ADOPTING ORDINANCE No. 4-1975
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF RICHFIELD, OHIO, 1974; TO REPEAL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH; TO PUBLISH THE ENACTMENT OF NEW MATTER AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 
   WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Richfield has had the matter of recodification and general revision of its ordinances before it for some time; and
 
   WHEREAS, Council has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such recodification; and
 
   WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter
to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
therefore,
   BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Richfield, Ohio:
 
Section 1:    That the ordinances of the Village of Richfield, Ohio, of a general and  permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections, are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Richfield, Ohio, 1974; save and except for Part Three - Traffic Code, and Part Five - General Offenses Code, which parts were adopted by Ordinance 19-1974, passed January 15, 1974.
   One book-form copy of the Codified Ordinances shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and the Clerk of Council, attached to this Ordinance as a part hereof, and filed with the permanent ordinance records of the Village of Richfield, Ohio.
Section 2:    That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 4 of this Ordinance. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to November 6, 1974, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows:
   (a)    The enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability. Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and recodification.
   (b)    The repeal provided above shall not affect:
      (1)    The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege.
      (2)    The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property.
      (3)    The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment.
      (4)    The assumption of any contract or obligation.
      (5)    The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness.
      (6)    The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
      (7)    The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way.
      (8)    The dedication of property or plat approval.
      (9)    The annexation or detachment of territory.
      (10)    Any legislation enacted subsequent to November 5, 1974.
 
Section 3:    That pursuant to Charter 4.11 and Section 123.01 of the Codified Ordinances, the Clerk of Council shall post copies of the Codified Ordinances along with a copy of this Ordinance in the six public places as set forth in Section 123.01. All sections of the Codified Ordinances without a previous ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicate that  the sections contain new matter ordained by this Adopting Ordinance.
 
Section 4:    This Ordinance is determined to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health or safety that is to facilitate administration, daily operation and avoid practical and legal entanglements, and provided this Ordinance receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members elected or appointed, it shall take effect and be in force from and after its approval by the Mayor;  otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest date provided by law.
 
Passed:  January 21, 1975
 
/s/    E. June Feiber               
   President of Council
Attest:
 
/s/   Janet Cooke                   
   Clerk of Council
 
/s/    Paul J. Wulff                   
   Mayor
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
               Comparative Section Table
               Tables of Special Ordinances
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF RICHFIELD
      CHARTER
      PART ONE -    Administrative Code
      PART THREE -    Traffic Code
      PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
      PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
      PART THIRTEEN -  Building Code
      PART FIFTEEN -     Fire Prevention Code