ORDINANCE NUMBER 2016-5
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR WORK PERFORMED WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF APPLE CREEK RIGHT-OF-WAYS AND EASEMENTS WITHIN THE VILLAGE LIMITS AND PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS ORDINANCE.
WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Apple Creek, Ohio (AVillage@) finds that the Village has experienced development, construction and maintenance operations by utility companies, developers and other entities which require excavations, cuts, drilling, boring and auguring in public streets, alleys and other properties; and
WHEREAS, in the interests of public safety and general welfare the Village desires to regulate said activities so as to prevent permanent damage to public right-of-ways;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Apple Creek, Ohio, as follows:
Any work to be performed on or under the Village of Apple Creek right of ways or easements shall require permits and shall adhere to the Village of Apple Creek requirements as described in Exhibit AA@ attached hereto and made a part hereof for all purposes.
Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Ordinance is committing an unlawful act and shall be subject to the penalty as noted in Exhibit AA@ attached hereto and made a part hereof for all purposes.
All prior Ordinances and Resolutions, and parts of Ordinances and Resolutions, which conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent that they are in conflict herewith.
All remaining provisions of said prior Ordinances and Resolutions shall remain intact and unaffected.
This Ordinance shall be posted or published in the newspaper of general circulation and shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and publication, as provided by law.
First Reading February 15, 2016
Second Reading March 7, 2016
Third Reading March 21, 2016
PASSED: MARCH 21, 2016