ADOPTING ORDINANCE
Ordinance No. 96-06
   ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF POLO REVISING, AMENDING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY
   DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SAID CODE
   WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the City of Polo are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the City; and,
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the State Legislature of the State of Illinois empower and authorize the City Council of this City to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate said ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and,
   WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Polo has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Polo, Ogle County, Illinois, as follows:
   SECTION 1:  The general ordinances of the City of Polo as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the City of Polo."
   SECTION 2:  Said Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles, to-wit:
   Title I      General Provisions
   Title III   Administration
   Title V      Public Works
   Title VII   Traffic Code
   Title IX   General Regulations
   Title XI   Business Regulations
   Title XIII   General Offenses
   Title XV   Land Usage
   Tables 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   SECTION 3: All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not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, plat or dedication of land to public use, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys or other public places, nor 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 City Council, and the Clerk of the City of Polo is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of said Code in the Office of the City Clerk.
   SECTION 5: Said Code shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, by a vote of at least three-fourths (3/4) of the corporate authorities now holding office, and approval in the manner provided by law, 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.
PASSED THIS 18th DAY OF MARCH, 1996.
   AYES:      4
   NAYS:   0
   ABSENT:   2
APPROVED THIS 18th DAY OF MARCH, 1996.
               DONALD B. “BUD” DAVIS  /s/
               MAYOR
ATTEST:
SUSAN CORBITT    /s/
City Clerk