ADOPTING ORDINANCE NO.   1681   
INTRODUCED IN COUNCIL
 
September 3, 1987 
 
PASSED BY COUNCIL
October 1, 1987     
 
INTRODUCED BY
 
Mayor Robb         
 
REFERRED TO
City Attorney         
 
   AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE 1987 CITY CODE; TO ADOPT NEW MATTER; AND TO AMEND AND REPEAL CERTAIN OBSOLETE AND CONFLICTING LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS.
 
   WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the ordinances of the City of a permanent and general nature should be recodified, 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of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before Council,
   NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA, that
   Section 1.  The ordinances of the City of South Charleston, West Virginia, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, chapters, articles and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Code of the City of South Charleston, West Virginia, 1987.
   Section 2.  Pursuant to Section 5.11 of the Charter and West Virginia Code 8-11-4(b):
   (a)   Notice of the proposed adoption of the City Code shall be given by publication as provided in West Virginia Code 8-11-4(a)(2);
   (b)   One book-form copy of the City Code shall be certified as correct by the Mayor and filed as a permanent record in the office of the City Clerk.
   Section 3.  The provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the City Code, shall be in full force and effect at the earliest time permitted by law.  All ordinances or parts thereof enacted to June 1, 1987, which are inconsistent with any provision of the City Code, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance except as follows:
   (a)   The enactment of the City Code 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 the violation of any such legislative provisions, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefor.  For such purposes, any such legislative provisions 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 June 1, 1987.
 
   Section 4.  Each section of the City Code without an ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicates that the section contains new material which is hereby enacted by this adopting ordinance.
 
   Section 5.  Through authentication and approval of this Ordinance the Mayor shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the City as codified therein are correctly set forth and constitute the Code of the City of South Charleston, West Virginia, 1987.
 
   This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage.
 
/s/  Richard A. Robb       
    Mayor
 
ATTEST:
 
/s/   Jack Woolwine         
      City Clerk
 
 
CONTENTS
CITY CODE OF SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA
      CHARTER
      PART ONE -       Administrative Code
      PART THREE -    Traffic Code
      PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
      PART SEVEN -    Business and Taxation Code
      PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
      PART ELEVEN -    Health and Sanitation Code
      PART THIRTEEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
      PART FIFTEEN -    Fire Prevention Code
      PART SEVENTEEN - Building and Housing Code