ORDINANCE NO. 2022-21
AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE 2020 REPRINTING
OF THE ST. CLAIRSVILLE CODIFIED ORDINANCES
AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, certain provisions within the Codified Ordinances should be amended to conform with current State law as required by the Ohio Constitution; and
WHEREAS, various ordinances of a general and permanent nature have been passed by Council which should be included in the Codified Ordinances; and
WHEREAS, the City has heretofore entered into a contract with the Walter H. Drane Company to prepare and publish such revision, which is presently before Council.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION I: That the ordinances of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio, of a general and permanent nature, as revised, recodified, rearranged and consolidated into component codes, titles, chapters and sections within the 2020 reprinting of the Codified Ordinances are hereby approved and adopted.
SECTION II: That the following sections and chapters are hereby added, amended or repealed as respectively indicated in order to comply with current State law:
331.43 Wearing Earplugs or Earphones Prohibited. (Amended)
335.09 Display of License Plates or Validation Stickers; Temporary License Placard. (Amended)
335.091 Operating Without Dealer or Manufacturer License Plates. (Added)
General Offenses Code
505.04 Abandoning Animals. (Amended)
537.17 Reserved. (Previously “Criminal Child Enticement”)
SECTION III: That the complete text of the sections listed above is set forth in full in the 2020 Codified Ordinances. Any summary publication of this ordinance shall include a complete listing of these sections. Notice of adoption of each new section by reference to its title shall constitute sufficient publication of new matter contained therein.
SECTION IV: That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, welfare and safety of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville and for the further reason that there exists an imperative necessity for the earliest publication and distribution of the 2020 Codified Ordinances to the officials and residents of the Municipality, so as to facilitate administration, daily operation and avoid practical and legal entanglements.
SECTION V: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.
PASSED at a meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 2nd day of May, 2022, by the affirmative vote of 5 members of the council.