A Code of the General Ordinances
of the city of Little Flock, Arkansas
Date of Incorporation
November 16, 1970
Date of Codification
ORDINANCE NO. 418-2013
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND ENACTING A NEW MUNICIPAL CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LITTLE FLOCK, ARKANSAS, ESTABLISHING THE SAME; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THEREIN, EXCEPT AS HEREIN EXPRESSLY PROVIDED; PROVIDING FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF SUCH CODE AND A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE; AND PROVIDING FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LITTLE FLOCK, ARKANSAS AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Adoption. That the Code of Ordinances is hereby adopted by reference and enacted as the “Little Flock Municipal Code”. All provisions of the Code shall be in full force and effect from and after September 16, 2013.
Section 2. Superseding. That the Little Flock Municipal Code shall be treated and considered as a new and original comprehensive ordinance which shall supersede all other general and permanent ordinances passed by the City Council on or before September 15, 2013, except that all previously enacted ordinances, whether or not included in the Code, shall remain in full force and effect specifically repealed, amended, or otherwise affected by action of the City Council.
Section 3. Penalty When None Specified. That whenever in such code an act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, or whenever in the Code the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful and no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of the Code shall be punishable as provided by Section 1.32.01 of the Code.
Section 4. Inclusion of Amendments Into Code. That any and all additions and amendments to the Code, when passed in such form as to indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated in the Code so that reference to the Little Flock Municipal Code shall be understood and intended to include such additions and amendments.
Section 5. Penalties Applicable to Amendments. That in case of the amendment of any section of such Code for which a penalty is not provided, the general penalty as provided in Section 1.32.01 of such Code shall apply to the section as amended; or in case such 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 such other section shall be held to relate to the section so amended, unless such penalty is specifically repealed therein.
Section 6. Availability of Copies of Code. That three copies of such code shall be kept on file in the office of the Recorder/Treasurer preserved in loose leaf form or in such other form as the City Council may consider most expedient. These copies of such code shall be available for all persons desiring to examine the same.
Section 7. Authorization To Make Changes. It shall be the express duty of the Recorder/Treasurer, or someone authorized by the Recorder/Treasurer, to insert in their designated places all amendments or ordinances which indicate the intention of the City Council to make the same a part of the Code when the same have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from such Code all provisions which may be from time to time repealed by the City Council.
Section 8. Prohibition On Unauthorized Changes. That it shall be unlawful for any person to change or amend by additions or deletions any part or portion of the Code, or to insert or delete pages or portions thereof, or to alter or tamper with the Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the law of the city of Little Flock to be misinterpreted thereby. Any person violating this section shall be punished as provided in Section 4 of this ordinance.
Section 9. Repealer. That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.
Section 10. Emergency. It is hereby found that many of the ordinances of the city of Little Flock are not easily accessible to citizens and municipal officials and thereby has rendered it difficult for many persons to determine the actual laws in effect; and that the city has made unusual efforts to have the laws of the city of Little Flock adopted and published. Therefore, an emergency is hereby declared to exist and this ordinance being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 16th day of September.
Attest CITY OF LITTLE FLOCK, ARKANSAS
____________________________________ By _________________________________
Linda Usrey, Recorder/Treasurer
Buddy Blue, Mayor