ORDINANCE NO. BL2006-1287
An ordinance adopting the re-codified Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, prepared by the Municipal Code Corporation, containing certain ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before April 4, 2006.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, entered into a contract with the Municipal Code Corporation, by contract No. 16054, for the re-codification of the Code of the Metropolitan Government; and
WHEREAS, the Municipal Code Corporation has completed the re-codification process and has now delivered the newly revised Code of the Metropolitan Government.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. There is hereby adopted by the Metropolitan County Council that certain Code entitled "The Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee," prepared by the Municipal Code Corporation, containing certain Ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before April 4, 2006, as compiled, consolidated, codified, and indexed in Titles 1 to 17.
Section 2. At least two copies of the Code hereby adopted shall be kept on file in the Office of the Metropolitan Clerk and be kept there available for public inspection and use.
Section 3. The provisions of the Code of the Metropolitan Government as hereby adopted shall be in force on and after the enactment of this ordinance.
Section 4. Wherever in the Code 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/it or if any act is prohibited or is made or 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 penalty 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 5. 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.
Section 6. The Code of the Metropolitan Government 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 the Municipal Code Corporation in accordance with the contract between the Municipal Code Corporation 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 Code of the Metropolitan Government is available.
Section 7. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
by: Diane Neighbors
|Introduced:||November 21, 2006|
|Passed First Reading:||November 21, 2006|
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmation Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||December 5, 2006|
|Passed Third Reading:||December 19, 2006|
|Approved:||December 20, 2006|