AN ORDINANCE No. 2015-224-218


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  • To adopt a new Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia; to repeal the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2004; to prescribe the effect of such repeal; and to provide for the manner of amending the new City Code.

    Patron—President Mosby

    Approved as to form and legality by the City Attorney

    THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

    § 1. Contents and Designation of Code. The ordinances of the City of Richmond, Virginia, of a general and permanent nature, as revised and codified in Chapters 1 through 30 and Appendix A of the document entitled "Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015," a copy of which is maintained in both paper and electronic format by the Office of the City Clerk, are hereby adopted and constitute the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015, as of the first moment of November 10, 2015.

    § 2. Repeal of Prior Code. All ordinances comprising the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2004, including all amendments thereof and additions thereto, in force and effect on November 9, 2015, are hereby repealed as of the last moment of November 9, 2015, subject to the limitations set forth in section 3 of this ordinance.

    § 3. Limitations on Repeal of Prior Code. The repeal effected by section 2 of this ordinance shall not:

    (a)

    Be construed to revive any ordinance or part thereof that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance that is repealed by this ordinance; or

    (b)

    Affect or impair:

    (1)

    Any act done, forfeiture effective, offense committed, penalty incurred, or right established or accrued before the first moment of November 10, 2015; or

    (2)

    Any prosecution, suit, or other proceeding pending on or any judgment or decree rendered on or before November 10, 2015.

    References in contracts or other documents to provisions of the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2004, shall be construed to refer to like provisions of the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015.

    § 4. Additions or Amendments to New Code. Additions or amendments to the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015, when adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the City to make the same a part of the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015, shall be deemed to be incorporated into the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015, so that reference to the Code includes all such additions and amendments.

    § 5. Ordinances Adopted after June 22, 2015. Ordinances adopted after June 22, 2015, that amend or refer to ordinances that have been codified in the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2004, shall be construed as if they amend or refer to like provisions of the Code of the City of Richmond, Virginia, 2015.

    § 6. Effective Date of Ordinance. This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.