ORDINANCE NO. O98-1277
AN ORDINANCE READOPTING THE CODE OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, PREPARED BY BOOK PUBLISHING COMPANY, INCLUDING SUPPLEMENTAL AND REPLACEMENT PAGES THEREOF, CONTAINING CERTAIN ORDINANCES OF A GENERAL AND PERMANENT NATURE ENACTED ON OR BEFORE MAY 1998.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government by Ordinance No. 091-1680 approved the re-codified Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County which had been prepared by Book Publishing Company; and
WHEREAS, Book Publishing Company has completed certain supplemental and replacement pages for the Code of the Metropolitan Government dated May 1998.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. There is hereby re-adopted by the Metropolitan County Council that certain Code entitled "The Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee", prepared by Book Publishing Company, containing certain ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before May 1998, as compiled, consolidated, codified and indexed in Titles I to 17, including those supplemental and replacement pages having in the lower right-hand or left-hand corner thereof the notation (Nashville 5-98).
SECTION 2. At least two copies of the Code hereby re-adopted containing the supplemental and replacement pages properly inserted therein shall be kept on file in the Office of the Metropolitan Clerk and be kept there available for public inspection and use. In addition, at least two complete sets of the supplemental and replacement pages described in Section I hereof shall be stapled or permanently fasted together and kept on file in the Office of the Metropolitan Clerk and be kept there available for public inspection and use.
SECTION 3. Wherever in the Code re-adopted by this ordinance, or in any other ordinance or resolution of the Metropolitan Government or in any rule, regulation or order promulgated by any officer or agency of the Metropolitan Government under authority duly vested in him or if any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, or the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of such Code or any other ordinance or resolution of the Metropolitan Government or such rule, regulation or order shall be punished by a fine not to exceed Fifty Dollars ($50.00).
Except where otherwise provided, every day any violation of such Code or any other ordinance or resolution of the Metropolitan Government or such rule, regulation or order shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
SECTION 4. It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Metropolitan County Council that the sections, paragraphs, sentence clauses, phrases and words of this ordinance and the Code hereby adopted are severable, and if any section, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or word of this ordinance or of such Code shall be declared unconstitutional or otherwise invalid by any valid judgment or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality or invalidity shall not affect any of the remaining sections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses, phrases, and words of this ordinance or of such Code, since the same would have been enacted by the Metropolitan County Council without the incorporation in the Code of any such unconstitutional or invalid section, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or word.
SECTION 5. The supplemental and replacement pages to the Code of the Metropolitan Government described in Section I and approved herein shall be distributed upon request to the various departments of the Metropolitan Government free of charge. Any other persons or organization desiring a copy thereof may obtain the same from Book Publishing Company in accordance with the contract between Book Publishing Company and the Metropolitan Government. The Metropolitan Clerk shall notify all Davidson, County Judges of the Metropolitan General Sessions, Circuit, Chancery and Criminal Courts that the supplemental and replacement pages to the Code of the Metropolitan Government which are described in Section 1 hereof are available.
SECTION 6. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Eileen Beehan