ADOPTING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 98-16
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE TOWN OF WATERLOO, INDIANA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
   WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of the political subdivision are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
   WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Indiana empower and authorize the political subdivision to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, the Waterloo Town Council has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Town of Waterloo of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
   WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE WATERLOO TOWN COUNCIL AS FOLLOWS:
   Section 1. The general ordinances of the Political Subdivision as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Town of Waterloo, Indiana."
   Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
   WATERLOO, INDIANA
   TABLE OF CONTENTS
   Chapter
   TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
      10. General Provisions
      11. Town Boundaries
   TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
      30. Town Council
      31. Town Officials
      32. Departments, Boards and Commissions
      33. Police Departments
      34. [Personnel Policies]
      35. Finance; Municipal Funds
      36. Violations Bureau
      37. Town Policies
   TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
      50. Garbage and Rubbish
      51. Water and Sewer Service
   TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
      70. General Provisions
      71. Traffic Rules
      72. Stopping, Standing and Parking
      73. Bicycles
      74. Traffic Schedules
      75. Parking Schedules
   TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
      90. Animals and Fowl
      91. Cemetery
      92. Fair Housing
      93. Fire Prevention and Protection
      94. Health and Safety
      95. Junk Vehicles
      96. Parks and Recreation
      97. Streets and Sidewalks
      98. Weeds and Trees
   TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
      110. Itinerant Vendors
   TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
      130. General Offenses
      131. Offenses Against Public Peace
   TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
      150. Building Code
      151. Floodplain Management
      152. Subdivisions
      153. Zoning Code
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
      I. Annexations
      II. Disannexations
      III. Economic Development Notes
      IV. Financing and Construction
      V. Franchises
      VI. Grants
      VII. Promotional Account
      VIII. Purchase of Land and Water Works
      IX. Sale of Property
      X. Special Contracts
      XI. Street, Alley, and Lot Vacations
      XII. Street Name Changes
      XIII. Tax Abatement
      XIV. Easements
      XV. Transfer of Real Estate
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
      References to Indiana Code
      References to 1992 Code
      References to Resolutions
      References to Ordinances
   INDEX
   Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, 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 dedication 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 or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
   Section 4. Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Town Council, and the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Waterloo is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer.
   Section 5. Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such 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.
   Section 6. This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation
of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
   THIS ORDINANCE PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WATERLOO, INDIANA, ON THIS 8th DAY OF DECEMBER, 1998.
Michael D. Rowe  /s/                  Shirley Ruegsegger  /s/ 
Michael Rowe, President            Shirley Ruegsegger
Paula Slentz-McGrath  /s/             Robert Knott  /s/       
Paula Slentz-McGrath               Robert J. Knott
                           ATTEST:
                                         Marlene Sutton  /s/     
Andy David                     Marlene Sutton, Clerk-Treasurer