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Neither the adoption of this Code, nor the repeal or the amendment of this Code by any ordinances or part or portion of any ordinance of the Town shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violations of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date of this Code, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee, penalty, at said effective date, due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such ordinances relating to the collection of any such license, fee, or penalty, or the penal provisions applicable to any violation thereof, nor to affect the validity of any bond or cash deposit in lieu thereof required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance and all rights and obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full force and effect. Further, the adoption of this Section shall not affect or impair or be applicable to:
A. Any preceding suit, or legal action presently pending.
B. Any special ordinance, resolution or motion heretofore passed, adopted and made validating, ratifying or legalizing the acts or omissions of any officer or validating any ordinance, act or proceeding whatever; and all validating and legalizing acts of and by the Town Council whatsoever and now in force are hereby continued in force.
C. Any ordinance relating to the public debt or the public credit or any annexation of territory.
D. Any ordinance relating to a contract to which the Town is a party or to any contract made for its benefit.
E. Any ordinance, resolution or motion making appropriation of public funds.
F. Any ordinance levying a special benefit assessment or creating a lien and debt against any property situate within the Town, and improved by the opening, widening, extension or paving of any street or public thoroughfare within the Town and/or the installation of gutters, curbs, curbwalks or sidewalks along said street or thoroughfare, and/or the installation, construction of utilities or other similar type improvements.
G. Any ordinance or resolution granting any franchise, license, right or revocable permit to any person, which franchise, license, right or revocable permit was legally in force and effect on the effective date of this Chapter; it being the express intent and purpose of the Town Council that every such franchise, license right or revocable permit shall expire as originally provided by the ordinance granting the same unless sooner terminated by the Council acting under and pursuant to the ordinances and Charter of the Town, or the terms and conditions set forth in the ordinance or resolution making the grant.
H. Any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money by the Town or authorizing the issuance and sale of general obligation or revenue bonds by the Town.
I. Any administrative ordinance or resolution of the Town not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this Code.
J. Any ordinance providing for and making the annual tax levy in and for the Town, or ordinance adopting the budget for the Town or making the annual appropriation.
K. Any ordinance or resolution establishing land use zoning districts in the Town, adopting a map of zoning districts, providing for adjustment, enforcement and amendment thereof, or any ordinance approving a subdivision of land within the Town or annexation to the Town.
L. Any ordinance, resolution or motion naming, renaming, opening, accepting or vacating streets, alleys, or rights of way in the Town.
M. Any ordinance relating to the sale or purchase of real property or personal property or relating to the vacation or release of rights in real property, or any ordinance providing for rights in real or personal property, or any ordinance designating the purpose for which land is to be used, or any ordinance relating to any other such similar matter. (Ord. 12(1977) § 9)