No person shall alter, change, replace or deface in any way any section or any page of this city code in a manner that the meaning of any phrase or order may be changed or omitted. Replacement pages may be inserted according to the official instructions when so authorized by the mayor and city council. The city clerk shall see that the replacement pages are properly inserted in the official copies maintained in the office of the city clerk, together with updating any electronic versions of the code.
Any person having custody of an official copy of this city code shall make every effort to maintain it in a current and efficient manner. Such person shall see to the immediate insertion of new or replacement pages when they are delivered or made available to such person through the office of the city clerk. Code books, including electronic versions, in the possession of officials and other interested persons shall remain the property of the city and shall be returned to the office of the city clerk when directed by order of the city council. (2003 Code)