[Adopted 2-17-2005, effective 3-16-2005]
In accordance with § C4-10 of the Charter of the Town of Glocester, the ordinances and policies of the Town of Glocester, as codified by General Code Publishers Corp., and consisting of the Home Rule Charter and Chapters 1 through 406, together with an Appendix, shall be known collectively as the “Code of the Town of Glocester,” hereafter termed the “Code.” Wherever reference is made in any of the ordinances and policies contained in the “Code of the Town of Glocester” to any other ordinance or policy appearing in said Code, such reference shall be changed to the appropriate chapter title, chapter number, article number or section number appearing in the Code as if such ordinance or policy had been formally amended to so read.
The provisions of the 2004 Code, insofar as they are substantively the same as those of ordinances and resolutions in force immediately prior to the enactment of the Code by this ordinance, are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and policies and not as new enactments, and the effectiveness of such provisions shall date from the date of adoption of the prior ordinance or resolution. All such provisions are hereby continued in full force and effect and are hereby reaffirmed as to their adoption by the Town Council of the Town of Glocester, and it is the intention of said Council that each such provision contained within the Code is hereby reaffirmed as it appears in said Code, except as specifically modified, amended or repealed. Only such provisions of former ordinances as are omitted from this Code shall be deemed repealed or abrogated by the provisions of § 1-3 below.
All ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the Town of Glocester in force on the date of the adoption of this ordinance and not contained in such Code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance.
The repeal of ordinances provided for in § 1-3 of this ordinance shall not affect the following classes of ordinances, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provision of the Town of Glocester 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 of the Town of Glocester 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 of the Town of Glocester.
Any agreement entered into or any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred by the Town of Glocester.
Any ordinance of the Town of Glocester 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 within the Town of Glocester or any portion thereof.
Any ordinance of the Town of Glocester appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond of the Town of Glocester or other instruments or evidence of the Town's indebtedness.
Ordinances authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property or any lawful contract, agreement or obligation.
The levy or imposition of special assessments or charges.
The annexation or dedication of property.
Any ordinance relating to salaries and compensation.
Any ordinance amending the Zoning Map.
Any ordinance relating to or establishing a pension plan or pension fund for Town employees.
Any ordinance or portion of an ordinance establishing a specific fee amount for any license, permit or service obtained from the Town.
Any ordinance adopted subsequent to 11-2-2004.
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.
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.
Any and all additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to any of the ordinances known collectively as the “Code of the Town of Glocester” or any new ordinances or policies, when enacted or adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Town Council to be a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code so that reference to the Code shall be understood and intended to include such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements. Whenever such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to the Code shall be enacted or adopted, they shall thereafter be printed and, as provided hereunder, inserted in the loose-leaf book containing said Code as amendments and supplements thereto. Nothing contained in this ordinance shall affect the status of any ordinance or policy contained herein, and such ordinances or policies may be amended, deleted or changed from time to time as the Town Council deems desirable.