ADOPTING ORDINANCE
AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOUNDSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA, TO ADOPT THE 1992 CODIFIED ORDINANCES; TO ADOPT NEW MATTER; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; AND TO DIRECT THAT THE STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CODIFICATION OF ORDINANCES BE COMPLIED WITH
 
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Moundsville, West Virginia has deemed it necessary to revise and recodify those City ordinances of a permanent and general nature.
 
   WHEREAS, it has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such recodification;
 
   WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
 
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOUNDSVILLE, that:
 
   Section 1.  The ordinances of the City of Moundsville, West Virginia, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, chapters, articles and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of Moundsville, West Virginia, 1992.
 
   Section 2.  Pursuant to West Virginia Code 8-11-4(b):
   (a)   Notice of the proposed adoption of the Codified Ordinances shall be given by publication as provided in West Virginia Code 8-11-4(a)(2);
   (b)   Through authentication of this Ordinance the Mayor shall certify the 1992 Moundsville Codified Ordinances which shall be filed as a permanent record in the office of the City Clerk.
 
   Section 3.  The provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 4 of this Ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to December 15, 1991, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance except as follows:
   (a)   The enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability.  Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in the violation of any such legislative provisions, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.  For such purposes, any such legislative provisions shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and recodification.
   (b)   The repeal provided above shall not affect:
      (1)   The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege.
      (2)   The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property.
      (3)   The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment.
      (4)   The assumption of any contract or obligation.
      (5)   The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness.
      (6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
      (7)   The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way.
      (8)   The dedication of property or plat approval.
      (9)   The annexation or detachment of territory.
      (10)   Any legislation enacted subsequent to December 15, 1991.
 
   Section 4.  This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon passage.
 
   /s/          Judy Hunt             
               City Clerk
 
PUBLISH:  April 17, 1992
 
FIRST READING:   April 14, 1992   
 
SECOND READING:  April 27, 1992
 
 
CONTENTS
Preliminary Unit
Comparative Section Table
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF MOUNDSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA
 
 
         PART ONE -    Administrative Code
 
         PART THREE - Traffic Code
 
         PART FIVE - General Offenses Code
 
         PART SEVEN - Business Regulation and Taxation Code
 
         PART NINE - Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
 
         PART ELEVEN - Health and Sanitation Code
 
         PART THIRTEEN - Planning and Zoning Code
 
         PART FIFTEEN - Fire Prevention Code
 
         PART SEVENTEEN - Building and Housing Code