ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 680
ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE CITY CODE OF ORTING AND REPEALING PRIOR CITY CODE
   The Council of the City of Orting, Washington, do ordain as follows.
   Section 1. The City hereby adopts that compilation of City ordinances as the City Code of the City of Orting, Washington, as the same was prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc. Said Code contains compilation of all ordinances of a general nature together with changes made to said ordinances under the direction of the governing body of the City, and it shall be accepted by all Courts without question as the official Code and Law of the City as if it was specifically enacted by the City Council.
   Section 2. Said Code shall periodically be amended with newly adopted ordinances of general and permanent nature which amendments shall be consistent with the direction given to the City by Sterling Codifiers, Inc.
   Section 3. All ordinances of a general nature included in the official Code shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provision and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the governing body shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said official City Code. All ordinances of a special nature, such as tax levy ordinances, bond ordinances, franchises, vacating and annexation ordinances shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed or amended by provision of the City Code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the official City Code.
   Section 4. It shall be unlawful for any person to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such Code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with such Code in any manner whatsoever which cause the law of the City to be misrepresented thereby.
   Section 5. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed. The former Orting Municipal Code published by Book Publishing of Seattle, Washington, is hereby repealed.
   Section 6. This ordinance shall take effect on the first day of January 1997.
   PASSED this 12th day of December, 1996.
   SIGNED IN AUTHENTICATION OF ITS PASSAGE THIS 12TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1996.