ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO. 09-08
   AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE 2009 CODIFIED ORDINANCES, AND
   DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
   WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the ordinances of the City of a permanent and general nature should be codified; and
   WHEREAS, the City has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification; and
   WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended, and those to be repealed are before the Council.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 NEW LEXINGTON STATE OF OHIO:
   SECTION 1: That the ordinances of the City of New Lexington, Ohio of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, arranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of New Lexington, Ohio, 2009.
   SECTION 2: That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6 of this Ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to July 6, 2009, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance.  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, including, but not limited to, any prosecution for a traffic or criminal offense committed prior to the enactment of the Codified Ordinances.  This enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.  For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force and effect not withstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   SECTION 3: That as provided in Section 4.13 of the Charter, the Clerk of Council shall cause a notice of the proposed codification to be published one time in a newspaper of circulation in the City at least seven days prior to Council’s action, and no further publication shall be necessary.
   SECTION 4: That each section of the Codified Ordinances without an ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicates that the section contains new material which is hereby enacted by this adopting ordinance.
   SECTION 5: That through authentication and approval of this Ordinance, the Mayor and Clerk of Council shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the City as codified therein are correctly set forth and constitute the Codified Ordinances of New Lexington, Ohio, 2009.
   SECTION 6: That as provided in Section 4.13 of the Charter, the 2009 Codified Ordinances shall immediately be effective upon approval of this ordinance by a majority vote of the members of Council.
   SECTION 7: That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure to provide for the timely implementation of the codification and the orderly administration of the municipal ordinances.
PASSED:  July 6, 2009
/s/   Polly Pletcher                   
   PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
APPROVED:
/s/   Janine Conrad             
   MAYOR
ATTEST:
/s/   Jennifer Dennis           
   CLERK
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF NEW LEXINGTON, OHIO
      CHARTER
      PART ONE - Administrative Code
      PART THREE - Traffic Code
      PART FIVE - General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN - Business Regulation Code
      PART NINE - Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN - Planning and Zoning Code
      PART THIRTEEN - Building Code
      PART FIFTEEN - Fire Prevention Code