ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 821
An Ordinance Adopting and Enacting a New Code of Ordinances of the Village of Romeoville, Illinois:  Establishing the Same: Providing for the Repeal of Certain Ordinances Not Included Therein, Except as Herein Expressly Provided:  Providing for the Manner of Amending Such Code of Ordinances:  and Providing When Said Code of Ordinances Shall Become Effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF ROMEOVILLE, WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1:  DESIGNATION AND CITATION
   Sec. 1-1:  A "Code of Ordinances" consisting of Chapters 10 through 160 and Table of Special Ordinances, inclusive, is hereby adopted and enacted as the Code of Ordinances, Village of Romeoville, Illinois, may be so cited, and shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general, permanent, and codified ordinances passed by the Board of Trustees on or before June 2, 1982, except such as by reference thereto are expressly saved from repeal or continued in force and effect for any purpose.
Section 2:  RULES OF CONSTRUCTION
   Sec. 2-1:  The catchlines of the several sections of this code, appearing at the beginning of a given section, are intended as mere catchwords to indicate the contents of the section and shall not be deemed or taken to be titles of such sections, nor as any part of the section, nor, unless expressly so provided, shall they be so deemed when any of such sections, including the catchlines, are amended or reinacted.
   Sec. 2-2:  The source and original passage date of each section is included in the history note appearing in parentheses at the end thereof.
   Sec. 2-3:  All provisions of such Code shall be in force and effect from and after its passage and approval according to law and the "Code of Ordinances" of the Village of Romeoville shall become effective at 12:00 o'clock A.M. on the lst day of July, 1982.  All ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the Village of Romeoville, enacted on final passage on or before June 30, 1982 and not in such Code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of such Code, except as herein provided.
   Sec. 2-4:  The repeal provided for in the preceding section shall not effect any of the following:
      Sec. 2-4-1:  Any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established or accruing before the effective date of such Code.
      Sec. 2-4-2:  Any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for the Village, or authorizing the issuance of any bonds of the Village or any evidence of the Village's indebtedness, or any contract or obligations assumed by the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-3:  Administrative ordinance or resolutions of the Village Board of Trustees not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of such Code.
      Sec. 2-4-4:  Any right of franchise granted by any ordinances of the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-5:  Any ordinance dedicating, naming, establishing, locating, relocating, opening, paving, widening, vacating, etc., any street or public way in the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-6:  Any appropriation ordinances.
      Sec. 2-4-7:  Any ordinance levying or imposing taxes.
      Sec. 2-4-8:  The zoning ordinance, variances or any amendment thereto.
      Sec. 2-4-9:  Any ordinance establishing or prescribing grades in the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-10:  Any ordinance providing for local improvements and assessing taxes therefor.
      Sec. 2-4-11:  Any ordinance dedicating or accepting any plat or subdivision in the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-12:  Any ordinance extending or contracting the boundaries of the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-13:  Any ordinance prescribing the number, classification, or compensation of any Village officers or employees, not inconsistent herewith.
      Sec. 2-4-14:  Any ordinance declaring certain property to be a public nuisance and authorizing procedures for the demolition of same.
      Sec. 2-4-15:  Any ordinance or resolution prescribing specific parking restrictions; no-parking zones; specific speed zones; and specific stop or yield intersections.
      Sec. 2-4-16:  Any ordinance regulating plumbing installations in the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-17:  Any ordinance regulating electrical installations in the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-18:  Any ordinance regulating the manner of constructing buildings within the Village.
      Sec. 2-4-19:  Any ordinances establishing building permits fees or other permit and licenses fees.
      Sec. 2-4-20:  Any ordinance regulating subdivisions and platting.
      Such repeal shall not be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance which is repealed by this ordinance unless it shall be therein so expressly provided.
   Sec. 2-5:  Any and all additions or amendments to such Code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the Board of Trustees to make the same a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated in such Code so that reference to the "Code of Ordinances, Village of Romeoville, Illinois"  shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.  All ordinances passed subsequent to this Code, which amend, repeal or in any way effect this Code, may be numbered in accordance with the numbering system of this Code and printed or typed for inclusion herein, or in the case of repealed Articles, Chapters, sections and subsections, or any part thereof, by subsequent ordinances, such repealed portions may be excluded from the Code by omission from reprinted pages effected thereby and the subsequent ordinances as numbered and printed or omitted, in the case of repeal, shall be prima facie evidence of such subsequent ordinances until such time as this Code of Ordinances and subsequent ordinances numbered or omitted are readopted as a new Code of Ordinances by the Board of Trustees.
   Sec. 2-6:  Whenever in this Code, or in any ordinance of the Village, any act is declared to be unlawful or prohibited, or when the failure to do an act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefore, the violation of any such provision of this Code or any ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.00.  Each day any violation of any of the provisions of this Code or of any ordinance shall continue shall cosntitute a separate offense.
   Sec. 2-7:  The sections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses, and phrases of this Code are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph, or section of this Code shall be declared unconstitutional, invalid, or unenforceable, it shall not effect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs, and sections of this Code.
   Sec. 2-8:  All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith or with the Code of Ordinances adopted hereby, are to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
Passed this 2nd day of June, 1982.
                     Gerald B. Ashfield   
                     VILLAGE CLERK
AYES:    6 Bessette, Hermansen, Hudson, Schneider, Stoppenbach, Strobbe
NAYS:    0
ABSENT:  0
Approved this 2nd day of June, 1982.
                     Howard Trippett   
                     VILLAGE PRESIDENT