ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO.  9277
   AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF QUINCY, ILLINOIS, REVISING AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF QUINCY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
   WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the City 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 Legislature of the State of Illinois and its home rule authority empower and authorize the City 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 Legislative Authority of the City and its home rule authority has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City 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 City and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the City that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
   NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Quincy, Adams County, Illinois in the exercise of Quincy's home rule powers as follows:
   SECTION 1: The foregoing preambles are restated and incorporated herein by reference though fully set forth herein.
   SECTION 2: The general ordinances of the City as revised, amended, restated, codified and complied in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinance of Quincy, Illinois".
   SECTION 3: Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 2 shall consist of the Titles set forth on Exhibit A which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
   SECTION 4: All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall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 5:  This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this City and shall take effect at the earliest possible date provided by law.
   SECTION 6:  If any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this ordinance shall be held invalid, the invalidity thereof shall not affect any of the other provisions of this ordinance.
   SECTION 7: All ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.
   SECTION 8: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.
   ADOPTED: June 1, 2015                        Jenny Hayden
                                    City Clerk
   APPROVED: June 2,2015                        Kyle A. Moore
                                    Mayor
   Officially published in pamphlet form this 4th day of June, 2015.
      QUINCY, ILLINOIS
      TABLE OF CONTENTS
(Exhibit A)
Chapter
      TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
   10.   Rules of Construction; General Penalty
   11.   Wards and Boundaries
      TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
   30.   General Provisions
   31.   Mayor
   32.   City Council
   33.   City Clerk
   34.   City Treasurer
   35.   Comptroller
   36.   Legal Department
   37.   Fire Department
   38.   Police Department
   39.   Other Officials and Departments
   40.   Boards and Commissions
   41.   Home Rule Unit Enabling Provisions
   42.   Administrative Provisions Relating to the City
   43. Budget
   44. Purchasing and Bidding
   45. Finance
      TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
   50.   Garbage and Recycling
   51.   Plumbing and Sewers
   52.   Water
   53.   Water and Sewer Extensions
   54.   Electricity
      TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
   70.   General Provisions
   71.   Pedestrians
   72.   Rules of the Road
   73.   Condition of Vehicles
   74.   Parking
   75.   Downtown Parking
   76.   Bicycles
   77.   Drivers
   78.   Ambulances
   79.   Abandoned and Derelict Autos
   80.   Municipal Parking Lots
   81.   Traffic Schedules
   82.   Parking Schedules
      TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
   90.   Animals
   91.   Streets and Sidewalks
   92.   Nuisances
   93.   Health and Sanitation
   94.   Open Burning
   95.   Fair Housing
   96.   Noise
   97.   Boats, Docks and Harbors
   98.   Flammable Liquids and Liquified Petroleum Gases
   99.   Explosives and Fireworks
   100.   Cemeteries
   101.   Public Gathering
      TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
   110.   General Provisions
   111.   Alcoholic Liquor Dealers
   112.   Amusements
   113.   Auctions and Auctioneers
   114.   Auto Courts
   115.   Electrical Contractors and Electricians
   116.   Foreign Fire Insurance Companies
   117.   Games of Chance; Raffles
   118.   Junk Shops or Junk Yards
   119.   Mobile Home Parks
   120.   Peddlers
   121.   Private Security and Fire Alarm Systems
   122.   Second Hand Store
   123.   Solicitors
   124.   Tag Day
   125.   Taxicabs and Limousines
   126.   Telecommunications; Construction of Utility Facilities in the Rights-of-Way
   127.   Trapshooting
   128.   Unrelated Adult Housing
   129.   Mobile Food Vendors
   129A. Electronic Message Standard Outdoor Advertising Structures
      TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
   130.   Offenses Against Property
   131.   Offenses Against People
   132.   Offenses Against Public Peace
   133.   Offenses Against Public Health and Safety
   134.   Offenses Involving Minors
   135.   Firearms
   136.   Drugs and Alcohol
      TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
   150.   Construction Regulations
   151.   Moving Buildings
   152.   Demolition of Buildings or Structures and Requirement of Fire
   153.   Building Operations
   154.   Housing Standards
   155.   Development in Special Flood Hazard Areas
   156.   Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
   157.   One and Two Family Dwellings
   158.   Existing Buildings
   159.   Fire Prevention
   160.   House Numbering
   161.   Subdivision Regulations
   162.   Zoning Regulations
   163.   Comprehensive Plan
      TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
Table
   I.   Agreements
   II.   Annexations
   III.   Bonds, Notes and Obligations
   IV.   Budget
   V.   Economic Development Plan
   VI.   Enterprise Zone
   VII.   Intergovernmental Agreements
   VIII.   Real Estate Transactions
   IX.   Redevelopment Plans
   X.   Rights-of-Way
   XI.   Salaries
   XII.   Special Use Permits
   XIII.   Tax Abatements and Levies
   XIV.   Vacations
   XV.   Variances
   XVI.   Zoning
      PARALLEL REFERENCES
   References to Illinois Compiled Statutes
   References to 1980 Code
   References to Ordinances
      INDEX