City of Holland, MI
Ottawa County
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[Added 1-20-2021 by Ord. No. 1788]
In accordance with MCLA § 117.5b, the ordinances of the City of Holland, consisting of Chapters 1 through 40, adopted and amended at various times prior to October 31, 2020, are republished and continued as set forth in the attached Code to be published by General Code, and such publication shall be known collectively as the "Code of the City of Holland Michigan," the "City Code" or the "Code."
[Added 1-20-2021 by Ord. No. 1788]
The provisions of the Code are substantively the same as those of ordinances in force as of October 31, 2020, and are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and not as new enactments, and the effectiveness of such provisions shall date from the date of adoption of the prior ordinance. All such provisions are hereby continued in full force and effect and are hereby reaffirmed as to their adoption by the City Council of the City of Holland, and it is the intention of the City Council that each such provision contained within the Code is hereby reaffirmed as it appears in said Code.
[Added 1-20-2021 by Ord. No. 1788]
A copy of the Code, in loose-leaf form, has been filed in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Holland and shall remain there for use and examination by the public until final action is taken on this ordinance; and, if this ordinance shall be adopted, such copy shall be certified by the City Clerk of the City of Holland by impressing thereon the Seal of the City of Holland, and such certified copy shall remain on file in the office of said City Clerk to be made available to persons desiring to examine the same during all times while said Code is in effect. The enactment and publication of this ordinance, coupled with the availability of a copy of the Code for inspection by the public, shall be deemed, held and considered to be due and legal publication of all provisions of the Code for all purposes.
[Added 1-20-2021 by Ord. No. 1788]
It shall be the duty of the City Clerk to keep an up-to-date and certified copy of the book containing the Code of the City of Holland, Michigan, on file in the office of the City Clerk for use by the public. All changes in said Code and all ordinances adopted by the City Council subsequent to October 31, 2020, shall be included and added therein by temporary attachment of copies of such changes and ordinances, until such changes and ordinances are printed as supplements to said Code book, at which time such supplements shall be inserted therein.
[Added 1-20-2021 by Ord. No. 1788]
Copies of the Code, or any chapter or portion of it, may be purchased from the City Clerk, or an authorized agent of the Clerk, upon the payment of a fee to be set by the City Council. The Clerk may also arrange for procedures for the periodic supplementation of the Code.
[Added 1-20-2021 by Ord. No. 1788]
(a) 
In compiling and preparing the Code and subsequent ordinances for republication, no changes in the meaning or intent of such ordinances have been made, except as provided for in Subsection (b) hereof. In addition, certain grammatical changes and minor nonsubstantive changes were made in one or more of said pieces of legislation. It is the intention of the City Council that all such changes be adopted as part of the Code as if the ordinances had been previously formally amended to read as such.
(b) 
In addition, the amendments and/or additions made after October 31,2020, those being Ordinance Nos. 1786 through 1787, inclusive, and all subsequent ordinances, shall be made a part of this Code.