ADOPTING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 739
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE VILLAGE OF WEST ALEXANDRIA, OHIO, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING, AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF SAID VILLAGE DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES
THAT WHEREAS, the present general and permanent Ordinances of the Village of West Alexandria, Ohio, 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 Ohio empower and authorize the Village of West Alexandria, Ohio, 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 Council of the Village of West Alexandria, Ohio, has authorized a general compilation, revision, and codification of the Ordinances of the Village of West Alexandria, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature and publication of such Ordinance in book form;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF WEST ALEXANDRIA, PREBLE COUNTY, OHIO, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1.  The general Ordinances of the Village of West Alexandria, Ohio, as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Village of West Alexandria, Ohio."
Section 2.  Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 of this Ordinance shall consist of the Titles as shown in the Table of Contents attached as Exhibit "A", and as may from time to time be amended by Council.
Section 3.  All prior Ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed merged into said Code of Ordinances from and after the effective date of this Ordinance; provided, such merger shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this Ordinance, nor shall such merger 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 merger affect any other Ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by said Code.
Section 4.  This Ordinance consisting of five sections and Exhibit "A" shall be published as all other Village Ordinances are published, except that the full text of said Code of Ordinances shall not be published but shall be available for inspection at the Village Towne Hall Offices, 16 North Main Street, West Alexandria, Ohio, 45381.
Section 5.  This Ordinance shall be effective from and after July 1, 2008.
Dated: May 19, 2008                           Carol Lunsford      /s/
                                       Mayor
Attest: Judith C. Myers-Corn  /s/
     Village Clerk
   Exhibit “A”
WEST ALEXANDRIA, OHIO
TABLE OF CONTENTS
   Chapter
   PART 2: ADMINISTRATION CODE
         TITLE TWO - General Provisions
                  Chap. 202.   Codified Ordinances.
                  Chap. 204.   Official Standards.
         TITLE FOUR - Legislation
                  Chap. 220.   Council.
                  Chap. 222.   Ordinances and Resolutions.
                  Chap. 224.   Public Meetings.
         TITLE SIX - Administration
                  Chap. 230.   Mayor.
                  Chap. 232.   Solicitor.
                  Chap. 234.   Village Clerk-Treasurer.
                  Chap. 236.   Street Commissioner. (Repealed)
                  Chap. 237.   Village Administrative Coordinator.
                  Chap. 238.   Police Department.
                  Chap. 240.   Volunteer Fire Department.
                  Chap. 241.   Emergency Ambulance Department.
                  Chap. 242.   Village Engineer.
                  Chap. 244.   Service and Street Department.
                  Chap. 245.   Water and Sewer Department.
                  Chap. 246.   Employees Generally.
                  Chap. 247.   Village Administrator.
                  Chap. 248.   Assistant Village Administrator.
                  Chap. 249.   Village Records.
         TITLE EIGHT - Boards and Commissions
                  Chap. 254.   Board of Public Affairs. (Repealed)
                  Chap. 256.   Planning Commission.
                  Chap. 258.   Recreation Board. (Repealed)
                  Chap. 260.   Records Commission.
         TITLE TEN - Judicial
                  Chap. 270.   Mayor's Court.
   PART 4: TRAFFIC CODE
         TITLE TWO - Administration, Enforcement and Penalties
                  Chap. 402.   Definitions.
                  Chap. 404.   Enforcement; Impounding.
                  Chap. 406.   Traffic Control.
                  Chap. 408.   Penalties.
   PART 4: TRAFFIC CODE (Cont'd)
         TITLE FOUR - Public Ways and Traffic Control Devices
                  Chap. 412.   Obstruction and Special Uses of Public Ways.
                  Chap. 414.   Traffic Control Devices.
                  Chap. 416.   Pedestrians.
         TITLE SIX - Vehicles and Operation
                  Chap. 432.   Operation Generally.
                  Chap. 434.   D.U.I.; Reckless Operation; Speed.
                  Chap. 436.   Licensing; Accidents.
                  Chap. 438.   Safety and Equipment.
                  Chap. 440.   Commercial and Heavy Vehicles.
                  Chap. 442.   Drivers of Commercial Vehicles.
                  Chap. 444.   Offenses Related to Theft and Fraud.
                  Chap. 446.   House Trailers.
         TITLE EIGHT - Parking
                  Chap. 452.   Parking Generally.
                  Chap. 454.   Parking Meters.
         TITLE TEN - Bicycles, Motorcycles and Snowmobiles
                  Chap. 474.   Bicycles and Motorcycles.
                  Chap. 476.   Snowmobiles and All Purpose Vehicles.
   PART 6: GENERAL OFFENSES
                  Chap. 606.   General Provisions; Administration and Enforcement.
                  Chap. 608.   Alcoholic Beverages.
                  Chap. 618.   Animals.
                  Chap. 624.   Drugs.
                  Chap. 630.   Gambling.
                  Chap. 634.   Noise Control.
                  Chap. 636.   Offenses Relating to Persons.
                  Chap. 642.   Offenses Relating to Property.
                  Chap. 648.   Peace Disturbances.
                  Chap. 654.   Railroads.
                  Chap. 660.   Safety, Sanitation and Health.
                  Chap. 666.   Sex Related Offenses.
                  Chap. 668.   Unclean Habitations.
                  Chap. 672.   Weapons and Explosives.
                  Chap. 674.   Weeds.
                  Chap. 698.   Penalties and Sentencing.
   PART 8: BUSINESS REGULATION AND TAXATION CODE
         TITLE TWO - Business Regulation
                  Chap. 810.   Bowling Alleys and Pool Rooms.
                  Chap. 818.   Dog Kennels.
                  Chap. 826.   Home Sales.
   PART 8: BUSINESS REGULATION AND TAXATION CODE (Cont'd)
         TITLE TWO - Business Regulation (Cont'd)
                  Chap. 850.   Peddlers and Solicitors.
                  Chap. 860.   Public Balls and Dances.
                  Chap. 870.   Public Outdoor Shows.
                  Chap. 874.   Slaughterhouses.
         TITLE FOUR - Taxation
                  Chap. 880.   Earned Income Tax.
                  Chap. 890.   Motor Vehicle License Tax.
   PART 10: STREETS, UTILITIES AND SERVICES CODE
         TITLE TWO - Street and Sidewalk Area
                  Chap. 1020.   Excavations.
                  Chap. 1024.   Improvements.
                  Chap. 1026.   Maintenance.
                  Chap. 1028.   Trees and Shrubs.
         TITLE FOUR - Utilities
                  Chap. 1040.   Water.
                  Chap. 1044.   Sewers.
                  Chap. 1048.   Private Sewage Disposal Systems.
                  Chap. 1050.   Gas.
                  Chap. 1052.   Electricity.
                  Chap. 1054.   Utilities Generally.
         TITLE SIX - Other Public Services
                  Chap. 1060.   Garbage and Refuse Collection and Disposal.
   PART 12: PLANNING AND ZONING
         TITLE TWO - Subdivision Regulations
                  Chap. 1210.   General Provisions and Definitions.
                  Chap. 1212.   Platting Procedures.
                  Chap. 1214.   Documents Required - Major Subdivisions.
                  Chap. 1216.   Subdivision Design Requirements.
                  Chap. 1218.   Improvement Requirements.
         TITLE FOUR - Flood Damage Prevention
                  Chap. 1230.   Statutory Authorization, Findings of Fact, Purpose and Objectives.
                  Chap. 1231.   General Provisions.
                  Chap. 1232.   Administration.
                  Chap. 1233.   Provisions for Flood Hazard Reduction.
                  Chap. 1234.   Variance Procedure.
                  Chap. 1235.   Flood Prone Areas.
         TITLE SIX - Zoning
                  Chap. 1240.   General Provisions.
                  Chap. 1242.   Definitions.
                  Chap. 1244.   Village Zoning Inspector.
                  Chap. 1246.   Village Planning Commission.
                  Chap. 1248.   Village Council.
                  Chap. 1250.   Zoning Certificate.
                  Chap. 1252.   Conditional Use Permits.
                  Chap. 1254.   Appeals and Variances.
                  Chap. 1256.   Amendments and Zoning District Changes.
                  Chap. 1258.   Procedure for Approval of Planned Development Districts.
                  Chap. 1260.   Establishment of Zoning Districts.
                  Chap. 1262.   Official Zoning District Map.
                  Chap. 1264.   Interpretation of Zoning District Boundaries.
                  Chap. 1266.   Table of Development Standards.
                  Chap. 1268.   R-1A Single-Family Residential District.
                  Chap. 1269.   R-1B Single-Family Residential District and R-1C Single-Family
                            Residential District.
                  Chap. 1270.   R-2 Residential District Regulations.
                  Chap. 1271.   R-3 Multi-Family Residential District.
                  Chap. 1272.   B-l General Business District.
                  Chap. 1273.   B-2 Neighborhood Business District.
                  Chap. 1274.   B-3 Central Business District.
                  Chap. 1275.   I-1 Light Industrial District.
                  Chap. 1276.   PD-1 Residential Planned Unit Development District.
                  Chap. 1277.   PD-2 Business Planned Unit Development District.
                  Chap. 1278.   PD-3 Industrial Planned Unit Development District.
                  Chap. 1279.   AG Agricultural Conservation District.
                  Chap. 1280.   FP Flood Plain Overlay District.
                  Chap. 1282.   Supplementary Regulations.
                  Chap. 1284.   Nonconforming Uses.
                  Chap. 1286.   Off-Street Parking and Loading.
                  Chap. 1288.   Signs.
                  Chap. 1290.   Fee Schedule.
                  Chap. 1292.   Violation, Enforcement and Penalty.
   PART 14: BUILDING AND HOUSING CODE
         TITLE TWO - Standards
                  Chap. 1404.   Ohio Basic Building Code.
                  Chap. 1406.   Preble County Building Code.
                  Chap. 1408.   International One and Two Family Dwelling Code.
                  Chap. 1410.   Residential Code of Ohio.
                  Chap. 1412.   National Electric Code.
                  Chap. 1416.   Property Maintenance Code.
         TITLE FOUR - Local Building Regulations
                  Chap. 1420.   Moving of Buildings.
                  Chap. 1422.   Satellite Antennas.
                  Chap. 1424.   Storage of Building Materials.
                  Chap. 1426.   Manufactured Homes.
   PART 16: FIRE PREVENTION CODE
            Chap. 1602.   Ohio Fire Code.
   TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
            TABLE A.   Franchises.
            TABLE B.   Easements.
            TABLE C.   Vacating of Streets and Alleys.
            TABLE D.   Dedication and Plat Approval.
            TABLE E.   Acquisition and Disposal of Real Property.
            TABLE F.   Lease of Real Property.
            TABLE G.   Street Grade Levels and Change of Street Name.
            TABLE H.   Annexation and Detachment of Territory.
            TABLE I.   Zoning Map Changes.
   PARALLEL REFERENCES
            Historical References to Ohio Revised Code
            References to Resolutions
            References to Ordinances