ADOPTING ORDINANCE
CITY OF VIRGINIA, MINNESOTA
ADOPTS THE FOLLOWING
OCTOBER 23, 2018
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF VIRGINIA, MINNESOTA, AMENDING, RESTATING, REVISING, UPDATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH THE SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES.
WHEREAS Minnesota Statutes §§ 415.02 and 415.021 authorize the city to cause its ordinances to be codified and printed in a book, now therefore:
The City Council of Virginia, Minnesota ordains:
   Section 1. The general ordinances of the city as amended, restated, revised, updated, codified, and compiled in book form, including penalties for the violations of various provisions thereof, are adopted and shall constitute the Code of Ordinances of the City of Virginia. This Code of Ordinances also adopts, by reference, certain statutes and administrative rules of the State of Minnesota as named in the Code of Ordinances.
   Section 2. The Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles:
      See Appendix A
   Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to subjects treated in the Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance, except as they are included and re-ordained in whole or in part in the Code of Ordinances; provided this repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred, or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, nor shall this repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes; appropriating money; annexing or detaching territory; establishing franchises; granting special rights to certain persons; authorizing public improvements; authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money; authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property; granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use; or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall this repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code of Ordinances. All fees established in prior ordinances shall remain in effect unless amended in this Code of Ordinances, or until an ordinance adopting a fee schedule is adopted or amended.
   Section 4. This ordinance adopting the Code of Ordinances shall be a sufficient publication of any ordinance included in it and not previously published in the city’s official newspaper. The city clerk shall cause a substantial quantity of the Code of Ordinances to be printed for general distribution to the public at actual cost, and shall furnish a copy of the Code of Ordinances to the County Law Library or its designated depository. The official copy of this Code of Ordinances shall be marked and be kept in the office of the city clerk.
   Section 5. The Code of Ordinances is declared to be prima facie evidence of the law of the city and shall be received in evidence as provided by Minnesota Statutes by the courts of the State of Minnesota.
   Section 6, This ordinance adopting the Code of Ordinances, and the Code of Ordinances itself, shall take effect upon publication of this ordinance in the city’s official newspaper.
Passed by the City Council of Virginia, Minnesota this 23rd day of October, 2018.
Larry Cuffe, Jr. /s/                   
Larry Cuffe, Jr.
Mayor
Attested:
Pamela LaBine /s/                     
Pamela LaBine
City Clerk
VIRGINIA, MINNESOTA
CODE OF ORDINANCES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHARTER
CHAPTERS
      1.   General Provisions and Definitions Applicable to the Entire City Code Including Penalty for Violation
      2.   Administration and General Government
      3.   Municipal and Public Utilities - Rules and Regulations, Rates, Charges and Collections
      4.   Construction Permits and Regulation
      5.   Alcoholic Beverages Licensing and Regulation
      6.   Other Business Regulation and Licensing
      7.   Streets and Sidewalks Generally
      8.   Traffic Regulations
      9.   Parking Regulations
      10.   Public Protection, Crimes and Offenses
      11.   Land Use Regulations (Zoning)
      12.   Subdivision Regulations (Platting)
      13.   Regulating Tree/Shrub Planting and Maintenance
      14.   Creation of Joint Powers Authority Between Virginia and Eveleth
      15.   Rotary Park
      16.   Emergency Management
      17.   Property Maintenance and Preservation Code
      18.   Reserved
      19.   Reserved
      20.   Miscellaneous Ordinances
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
      References to Minnesota Statutes
      References to Ordinances
   INDEX