations
   Title XI    Business Regulations
   Title XIII    General Offenses
   Title XV    Land Usage
   Tables of Special Ordinances
   Parallel References
   Index
   Section 3: All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, 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, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys or other public places, nor to any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
   Section 4: Said Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its passage and approval by the City Council and the Clerk of the City of Marseilles is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of said Code in the Office of the City Clerk.
   Section 5: Said Code shall be in full force and effect ten (10) days from the date of its publication and filing thereof in the Office of the Clerk, and said 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: That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication in pamphlet form.
   PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Marseilles this 21st day of December, 1994.
ROLL CALL VOTES:
AYES: Commissioners Frost, Penoyer, Reilly, Trager, Mayor Knudson
NAYS: None
ABSENT: None
   John C. Knudson  /s/
   Mayor
Lucille Sergenti  /s/
City Clerk
ATTEST: