It shall be deemed unlawful for any person to alter, change, replace or deface in any way any section or any provision of this code in such a manner that the meaning of any phrase or order may be changed or omitted. In the hard copy of this code, replacement pages may be inserted according to the official instructions when so authorized by the city council. The finance officer shall see that the replacement pages are properly inserted in the official copies maintained in the office of the finance officer. Any person having in his custody a copy of this code shall make every effort to maintain said code current as to the most recent ordinances passed. Said code, while in actual possession of officials and other interested persons, shall be and remain the property of the city and shall be returned to the office of the finance officer when directed so to do by order of the city council. (2005 Code)