Sec. 1-6.  Amendments to Code; effect of new ordinances; amendatory language.
(a)   All ordinances adopted subsequent to this Code that amend, repeal or in any way affect this Code may be numbered in accordance with the numbering system of the Code and printed for inclusion in the Code. Portions of this Code repealed by subsequent ordinances may be excluded from this Code by their omission from reprinted pages affected by such ordinances.
(b)   Amendments to provisions of this Code may be made with the following language: "Section (chapter, article, division or subdivision, as appropriate) of the Mason City Code is hereby amended to read as follows: . . . ."
(c)   If a new section, division, subdivision, article or chapter is to be added to the Code, the following language may be used: "Section (chapter, article, division or subdivision, as appropriate) of the Mason City Code is hereby created to read as follows: . . . ."
(d)   All provisions desired to be repealed should be repealed specially by section, division, subdivision, article or chapter number, as appropriate, or by setting out the repealed provisions in full in the repealing ordinance.
Charter References: Amendment or repeal of ordinances, § 7.10.