Chapter 1.01   CODE ADOPTION


1.01.010   Adoption of Black Diamond Municipal Code.

Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 35.21.500 through 35.21.570 of the Revised Code of Washington, there is hereby adopted the "Black Diamond Municipal Code," as compiled, edited and published by Book Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington.

(Ord. 472 § 1, 1992)

1.01.020   Title—Citation—Reference.

This code shall be known as the "City of Black Diamond Municipal Code," and it shall be sufficient to refer to such code as the "Municipal Code" in any prosecution for the violation of any provision thereof or in any proceeding at law or equity. It shall be sufficient to designate any ordinance adding to, amending, correcting, or repealing all or any part or portion thereof as an addition to, amendment to, correction or repeal of the "City of Black Diamond Municipal Code." Further reference may be had to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the "City of Black Diamond Municipal Code," and such references shall apply to that numbered title, chapter, section or subsection as it appear in the code.

(Ord. 472 § 2, 1992)

1.01.030   Codification—Statutory authority.

This code consists of all the regulatory and penal ordinances and certain of the administrative ordinances of the city of Black Diamond, Washington, codified pursuant to the provisions of Sections 35.21.500 through 35.21.570 of the Revised Code of Washington.

(Ord. 472 § 3, 1992)

1.01.040   Reference applies to all amendments.

Whenever a reference is made to this code as the "City of Black Diamond Municipal Code" or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of the city of Black Diamond, Washington, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections and additions heretofore, now or hereafter made.

(Ord. 472 § 4, 1992)

1.01.050   Title, chapter and section headings.

Title, chapter and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof.

(Ord. 472 § 5, 1992)

1.01.060   Reference to specific ordinances.

The provisions of this code shall not in any manner affect matters of record which refer to, or are otherwise connected with ordinances which are therein specifically designated by number or otherwise and which are included within the code, but such reference shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions contained within this code.

(Ord. 472 § 6, 1992)

1.01.070   Effect of code on past actions and obligations.

Neither the adoption of this code nor the repeal or amendment hereby of any ordinance or part or portion of any ordinance of the city of Black Diamond shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violations of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date hereon, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee or penalty at said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such ordinances relating to the collection of any such license, fee, or penalty, or the penal provisions applicable to any violation thereof, nor to affect the validity of any bond or cash deposit in lieu thereof, required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance and all rights and obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full force and effect.

(Ord. 472 § 7, 1992)

1.01.080   Effective date.

This code shall become effective on the date the Ordinance 472, adopting this code as the "City of Black Diamond Municipal Code," shall become effective.

(Ord. 472 § 8, 1992)

1.01.090   Constitutionality.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this code is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this code. The council hereby declares that it would have passed this code, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases had been declared invalid or unconstitutional, then the original ordinance or ordinances shall be in full force and effect.

(Ord. 472 § 9, 1992)