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(a) All ordinances, resolutions, rules and regulations of the Municipality, and all parts of the same, enacted prior to the date of the adoption of these Codified Ordinances and inconsistent or in conflict with any of the provisions of these Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed, save and except any ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation, or part of the same, expressly excepted from repeal by the ordinance that adopts these Codified Ordinances. No ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation, or part of the same, of the Municipality, that is not inconsistent or in conflict with any of the provisions of these Codified Ordinances and/or that can be reasonably interpreted to be compatible with the provisions of these Codified Ordinances, shall be deemed to be repealed by the adoption of these Codified Ordinances. Such ordinances, resolutions, rules and regulations, and all parts of the same, shall continue to be viable and enforceable by the Municipality.
(b) In the event of a conflict between any of the provisions of these Codified Ordinances, or between any of the provisions of these Codified Ordinances and a provision of any standard code adopted by the Municipality pursuant to Ohio R.C. 731.231 or a Municipal Charter, the provision that establishes the higher or stricter standard shall control. In the event of a conflict between any of the provisions of these Codified Ordinances and any provision of State law, including rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to State law, the State law, rule or regulation shall control if it is of a kind required to be in conformity with State law by Article XVIII, Section 3, of the Ohio Constitution; otherwise, the provision of these Codified Ordinances shall control.
(c) If there is a conflict between figures and words in expressing a number, the words govern.
(d) If a general provision conflicts with a special or local provision, they shall be construed, if possible, so that effect is given to both. If the conflict between the provisions is irreconcilable, the special or local provision prevails as an exception to the general provision, unless the general provision is the later adoption and the manifest intent is that the general provision prevail.
(e) If ordinances enacted at different meetings of Council are irreconcilable, the ordinance latest in date of enactment prevails.
(f) If amendments to the same ordinance are enacted at different meetings of Council, one amendment without reference to another, the amendments are to be harmonized, if possible, so that effect may be given to each. If the amendments are substantively irreconcilable, the latest in date of enactment prevails. The fact that a later amendment restates language deleted by an earlier amendment, or fails to include language inserted by an earlier amendment, does not of itself make the amendments irreconcilable. Amendments are irreconcilable only when changes made by each cannot reasonably be put into simultaneous operation.