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ORDINANCE NO. 12-94
ENACTING AS AN ORDINANCE, A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF WASHINGTON REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SAID CODE.
WHEREAS, the Acts of the State Legislature of the State of Ohio empower and authorize the City 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 said ordinances into one ordinance book form; and
WHEREAS, the Legislative Body of the City of Washington 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 COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, FAYETTE COUNTY, OHIO:
SECTION 1: The general ordinances of the City of Washington 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 Washington".
SECTION 2: Said Code as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following titles, to wit:
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
SECTION 3: All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in said Code shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of said Code except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in said Code; provided such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of said Code, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, 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 purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedications of land to public use, naming or vacating or setting the boundaries of streets, alleys, or other public places, nor to any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained therein.
SECTION 4: Said 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 Washington is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of said Code in the Office of the City Clerk.
SECTION 5: Said Code shall be in full force and effect thirty (30) days from the date of its publication and filing thereof in the Office of the Clerk, and said 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.
PASSED: June 22, 1994 Gordon E. Davis /s/
CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL
ATTEST: APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Tom L. Riley /s/ Robert Hammond /s/
CLERK OF COUNCIL LAW DIRECTOR