(a)    A reference to any portion of the Codified Ordinances applies to all re- enactments or amendments thereof.
(ORC 1.55)
   (b)    If a section refers to a series of numbers or letters, the first and the last numbers or letters are included.
(ORC 1.56)
   (c)    Wherever in a penalty section reference is made to a violation of a series of sections or of subsections of a section, such reference shall be construed to mean a violation of any section or subsection included in such reference.
   References in the Codified Ordinances to action taken or authorized under designated sections of the Codified Ordinances include, in every case, action taken or authorized under the applicable legislative provision which is superseded by the Codified Ordinances.
(ORC 1.23)