Such amendment adopted by the City Commission shall become effective thirty (30) days after the date of such adoption unless a referendum petition against the ordinance shall be filed in accordance with the provisions of Ohio R.C. 731.29-731.41.
   No amendment for which such referendum vote has been requested shall be put into effect unless a majority of the votes cast on the issue is in favor of the amendment.  Upon certification by the Board of Election that the amendment has been approved by the voters, it shall take immediate effect. 
(Ord. 03-071.  Passed 3-10-03.)