ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NUMBER 05-2017
PLAINFIELD TOWN COUNCIL
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE TOWN OF PLAINFIELD, INDIANA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES.
   WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the Town of Plainfield are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the Town; and,
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana empower and authorize the Town Council of every Town to codify, revise, rearrange, amend, restate and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate said ordinance into one ordinance in book form; and,
   WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Plainfield has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Town of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Town Council of the Town of Plainfield, Indiana, that:
   Section 1. The general ordinances of the Town of Plainfield, Indiana, as herein revised, amended, restated, codified and compiled in book form, are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Town of Plainfield, Indiana".
   Section 2. Said Code Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles, to-wit:
 
Title 1
General Provisions
Title 3
Administration
Title 5
Public Works
Title 7
Traffic Code
Title 9
General Regulations
Title 11
Business Regulations
Title 13
General Offenses
Title 15
Land Usage
Table of Special Ordinances
Parallel References
Index
 
   Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordinanced in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, 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, plats or dedication of land to public use, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys, or other public places, or to any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
   Section 4. Said Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Town Council and the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Plainfield is hereby authorized and ordered to file two copies of said Code in the office of the Clerk-Treasurer for public inspection.
   Section 5. Said Code shall be in full force and effect two (2) weeks from the date of its publication and filing thereof in the office of the Clerk-Treasurer, and said 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.
   PASS AND ADOPTED this 10th day of July, 2017.
                              TOWN COUNCIL, TOWN OF PLAINFIELD
                              HENDRICKS COUNTY, INDIANA
                              Robin G. Brandgard /s/                                 
                              Robin G. Brandgard
                              Kent McPhail /s/                                           
                              Kent McPhail
                              Bill Kirchoff /s/                                             
                              Bill Kirchoff
                                                                                                 
                              Lance Angle
                              Dan Bridgett /s/                                           
                              Dan Bridget
ATTESTED BY:
Wesley R. Bennett /s/                     
Wesley R. Bennet, Clerk-Treasurer
of the Town of Plainfield, Indiana