Chapter 3. Governing Body
Sec. 3-09. Publication and effect of ordinances.
(1) Publication. All general ordinances of the city and all regulations imposing a penalty shall be published in the official papers of the city as required by law and shall be immediately recorded with the affidavit of publication by the city clerk in a book kept for that purpose. A printed copy of such ordinance or resolution on any book, pamphlet or newspaper and published or purporting to be published therein by direction of the council shall be prima facie proof of due passage, publication and recording thereof.
Effective date. Unless otherwise provided, all ordinances shall take effect and be in force from and after passage and publication, and published copies thereof shall have appended the date of first publication.
(Code 1982, § 2.15)
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