(a)   There is hereby levied an annual license tax upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways pursuant to Ohio R.C. 4504.171, for the purpose of paying the costs and expenses of enforcing and administering the tax provided for in the section and to provide additional revenue for the purposes set forth in Ohio R.C. 4504.06, and to supplement revenue already available for such purposes.
   (b)   Such tax shall be at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per motor vehicle on each and every motor vehicle the district of registration of which, as defined in Ohio R.C. 4501.01 and 4505.01.
   (c)   As used in this section, the term "motor vehicle" means any and all vehicles included within the definition of motor vehicle in Ohio R.C. 4501.01 and 4505.01.
   (d)   The tax imposed by this section shall apply to and be in effect for the registration year commencing January 1, 2011 and shall continue in effect and application during each registration year thereafter.
   (e)   The tax imposed by this section shall be paid to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles of the State of Ohio or to a Deputy Registrar at the time application for registration of a motor vehicle is made as provided in Ohio R.C. 4503.01.
   (f)   All moneys derived from the tax hereinbefore levied shall be used by the Village of Middleport for the purposes specified in this section.
(Ord. 58-10.  Passed 6-14-10.)