ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 24-98
   AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF OAK HARBOR REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES.
   WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the village are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the Council of the Village of Oak Harbor empower and authorize the political subdivision to revise, amend, restate, 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 Village of Oak Harbor has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Political Subdivision of a general and 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 municipality that this ordinance take effect at the earliest date allowed by law.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF OAK HARBOR, OTTAWA COUNTY, OHIO:
   Section 1. The general ordinances of the Council as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Village of Oak Harbor, Ohio."
   Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
OAK HARBOR, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter
   10.   General Provisions
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
   30.   General Provisions
   31.   Executive Authority
   32.   Legislative Authority
   33.   Judicial Authority
   34.   Police Department
   35.   Fire Department
   36.   Civil Actions Against the Municipality
   37.   Personnel Policies
   38.   Taxation and Finance
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
   50.   Electricity
   51.   Garbage and Refuse
   52.   Sewer Regulations
   53.   Water Regulations
   54.   Stormwater Drainage Utility
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
   70.   General Provisions
   71.   Licensing Provisions
   72.   Traffic Rules
   73.   Motor Vehicle Crimes
   74.   Equipment and Loads
   75.   Bicycles, Motorcycles and Snowmobiles
   76.   Parking Regulations
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
   90.   Animals
   91.   Fireworks; Explosives; Fire Prevention
   92.   Intoxicating Liquors
   93.   Health and Sanitation; Nuisances
   94.   Streets and Sidewalks
   95.   Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicles
   96.   Parks and Recreation
   97.   Trees and Shrubs
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   110.   General Provisions
   111.   Taxicabs
   112.   Peddlers, Itinerant Merchants and Solicitors
   113.   Amusements
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
   130.   General Provisions
   131.   Offenses Against Property
   132.   Offenses Against Public Peace
   133.   Sex Offenses
   134.   Gambling Offenses
   135.   Offenses Against Persons
   136.   Offenses Against Justice and Administration
   137.   Weapons Control
   138.   Drug Offenses
   139.   Miscellaneous Offenses
TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
   150.   Building Regulations
   151.   Flood Damage Prevention
   152.   Subdivision Regulations
   153.   Zoning Code
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
Table
   I.   Annexations and Detachments
   II.   Bonds
   III.   Contracts and Agreements
   IV.   Franchises
   V.   Real Estate Transactions
   VI.   Street Improvements
   VII.   Vacating Streets and Alleys
   VIII.   Zoning Map Amendments
PARALLEL REFERENCES
References to Ohio Revised Code
References to Ordinances
INDEX
   Section 3. 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 ordinances 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 public 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. Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Council and the Clerk of the Village of Oak Harbor is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk.
   Section 5. 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 ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
   Section 6. This Ordinance enacting a code of Ordinances for the Village revising, amending, restating, codifying and compiling certain existing general Ordinances of the political subdivision dealing with subjects embraced in such code of Ordinances, shall take effect at the earliest date allowed by law.
                                                               /s/
                                       MAYOR PETER J. MACKO
Attest:
                                      /s/   
Sandra Baumgartner, CMC
Village Clerk
1st Reading:   May 18, 1998
2nd Reading:   June 1, 1998
3rd Reading:   June 15, 1998
Adopted:   June 15, 1998