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(a) There is hereby levied an annual license tax upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways for the purpose of paying the costs and expenses of enforcing and administering the tax provided for in this section; and for planning, constructing, improving, maintaining and repairing public roads, highways and streets; maintaining and repairing bridges and viaducts; paying the City's portion of the costs and expenses of cooperating with the department of highways in the planning, improvement and construction of state highways; paying the City's portion of the compensation, damages, cost and expenses of planning, constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining and repairing roads and streets; paying any costs apportioned to the City under Ohio R. C. 4907.47; paying debt service charges on notes or bonds of the City issued for such purposes; purchasing, erecting and maintaining street and traffic signs and markets; purchasing, erecting and maintaining traffic lights and signals; and to supplement revenue already available for such purposes.
(b) Such tax shall be at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per motor vehicle on each and every motor vehicle the district of registration of which, as defined in Ohio R.C. 4503.10 is in the City.
(c) As used in this chapter the term "motor vehicle" means any and all vehicles included within the definition of motor vehicle in Ohio R. C. 4501.01 and 4505.01.
(Ord. 73-39. Passed 2-27-73.)