ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 2004-26-CM
ORDINANCE ENACTING AND ADOPTING
RE-CODIFICATION OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES
FOR TIPPECANOE COUNTY
   WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the County of Tippecanoe has determined the necessity of re-codifying the Code of Ordinances of Tippecanoe County, State of Indiana in order to provide for the usual daily operation of the County and is an urgent necessity for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the County; and
   WHEREAS, the 2004 re-codification of the Code of Ordinances of Tippecanoe County,  State of Indiana, attached hereto and by reference made a part hereof and marked - "Exhibit A" (the Code of Ordinances) contains all Ordinances of a general and permanent nature currently in force and effect in Tippecanoe County, State of Indiana, including those enacted since the prior codification of Ordinances of Tippecanoe County; and
   WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners desires to update by revision or addition certain sections of the Code of Ordinances which are based on or make reference to sections of the Indiana Code in accordance with the changes of the law of the State of Indiana:
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, as follows:
   1.   That the 2004 re-codification of the Code of Ordinances of Tippecanoe County, State of Indiana (the Code of Ordinances) as attached hereto as "Exhibit A", be and the same is hereby adopted by reference as if set out in its entirety.
   2.   That the purpose of the 2004 re-codification of the Tippecanoe County Code of Ordinances is to restate or reenact each of the original Ordinances or amendments thereto as identified in the Code of Ordinances attached hereto as "Exhibit A" in accordance with I.C. 36-1-5-6, and each restated or reenacted provision shall be reordained by the adoption of this Ordinance.
   3.   The Tippecanoe County Auditor is directed to maintain two copies of the Tippecanoe County Code of Ordinances in the form attached hereto as "Exhibit A" on file in the Office of the Tippecanoe County Auditor for public inspection.
   4.   This Ordinance is an urgent necessity for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Tippecanoe County, and shall take effect at the earliest date as provided by law.
   Presented to the Board of Commissioners of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and approved on first reading this 16th day of August, 2004, by the following vote:
VOTE               BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF
               TIPPECANOE COUNTY
                                                                            
               Ruth E. Shedd, President
                                                                            
               John L. Knochel, Vice President
                                                                            
               KD Benson, Member
ATTEST:
                                                 
Robert A. Plantenga, Auditor of
Tippecanoe County
   Presented to the Board of Commissioners of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and approved on second reading this 16th day of August, 2004, by the following vote:
 
VOTE               BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF
               TIPPECANOE COUNTY
                                                                            
               Ruth E. Shedd, President
                                                                            
               John L. Knochel, Vice President
                                                                            
               KD Benson, Member
ATTEST:
                                                 
Robert A. Plantenga, Auditor of
Tippecanoe County