WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the ordinances of the City of a permanent and general nature should be recodified; and,
   WHEREAS, Council has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such recodification; and,
   WHEREAS, the recodification of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council;
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Worthington, County of Franklin, State of Ohio:
   SECTION 1. That the ordinances of the City of Worthington, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections are hereby approved, adopted and enacted as the Codified Ordinances of the City of Worthington, Ohio, 1990.
   SECTION 2. That the provisions of this Ordinance, including all provisions of the Codified Ordinances, shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6 of this Ordinance. All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to September 1, 1990, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows:
   (a)   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 therefor. For such purposes, any such legislative provision shall continue in full force notwithstanding its repeal for the purpose of revision and recodification.
   (b)   The repeal provided above shall not affect:
      (1)   The grant or creation of a franchise, license, right, easement or privilege.
      (2)   The purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property.
      (3)   The appropriation or expenditure of money or promise or guarantee of payment.
      (4)   The assumption of any contract or obligation.
      (5)   The issuance and delivery of any bonds, obligations or other instruments of indebtedness.
      (6)   The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
      (7)   The establishment, naming, vacating or grade level of any street or public way.
      (8)   The dedication of property or plat approval.
      (9)   The annexation or detachment of territory.
      (10)   Any legislation enacted subsequent to September 1, 1990.
   SECTION 3. That pursuant to City Charter Section 2.18, the City Clerk shall publish notice of this Ordinance one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the Municipality setting forth the title and effective date of the Ordinance and a statement that the Ordinance is on file in the office of the Clerk. Copies of the Codified Ordinances shall be made available to the public for inspection in the Worthington Public Library, Mayor's Court and in the City Clerk's Office. Copies of the Codified Ordinances shall be made available for sale in the office of the City Clerk, at a price to be determined by Council. Copies shall be distributed to departments and officials as determined by the City Manager.
   SECTION 4. 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 5. That through authentication and approval of this Ordinance the President of Council and Clerk of Council shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the Municipality as codified therein are correctly set forth and constitute the Codified Ordinances of the City of Worthington, Ohio, 1990.
   SECTION 6. That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law and by the Charter of the City of Worthington, Ohio.
PASSED: November 12, 1990
   /s/ John P. Coleman
   President of Council
   /s/ Janice McNeel-Yarrington
   Clerk of Council
   Introduced October 22, 1990
   P. H. November 12, 1990
   Effective December 4, 1990
      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
      PART SEVENTEEN - Taxation Code