[HISTORY: Adopted New Canaan Board of Selectmen Art. I, 5-22-57; Art. II, 10-14-65, effective 11-20-65.]
The Town of New Canaan is authorized to adopt a codification of, and amendments to, its ordinances and bylaws by the adoption of an ordinance under Section 13 of the Town Charter, as amended, stating in substance that the Code of Ordinances and Bylaws is adopted, and the requirement under said Section 13 for publication in full of said amended and codified ordinances and bylaws shall be deemed satisfied by filing two copies thereof in the office of the Town Clerk of New Canaan at least 30 days before the effective date of the ordinance adopting the same.
By authority of Special Act No. 341 of the 1957 Connecticut legislature, the ordinances of the Town of New Canaan, of a general and permanent nature as revised and codified in the following chapters, namely, Chapters 1 to 54, both inclusive, and Chapter 56, are hereby ordained as general ordinances of the Town of New Canaan, and are adopted as and shall constitute "Code of the Town of New Canaan, Connecticut, 1965."
The provisions of such Code shall be in force on and after November 20, 1965, and all ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or prior to September 23, 1965, and not contained in such Code are hereby repealed from and after the said November 20, 1965.
The repeal provided for in the preceding section of this ordinance shall not affect any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established or accruing before the said September 23, 1965, nor shall it affect any prosecution, suit or proceeding pending or any judgment rendered on or prior to the said September 23, 1965, nor shall such repeal affect any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for the town or authorizing the issue of any bonds of the town or any evidence of indebtedness of the town or any contract or obligation assumed by the town; nor shall such repeal affect the administrative ordinances or resolutions of the Board of Selectmen not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of such Code; nor shall it affect any right or franchise conferred by any ordinance or resolution of the Board of Selectmen on any person or corporation; nor shall it affect any of the following ordinances:
The annual appropriation ordinance.
Any ordinances levying and imposing taxes.
Any ordinance relative to the opening, relocating, naming of the streets and alleys.
Any ordinance relative to zoning.
Any ordinance relative to official maps of the town.
Any ordinance naming and designating streets, avenues, lanes, alleys and roadways of the town.
Any ordinance relative to traffic.
Any ordinance regulating subdivision and road regulations.
Any ordinance passed after September 23, 1965.
Two copies of the "Code of the Town of New Canaan, Connecticut, 1965" be filed in the office of the Town Clerk and be made available to persons desiring to examine same.