ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 831
      AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWCASTLE, OKLAHOMA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
   WHEREAS, adequate general and permanent ordinances of the City of Newcastle, Oklahoma, arranged and classified in sufficient form and substance, are necessary for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the community and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, pursuant to Title 11 O.S. § 14-108, the legislature of the State of Oklahoma has mandated, empowered and authorized municipalities, including the City of Newcastle, to revise, amend, restate, rearrange, renumber, reorganize, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Newcastle has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of Newcastle of a permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the community that this ordinance take effect upon its adoption.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWCASTLE, OKLAHOMA:
   Section 1. Title
      The general ordinances of the City of Newcastle, Oklahoma, as revised, amended, restated, codified and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Newcastle, Oklahoma".
   Section 2. Content
      The Code of Ordinances hereby adopted shall consist of the following Titles:
   NEWCASTLE, OKLAHOMA
   CODE OF ORDINANCES
   TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter
   TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
               10.   Rules of Construction; General Penalty
               11.   Boundaries
   TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
               30.   Form of Government
               31.   City Council
               32.   City Officials
               33.   Personnel
               34.   Finances
               35.   Taxation
               36.   City Policies
               37.   Organizations
               38.   Emergency Management
               39.   Municipal Court
   TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
               50.   General Utility Provisions
               51.   Garbage
               52.   Water
               53.   Sewers
   TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
               70.   General Provisions
               71.   Traffic Rules
               72.   Parking Regulations
               73.   Bicycles
               74.   Pedestrians
               75.   Railroads
   TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
               90.   Animals
               91.   Fire Prevention
               92.   Health and Sanitation; Nuisances
               93.   Streets and Sidewalks
               94.   Abandoned Vehicles; Junked Vehicles
               95.   Parks and Recreation
               96.   City Library
   TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
               110.   General Provisions
               111.   Peddlers
               112.   Fair Housing
               113.   Oil and Gas Drilling
               114.   Utilities
               115.   Alcoholic Beverages
               116.   Fireworks
               117.   Cable Television
               118.   Garbage Collectors
               119.   Massage Establishments
   TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
               130.   General Provisions
               131.   Offenses Against Public Morals
               132.   Offenses Against Public Peace
               133.   Offenses Against Persons
               134.   Offenses Against Public Authority
   TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
               150.   Building Regulations; Construction
               151.   Mobile Homes and Manufactured Homes
               152.   Flood Damage Prevention
               153.   Subdivisions
               154.   Planning and Zoning
               155.   Sign Regulations
               156.   Transportation Impact Fees
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   Table
               I.   Annexations; Extensions
               II.   Franchise Agreements
               III.   Vacations
               IV.   Improvements
               V.   Zoning Map Changes
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
   References to Oklahoma Statutes
   References to 2002 Code
   References to Ordinances
   INDEX
 
   Section  3.  Repeal
      All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises, or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to pubic use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
   Section 4. Publication
      This Code of Ordinances shall be deemed published as of the date of its adoption and approval by the Council, and the Clerk of the City of Newcastle is hereby authorized and directed to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the County Clerk and to maintain at least three (3) copies in the Office of the City Clerk.
   Section 5. Full Force and Effect
      Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinances and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as requested by law have been given.
   Section 6. Emergency
      It being immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, safety, and welfare of the City of Newcastle and the inhabitants thereof that this ordinance be put into full force and effect an emergency is hereby declared to exist by reason of which this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its passage and approval.
      ADOPTED AND PASSED by the Council of the City of Newcastle, Oklahoma, on this 11th day of February, 2019, at a meeting duly convened under the provisions of the Oklahoma Open Meetings Act.
                                         /s/    Gene C. Reid             
                                       Gene C. Reid, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Camille Dowers               
City Clerk
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