All general ordinances of the city passed prior to the adoption of this code are hereby superseded by the provisions of this code, except such as are included in this code or are by necessary implication herein reserved (subject to the saving clauses contained in the following sections), and excluding the following ordinances: tax levy and appropriation ordinances; ordinances relating to boundaries and annexations; franchise ordinances and other ordinances granting special rights to persons or corporations; contract ordinances and ordinances authorizing the execution of a contract or the issuance of warrants; salary ordinances; ordinances establishing, naming or vacating streets, alleys or other public places; improvement ordinances; bond ordinances; ordinances relating to elections; ordinances relating to the transfer or acceptance of real estate by or from the city; and all special ordinances. (2005 Code)