The adoption of this Code and the repeal, addition or amendment of ordinances by this code shall not affect the following matters:
A.   Actions and proceedings which began the effective date of this code.
B.   Prosecution for ordinance violations committed before the effective date of this code.
C.   Licenses and penalties due and unpaid at the effective date of this code, and the collection of these licenses and penalties.
D.   Bonds and cash deposits required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance.
E.   Matters of record which refer to or are connected with ordinances the substances of which are included in this code; these references shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions of the code. (Ord. 16-1020; amd. Ord. 19-1037)