ADOPTING ORDINANCES
CITY OF UNION, KENTUCKY
ORDINANCE NO. 97-006
ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE, A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF UNION, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN THE CODE.
WHEREAS, the present general ordinances of the City of Union are incomplete and inadequate and the manner of arrangement, classification and indexing thereof is insufficient to meet the immediate needs of the City; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Kentucky empower and authorize the Legislative Body of this City to revise, amend, restate, codify and to compile any existing ordinance or ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate the ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Legislative Body of the City of Union has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the City of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinances in book form;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Legislative Body of the City of Union that:
Section 1.  The general ordinances of the City of Union as herein revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are adopted as and shall constitute the “Code of Ordinances of the City of Union.”
Section 2.  The Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist 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
   TITLE XV:   LAND USAGE
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
Section 3.  All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in the Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of the Code, except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in the Code; provided that such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of the Code, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the 
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purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements or plats, accepting dedications of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature of pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
Section 4.  The Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Legislative Body and the Clerk of the City of Union is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of the Code in the Office of the City Clerk.
Section 5.  The Code shall be in full force and effect from and after its date of passage, approval and publication as required by law.  The Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained, and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded and approved, and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
Introduced, given first reading and passed on the 15th day of September, 1997.
Adopted by the Union City Commission after second reading on the 6th day of October, 1997.
APPROVED:   ATTEST:
/s/ Warren S. Moore      /s/ Kathy Porter   
Warren S. Moore, Mayor   Kathy Porter, City Clerk
DATE PUBLISHED: