Chapter 1.01 CODE ADOPTION


1.01.010 Adoption.

The code of ordinances, consisting of Titles 1 through 9, each inclusive, is adopted and enacted as "The Code of the City of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, 1987," and shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances of the city passed on or before October 14, 1986, to the extent provided in Section 1.01.020 of this chapter.

(Ord. 13-87 § 1, 1987)

1.01.020 Effective date—Ordinances passed prior to effective date repealed.

All provisions of the code shall be in full force and effect from and after October 14, 1986, and all ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the city, enacted on final passage on or before October 14, 1986 and not included in the code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein are repealed from and after October 14, 1986 except as hereinafter provided. No resolution of the city, not specifically mentioned, is repealed.

(Ord. 13-87 § 2, 1987)

1.01.030 Exceptions to repeal.


The repeal provided for in Section 1.01.020 shall not affect the following:


Any offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred or any contract or right established or accruing before the effective date of this ordinance;


Any ordinance or resolution promising or guaranteeing the payment of money for the city, or authorizing the issuance of any bonds of the city or any evidence of the city's indebtedness, or any contract or obligation assumed by the city;


The administrative ordinances or resolutions of the city not in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this code;


Any ordinance or resolution fixing salaries of officers or employees of the city;


Any appropriation ordinance or resolution;


Any right or franchise granted by the council to any person, firm or corporation;


Any ordinance or resolution dedicating, naming, establishing, locating, relocating, opening, closing, paving, widening, vacating, etc., any street or public way in the city;


Any ordinance or resolution establishing and prescribing the street grades of any streets in the city;


Any ordinance or resolution providing for local improvements or assessing taxes therefor;


Any ordinance or resolution dedicating or accepting any plat or subdivision in the city, or providing regulations for the same;


Any ordinance or resolution levying or imposing charges, taxes or fees now due or accrued;


Any ordinance annexing property to the city;


Any zoning ordinance of the city or amendments thereto;


Any ordinance or resolution regulating the erection, alteration, repair, demolition, moving or removal of buildings or other structures;


Ordinances or resolutions prescribing traffic regulations for specific locations, prescribing through streets, parking limitations, parking prohibitions, one-way traffic, limitations on loads of vehicles or loading zones, not inconsistent with the code;


Any ordinance or resolution fixing utility rates and charges;


Any ordinance enacted after October 14, 1986.


Nor shall the repeal be construed to revive any ordinance or part of an ordinance that has been repealed by a subsequent ordinance which is repealed by this chapter.

(Ord. 13-87 § 3, 1987)

1.01.040 Violation—Penalty.

Whenever in the code an act is prohibited, or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor by the council, or whenever in the code the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful by the council, and no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any provisions of the code shall be punished by a fine of not more that two hundred dollars or imprisonment for a term not exceeding thirty days, as provided in Section 1.12.510 of this code.

(Ord. 13-87 § 4, 1987)

1.01.050 Reference.

Any and all additions and amendments to this code when passed in any form as to indicate the intention of the council to make the same a part thereof shall be deemed to be incorporated in this code so that reference to the "Code of Ordinances of the city of Travelers Rest, South Carolina," shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.

(Ord. 13-87 § 5, 1987)

1.01.060 Penalty in case of amendment.

In case of the amendment by the council of any section of this code for which a penalty is not provided, the general penalty as provided in Section 1.12.510 of this code shall apply to the section as amended; or in case the amendment contains provisions for which a penalty, other than the aforementioned general penalty is provided in another section in the same chapter, the penalty so provided in the other section, shall be held to relate to the section so amended, unless the penalty is specifically repealed therein.

(Ord. 13-87 § 6, 1987)

1.01.070 Code maintenance.

A copy of this code shall be kept on file in the office of the city clerk-treasurer preserved in loose-leaf form, or in some other form as the clerk-treasurer may consider most expedient. It shall be the express duty of the clerk-treasurer or someone authorized by the clerk-treasurer to insert in their designated places all amendments, ordinances or resolutions which indicate the intention of the council to make the same a part of this code when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from this code all provisions which may be repealed from time to time by the council. This copy of the code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine.

(Ord. 13-87 § 7, 1987)

1.01.080 Tampering prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to change or alter by additions or deletions, any part or portion of this code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with this code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the city to be misrepresented thereby. Any person violating this section shall be punished as provided in Section 1.12.510 of this code, and in Section 1.01.040 of this chapter.

(Ord. 13-87 § 8, 1987)