Ordinance 483

ORDINANCE NO. 483

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF

ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LA PORTE CITY, IOWA,

TO ADD SECTION 14, CHAPTER 1,

GENERAL PENALTIES

BE IT ENACTED by the City Council of the City of La Porte City, Iowa:

SECTION 1.   SECTION ADDED.  The Code of Ordinances of the City of La Porte City, Iowa, is hereby amended by adding the following new subsection to Section 14, Chapter 1:

For violations of Chapter 51 of this Code of Ordinances, the penalty shall be $100.00 for each violation. For violations of Chapter 158 of this Code of Ordinances the penalty shall be $250.00 for each violation. Each day that a violation occurs or is permitted to exist constitutes a repeat offense.

SECTION 2.  REPEALER.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

SECTION 3.  SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.             If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.

SECTION 4. WHEN EFFECTIVE.  This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL the 23rd day of June ,2014, and APPROVED this 23rd day of June, 2014.

David Neil, Mayor

Jane Whittlesey, City Clerk                                                    First Reading Passed 5/27/2014

                                                                                                           Second Reading  Passed 6/9/2014

                                                                                                          Third Reading Passed 6/23/2014

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