ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 74-9
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE OFFICIAL CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF ROANOKE; PROVIDING FOR THE CONTINUANCE IN EFFECT OF ALL GENERAL LAWS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF SUCH ADOPTION; PROVIDING FOR THE CONTINUATION OF ALL SPECIAL ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED IN THE OFFICIAL CODE AND PROVIDING FOR THE REGULAR SUPPLEMENTATION OF THE OFFICIAL VILLAGE CODE.
BE IT ORDAINED By the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Roanoke, Illinois:
   Section 1. Pursuant to the provisions of 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/1-2-3 of the Illinois Municipal Code and from and after the date of passage of this ordinance, this Village Code of the Village of Roanoke, Illinois, prepared by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., under the direction of the governing body of the Village of Roanoke, is hereby approved and accepted and declared to be the Official Village Code containing all ordinances of a general nature in effect at the time of such codification. Said Code shall be accepted in all courts without question as the Official Code and law of the Village as enacted by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Roanoke.
   Section 2. There is hereby adopted, as a method of perpetual codification, the loose-leaf type of binding, together with continuous supplement service provided by Sterling Codifiers, Inc., whereby each newly adopted ordinance of a general and permanent nature amending, altering, adding to or deleting provisions of the Official Code is identified by the proper catchline and is inserted in the proper place in each of the official copies. Each such new provision shall become effective upon the passage of the ordinance. Insertion of the proper replacement pages shall be made in the copies of the Code, three (3) copies of which shall be maintained in the office of the Clerk, certified as to correctness and available for inspection at any and all times that said office is regularly open.
   Section 3. All ordinances of a general nature included in this Official Village Code shall be considered as a continuation of said ordinance provisions and the fact that some provisions have been deliberately eliminated by the governing body shall not serve to cause any interruption in the continuous effectiveness of ordinances included in said Official Village Code. All ordinances of a special nature, as set forth in the Saving Clause (Title 1, Chapter 2) of said Code shall continue in full force and effect unless specifically repealed and amended by provisions of this Village Code. Such ordinances are not intended to be included in the Official Village Code.
   Section 4. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its passage, approval and publication in book or pamphlet form as provided by 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/1-2-4 of the Illinois Municipal Code.
PASSED AND APPROVED This 2 day of December, 1974.
   VILLAGE OF ROANOKE
   /S/ Elmer J. Wehrli     
   Mayor
ATTEST:
/S/ John G. Paluska
Village Clerk