ADOPTING ORDINANCE
   TO APPROVE THE 1995 CODIFIED ORDINANCES, ATTACHED HERETO, MARKED EXHIBIT "A"; TO ADOPT NEW MATTER; TO AMEND AND REPEAL CERTAIN OBSOLETE AND CONFLICTING LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS; AND
   PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE AN EMERGENCY MEASURE IF IT RECEIVES THE AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF SIX OF THE MEMBERS OF COUNCIL; OTHERWISE, IT SHALL TAKE EFFECT AND BE IN FORCE FROM AND AFTER THE EARLIEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW.
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   WHEREAS, a determination has been made that the ordinances of the City of Youngstown, of a permanent and general nature, should be recodified; and
   WHEREAS, the City 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of such ordinances, together with the new matter to be adopted, the matters to be amended and those to be repealed are before the Council.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 YOUNGSTOWN, STATE OF OHIO:
SECTION 1
   That the ordinances of the City of Youngstown, 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 Youngstown, Ohio, 1995.  The 1995 Codified Ordinances are hereby attached to this Ordinance as Exhibit "A".
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 5 of this Ordinance.  All ordinances and resolutions or parts thereof enacted prior to January 1, 1995, which are inconsistent with any provision of the Codified Ordinances, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Ordinance, except as follows: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 of 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 January 1, 1995.
SECTION 3
   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 4
   That, through authentication and approval of this Ordinance, the Mayor and Clerk of Council shall certify that the permanent and general ordinances of the City, as codified therein, are correctly set forth and constitute the Codified Ordinances of the City of Youngstown Ohio, 1995.
SECTION 5
   That this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Youngstown for the reason that there exists an imperative necessity for the adoption of the new Codified Ordinances in order to facilitate the administration and daily operation of the City and to avoid practical and legal entanglements; and provided it receives the affirmative vote of six of the members elected to the legislative authority, it shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.
Passed in Council this 14th day of June, 1995.
/s/ Charles P. Sammarone 
    President of Council
ATTEST:
/s/ Sherry A. Warren
    City Clerk
APPROVED:  This 22nd day of June, 1995.
/s/ Patrick J. Ungaro
    Mayor
CONTENTS
PRELIMINARY UNIT
            General Index
            Comparative Section Table
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF YOUNGSTOWN
      CHARTER
      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 -Health Code