[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Shorewood as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-25-2008 by Ord. No. 1935]
Pursuant to § 66.0103 Wis. Stats., the ordinances of the Village of Shorewood of a general and permanent nature adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Shorewood, as revised, codified and consolidated into chapters and sections by General Code, and consisting of Chapters 1 through 535, are hereby approved, adopted, ordained and enacted as the “Code of the Village of Shorewood,” hereinafter referred to as the “Code.”
This ordinance and the Code shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances enacted prior to the enactment of this Code, except such ordinances as are hereinafter expressly saved from repeal or continued in force.
The provisions of the Code, insofar as they are substantively the same as those of the ordinances in force immediately prior to the enactment of the Code by this ordinance, 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 ordinances.
A copy of the Code has been filed in the office of the Village Clerk and shall remain there for inspection by the public for at least two weeks, in accordance with § 66.0103, Wis. Stats., and until final action is taken on this ordinance; and, if this ordinance shall be adopted, the Code shall remain on file in the office of said Village Clerk available for public inspection during all times while said Code is in effect.
Any and all additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to the Code, when adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Village Board to make them a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code so that reference to the “Code of the Village of Shorewood” shall be understood and intended to include such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements.
The Clerk of the Village of Shorewood, pursuant to law, shall cause to be posted, in the manner required by law, a copy of this Adoption Ordinance. A copy of the Code shall be maintained in the office of the Clerk for inspection by the public at all times during regular office hours. The enactment and posting 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.
It shall be the duty of the Village Clerk, or someone authorized and directed by the Clerk, to keep up-to-date the Code required to be filed in the Clerk’s office for use by the public. All changes in said Code and all ordinances adopted subsequent to the effective date of this codification which shall be adopted specifically as part of the Code shall, when finally adopted, be included therein by reference until such changes or new ordinances are incorporated as supplements to said Code.
Copies of the Code, or any chapter or portion of it, may be purchased from the Clerk or an authorized agent of the Clerk upon the payment of a fee to be set by the Village Board. The Clerk may also arrange for procedures for the periodic supplementation of the Code.
It shall be unlawful for anyone to improperly change or amend, by additions or deletions, any part or portion of the Code or to alter or tamper with such code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the Code of the Village of Shorewood to be misrepresented thereby. Anyone violating this section or any part of this ordinance shall be subject, upon conviction, to a penalty as provided in § 115-1 of the Code.
Each section of the Code and every part of each section is an independent section or part of a section, and the holding of any section or a part thereof to be unconstitutional, void or ineffective for any cause shall not be deemed to affect the validity or constitutionality of any other sections or parts thereof. If any provision of this Code or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the code and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Each section of this ordinance is an independent section, and the holding of any section or part thereof to be unconstitutional, void or ineffective for any cause shall not be deemed to affect the validity or constitutionality of any other sections or parts thereof.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances of a general and permanent nature adopted and in force on the date of the adoption of this ordinance and not contained in the Code are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this Adoption Ordinance, except as hereinafter provided.
The adoption of this code and the repeal of ordinances provided for in § 1-12 of this ordinance shall not affect the following ordinances, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
Any ordinance adopted subsequent to June 18, 2007.
Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provision prior to the effective date of this ordinance or any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of such right or liability.
Any offense or act committed or done before the effective date of this ordinance in violation of any legislative provision or any penalty, punishment or forfeiture which may result therefrom.
Any prosecution, indictment, action, suit or other proceeding pending or any judgment rendered prior to the effective date of this ordinance brought pursuant to any legislative provision.
Any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred.
Any ordinance providing for the laying out, opening, altering, widening, relocating, straightening, establishing grade, changing name, improvement, acceptance or vacation of any right-of-way, easement, street, road, highway, park or other public place or any portion thereof.
Any ordinance appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond or other instruments or evidence of the Village’s indebtedness.
Ordinances authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property or any lawful contract or obligation.
The levy or imposition of taxes, assessments or charges.
The annexation or dedication of property or approval of preliminary or final subdivision plats.
Ordinances providing for local improvements or assessing taxes or special assessments therefor.
All currently effective ordinances pertaining to the rate and manner of payment of salaries and compensation of officers and employees.
Any legislation relating to or establishing a pension plan or pension fund for municipal employees.
Any ordinances adopting or amending the Zoning Map or otherwise rezoning property.
Any Charter ordinances.
The adoption of the Code provided in § 1-1 includes the adoption of revisions to existing ordinances deemed necessary and authorized by the Village Board to bring the ordinances of the Village into compliance with current procedures and statutory requirements.
This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and posting pursuant to law.