ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 110322-A
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF SUNSET VALLEY, RESTATING AND CODIFYING EXISTING ORDINANCES, PROVIDING FOR SEVERANCE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
WHEREAS, the existing general ordinances of the City, other than those codified in its current Land Development Code, are inadequately organized for convenient reference by the public;
WHEREAS, pursuant to Tex. Local Government Code Chapter 53, the City is authorized to codify its civil and criminal ordinances;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUNSET VALLEY:
Section 1.
The general ordinances of the City are hereby codified and compiled in book form as attached to this Ordinance, and adopted as the Code of Ordinances of the City of Sunset Valley. This Ordinance shall not affect the City's Land Development Code, which shall remain in effect as a separate code of the City's land development regulations.
Section 2.
On the effective date of this Ordinance the Code of Ordinances consists of the following Titles:
TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
Section 3.
The codification of the City's general ordinances adopted by this Ordinance shall not affect: (i) the enforcement of any ordinance hereby codified as to any past act, omission or circumstance; (ii) any right established in any ordinance hereby codified; (iii) any appropriation or expenditure of funds, approvals, or any other action lawfully taken by the governing body or any official of the City pursuant to any ordinance hereby codified; or (iv) any ordinance of the City of a temporary or special nature or any ordinance not included in the Code of Ordinances.
Section 4.
The City Administrator shall cause a copy of this Ordinance to be published in the newspaper adopted as the official publication of the City.
Section 5.
If any provision of this Ordinance or the Code of Ordinances hereby adopted is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such void or unenforceable provision shall be severed as though it never formed a part of this Ordinance or the Code of Ordinances, as applicable, and all other provisions hereof and in the Code of Ordinances shall remain in full force and effect.
Section 6.
This Ordinance and the Code of Ordinances shall be effective immediately upon adoption.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF SUNSET VALLEY, TEXAS, on the 22nd day of March, 2011.
                                          Barbara Wilson    /s/ 
                                          Mayor Barbara Wilson
Attest:
Rae Gene Greenough                /s/ 
Rae Gene Greenough, City Secretary