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(A) As histories for the code sections, the specific number and passage date of the original ordinance and the most recent three amending ordinances, if any, are listed following the text of the code section. Example: (Ord. 10, passed 5-13-60; Am. Ord. 15, passed 1-1-70; Am. Ord. 20, passed 1-1-80; Am. Ord. 25, passed 1-1-85)
(B) (1) A statutory cite included in the history indicates that the text of the section reads substantially the same as the statute. Example: (G.S. § 160A-11) (Ord. 10, passed 1-17-80; Am. Ord. 20, passed 1-1-85)
(2) A statutory cite set forth as a “statutory reference” following the text of the section indicates that the reader should refer to that statute for further information. Example:
§ 3-1 PUBLIC RECORDS AVAILABLE.
The municipality shall make available to any person for inspection or copying all public records unless otherwise exempted by state law.
Inspection of public records, see G.S. §§ 139-1 et seq.
(C) If a section of this code is derived from the previous code of ordinances of the city published in 1986 and subsequently amended, the 1986 code section number shall be indicated in the history. Example: (`86 Code, § 3-1)