ADOPTING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 82-0-4
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING, REVISING AND ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF TUSCOLA, ILLINOIS; ESTABLISHING THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN, EXCEPT AS HEREIN EXPRESSLY PROVIDED: PROVIDED FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES: PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF:  AND PROVIDING WHEN THE CODE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.
   BE IT ORDAINED BY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TUSCOLA, DOUGLAS COUNTY, ILLINOIS, as follows:
   Section l.  That certain code is hereby adopted and enacted as the “Code of Ordinances of Tuscola, Illinois” or the “Tuscola Code” or “Tuscola Code of l98l” or “Tuscola Code of Ordinances” (or designations of similar import) containing certain ordinances of a general and permanent nature as therein complied, consolidated, revised, and codified, which Code shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances passed and approved by the Council and Mayor on or before    March 8    , l982, except such as by reference thereto are expressly saved from repeal or continued in force and effect for any purpose.
   Section 2.  That all ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the City of Tuscola, enacted on final passage on or before      March 8    , l982, and not in such Code, or recognized and continued in force by reference therein, are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of such Code, except as hereinafter provided.
   Section 3.  That the repeal provided for in Section 2 hereof shall not affect any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established, vested or accruing before the effective date of such Code; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for the City; or authorizing the issuance of any bonds of the City or any evidence of the City’s indebtedness, or any contract or obligation assumed by the City; nor shall such repeal affect the administrative ordinances or resolutions of the Mayor and Council not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of such Code; nor shall such repeal affect any right or franchise granted by any ordinances of the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance dedicating, naming, establishing, locating, relocating, opening, paving, widening, or vacating any street or public way in the City, or establishing or changing any street grades or prescribing the datum plan for the City; nor shall such repeal affect appropriation ordinances; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance levying or imposing taxes or establishing a limitation on the levy of taxes for specified purposes; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance concerning the sale of alcoholic liquors and beverages; nor shall such repeal affect the zoning ordinance, the subdivision ordinance, building codes, or any amendments thereto; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance providing for local improvements or making assessments therefor; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance dedicating or accepting any plat or subdivision in the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance extending or contracting the boundaries of the City; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance prescribing the number, classification or compensation of any City officer or employee, not inconsistent herewith; nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance establishing any license fees, permit fees or governmental impositions of a similar import; nor shall such repeal be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance which is repealed by this ordinance.
   Section 4.  That any and all additions or amendments to such Code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the Mayor and Council to make the same a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated in such Code, so that reference to the “Code of Ordinances of Tuscola, Illinois,” or the “Tuscola Code” or “Tuscola Code of l98l” or “Tuscola Code of Ordinances” (or designations of similar import) shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.
   Section 5.  That a copy of such Code shall be kept on file in the Office of the Clerk preserved in looseleaf form.  It shall be the express duty of the Clerk, or someone authorized by the Clerk, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances which indicate the intention of the Mayor and Council to make the same a part of such Code when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from such Code all provisions which may from time to time be repealed by the Mayor and Council. Such file copy of the Code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine the same.
   Section 6.  Whenever in such Code any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or a misdemeanor or a violation of such Code, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of this Code shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.  Each day any violation of any provisions of this code shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
   Section 7.  That in case of the amendment of any section of such Code for which a penalty is not provided, the general penalty as provided in Section 6 of this ordinance shall apply to the section as amended or in case such amendment contains provisions for which a penalty, other than the aforementioned general penalty is provided in another section in the same chapter, the penalty so provided in such other section shall be held to relate to the section so amended, unless such penalty is specifically repealed therein.
   Section 8.  That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation in the City to change or amend by additions or deletions, any part or portion of such Code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alert or tamper with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the City of Tuscola to be misrepresented thereby.  Any person, firm, or corporation violating this section shall be punished as provided in Section 6 of this Ordinance of the City of Tuscola, Illinois.
   Section 9.  That to the extent that this ordinance and the adopting and enacting of the Code has caused the revision or amendment of any ordinance or prior code, such revision or amendment is hereby expressly adopted, enacted, and approved.
   Section l0.  That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
   Section ll.  That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law.
   Section l2.  That this ordinance and the Code adopted hereby shall be printed and published in book or pamphlet form by order of the Mayor and Council.
   Presented this  8th  day of March, l982.
   Passed this   8th  day of March, l982.
   Approved this   8th  day of March, l982.
   Recorded this   8th  day of March, l982.
   Published this   8th  day of March, l982.
                              APPROVED:
                                                             
                                    Clarence Snyder, Mayor
ATTEST:
                         
Harold Scheu, City Clerk
Voting Aye:    6                   
Voting Nay:    2                   
Absent:        0                   
(Ord. 82-0-4, passed 3-8-82)