WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the ordinances of the Village of a permanent and general nature should be codified, and
   WHEREAS, the Village has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such codification, and
   WHEREAS, the codification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
   IT IS NOW THEREFORE ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of West Jefferson, all members elected thereto, concurring as follows:
   SECTION I: That the ordinances of the Village of West Jefferson, Ohio of a general and permanent nature, as revised, codified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the Village of West Jefferson, Ohio, 2008.
   SECTION II: That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section VI of this Ordinance. All ordinances, and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to May 1, 2008, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows: the enactment of the Codified Ordinances shall not be construed to affect a right or liability accrued or incurred under any legislative provisions prior to the effective date of such enactment, or an action or proceeding for the enforcement of such right or liability. Such enactment shall not be construed to relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of any such legislative provision, nor to affect an indictment or prosecution therefore. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and codification.
   SECTION III: That this ordinance shall be published as provided in Section 4.12 of the Charter but no publication of the Codified Ordinances shall be required as provided in Section 4.18 of the Charter.
   SECTION IV: That each section of the Codified Ordinances without an ordinance or resolution history at the end thereof indicates that the section contains new material which is hereby enacted by this adopting ordinance.
   SECTION V: That through authentication and approval of this Ordinance, the Mayor and Clerk of Council shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the Village as codified therein are correctly set forth and constitute the Codified Ordinances of the Village of West Jefferson, 2008.
   SECTION VI: This ordinance shall take effect at the earliest period of time allowed by law.
PASSED this 2nd day of March 2009
/s/   Darlene Steele       3-2-09   
   President of Council      Date
Date received by Mayor 2 March 09
/s/   Scott M. Hockenbery
         PART ONE -       Administrative Code
         PART THREE -    Traffic Code
         PART FIVE -    General Offenses Code
         PART SEVEN -    Business Regulation Code
         PART NINE -    Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code
         PART ELEVEN -    Planning and Zoning Code
         PART THIRTEEN -    Building Code
         PART FIFTEEN -    Fire Prevention Code